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Swaps, soundly beaten last time out, responded nobly to whipping ride by Willie Shoemaker, romped away from Summer Tan in stretch to take $142,700 Washington Park Handicap, moved on to Atlantic City (see below).
Willie Hartack, in neck-and-neck battle with Shoemaker for nation's winningest-jockey crown (see page 30), booted home Calumet Farm's Bardstown in track record time of 1:48 for mile-and-eighth in $46,650 Buckeye Handicap at Randall Park.
Cherwell, William C. Robinson Jr.'s 9-year-old bay gelding, nimbly leaped into lead after front-running Ares threw rider at 14th jump, held off challenging Crag to finish on top in Foxcatcher National Cup Steeplechase at Fair Hill, Md.
Army Lieut. Herbert Voelker of Tonawanda, N.Y. and Marine Lieut. James Smith of Ipswich, Mass. finished one-two in three-day 300-meter free rifle firing at Camp Perry, Ohio, won last two berths on U.S. Olympic rifle and pistol team.