RACING—TOMPION ($3.80), C. V. Whitney's soundly beaten Kentucky Derby and
Belmont Stakes favorite, climaxed his comeback with a brilliant six-length
victory over Count Amber in the $83,100 Travers at Saratoga. Ridden by Bill
Hartack, the brown colt galloped the 1� miles in 2:03[2/5], fastest Travers in
10 years, boosted Whitney's winnings for the year to $801,614.
($10.40), disclosed a Cyclopean appetite for victory, outran King Grail by a
length in the $55,150 Arlington Handicap. With Manuel Ycaza up, he covered the
1[3/16] miles over turf in 1:58[3/5], at Arlington.
($83.20), the $35,650 Saratoga Special, by 4 lengths over Ambiopoise, 6 f. in
1:11[3/5], Saratoga. Ray York up.
($9.20), the $30,035 Ventnor Turf Handicap, by a neck over Phil Rube, 1 1/16 m.
over turf in 1:46[3/5], Atlantic City. Walter Blum up.
ANDRES of San Diego, riding with his left foot in the air, captured the
150-mile Watkins Glen (N.Y.) road race by one minute and seven seconds over Jim
Koplinski of Milwaukee. Andres, who averaged 84.67 mph, fell halfway in the
race, was left without left foot rest and front brake.
PACKARD of Speedway, Ind., 100-mile U.S. Auto Club championship at Springfield,
Ill. Because rain forced a delay during race there was no official time.
JAMES K. AVRIT of Redmond, Ore. competing against a field of 2,500 of the
nation's best riflemen, won the President's Match with a perfect score of 150
points in the high-powered rifle phase of the national rifle and pistol
championships, Camp Perry, Ohio.
of Australia ran his American grass court winning streak to four straight, beat
Earl Buchholz Jr. of St. Louis 6-1, 6-8, 6-1, 6-2 in the Newport Casino
tournament at Newport. EARL BUCHHOLZ and CHUCK McKINLEY of St. Louis, however,
beat Laver and fellow Australian Robert Mark 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the doubles.
Ann Haydon of
Birmingham, England, over Darlene Hard of Montebello, Calif. 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 for
Essex Country Club Women's invitational, at Manchester, Mass.
Arthur Ashe Jr.,
17-year-old from Richmond, Va., became the American Tennis Assn.'s youngest
men's singles champion in 43 years of tournament, defeated George Stewart, 37,
of Washington, D.C., 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the finals, at Hampton, Va. MIMI KANARAK
of Brooklyn, N.Y. defeated Darnella Everson of Hamtramck, Mich. 6-3, 6-2 for