Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 2, 1953

¶At Steamboat Springs, Colo., with leaps of 276 and 289 ft.—plus almost flawless form—Art Tokle of Chicago's Norge Ski' Club won the national ski-jumping championship. And in Ishpeming, Mich., racing through a near blizzard, Norman Oakbig of Bush Lake, Minn, took the North American cross-country (10 mile) championship in 1:10:11.

¶In Miami, six-year-old Oil Capitol of Hasty House Farms stole the $130,400 Widener Handicap from Hampton Stables' Alerted and George Widener's Battlefield in a photo finish.

¶In Arcadia, Calif., Calumet Farms' Chanlea (Eddie Arcaro up) won the $131,000 Santa Anita Derby in a photo finish.

¶In Manhattan, Villanova's unbeaten miler,...

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