Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 23, 1956

¶Only eight days after she lowered the women's 440-yd., free-style swimming record to 5:07, Australia's Lorraine Crapp, 17, put on her "old lucky swim suit" (the frayed shoulder straps held together with a piece of string) and competed against the clock in a Sydney saltwater pool. Result: a new world's record for the 880-yd. freestyle: 10:36.4. On the way, she churned past the 800-meter flags in a record-breaking 10:30.9.

¶Horses once owned by the late sportsman. William Woodward Jr., continued to sell for astonishing prices. After buying 39 of the Belair Stud thoroughbreds for...

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