?The U.S. Waives the Rules
The State Department's ruling that Red Chinese and other Communist athletes may be admitted to this country for the 1960 Winter Olympics sans the fingerprinting requirement has no wider implication. The department will still not allow Red athletes in for such non-Olympic affairs as a home-and-home series of track meets between the U.S. and Russia unless the visitors are fingerprinted.
? Dave Sime Looks to '60
Record-breaking sprinter Dave Sime plans to turn his back on baseball bonus offers (which might have gone as high as $50,000), in order to "concentrate on track" until he realizes his "one big ambition"—to make the 1960 Olympic team. He missed the 1956 Olympics because of a pulled groin muscle.
?The Golden West
The California Horse Racing Board has offered an indication of the risk-loving nature of Californians. It reported that in the last fiscal year citizens and visitors wagered a whopping $469,229,710 at the tracks.
?A Brown Colt to Watch
The Midwest's top candidate for 2-year-old facing honors—Fred Hooper's stylish brown colt Alhambra—won a $10,000 purse in his first eastern start last week—became the horse to watch in this Saturday's classic test for 2-year-olds, the $50,000 Belmont Futurity. Up on Alhambra: Eddie Arcaro.