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July 04, 1955
Arnie Sowell , soft-striding Pitt speedster, rushed into early lead, outran country's top half-milers in 1:47.6 for new AAU record, became third runner to better 880-yard world mark this year in National AAU championships at Boulder, Col. (see page 13).
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July 04, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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Andre Darrigade, French natl. road cycling championship, in 6:36.51 for 245-kilo., Ch�teaulin.


Franco Cavicchi, 15-round decision over Heinz Neuhaus, for European heavyweight title, Bologna, Italy.
Gene Fullmer, 10-round decision over Gil Turner, middleweights, Salt Lake City.
Virgil Akins, 8-round TKO over Billy Suddeth, welterweights, Chicago.
Johnny Saxton, 6-round TKO over Jimmy Fuller, welterweights, Brockton, Mass.
Oscar Pita, 8-round KO over Gene Poirier, welterweights, New York.
Kenny Lane, 10-round decision over Larry Boardman, lightweights, Miami Beach.
Idrissa Dione, 15-round decision over Wally Thom, for European welterweight title, Liverpool, England.
Johnny O'Brien, 9-round TKO over Tony Grasso, bantamweights, Plainville, Conn.
Danny Kid, 12-round decision over Hitoshi Misako, for Orient flyweight title, Osaka, Japan.


Egon F. Quittner, Philadelphia, Western Srs. title, with 148 for 36 holes, Columbus, Ohio.
Joe Campbell, Purdue Univ., over Johnny Garrett, 3 & 2, NCAA championship, Knoxville, Tenn.
Antonio Cerda, Argentina, Yorkshire Evening News tournament, with 276 for 72 holes. Leeds, England.


JAMIE: $10,000 Savage Trot, 1 m., in photo finish, in 2:03 3/5, Laurel, Md. Bob Parkinson, driver.
ADIOS HARRY: $7,500 Orient, 1 1/16 m., by 2 lengths, in 2:13 1/5, Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, N.Y. Luther Lyons, driver.


MISTY MORN: $37,500 Providence Stakes, 1 1/8 m., by 1� lengths, in 1:52, Narragansett Pk., Pawtucket, R.I. Ted Atkinson up.
OIL PAINTING: $29,350 Distaff Handicap, 7 f., by 1� lengths, in 1:24, Aqueduct, N.Y. Hedley Woodhouse up.
MARK-YE-WELL: $28,025 Laurance Armour Memorial Handicap, 1 1/8 m., by nose, in 1:49, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill. Dave Erb up.
BABY ALICE: $27,300 Hollywood Oaks, 1 1/8 m., by � length, in 1:49 1/5, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif. Ray York up.
MOBILE: $26,400 Haggin Stakes, 5 f., by nose, in 0:57 4/5, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif. Johnny Longden up.
STAR ROVER: $25,600 Lamplighter Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by � length, in 1:43 4/5, Monmouth Pk., Ocean port N.J. Walter Blum up.


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