Like an unconscious parody of Gertrude Stein, the races at Sandown Park in Victoria, B.C. recorded a monotonous rhythm on the photo-finish camera. In the fourth race on October 4 (far left) Tismine was the winner by little more than the skin of its nose over Silver Mint. In the sixth race (center) Mandy's Magic (foreground) finished nose to nose in a dead heat with Kay's Image. Then in the seventh race Ambling Fox (foreground) and Feridon matched noses in another dead-heat finish. It was the first time at Sandown that two dead heats had been run for win money on the same day, let alone in consecutive races.
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Oct. 23, 1961
- By Kenneth Rudeen
A young filly named Impish broke all the trotting records for 2-year-olds at Lexington
Milling swarms of desperate fish, frantic scientists working in the heat and smoke of a forest fire, waters that would not run cold and waterfalls that could not be jumped—these things combined to produce the exciting climax to an eight-year experiment intended to restore an almost extinct race of salmon to this remote river that for untold centuries counted them in millions
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