June 08, 1964
June 08, 1964

Table of Contents
June 8, 1964

Way Of Life
Barry Ryan
  • Prospering mightily, U.S. racing is also developing in ways that dismay many who have loved it best and longest. E. Barry Ryan, highly qualified and unusually frank, here tells our turf editor just why he is worried. A member of a distinguished American family, Ryan has devoted his life to racing, as breeder, owner and trainer. His Normandy Farm in Kentucky is one of the gems of the Bluegrass

It's A Business
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


24 The Magnificent and the Macabre
Driver A. J. Foyt won for the old guard in an Indianapolis 500 that extinguished two lives

This is an article from the June 8, 1964 issue Original Layout

Horse Racing in 1964

30 Only eight have worn the Triple Crown, but Northern Dancer will join the list if he wins the Belmont Stakes
32 As it continues to grow and spread, racing has become the world's favorite sport
34 A highly qualified horseman attacks the trends in this country that disturb lovers of the game
41 The nation's most successful trainer is of the opinion that racing is no sport
44 A portfolio of color photographs show why we consider Chantilly the loveliest of tracks
72 The world of the fiery little men called boys is explored by Huston Horn

54 Dream Match—Dream Round
Hogan and Snead have not played a head-to-head match for a decade. Now they do for TV, with revealing results

60 Two Whiz Kids Going Strong
Fourteen years after the Phillies' pennant victory, Robin Roberts and Curt Simmons are pitching superbly

The departments

17 Scorecard
53 People
54 Golf
60 Baseball
66 Lacrosse
93 Baseball's Week
94 For the Record
95 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Neal Barr

Acknowledgments on page 94


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