Sport: Sleeper Wakes

Only the law of averages was in his favor: old Texas Sandman had never won a major race. The one moment in his life was the time two years ago when he finished second in a big race. Last week his trainer bravely entered him in the $50,000 added San Carlos Handicap, at California's million-dollar Santa Anita track. Among the 17 other horses in the race were Elizabeth Arden's proud Knockdown, and a swift horse named Buzfuz, recently flown in from Miami.

Texas Sandman broke out of the starting gate like a hobby horse, next...

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