Sport: Ladies' Day

Some 8,000 racegoers turned out at the Long Island estate of the late Hugh A. Murray one day last week for the autumn meet of the United Hunts Racing Association. They saw Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt ("Sonny") Whitney's chestnut gelding Blot win the main event, the Manhasset Steeplechase, by a half-length. They saw Winston Guest astride Lady Newberry win a thunderous race for polo ponies after his cousin Mike Phipps fell from a slipping saddle in the stretch. But what they enjoyed most, and what many of them had come specially to see,...

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