Su Mac Lad ($5.80)
rushed through a driving downpour to win the second leg of the $75,000 American
Trotting Classic at Inglewood, Calif. by 2 lengths over Senator Frost, one mile
in 2:00 4/5. Stanley Dancer, driver.
In the four-day
HARRISBURG, PA. STANDARDBRED SALE, 874 horses were auctioned off for a record
$3,225,100. Hanover (Pa.) breeding farm did its best business ever, sold 120
horses for over $1 million, including two, Fury Hanover and Lehigh Hanover, for
$60,000 each, and a son of Adios, Mitch Hanover, for $65,000.
edged ahead of Chicago and into first place in the National Hockey League when
Center JEAN BELIVEAU scored three goals in the first period of a game against
Toronto, then held the Maple Leafs to one goal in the last period for a 3-1
victory In their next game, against Chicago, the Canadiens held on to first
place when DICKIE MOORE scored two third-period goals to tie the Black Hawks
4-4. Moore's two goals ran his total to 15, highest in the league.
MOVE ($38.40) won the $61,470 Selima Stakes at Laurel by a length over Times
Two and set a track record of 1:44 3/5 for the 1 1/16 miles. Eric Guerin
($6.20) coasted in to an 8-length victory over Ouija Board in the $56,600
Roamer Handicap at Aqueduct. The 3-year-old set a track record of 1:55 4/5 for
the 1 3/16 miles. Willie Shoemaker up.
HORSE SHOW—At the
eight-day National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden (see page 67), the U.S.
lost one of its greatest jumpers. Trail Guide, who suffered a broken neck after
falling in competition. The 21-year-old horse, last of the great Army mounts,
was low scorer in both the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. GEORGE MORRIS of New Canaan,
Conn. won the Good Will Challenge Trophy jumping event, in which Trail Guide
was killed, with two perfect rounds. VICKI REITER, 16, of Akron, won the Good
Hands saddle seat championship, the biggest prize for juniors, immediately
announced her retirement. "There really isn't any place else for me to
go," explained Vicki. In one of the closest, competitions LUCY CULLMAN of
Stamford, Conn. won the Harry T. Peters Memorial Challenge Trophy by 2/10 of a
point (326.8 to 326.6) over Ellen Bongard of Scarsdale, N.Y. McLAIN STREET,
owned by Duffy Stables and ridden by Johnny Bell, won the Professional
Horsemen's Association Trophy, a season-long competition.
MAIORCA of Sicily broke his own world depth record with a 49-meter plunge into
the Mediterranean off Syracuse, Sicily. Maiorca wore fins and carried a
19.8-pound spear gun, was under one minute 20 seconds.
HOTSPUR of London beat Fulham 5-1 to run its unbeaten streak to a record 16
games, now leads the English league with 31 points.
of Australia upset his fellow countryman Neale Fraser, this year's Wimbledon
and U.S. champion, 3-6, 6-4, 7-9, 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Queensland
championship at Brisbane, but lost the title in straight sets, 14-12, 6-0, 6-3
to Roy Emerson.
FIELD—ROBERT LOWE of Brown University won the 5-mile Heptagonal Games
Association cross-country championship at New York by 100 yards over Yale's
Bill Bachrach, covered the distance in 25:59. ARMY won the team championship
for the third straight year to retire the Auerbach trophy.