Sport: Comeback No. 2

Assault, 1946's Horse of the Year, and fourth highest money winner of all time ($668,020), failed in one comeback attempt last season and was retired to stud on Texas' 875,000-acre King Ranch. When he was found to be sterile, his ailing front leg was patched up and he was sent back to the races. Last week, after one defeat in a tryout race a fortnight ago, he got back to winning form. In the $50,000-added Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct, the six-year-old, clubfooted chocolate stallion looked good as new as he won over Vulcan's Forge in 2:02 4/5, only three-fifths of a...

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