Sport: Million-Dollar Horse

Citation knew he was going to race that day. He failed to get the usual hay in his late morning feeding. Said Groom Dan Barnette: "He squealed and reared up in his stall just like a kid after being told he's going to his first circus." It was a good sign. Citation was ready to run for the $100,000 Hollywood Gold Cup at Inglewood, Calif.

With half a mile to go in the mile-and-a-quarter race, the mahogany-colored stallion took the lead. Under Jockey Steve Brooks's gentle urging ("I waved the stick at him to shake...

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