Howard Grant, 18-year-old apprentice jockey fron Cincinnati, riding with "bug's" 5-pound allowance, booted home 59 winners with rousing finishes in 217 races despite 10-day suspension, for best apprentice record in 12-year history of Monmouth Park.
This is an article from the Aug. 5, 1957 issue
Mrs. Carol Meinhart of Pittsburgh showed she was finest woman archer in world, setting records at 60 meters (309 points) and 30 meters (321 points), winning international title at Prague, as Americans swept first four places in men's, women's competition.
Tom McDonough, 25-year-old Army Pfc. from Philadelphia, established himself as North America's premier single sculler, winningnationalchampionship at Philadelphia when Jack Kelly Jr. did not defend Canadian title in row-over at Port Dalhousie, Ont.
Ted Allen, chunky (5 feet 5 inches), Boulder, Colo. horseshoe pitcher, gained his eighth world championship at Murray, Utah by dropping two ringers for 51-49 playoff victory. Allen, who started tossing shoes at 7, won his first title at 1933 Chicago World's Fair.