Atlanta, 250-mile Grand National Stock Car Championship in 2:47:12, in 1955
Chrysler, Memphis, Tenn.
Eddie Sachs, Indianapolis, Dayton "100" AAA Sprint Car Race in
36:31.04, Dayton, Ohio.
Bob Sweikert, Indianapolis, AAA 50-lap race, in track record time of 20:06.71,
4-round TKO over Mahmoud Farid, bantamweights, Naples.
Frankie Daniels, 8-round TKO over Harvey Taylor, light heavyweights, Ocean
Ramon Fuentes, 10-round decision over Al Juergens. welterweights, San
Henry (Pappy) Gault, 10-round decision over Filberto Osario, bantamweights,
Kid Gavilan, 7-round KO over Juan Burgues, welterweights, Montevideo.
Duke Harris, 5-round KO over Johnny Eubanks. welterweights, Detroit.
Little Cesar, 2-round KO over Nazzareno Gianelli, bantamweights, Manila.
Joey Lopes, 10-round decision over Bobby Woods, lightweights, Sacramento,
Ike Williams, 9-round KO over Beau Jack, welterweights, Augusta, Ga.
Ben Fain, Houston, and Paul H. Hodge, Abilene, Life Masters' Pairs
Championship, National Contract Bridge tournament, with 585� pts., Chicago.
Bedford Heights, O., with 139 for 36 holes, Queen City Open tournament,
Jim Metrovich, Reno, with 293 for 72 holes, National Amateur Left-Handers
tournament, Reno, Nev.
Marlene Stewart, Fonthill, Ont., 11-and-9 over Mary Gay, Canadian Women's Open
Golf Championship, Victoria, B.C.
U.S. Air Force, Inter-Service tournament, with 1,211 aggregate, Langley AFB,
Va. Runners-up: Army, Marines.
$14,400 Thruway Pace, 1 m., by 1� lengths, in 2:04 1/5, Yonkers Raceway, N.Y.
Bill Haughton, driver.
Something Special, $13,300 New York Trotting Derby, 1 m., by 1� lengths, in
2:08.3, Yonkers Raceway, N.Y. Stanley Dancer, driver.
$18,250 Test Stakes, 7 f., by 1� lengths, in 1:24 3/5, Saratoga, N.Y. Eddie
Condamion, $10,000 West Springfield Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by 6 lengths, in
1:48.5, Lincoln Downs, R.I. George Gibb up.
Craigwood, $17,300 Boardwalk Handicap, 6 f., by 2 lengths, in 1:13 4/5,
Atlantic City, N.J. Logan Batcheller up.
Hillary, $11,375 La Jolla Handicap, 1 m., by 3 lengths, in 1:35 2/5, Del Mar,
Calif. Gordon Glisson up.
Robinar, $10,000 Palomar Handicap, 6 f., by 5 lengths, in 1:09, Del Mar, Calif.
Johnny Longden up.
Swoon's Son, $19,175 George Woolf Memorial, 6 f., by 4� lengths, in 1:12,
Washington Park. Homewood, Ill. Dave Erb up.