Sport: Surprise in the Stretch

At the start the cocky little man got a strong hold on his mount, then looked over the field. One glance told Jockey Bill Hartack, 27, that no horse was as full of running as his Celtic Ash. So Hartack coolly held his little-known colt in last place and let Eddie Arcaro on Venetian Way and Willie Shoemaker on Tompion fight for the lead in the $150,900 Belmont Stakes last week at Belmont Park, L.I.

Going into the far turn, Arcaro and Shoemaker were still riding neck and neck when Shoemaker shouted a warning: "Here comes Disperse!" But the horse that was...

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