- Category: Looking Back
- Written by Mid-Atlantic TB Magazine
Mrs. John D. Hertz’s Count Fleet towered over his competition in the spring of 1943.
“Count Fleet, seemingly on his way to join the turf greats of all time, romped to an easy victory in the historic Preakness as nearly 30,000 people roared their acclaim as the son of Reigh Count sped through the stretch. . .” wrote Don Reed in his coverage of the upended racing season in Maryland.