Sport: Belmont Stakes

Prince of Bourbon was as clean a horse as you could wish to see—small head, thin hock, deep chest, round blue hoof; moreover, he was being ridden in the famed $50,000 Belmont Stakes (Belmont Park, L. I.) by Earl Sande, who has been called, not without justice, "world's greatest jockey." So it seemed curious that obliging gentlemen with receipt-books were willing to offer $10 to every $1 of yours that Prince of Bourbon would not win the race. But if you thought that American Flag, for instance—swift son of Man o' War—or By Hisself, another son of that famed sire—were faster...

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