May 08, 1961
May 08, 1961

Table of Contents
May 8, 1961

Table of Contents
The Masterpiece
Gary Player
Tokyo Olympics
Atlantic City
Sporting Look
J. Winkfield
  • The improbable saga of J. Winkfield, jockey, who galloped away from two straight Kentucky Derby victories to become a Phileas Fogg on horseback. He rode winners from Warsaw to Moscow to Paris, escaped Bolsheviks and Nazis, became a famous French trainer. This Saturday he returns to Churchill Downs

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


In Great Britain through May


This is an article from the May 8, 1961 issue Original Layout

Association Football: F.A. Cup Final, Wembley.
Motor Sports: International Trophy Race, Silverstone, Northants.

MAY 10

Association Football: England vs. Mexico, Wembley.
Horse Racing: Newmarket Stakes, Newmarket, Suffolk.

MAY 11
Horse Show: Royal Windsor Show, Home Park, Windsor (to May 13).

MAY 12
Gliding: National Championships, Lasham Aerodrome, near Alton, Hants (to May 22).

MAY 13
Rugby Football: Rugby League Cup Final, Wembley.

MAY 20

Boating: Chester Regatta, River Dee, Chester.
Track and Field: Whitsun British Games, White City, London (to May 22).

MAY 25
Horse Show: Richmond Royal Horse Show, Richmond, Surrey.

MAY 27
Cricket: M.C.C. vs. Australians, Lord's, London.

MAY 29

Golf: Ladies British Open Amateur Championship, Carnoustie, Angus (to June 1).
Croquet: Inter-County Championships, Hurlingham, London.

MAY 30
Horse Racing: Rosebury Memorial Handicap, Epsom, Surrey.

MAY 31
Horse Racing: The Derby, Epsom, Surrey.