Sport: Scoreboard: Jun. 15, 1962

> It was the worst accident in the 183-year history of Britain's Epsom Derby.

As the tightly bunched 26-horse field pounded into Tattenham Corner, Long-shot (33-1) Romulus clipped the heels of the French-owned colt Crossen. Off flew French Jockey Maurice Larraun, down went Romulus—and in seconds the track was covered with seven prostrate jockeys and riderless horses. One horse broke a leg, six jockeys were injured—four seriously—and the casualties included the 9-2 favorite, Hethersett. The eventual winner: Larkspur, a 22-1 choice owned by the U.S.'s Raymond Guest.

Said Guest: "I feel quite sick." >-Two weeks after New York's Al Oerter became the first...

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