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“Long Shot Is Best Bet: Mailer Picks Winner in Mayoral Handicap.” Article by unidentified writer. Long Island Press, 31 May. Speaking at Temple Menorah in Little Neck, New York, Mailer handicapped himself and others in the Democratic mayoral primary. Robert Wagner, for example, was cited as “Wagner (12-year-old gelding by Meade Esposito—Out of Machine): Knows the track, 8-5.” Of himself he said, “First time starter, good barn, 20-1. ***Best bet***”