In 1953 Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt's great gray stallion, Native Dancer, captured the public imagination as have few other Thoroughbreds. Now he has given his name to George Balanchine's new ballet, the first inspired by horse racing. The star of the ballet is a pretty filly named Patricia Wilde, shown doing a passé en dedans in the arms of Jockey Jacques d'Amboise, as horseless riders Gayle Young, Bengt Anderson and William Weslow assist.
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May 4, 1959
- By M. R. Werner
Factorylike Jamaica, which may shut forever this year, flourished in a proletarian air
- SCOREBOARD 10
A roundup of the sports information of the week
Palm Springs has erupted into a congress of golf courses to inspire one of the nation's gaudiest real estate booms in the no-longer-lone prairie
- By Fred Russell
The recent Associated Press survey of the state of the newspaper sports page—as viewed, often wryly, by the managing editors of 100 U.S. dailies (SI, April 6) has drawn a response, in letters to this magazine and elsewhere, that clearly establishes a wide interest in the whole subject. Here, by invitation, one of the ablest sports editors in America, Fred Russell of the 'Nashville Banner,' proudly speaks for his profession
'A family affair'