, leading U.S. jockey wit 368 winners, was set down for five days for "careless riding" and "interference," at Golden Gate Fields, Albany, Calif., then announced he would not ride again until Santa Anita opens Dec. 28?unless his lead is threatened.
won International Perpetual Challenge Trophy with perfect performance by Brig. General Humberto Mariles, Capt. Joaquin D'Harcourt and Lieut. Roberto Vinals in windup of National Horse Show in New York's Madison Square Garden. Over-all honors went to Germany with seven victories, followed by Mexico and Spain with three each, U.S. with one.
Dr. Clarence C. (Buddy) Combs of Eatontown, N.J. was again ranked at 10 goals for 1954-'55 by Indoor Polo Association of America.
Toronto Maple Leafs
won sixth straight to move within three points of league-leading
, who had similar streak snapped by third-place Detroit Red Wings after losing Goalie Jacques Plante with cheekbone fracture.
TRACK AND FIELD
Jim Lambert of Indiana won individual title with 19:59.6 clocking for four miles, but
scored 55 points to dethrone second-place Michigan State and capture its first Big Ten cross-country team championship since 1922, at Chicago.
Don Candy, lightly regarded Australian, upset Tony Trabert, 4-6, 7-5, 10-12, 6-3, 7-5, in New South Wales championship, at Sydney, leaving
, winner over Australia's Neale Fraser, lone U.S. player in quarter-finals.
, 28, AAA champion from Phoenix, Ariz., averaged 84.82 mph in Dean Van Lines Special to win Silver States 100-mile race, at Las Vegas. His victory gave him 1954 total of 2,630 points for new AAA record.
defeated France, 16-12, to win World Cup Rugby League four-team tournament before 38,000 spectators at Paris.
BORN?To Alice Bauer Hagge, golf pro, and Robert Hagge, a daughter, Heidi, their first child, at Sarasota, Fla.