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result was a family tree populated by agile,
graceful and incredibly fast animals.
Racing fans are notoriously superstitious. Charles Miles of Bogota, N.J.,
only bets horses with the word “cat” in
the name. Others bet colors, birthdays
or addresses. In fact, there’s an old yarn,
Wittstruck says, that the “person who
walks out with the money is the lady with
a hat pin.” Translation: Take a pin, stick it
somewhere on the racing form and you’re
as likely to win as if you’d studied the
At one recent race at Belmont Park,
three middle-aged women clung to the
chain-link fence near the finish line.
“Don’t look ahead to the next race,”
implored one woman to her friend studying the Daily Racing Form—the bible of