Sport: Scoreboard, Apr. 11, 1955

¶ With a balmy spring breeze to hinder him in the stretch and a jivey Texas Longhorn band to egg him along, Kansan Wes Santee ran his first outdoor mile of the season at the Texas relays, broke his own American record by one-tenth of a second, edged up within a stride of the four-minute mile. His time: 4:00.5.

¶ Unbothered, although he was carrying one pound more than his assigned 114, Paul Andolino's unbeaten dark bay colt Boston Doge started his spring campaign by winning his ninth race in a row, Jamaica's Experimental Handicap.

¶ Leo...

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