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October 25, 1954
A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
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October 25, 1954

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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

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Madison Square Garden Rodeo in New York ended with following winners: Saddle bronc riding: Casey Tibbs , Fort Pierre, S.D. (Deb Copenhaver, dueling Tibbs for national honors in bronc riding?SI, Oct. 18, was hampered by badly twisted knee, finished fifth). Bareback bronc riding: Buck Rutherford, Lenapah, Okla.; Calf roping: Buddy Groff, Bandera, Tex.; Steer wrestling: Gene Pruett, Ozark, Ark.; Brahma bull riding: Jim Shoulders , Henryetta, Okla.; Wild horse race: Kent Fillingham, Fort Worth, Tex.

HORSE RACING

King Ranch's High Gun with Eddie Arcaro up galloped to three-length triumph over C. V. Whitney's Fisherman in two-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup race, at Belmont Park. High Gun's win earned $55,150 for owner Robert Kleberg Jr. , made High Gun top money horse for 1954 with $314,550.

Rejected, another King Ranch horse, won Hawthorne Gold Cup, worth $61,550 to owner Kleberg, at Cicero, Ill.

Killian Farm's Resilient, finished first in Canadian Championship, richest Canadian race, at Long Branch track, Toronto. King Maple was second to Resilient whose purse was $23,075.

Cain Hoy Stable's Flying Fury won 84th running of Champagne Stakes, nation's oldest race for two-year-olds, at Belmont. Flying Fury, sired by Nasrullah, paid $37.50.

Le Moussaillon II, ridden by Ann Waugh, 23, won 288-year-old Newmarket Town Plate Race at Newmarket, England. For amateurs only, four-mile race is only one on Britain turf calendar which permits girls to replace professional jockeys.

Never Say Die, American-owned and-bred winner of Epsom Derby and Doncaster St. Leger Stakes, retired to become England's highest-priced stallion. Fee: $1,470.

BOXING

Carmen Basilio , Canastota, N.Y. welterweight, became top choice to fight winner of welterweight title fight between champion Kid Gavilan and Johnny Saxton, when Basilio clearly outpointed 17-5 underdog Allie Gronik of Detroit in ten rounds at Syracuse.

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