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BIRD DOG FIELD TRIALS

Events through April 6

Yesterday

Rich Triumph at a Ripe Age

Gar Wood always wanted to build and race the fastest powerboats in the world. Finally, when nearing 40, he realized his ambition

By William F. Nolan

Awful Ride

THE AWFUL AUTO RIDE

Even in he best of times the Monte Carlo Rally Is a torturing test of physical and mental endurance. This year the snows came. Of 296 starters, only 102 got through. One of them, heroic Bo Ljungfeldt, drove a Ford Falcon through the serpentine curves of southern France (below) to a sensational finish

By Kenneth Rudeen

Basketball's 1-2

TWO WAYS TO BE RANKED 1-2

Cincinnati slowed down until it nearly expired, and Loyola ran too fast, but the country's two strongest teams stuck with their diverse styles to win the season's best doubleheader

By Walter Bingham

Codfishermen

THE PATIENT MADMEN OF SHEEPSHEAD BAY

Catching codfish in the dank, dark dead of winter may seem to some a dreary way to get away from it all, but the determined party-boat fishermen of Brooklyn think it's pure heaven

By Arthur Zich

POLO'S NEW ARISTOCRACY MOVES IN

Sporting Look

Sport inspires some dashing haberdashery

The fashionable trend in head coverings for both men and women these days makes it difficult to tell those who play the game from those who merely cheer on the sidelines

By Jule Campbell

Bridge

A tactic to foil a kangaroo

By Charles Goren

Track & Field

The big jump: a Siberian champion tells his story

Russia's world record high jumper (see cover), in the U.S. for the indoor season, reflects on his early life as a Soviet athlete and tells why men should leap higher yet

By Valeri Brumel

Horse Racing

The very irreverent horse trainer

Arnold Winick says any reasonably intelligent young man can handle Thoroughbreds. This heresy, coupled with his own success, has not endeared him to some oldtimers

By William Leggett

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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