Bill Cox Sr., 44-year-old Darien, Conn. skipper, teamed with son Bill Jr., brother Gardner, aboard his speedy Zig Zagger, won two races, finished well up in three others to easily capture International Lightning Class title on Long Island Sound at Milford, Conn.
This is an article from the Sept. 16, 1957 issue
Milward L. Simpson, Republican governor of Wyoming, firing in Lander, Wyo. one-shot antelope hunt, got spectacular results from his bullet, hit pronghorn at daybreak from 396 yards to take distance honors, help state to second place in team standing.
Sonny Workman, elegantly dressed real estate owner, better known to racing fans as leading jockey of early 1930s, winner of 1,100 races, almost $3 million, was elected to Jockey's Hall of Fame along with Ted Atkinson, Walter Miller (see page 30).
Karen Hantze, cute 14-year-old from San Diego, dispatched Gwyneth Thomas with all-round power 6-3, 8-10, 6-2 in final round, replaced Maureen Connolly in record book by becoming youngest miss ever to win U.S. Girls' Lawn Tennis title, at Philadelphia.