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HORSE RACING—Baron Guy de Rothschild's EXBURY, under Jean Deforge, won the 1�-mile Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe, Europe's richest race, by two lengths at Longchamp, Paris. The victory, Exbury's fifth straight as a 4-year-old, was worth $196,933 and made him the richest French horse in history ($435,000 overall). Relko, the Epsom Derby winner and prerace favorite, finished a dismal sixth.
Raymond Guest's CHIEFTAIN ($4.50) and Mrs. Dorothy Comiskey Rigney's DUNFEE ($9) won the split-division Cowdin Stakes for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct. Chieftain, ridden by Bill Hartack and the favorite among the 11 starters in his section, won by a neck. Dunfee, with Ray Broussard up, went off third choice in his division, but led the field all the way to win by 2� lengths.
In the mile Frizette Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Aqueduct, Tony Imbesi's undefeated TOSMAH ($2.90), with Sammy Boulmetis up, won her sixth race in a fast 1:36.
Paul Bongarzone's DEAN CARL ($67.10), under Bob Ussery, won the Lawrence Realization for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct by 3� lengths. Kentucky Derby and Belmont Winner Chateaugay, the odds-on favorite, was out of the money.
MOTOR SPORTS—England's GRAHAM HILL, driving a BRM, won the 253-mile U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (see page 26). Hill, last year's world driving champion, averaged 109.91 mph over the 110-lap course and finished 34 seconds ahead of his BRM teammate, Richie Ginther, of Granada Hills, Calif. Scotland's Jim Clark, this year's driving champion, came in third in a Lotus.
SWIMMING—Britain's STELLA MITCHELL, 16, broke her own world record for the 220-yard women's breaststroke in a meet against Hungary in Blackpool, England. Her time was 2:50.2-1.2 seconds faster than the mark she set in the same pool last month.
TENNIS—The U.S. DAVIS CUP TEAM, in what was supposed to be a warmup for its interzone final against India, was thoroughly trounced by three Italians in the Palermo (Sicily) international tournament. Dennis Ralston lost to Sergio Tacchini, 6-2, 6-3, in the second round and, in the quarter-finals, Chuck McKinley was defeated 6-4, 6-3 by Giuseppe Merlo, and Marty Riessen bowed to Nicola Pietrangeli 6-3, 10-8. Frank Froehling managed to reach the semifinals before losing 6-4, 6-2 to Pietrangeli, who went on to win the singles title.