Sport: A Runaway Winner

Hank Aaron did it in baseball with home run No. 715; Jim Brown did it in football with seven 1,000-yard seasons; Mark Spitz did it in a swimming pool with his seventh Olympic gold medal. Any day now, Jockey Willie Shoemaker, 44, will do it in horseracing, riding a thoroughbred to victory No. 7,000, setting another of sport's Olympian records for generations to test against. By week's end "Shoe," 4 ft. 11½ in., was one win away, and well past the 6,032 mark set in 1966 by John Longden who was 59 at the time when he retired. No one else...

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