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JOCKEYS?Ted Atkinson, 38, rode 3,000th winner of 16-year racing career when he got home first aboard Greentree Stable's Devastation in six-furlong race at Aqueduct.
?Willie Shoemaker, champion U.S. jockey last year, rode six winners at Del Mar, Calif., now leads nation's jockeys for 1954 honors with 242. Runners-up so far this season: Willie Hartack, 205; Tony DeSpirito, 1952 champion, 201.
LONG SHOT?H. P. Headley's Georgian, 28-1 going out of gate, won $144,820 Washington Park Futurity by two lengths in fast time of 1:10 [1/5]. Seventh in six-furlong sprint: Wilton Stable's Royal Note, top-weighted at 122 and [2/5] prerace favorite.
SHUT MY MOUTH?Andy Crevolin, top money-winning owner in U.S. and owner of Kentucky Derby-winner Determine, was suspended by California Horse Racing Board for saying (SI, Sept. 6) that he sometimes ordered jockeys not to try to win races. Next day, Crevolin was also suspended in Illinois.
HARNESS?Max Hempt's three-year-old Stenographer, world record holder in nine trotting divisions, won Gainesway Stake in straight heats at DuQuoin, Ill.
?On same grand circuit card, S. H. Huttenbauer's Prince Victor won last two heats to take $19,151 Matron Stakes for three-year-old trotters. Also ran: Newport Farm's Newport Dream?unraced since winning Hambletonian Aug. 4.
?Six-year-old Philip Scott won Invitational Pace at Roosevelt Raceway after J. S. Turner's favored Adios Boy was withdrawn because of colic condition and fever. Runner-up: Grant Hodgins' Prince Adios, which dropped dead of heart attack just after crossing finish line.
THE LADIES?United States women's golf team regained Curtis Cup by beating Great Britain, 6-3, in two-day match on Merion Golf Course at Ardmore, Pa.
?Margaret Smith, 17, of Guadalajara, Mexico, even-up after eight holes, finished strongly to beat Sue Driscoll of Normandy, Mo., five and three, for U.S. junior girls championship at Bridgeport, Pa.