Sport: Fresh Honey

Whitey Abel peered out at the track through high-powered binoculars. The chestnut head of a horse focused in his glass. For a minute Whitey felt as if he were watching a race run long ago.

Honey Cloud was out front from the start last week, the way he had been when he won the big Dixie Handicap in 1940. Honey Cloud was a bargain horse that had cost Whitey $2,500 and had won $81,614 before his legs swelled up and he had to be put out to pasture, Christmas Day, six years ago.

Through the glasses Whitey watched. Now they were past the...

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