Greek Game, Fred Hooper's strapping brown colt, made spirited but futile run at Rex Ellsworth's favored California Kid to come off second best by neck but was declared winner of $143,510 Washington Park Futurity for 2-year-olds when stewards disqualified California Kid for bumping in roughhouse stretch duel (see page 58).
King Hairan, Florida-foaled 2-year-old, responded to Eddie Arcaro's lusty whipping, held on to win by length and quarter in 6�-furlong $70,100 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (see page 57).
John C. Forman, U.S. Border Patrolman from El Paso, and John H. Beaumont, Air National Guard employee from Honolulu, were latest to qualify for Olympic squad, winning berths on rapid-fire pistol team in trials at Camp Perry, Ohio.
HONORED—Tommy Loughran, Jimmy McLarnin, Barney Ross and Tony Canzoneri, among greatest modern champions; the late Jim Driscoll, George Dixon and Peter Jackson, who fought at turn of century; elected to Boxing's Hall of Fame.
MARRIAGE REVEALED—By Floyd Patterson, 21, quick-hitting No. 2 contender soon to fight Archie Moore for heavyweight title; and Sandra Elizabeth Hicks, 18; after secret ceremony at Windsor, Conn. on July 12.
DIED—Mike Gibbons, 69, crafty middleweight boxer of early 1920s, known as "phantom" of ring for cleverness and speed afoot, member of Minnesota State Boxing Commission; of heart attack, at St. Paul.