?Happy Duke, Sad Knight
Calumet Farm's one-two team of Gen. Duke and Iron Liege established themselves as the entry to beat in the Kentucky Derby when Gen. Duke outran Bold Ruler in the Florida Derby stretch, with Iron Liege third. The Kentucky Derby field, meanwhile, was diminished by one when the Santa Anita Derby winner, the Washington State colt Sir William, broke down in a sprint.
?Game Called Taxes?
The Kansas City A's will either have to move or quit rebuilding, said Owner Arnold Johnson when threatened with a 5% city tax on admissions. As the city council considered, indignant citizens backed Johnson's stand.
?Revolution in Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts is starting a program of athletic re-emphasis, says President J. Paul Mather, adding, "I have had all the apathy I can stomach." Elsewhere, Harvard President Dr. Nathan Pusey expressed a somewhat cooler viewpoint: "If they [athletes] can qualify for a scholarship scholastically, we certainly won't penalize them because they can play football."
?Faded Red Menace
Alf Rubin, a knowledgeable Cockney who handicaps races for the London Daily Worker as Cayton (SI, April 25, 1955), missed badly on the Grand National. His choice, Red Menace (33 to 1), fell at the 10th jump.