Harness Racing: A Bond Named Bret

Man o' War was a great horse, but he still lost a race. Native Dancer was also beaten once, and Kelso now loses almost as often as he wins. A ticket on Bret Hanover, though, is more like a U.S. Treasury bond than a bet. A hulking, 1,100-lb. colt who sleeps like a baby (ten hours a day), eats like an elephant (twelve quarts of oats a day) and is hooked on peppermint drops, Bret Hanover has been to the post 28 times and won every race—by the total margin of 100-lengths.

Get Up & Go. Bret's record is the...

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