Carry Back Comes Back

Sept. 04, 1961
Sept. 04, 1961

Table of Contents
Sept. 4, 1961

Pennant Race
Solvent Vikings
Strokes And Style
Double Play
Horse Racing
C. V. Whitney
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Carry Back Comes Back

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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