Sport: Hey, Dancer!

The richest farmer around New Egypt, N.J., has not tilled a field since he was in his teens, and the only crops that grow on his 106 acres are grass, alfalfa and hay. But Stanley Dancer is no gentleman farmer. He is up at dawn, rain or shine, employs a staff of 27, meets a weekly payroll of $2,200 and personally markets his product all the way from New York to Florida and California. At 35, Trainer-Driver Dancer is the top man in U.S. harness racing.

Most successful of three racing brothers (the others: Vernon, 39, and Harold, 50), Stanley Dancer drove...

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