?Bluebird at 275 mph
Persistent Don Campbell, still seeking to break his own water speed record of 225 mph, cranked his Bluebird up to an unofficial speed of 275 mph on Lake Onondaga. Since official timers were not available it established no record, but Campbell planned new official speed runs this week.
?Boat to beat: " Hawaii Kai"
Wind-up race of the unlimited hydroplane season will be held on Lake Mead, Nevada this weekend with Seattle's Hawaii Kai odds-on to take its fifth straight and make a runaway of the high-point title which it clinched when Bud Muncey's $100,000 Miss Thriftway disintegrated in the Governor's Cup regatta.
?Impasse on the Matador Front
Mexican aficionados are gloomy over the prospects for the coming fall season of bullfighting. The Mexicans, whose matadors have had a difficult time getting good fights in Spain, have canceled reciprocal contracts in order to bring pressure on the Spaniards—but the cancellation means that no Spanish matadors will be fighting in Mexico this season.
?Home Triumph for the French
For the first time in three years a French horse—Raoul Meyer's 4-year-old Oroso—took the climactic race of the French season, Europe's richest, the $155,000 Arch of Triumph stakes. C. V. Whitney's Career Boy was well back.