Creme Fraiche ($7.80), with Laffit Pincay Jr. in the saddle, won the Meadowlands Cup and $300,000 by a nose over Afleet. The 5-year-old gelding ran the 1� miles in 2:01[4/5]
Dream Team ($2.40), Chris McCarron up, won the 1[1/16]-mile Oak Leaf Stakes at Santa Anita by 1� lengths over Lost Kitty. The 2-year-old filly was clocked at 1:44[2/5] and earned $158,910.
MOTOR SPORTS—BILL ELLIOTT, driving a Ford Thunderbird, beat Dale Earnhardt, in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, by 5.26 seconds to collect $50,025 at a NASCAR event in Rockingham, N.C. Elliott averaged 118.258 mph for the 492-lap race. Earnhardt clinched his second consecutive Winston Cup title—and third overall—merely by starting the race.
TENNIS—STEFAN EDBERG of Sweden, No. 2 in the world, won the $60,000 first prize in a tournament in Tokyo by beating top-ranked Ivan Lendl of Czechoslovakia 6-7, 6-4, 6-4.
Second-seed GABRIELA SABATINI of Argentina beat top-seed Pam Shriver 7-5, 6-4 to win the Volvo Classic and $40,000 in Brighton, England.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As executive director of the USOC, HARVEY W. SCHILLER, 48, after 13 months as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference. Schiller replaces George Miller, who has chosen not to finish the last 1� years of his four-year term.
SENTENCED: To three years in jail, retired British jockey LESTER PIGGOTT, 51, after he pleaded guilty to income tax evasion. English Crown Court judge Sir Donald Farquharson also ordered Piggott to pay $96,760 in fines and court costs. In more than 30 years as a jockey, Piggott rode a record 29 winners in English Classic races, including 9 at the Epsom Derby (page 21).