VENEZUELA: Lucky Misses

Like 250,000 other Venezuelans, Señorita Mercedes Urbina and her cousin, Sefiorita Elena Josefina Gonzalez Urbina, enjoy taking a modest flyer on the Five-and-Six, he country's fabulous Sunday horse-race lottery, based on a five-or six-horse combination. But since they are sheltered girls who find form charts hard to puzzle out they relied mainly on Mercedes' brother Nelson for expert handicapping in last week's races at Caracas' Hipódromo track. With proper humility they accepted his picks for the first four races; then girlish independence took over and they followed feminine intuition in picking...

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