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Alexander Mackay-Smith

June 5, 2012

1960 Prix des Nations Report

Sept. 30, 1960

Editor Alexander Mackay-Smith reports on the Olympic Prix des Nations in Rome in 1960.

Olympic Prix Des Nations

As the shadows moved across the greensward and gaily painted fences in the center of Rome’s Olympic stadium, a bay Thoroughbred mare tiptoed down the ramp beneath a pink-coated rider. The crowd which filled every seat and aisle of the arena suddenly hushed with anticipation.

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