Sport: Scoreboard, Nov. 7, 1955

¶Olympic Runner Emil Zatopek, 34-year-old officer in the Czechoslovakian Army who holds every distance-running record from six miles to 30,000 meters, wiped out a threat to his supremacy. In Russia last month Soviet Runner Albert Ivanov claimed to have cut more than a minute off Zatopek's record time (1 hr. 19 min. 11.8 sec.) for the 25,000 meters. In a race near Prague last week, Zatopek covered the distance in 1 hr. 16 min. 34.6 sec., slicing nearly a minute off Ivanov's unofficial time.

¶A 24-to-1 shot. Elmendorf Farm's Prince John, won the world's richest horse race, the $282,370 Garden State...

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