16 The Invader Is There
California's Ruken, first horse on the scene, works out at Churchill Downs while his rivals prep elsewhere
20 Arrivederci, Nino Benvenuti
The exciting Italian import wrested the middleweight title from Emile Griffith and breathed new life into boxing
24 Poor Sam—What a Weird Week
To Manager Sam Mele's sorrow, the Minnesota Twins, pennant contenders, were playing ball like the Mets
30 Racer in a Far-out Country
Texan Jim Hall challenges Ford and Ferrari in classic sports car races with a winged wonder
40 Downhill to Enchilada
The annual race from Newport Beach to Mexico is almost all fun—but fun can lead to a hideous hangover
52 Best Racehorses in the World
Some say they are being produced in Argentina and should win in the U.S.
68 Ordeal Above Tesi Lapcha
At first—but only at first—it seemed like a carefree adventure in the Himalayas for three college students
59 Table Tennis
60 Horse Shows
81 Baseball's Week
82 For the Record
83 19th Hole
Credits on page 82
Cover by Eric Schweikardt and Don Moss
"Watch The White Sox" is now the word in the American League. William Leggett says the reason is the superb play of two young outfielders: Tommie Agee and Ken Berry.
The Derby spectacle, a portfolio of impressions of the week at Churchill Downs by Artist Paul Davis, together with a final review of the contenders by Whitney Tower.
King Hussein of Jordan wants his people to get with modern times, and in sport he shows them how. As Hussein's guest, Virginia Kraft observes the King in spirited action.