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A Roundup of the Week June 26-July 2
Compiled by James E. Reynolds
July 10, 1989
CYCLING—After two stages of the 23-stage, 2,020-mile Tour de France, Acacio da Silva of Portugal held the lead, 26 seconds ahead of Soren Lilholt of Denmark.
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July 10, 1989

A Roundup Of The Week June 26-july 2

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CYCLING—After two stages of the 23-stage, 2,020-mile Tour de France, Acacio da Silva of Portugal held the lead, 26 seconds ahead of Soren Lilholt of Denmark.

GOLF—ORVILLE MOODY shot a final-round 70 to finish two strokes ahead of Frank Beard and win the U.S. Senior Open, in Ligonier, Pa. Moody, who had a nine-under-par 279 for the tournament, earned $80,000 (page 56).

Tammie Green shot a final-round 72 for a nine-under-par total of 279 to beat Pat Bradley and Betsy King by one stroke in an LPGA tour event in Montreal. Green received $90,000 for her first LPGA victory.

Defending champion NICK FALDO birdied the final hole to win the French Open by a stroke over Bernhard Langer, Mark Roe and Hugh Baiocchi, in Chantilly. Faldo, whose 273 total was seven under par, earned $72,500.

HARNESS RACING—NAPOLETANO ($3.60), driven by Stig Johansson, led from start to finish to beat No Sex Please by 2� lengths and win the Statue of Liberty Trot, at the Meadowlands, and $125,000. The 5-year-old set a world record for aged trotters, covering the mile in 1:54[1/5]. The previous record of 1:54[2/5] had been set by Meadow Road in the same event in 1985.

HORSE RACING—ROI DANZIG ($8.20), with Eddie Maple up, led all the way for a 3�-length victory over Contested Colors in the Dwyer Stakes, at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1? miles on a fast track in 1:49.1 and took home a purse of $133,680.

Old Vic, with Steve Cauthen in the saddle, won the Irish Derby, at the Curragh in County Kildare, beating Observation Post by four lengths. The 3-year-old colt, who went off as the 4-11 favorite, ran the 1�-mile turf course in 2:29.9. With this victory Cauthen became the first jockey to win the world's four major thoroughbred derbies; he had already prevailed in the Kentucky (1978), the French ('89) and the English ('85 and '87).

Love you by heart ($6.20), ridden by Jean Cruguet, raced to a one-length victory over Nastique in the Sheepshead Bay Handicap, at Belmont. The 4-year-old filly ran the 1? miles on the turf in a stakes-record time of 2:12[3/5] and earned $72,480.

MOTOR SPORTS—DAVEY ALLISON, driving a Ford, beat Morgan Shepherd, in a Pontiac, by two car lengths to win the Daytona 400 and $65,000. Allison averaged 132.207 mph for 160 laps around the 2�-mile Daytona International Speedway tri-oval.

Emerson Fittipaldi, driving a Penske PC18, finished 16.95 seconds ahead of Mario Andretti, in a Lola-Chevrolet, to win the Cleveland Grand Prix. Fittipaldi, who collected $45,160, averaged 128.072 mph for 80 laps of the 2.48-mile course.

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