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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.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL 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.
HORSE RACING—GOOD 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 up.
Divine Comedy ($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.
SKIN DIVING—ENZO 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.
SOCCER—TOTTENHAM 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.
TENNIS—BOB HEWITT 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.
TRACK & 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.