The Trickster Diaries/Chapter 67
It was late, her time, but not quite 10, mine. Involuntarily, it seemed, I found the video of the ’65 LA Handicap—not because I wanted to re-live Native Diver’s world record equalling performance over the great sprinter—but rather because of something I remembered the track announcer screaming as the two flew into the stretch together, stride for stride: “It’s a two horse race!”
And it truly was. They had drawn clear of the field by 14 lengths.