Sport: Sport, Nov. 1, 1948

Last week, the fleetest greyhounds money could buy congregated at Abilene, Kans. to race in the U.S. Challenge Cup. It was dogdom's Kentucky Derby, run over a green carpet of young Kansas wheat about two miles from Dwight Eisenhower's boyhood home. This greyhound is Mount Mahan Rebel, who cost Owner George Oswald of Los Angeles $3,500 in Ireland less than a year ago. In the cup final, he met a grey and white Texas dog named Foggy Weather. While chasing a jack rabbit at 40 m.p.h., the pair of them crashed like two speeding autos side-swiping; the judges called it a...

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