After seeing Carry Back injured in the Belmont Stakes, pessimists predicted an end to the exciting career of the come-from-behind Kentucky Derby winner. But last week Carry Back (far left) proved them wrong in brilliant fashion at Atlantic City. Carrying top weight against older horses, he spun over a sticky track to win with his trade-marked late rush. Barring further mishaps, Carry Back will try in October to become the first American-bred horse to win France's Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe, just about the world's most important international horse race.

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