Sport: Under the Wire

Jockey Tony DeSpirito's headlong drive on the record for winners ridden in one year took on all the suspense of a movie serial last week. As 18-year-old Tony came closer & closer to the record mark, people who had never seen a horse race were asking: "Will he make it?" Tony did, getting in under the wire in the last race at Tropical Park on the next-to-last day of the year. On New Year's Eve, as a clincher, Tony rode Winner No. 390, two more than the longtime record of 388, set by Walter Miller in 1906 and tied in 1950...

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