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A RACE TO SEE
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June 11, 1956
Assuming that the best horses in America could be assembled for a 1�-mile race over a dirt track, the weights might be assigned as follows: Swaps 130, Nashua 129, Social Outcast 123, Bobby Brocato 123, Find 117, Fisherman 117, Porterhouse 116, Mr. Gus 116, Midafternoon 115, Nance's Lad 115, Joe Jones 114, Switch On 112. (Excepted from this field are: all 3-year-olds, who will have their chance to meet older horses in the fall races; Sailor, recently retired; and Summer Tan, soon to start a comeback.)
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June 11, 1956

A Race To See

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Assuming that the best horses in America could be assembled for a 1�-mile race over a dirt track, the weights might be assigned as follows: Swaps 130, Nashua 129, Social Outcast 123, Bobby Brocato 123, Find 117, Fisherman 117, Porterhouse 116, Mr. Gus 116, Midafternoon 115, Nance's Lad 115, Joe Jones 114, Switch On 112. (Excepted from this field are: all 3-year-olds, who will have their chance to meet older horses in the fall races; Sailor, recently retired; and Summer Tan, soon to start a comeback.)

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