Sport: Iroquois Memorial

Nashville last week made its comeback as a city of fleet horses. On the broad hillsides of Percy Warner Park, ten miles outside the city, 30,000 Tennesseans and their guests gathered to watch a steeplechase run over its brand-new course in the natural amphitheater below. Visitors said it was the most beautiful steeplechase course in the world. Natives were far more excited over the race itself: the inaugural of the Iroquois Memorial Steeplechase, with big-name jumpers competing on Tennessee's own blue grass to revive the Volunteer State's great racing tradition.

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