Sport: Scoreboard, Sep. 20, 1954

¶ At Doncaster, England, Kentucky-bred Never Say Die romped to a twelve-length victory in the 178th renewal of the St. Leger Stakes and ran off with $37,721 for his American owner, 78-year-old Financier Robert Sterling Clark. Blinking happily through tears, Clark hugged his three-year-old chestnut colt, first American-bred and American-owned horse since 1881 to win both the Epsom Derby (TIME, June 14) and the St. Leger.

¶ At New Orleans, Gene Walet III, 19, and improving with age, calmly sailed his 19-foot Lightning sloop to two firsts and three seconds in eight races, defeated Long Island's William S. Cox, 50½...

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