Horse Racing: Cinderella v. Old Moneybags

Which was the better horse—Gun Bow or Kelso? In July's Brooklyn Handicap, Gun Bow, the Cinderella colt, breezed to an easy twelve-length victory. But in last month's Aqueduct Stakes, it was Old Moneybags Kelso, spotting his younger rival a five-length lead, catching him in the stretch, and drawing out by three-quarters of a length. Last week at Aqueduct they met again, and the stakes were higher than ever: the winner surely would be Horse of the Year. The loot was nothing to sneer at either. With $1,711,132 already in the bank, Kelso needed only $38,737 to break Round...

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