Sport: The Test of Three-Year-Olds

After the Kentucky Derby, where Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Native Dancer was beaten by a head, horsemen decided that Vanderbilt had been stretching a point when he called the big grey "the first great horse I ever owned." After the Preakness, which Native Dancer won by a neck, this verdict was modified: the Dancer was a fine horse, but he would have to show more before he could be ranked with the Man o' Wars, Citations and Whirlaways. Last week, in the mile-and-a-half Belmont Stakes, racing's most exacting test for three-year-olds, the Dancer proved his right to rank with the best.

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