Sport: Scoreboard, Nov. 23, 1953

¶In Chicago, Welterweight Champion Kid Gavilan successfully defended his 147-lb. title by trouncing Chicago's Johnny Bratton in a lopsided 15-rounder. Gavilan's next objective: the middleweight (160 Ibs.) championship, now held by Hawaii's Carl ("Bobo") Olson.

¶In Manhattan, teams from the U.S., Canada, Britain and Ireland wound up the eight-day National Horse Show by jumping for the International Perpetual Challenge Trophy. The Irish won, but not before the men of all teams had been taught a lesson: the only rides of the evening officially judged flawless were turned in by two women. Canada's Shirley Thomas and the U.S.'s Mrs. Carol Durand.


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