Sport: Track Record

But look at Epitaph, he wins

it by a half

According to this here, in

the Telegraph . . .

So sang Rusty Charlie to Benny Southstreet and Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls. The three veteran horseplayers were searching for that eternally elusive winner in the bible of Belmont and Broadway, The Morning Telegraph. No other publication in the world was so well-informed on such a will-o'-the-wisp subject—the ponies. The Telegraph was the Wall Street Journal of the racing world, and its 30-odd pages crinkled on every railing from Santa Anita to Hialeah.

The Morning Telegraph was so valuable a guide, in fact,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!