?Social Outcast and Crash Dive, Alfred G. Vanderbilt's two-horse entry, finished first and second respectively in $58,000 Rhode Island Special at Lincoln Downs.
?William A. Rorech's Royal Pastime, 43-1 as race started, came from behind to nose out Gene Mac, owned by Pat Provenzano, and Carl H. Scholl's Lady Dunn in American Trotting Championship at Roosevelt Raceway. Fourth: Pronto Don.
ERA ENDS?Miss Josephine Abercrombie's Lady Carrigan won world championship for five-gaited horses at Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. Not competing: Earl Teater's Wing Commander, world champion since 1948, when fever forced his withdrawal.
EQUESTRIAN?Capt. John R. Wheeler of Camp Carson, Colo, finished U.S. jumping trials at Chicago with fewest faults (20?) and was named top man on team to represent country in international competition. Teammates: Charles Dennehy Jr. of Lake Forest, Ill.,
William C. Steinkraus
of West-port, Conn., John E. B. Wofford of Milford, Kan., Arthur McCashin of Pluckemin, N.J.
TOP HAND?Dell Haverty of Benson, Ariz, took first in bareback bronc riding and another first in calf roping, piled up enough points to win Pendleton Roundup All Around cowboy title at Pendleton, Ore.
DEFENDERS?Dinghy team from IWIT, representing Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association, suecessfullydefended Sir Thomas Lipton Memorial trophy by beating Oxford, 5-1, over rain-swept course at Cambridge, Mass.
DOUBLE?William Ziegler Jr.'s 53-foot schooner Bounding Home won both class A-l and schooner class of two-day fall cruise of Off-Soundings club with total corrected times of 6:29.25 (A-l) and 7:12.55 (schooner) for both races.
PRESIDENT'S CUP?Gale iv, owned by Joseph Schoenith of Detroit and driven by William (Wild Bill) Cantrell, won President's Cup regatta in consecutive heats at Washington, D.C. Gale IV set course record of 95.542 mph in first of two 15-mile heats.