Sport: Winning Willie

In Miami and New Orleans, horse-clippers were busy snipping winter coats from thoroughbreds, which were arriving by the trainload. Publicity men in loud jackets and louder shirts were booming next week's opening of the winter racing season. Cagey Hirsch Jacobs, who has trained the most winners for eleven of the past 13 years, prepared to head south—too late to do his 1946 record any good. He had won a mere 97 races this year.

Out at San Mateo's picturesque Bay Meadows, a sorrel-haired and taciturn young (35) rival, Willie Molter, had already won 114. Four of Willie's horses galloped home out front...

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