Judy Darling of Canada dropped a 6-foot putt, parred the last hole of the Canadian Women's Open championship to defeat Mrs. Frank Stranahan of Toledo, who bogeyed the last hole after she had drawn even with an eagle on the 35th hole, at Saint John, N.B.
HARNESS RACING—SILVER SONG ($13.40) came from last place to win the $50,000 American Trotting Championship and the right to represent the U.S. in the International Trot on Aug. 20 at Roosevelt (see page 55).
Countess Adios ($2.80) breezed home two lengths ahead of Major Goose in $15,000 American National Pace at Sportsman's Park to win her 10th race in 11 starts. The Countess covered the mile in 2:00 2/5 (track record for 3-year-olds) with Del Miller in the sulky.
Adios Butler ($3), the $31,600 Liberty Bell Pace, by � length over Tar Boy, 1 m. in 1:58 4/5, Wilmington, Del. Eddie Cobb, driver.
Bye Bye Byrd set a world's record for three one-mile heats (5:56�) at Illinois State Fairgrounds' one-mile track. Driven by Clint Hodgins, Bye Bye Byrd paced the heats in 1:59 2/5, 1:58 2/5 and 1:58 4/5.
HORSE RACING—MAKE SAIL ($6.90) made haste in the stretch, came from behind to win the $59,700 Alabama Stakes by 2� lengths over Clear Road at Saratoga. With Manuel Ycaza up, she covered the 1� miles in 2:04.
Royal Native ($6.40) won her seventh stake victory of the year when she galloped from an outside gate position in the $56,300 Arlington Matron Handicap, beat out Woodlawn by a head and Silver Spoon, her leading rival for handicap filly of the year honors, by half a length. Royal Native, with Bill Hartack up, did the 1? mile in 1:50 2/5 at Arlington Park.
Tompion ($3.70), the $28,350 Bernard Baruch Stakes, by a neck over Don Rickles, 1 m., 1 f. in 1:50, at Saratoga. Manuel Ycaza up.
HORSESHOE PITCHING—DON TITCOMB, 35-year-old left-hander from Los Gatos, Calif., in one match tossed 156 ringers out of 176 shoes, went on to dethrone Ted Allen, winner of 10 national and world championships, at Muncie, Ind.
MOTOR SPORTS—JACK BRABHAM of Australia, driving a Cooper-Climax, won the Portuguese Grand Prix at Oporto, Portugal, and with it his second straight world driving championship. Brabham has won five straight races this season for the maximum 40 points.