Sport: Winter Racing

Moneyed fun-lovers follow the sun, and horse racing follows the fun-lovers. Accordingly, last week, in Florida and Southern California the sun lit the shiny flanks of horses, glinted on betters' money and starters' bugles as improvers of the breed gathered for a 20-day meet at Tropical Park, on the edge of the Everglades outside Miami, and for a 56-day meet at Santa Anita Park, 18 miles from the centre of Los Angeles.

In the opening race at Tropical Park a horse named Walter Morton broke first, was first at the halfway post, then Live...

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