Horse Racing: And Still Champion


They said he was ready for the pastures. But Owner Allaire du Pont was not listening—not when they were talking about Kelso, her four-time Horse of the Year, winner of 33 races and $1,641,127. He was seven years old now, had won only two cheap allowance races all year, had finished fifth, 14 lengths behind that new champion Gun Bow the last time he ran in a stake. Mrs. du Pont simply ignored it all and sent her "Kelly" out to run again.

With a lucky yellow ribbon tied to the headband of...

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