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Feb. 07, 1955

FURRINERS!

The time is coming when horse players will have more use for the Almanach de Gotha than the racing form. Foreign horses with pedigrees as long as their tails ...

Sept. 06, 1954

ANDY'S INDISCRETION

Crevolin told a tape recorder what a lot of people already knew.

Nov. 08, 1954

TAN'S TRIUMPH

The Firestone colt won $151095.75; next question: how about the Derby?

Oct. 04, 1954

HARTACK'S WEEK

Willie conquered the United Nations and even established a beachhead at Belmont.

Jan. 03, 1955

WINTER WORKERS

There's a pot of gold in winter racing. Big-name horses which 10 years ago would have hibernated like a millionaire taking a rest cure are now expected to work ...

Nov. 01, 1954

RICHEST RACE

The retirement of Nashua, Belair Stud's Futurity winner, and great son of Nasrullah, won't seriously detract from the $239,000—the world's richest—race at  ...

April 25, 1955

MATCH RACE

That's what the Wood Memorial looks like as Nashua meets Summer Tan.

April 18, 1955

UP-AND-DOWN WILLIE

Seventeen days after the start of the current Bowie meeting, Jockey Willie Hartack drew a cheap horse named Inn Keeper which bore out in the stretch and got ...

Sept. 20, 1954

TWO FOR CLARK

Tears and victory were the pattern last Saturday. Two American winners, in quite different fields and an ocean apart, wept with emotion as they triumphed.

March 14, 1955

NEW ENGLAND SPIRIT

Nor sleet nor snow nor cold could stop the opening at Lincoln Downs.

Aug. 16, 1954

DANCER AT SARATOGA

Saratoga has been given up for dead a half-dozen times since the war, but last week the old New York spa came to life again. The petunia-banked track with the  ...

Feb. 28, 1955

NEXT: THE FLAMINGO

Saturday's race will measure the Florida 3-year-olds.

Sept. 13, 1954

QUEEN OF THE TURF

Turf Racing in this country has been given the royal nod by Queen Elizabeth. By accepting the invitation of John D. Shapiro, president of Laurel in Maryland, ...

Aug. 30, 1954

THE BOSTON BAKER'S BARGAIN

The bargain colt, bought for some $7,600, has now won better than $300,000 for his owner, Joseph, the Boston Baker, Gavegnano. In Saturday's race Sammy ...

Oct. 18, 1954

ONCE MORE—IT'S A SON OF NASRULLAH

The public has been slow to get excited about Nashua, possibly because he is not so dramatic as the gray Native Dancer, their last great love. But nothing ...

Nov. 15, 1954

U.S. RACING IS HEADING FOR GRASS

Turf racing, which has been having a renascence in this country, was given an additional boost by Fisherman's ail-American victory in the third running of the ...

Feb. 14, 1955

DOWN SOUTH

The old Fair Grounds here, which has survived carpetbaggers, four wars, reformers and several changes in ownership since its start in 1872, is having a ...

May 09, 1955

A SAD DAY FOR BOSTON DOGE; A BIG NEW YEAR, PERHAPS, FOR BELMONT; AND A THOUGHTFUL PICK FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY

Ten certainly didn't turn out to be the magic number for either the Dodgers or Boston Doge this spring. The Doge, who had beaten everything in sight until last  ...