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Ill-fated hydro, Miss Thriftway, its prow still buried engine-deep in bow of Coast Guard boat, is raised from Lake Washington. But racer broke away and sank in 80 feet of water.

Hustling 3-year-old, Nadir, running easily under Jockey Manuel Ycaza, leads Victory Morn (left) and Talent Show (right) to the wire in richest American Derby at Chicago's Arlington Park (see above).

Skyborne sailor Rod Stephens hangs precariously from bosun's chair as he clears fouled line aboard Columbia in America's Cup test.

Resigned redleg Birdie Tebbetts (left) offers a few words of advice to his interim replacement, Coach Jimmy Dykes (see page 7).