Sport: $10,000 Cakewalk

Rose Bowl of horse racing is the Pimlico Special, held at old Pimlico, outside Baltimore, at the end of the racing season. Invited to run this year were nine of the nation's headliners. At post time last week only one answered the bugle.

In a stake race, the show goes on even if there is only one performer. In the stands 10,000 fans watched the track—not so much to see the rarity of a walkover (only 18 in the U.S. since 1910) as the popular headliner who had scared away eight rivals: Warren Wright's...

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