Dorothy Macleod of Chicago defied critics who said she was too light (108 pounds) to hold a jumping horse, climbed aboard Windsor Castle and won the Big Jump at the Pennsylvania Horse Show at Harrisburg, Pa.
Walter Pease, 56, a Plainfield, N.J. attorney, took on his longtime golf friend Paul Dunkel of Hackensack, N.J. and beat him 4 and 3 in the North and South Seniors Golf Tournament finals at Pinehurst, N.C.
Maria Bueno, Brazilian schoolmarm who was eighth in tennis rankings last year and went on to victory at Wimbledon and Forest Hills to end U.S. women's tennis monopoly, was placed first in the new world rankings.
Logan Goar, 35-year-old Houston optician who took up sailing 5-0-5s a scant five years ago, sailed Two Over Easy to five straight victories and North American 5-0-5 sailing title on Galveston Bay, near Houston.
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Loula Long Combs, 79, who first started collecting blue ribbons in 1902, won her latest driving her bay gelding, Exclamation, in the heavy harness division at the American Royal Horse Show at Kansas City, Mo.
Davey Moore, world featherweight champion from Springfield, Ohio, whacked British Champion Bobby Neill off his feet four times for first-round TKO in London. Explained Moore, "I caught him right on the button."
Charles Dressen, 61, fiery manager who led Dodgers to pennants in 1952 and 1953 only to lose both Series to the Yankees, signed a two-year contract to manage Braves. He had served past two years as Dodger coach.