?What's Wrong with Mr. Norris?
The liveliest topic of conversation along Cauliflower Street these days is Jim Norris' health. Taken to the hospital August 26, he is still there—suggesting that he may be suffering from something other than the "ptomaine poisoning" (defective corned beef sandwich) it was announced that he had.
?Bold Ruler Comes Back
Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, who carefully brought Bold Ruler back from a fitful summer (fevers and a shoulder injury), saw his colt blaze a mile in 1:35 to win Belmont's Jerome Handicap in a time just one-fifth off the track record, started pointing him toward the next race with Horse-of-the-Year overtones—the Woodward Stakes at Belmont, September 28.
?Attention Mr. Stoneham!
The San Francisco Seals won their first Pacific Coast League championship since 1947, as their successors, the New York Giants, had just about reconciled themselves to sixth in the National League.
? Nashua's Kid Sister
Stavros Niarchos, a stable owner for some time, is showing increasing interest in racing. His newest prize is the promising yearling filly Stavrola, full sister of Nashua, who has been bought from U.S. breeders and flown to England for training by Sir Gordon Richards.