Sport: Again, McAtee

Since riding Harry Payne Whitney's Whiskery to victory in the Kentucky Derby, Jockey Linus ("Pony") McAtee has twice broken into the news in unconventional fashion. A fortnight ago, he won a one-horse race ("walkover") at Belmont Park, N. Y. Last week, he escaped death because he wore a metal and fibre helmet. He was riding the capricious two-year-old colt, Silenus, which bolted through a temporary fence and crashed in a heap against a permanent fence at Belmont Park. While struggling to crawl out from under Silenus, Jockey McAtee received a swift kick...

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