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A roundup of the week June 23-29
Compiled by DUNCAN BRANTLEY
July 07, 1986
BOWLING—DALE EAGLE averaged 239 for the tournament and beat four opponents in a playoff to win $18,000 at a PBA event in Seattle.
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July 07, 1986

A Roundup Of The Week June 23-29

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BOWLING—DALE EAGLE averaged 239 for the tournament and beat four opponents in a playoff to win $18,000 at a PBA event in Seattle.

BOXING—STEVIE CRUZ upset Barry McGuigan in a unanimous 15-round decision to win the WBA featherweight title in Las Vegas. On the same card, THOMAS HEARNS scored an eighth-round TKO against Mark Medal to retain his WBC super welterweight belt.

GOLF—SEVE BALLESTEROS passed eight players in the final round and beat Mark McNulty by two Strokes to win the Monte Carlo Open. He shot an 11-under-par 265 for the $41,645 first-place money. The victory was Ballesteros's third straight on the European circuit.

Bob Murphy, 43, shot an eight-under-par 280 to defeat Greg Norman by three strokes and win $108,000 at the Canadian Open near Toronto.

Sandra Palmer, Jan Stephenson and Chris Johnson all finished regulation play tied with eight-under-par 280s, but Palmer sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the first hole of sudden death to win $52,000 and an LPGA event in Indianapolis.

Dale Douglass, 50, shot a five-under-par 279 to defeat Gary Player by one stroke and win $42,500 at the U.S. Senior Open in Columbus, Ohio.

HORSE RACING—SHAHRASTANI, ridden by Walter Swinburn, finished eight lengths ahead of Bonhomie to win the 1� mile Irish Derby at the Curragh in Kildare; on June 4 the 3-year-old colt won the 1�-mile English Derby at Epsom. The American-bred Shahrastani, owned by the Aga Khan, ran the Irish race in 2:32.10 and won $473,684. The last horse to win both derbies was the Aga Khan's Shergar in 1981; two years later Shergar was kidnapped and held for a $3 million ransom, but the money was not paid and the horse is now presumed dead.

France's LE RHEUSOIS beat Flatterer of the U.S. by five lengths to win $73,500 and the 5,100-meter Grande Course de Haies d'Auteuil steeplechase at Auteuil in Paris. Dawn Run, the 8-year-old winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup in England, somersaulted over a jump near the finish and died instantly of a broken neck; the mare's jockey, Michel Chirol, was uninjured.

Cheapskate ($146), a 72-1 shot, upset Broad Brush by a nose to win $180,000 and the inaugural Saint Paul Derby at Canterbury Downs in Shakopee, Minn. The 3-year-old colt, ridden by Marco Castaneda, ran the 1? miles in 1:51[3/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—DANNY SULLIVAN, driving a March-Cosworth, finished 10.89 seconds ahead of Emerson Fittipaldi of Brazil to win the Meadowlands Grand Prix in East Rutherford, N.J. Sullivan won the $90,660 first prize by averaging a race-record 92.34 mph for 100 laps around the tight 1.68-mile circuit.

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