Sport: No Need to Worry

"He keeps right on improving," said Trainer Mesach Tenney of his chestnut colt Swaps, the pride of California. "He's a bigger, stronger horse than when he won the Kentucky Derby from Nashua." Tenney was not the least bit worried, even though in the American Derby at Chicago's Washington Park, Swaps would be running his first race on grass. Said he: "I guess good horses run on any kind of track."

Washington Park's Executive Director Ben Lindheimer was a mite more cautious. "He'll be giving 6 to 18 pounds to every horse in the race; 25% to 30% of horses won't run as...

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