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THOROUGHBRED RACING

July 25, 1960
July 25, 1960

Table of Contents
July 25, 1960

Cover
Editorials
Girls
Only Big League
Bermuda
  • When 'Finisterre,' an unconventional little potbelly of a yawl, won the Bermuda Race in 1956 yachtsmen declared her a 'rule-beater' that reaped enormous handicap benefits over competitors under the complex racing rules. When she did it again in 1958, shattering precedent, Mitchell himself modestly stated that the race was a gamble anyway. But when she won it this year for the third time in a row there was left only one explanation: superior skill and knowledge rode with her veteran captain and crew. Much of that knowledge Mitchell imparted before the race (SI, June 27), but there was one maxim he left out. Here it is now: a piece of strategy he considers the key to victory

Delicate Trish
Jerry Barber
Part III: Teach Your Child To Swim
  • Though it was long ago supplanted by the crawl as the basic stroke, the traditional breaststroke is so easy and so restful that it remains today a valuable asset, an extra margin of safety, for the beginning swimmer. In the concluding lesson of his course, veteran Coach Matt Mann presents his methods for teaching the orthodox breaststroke to children

Horse Racing
Travel
Harness Racing
Track
Wilderness
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

THOROUGHBRED RACING

The major flat and jumping races through mid-August

July 21 Lakes and Flowers Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 6 f., $20,000 added, Hollywood Park, Calif.

This is an article from the July 25, 1960 issue Original Layout

July 23 Arlington Classic, 3-year-olds, 1 m., $100,000 added, Arlington Park, Ill.

July 23 Hollywood Juvenile Championship, 2-year-olds, 6 f., $100,000 added, Hollywood Park, Calif.

July 23 Dwyer Handicap, 3-year-olds, 1¼ m., $50,000 added, Aqueduct, N.Y.

July 23 Monmouth Oaks, 3-year-old fillies, 1‚⅛ m., $50,000 added, Monmouth Park, N.J.

July 23 The New Castle, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, 1 1/16 m., $40,000 estimated gross, Delaware Park, Del.

July 23 Seaway Stakes, 3-year-olds and up, 1‚⅛ m., $20,000 added, Detroit Race Course, Mich.

July 25 Sunset Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1‚Öù m., $100,000 added, Hollywood Park, Calif.

July 27 Gravesend Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 6 f., $25,000 added, Aqueduct, N.Y.

July 27 Midsummer Hurdle, 3-year-olds and up, invitation only, 2 m., $22,000 added, Monmouth Park, N.J.

July 27 Meadowland Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1‚⅛ m. turf, $20,000 added, Arlington Park, Ill.

July 30 Delaware Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, 1¼ m., $150,000 estimated gross, Delaware Park, Del.

July 30 Brooklyn Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1¼ m., $100,000 added, Aqueduct, N.Y.

July 30 Arlington Futurity, 2-year-olds, 6 f., $100,000 added, Arlington Park, Ill.

July 30 The Sorority, 2-year-old fillies, 6 f., $100,000 guaranteed gross, Monmouth Park, N.J.

July 30 The Dover, 2-year-olds, 5½, f., $20,000 added, Delaware Park, Del.

August 1 The Sanford, 2-year-olds, 6 f., $25,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

August 3 Choice Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 1/16 m., $50,000 added, Monmouth Park, N.J.

AUGUST 3 The Test, 3-year-old fillies, 7 f., $25,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 3 Cleopatra Handicap, 3-year-old fillies, 1 m., $25,000 added, Washington at Arlington Park, Ill.

AUGUST 4 Beverwyck Steeplechase, 4-year-olds and up, 2 m., $15,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 6 The Sapling, 2-year-olds, 6 f., $100,000 guaranteed gross, Monmouth Park, N.J.

AUGUST 6 The Whitney, 4-year-olds and up, 1‚⅛ m., $50,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 6 Laurance Armour Memorial, 3-year-olds and up, 1‚⅛ m., $50,000 added, Washington at Arlington Park, Ill.

AUGUST 6 San Diego Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1 1/16 m., $20,000 added, Del Mar, Calif.

AUGUST 8 The Schuylerville, 2-year-old fillies, 6 f., $25,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 10 The Bernard Baruch, 3-year-olds, 1‚⅛ m., $25,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 11 North American Steeple-chase, 4-year-olds and up, 2 m., $10,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 12 Saratoga National Hurdle, 4-year-olds and up, 2 m., $10,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 13 Arlington Matron, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, 1‚⅛ m., $50,000 added, Washington at Arlington Park, Ill.

AUGUST 13 The Alabama, 3-year-old fillies, 1¼ m., $50,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 17 Saratoga Special, 2-year-olds, 6 f., $30,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 17 Ramona Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, 1‚⅛ m., $20,000 added, Del Mar, Calif.

AUGUST 18 Promise Hurdle, 3-year-olds, 1‚Öù m., $12,500 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 19 Saratoga Steeplechase, 4-year-olds and up, 2½ m., $17,500 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 20 The Travers, 3-year-olds, 1¼ m., $75,000 added, Saratoga, N.Y.

AUGUST 20 Arlington Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1 3/16 m. turf, $50,000 added, Washington at Arlington Park, Ill.