Sport: Be Kind to Horses

Horseplayers not only had the usual range of choices at pari-mutuel windows last week, they were also watching an unscheduled race between a couple of jockeys, Willie Shoemaker and Joe Culmone. At California's Hollywood Park the money was on Willie; at Maryland tracks it was on Culmone. At week's end both jockeys had broken or tied Johnny Longden's modern (1948) record of riding 319 winners in one year,-* and Willie, with 326, was seven ahead of Joe.

With six weeks of 1950 racing to go, 20-year-old Jockey Culmone had one factor in his favor: at Hollywood Park, where most of the top...

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