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RENDEZVOUS AT LONGCHAMP

Oct. 21, 1957
Oct. 21, 1957

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Oct. 21, 1957

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Football
  • While Michigan State showed Michigan why it is one of the two best college teams, a Notre Dame sophomore became Saturday's Hero by booting his team to a Hollywood victory over Army

Mean Hand With A Rock
Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
Preview
Britannia
  • The golf expert of the London Sunday Times cheers Britain's famous victory in the Ryder Cup, but deplores some had manners on both sides stimulated by the slaughter of Goliath

  • By Kenneth Rudeen

    Swedish Saabs and Volvos between them dominated Lime Rock's 10-hour endurance race for small foreign passenger cars

The Duck Man
Newport
Cards On The Table
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

RENDEZVOUS AT LONGCHAMP

The Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe is the Continent's richest and most celebrated horse race, and its running traditionally signals the beginning of the Paris winter social season. The international set swarms into Paris in the first week of October for a bout of prerace receptions, dinner parties and excursions to the chestnut-wooded Long-champ course, which observes its 100th anniversary this year. One of the most notable social events is the dinner which Marcel Boussac, textile tycoon and horse owner, tenders on the top floor of Maxim's (see page 30), featuring a savory concoction of lobster cooked in whisky. Boussac invites every owner of an Arc de Triomphe entry to his affair, but adds a whimsical condition: if a horse is scratched, the owner is summarily disinvited. The race was won by Oroso, a 52-1 shot, from 23 rivals, including C. V. Whitney's Career Boy, who finished 18th. Oroso's owner, Raoul Mayer, promptly accepted an invitation to run his colt in the Washington International at Laurel next month.

This is an article from the Oct. 21, 1957 issue Original Layout

American jockey Sam Boulmetis gets advice from C.V. Whitney trainer Syl Veitch.

A veteran of the Longchamp course, Aly Khan, with son Karim, the Aga Khan (left), jokes with his jockeys. Aly entered three horses; best was fourth-place Prince Taj.

French jockey Serge Boullenger, aided by gendarmes, leaves track on winner Oroso.

A newcomer to racing, Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos (left), discusses the race with his trainer Sir Gordon Richards (right). His Pipe of Peace finished 12th.

Animated talk engages John Schapiro (center), who secured Oroso for Laurel International, and Comte Mauroy.

Solitary female at Marcel Boussac's champagne dinner for the owners, trainers and jockeys of Prix horses is Mme. Suzy Volterra.

PHOTOMARK KAUFFMAN—LIFEMME. SUZY VOLTERRA (LEFT), WHOSE HORSE PLACED SEVENTH, AND BARON AND BARONESS GUY DE ROTHSCHILD AWAIT THE RACESIX PHOTOSMARK KAUFFMAN—LIFEPHOTOMARK KAUFFMAN—LIFEOWNER MME. HENRI HERBAUX, RACEGOER HENRI BIOT (RIGHT) SAMPLE BUFFET AT RECEPTION OF SOCIETE D'ENCOURAGEMENT