Animals: Hurdler v. Jumper

When a man outruns a horse, it isn't news. Last December Jesse Owens beat a race horse over a hundred-yard course in Havana, but it is an old carnival stunt. A man reaches his maximum speed in a few seconds. Over limited distances he can run up a big lead before the horse gets going. But last week in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., a man-&-horse race was given a new twist.

Olympic Hurdler Forrest Towns had been doing training camp work there to make up University of Georgia credits he lost last summer when he went...

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