Sport: Al Hippodromo

Unrocked by revolution the northwest corner of Mexico celebrated the Sabbath and St. Patrick's Day with horseracing. The animals raced from mid-morning until after sundown at varying distances for assorted purses and Golden Prince, could he talk, might have told reporters he was the happiest horse in the world. Golden Prince earned $110,000, the largest annual turf stake in the world, by winning the tenth running of the Coffroth Handicap at Tiajuana (Aunt Jane). Mexico. Golden Prince is a sleepy-looking Kentucky chestnut, a five-year-old gelding from the stables of the Sunshot Stock Farm...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!