ARCHERY—DAVID J. KEAGGY JR., a 17-year-old schoolboy from Drayton Plains, Mich., drew his 44-pound bow 468 times and scored 3,648 of a possible 4,356 points to successfully defend his men's senior title in the National Archery Association Championships at Jones Beach State Park, N.Y. MRS. VICTORIA COOK of Minneapolis, the mother of two, won the women's senior title with 3,753 of a possible 4,216 points.
BOATING—Despite a 13th-place finish in the seventh and final qualifying series held on a 12-mile Lake Michigan course, DICK STEARNS of Wilmette, Ill., the 1962 world champion, captured America's Olympic berth for Star class sailboats (see page 20).
Sea Lion, a 25-foot catamaran skippered by Bob Smith, of Darien, Conn., handled well in trials on Long Island Sound and was selected as the U.S. challenger for the Little America's Cup races.
FOOTBALL—The same alert defense that won the NFL Championship for the CHICAGO BEARS last December helped them overcome a 10-7 half-time deficit and beat the stubborn but mistake-prone College All-Stars, 28-17, before 65,000 fans at Chicago's Soldier Field (see page 12). Despite the brilliant passing and running of Miami Quarterback George Mira and Arizona State Halfback Charley Taylor, the All-Stars collapsed in the second half. The Bears capitalized on a fumble and an intercepted pass to score twice in the third quarter and put the game out of reach.
GOLF—With four birdies on the last nine holes, Juan (Chi Chi) Rodriguez held off the bid of defending champion Arnold Palmer and won, by a single stroke, the Western Open at Tam O'Shanter in Niles, Ill. The flashy Puerto Rican's 72-hole score of 268, 16 under par, set a competitive course record and was good for $11,000. Chi Chi's victory—his second on the circuit this year—boosted his 1964 winnings to $46,610.
HARNESS RACING—"I've never taken back and went a race," Driver Ralph Baldwin remarked before the $150,960 Messenger Stake at Roosevelt Raceway. Then he slid into the sulky behind Castleton Farm's little pigeon-toed pacer, RACE TIME, and in harness racing's richest race never took back or looked back as he streaked home a neck in front of Black Shoe Stable's Bengazi Hanover in 2:01[2/5].
Hambletonian favorite AYRES, owned by Mrs. Charlotte Sheppard of Hanover, Pa., trounced some of the better 3-year-olds on his home grounds at The Meadows ( Washington, Pa.) by 3� lengths to win the $12,000 Arden Downs Stake in 2:00[2/5].
HORSE RACING—Looking more and more like the successor to Kelso as Horse of the Year, GUN BOW ($3.80), romped to an eye-catching, 10-length victory over arch-rival Mongo in the $54,300 Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, N.Y. Running in the black-and-gold colors of Gedney Farm (owned by Harry Albert of White Plains, N.Y. and Mrs. John T. Stanley of Sea Girt, N.J.), the 4-year-old son of Gun Shot, with Walter Blum up, covered the 1? miles in 1:49[1/5]. He picked up $35,295 for his sixth victory in 11 starts this year and raised his 1964 winnings to $371,120. Immediately after the race, a 60% interest in Gun Bow was sold for $600,000 to a syndicate headed by John R. Gaines of Lexington, Ky.
Wheatley Stable's BOLD LAD ($3.40), with Braulio Baeza up, held off Native Charger to take the $102,575 Sapling Stakes for 2-year-olds by half a length to wind up the 56-day meeting at Monmouth Park, N.J. Bold Lad covered the six furlongs in 1:09[2/5] to clip one second from the stakes record. Monmouth's 1964 meeting set two records for the track: the betting handle totaled $101,034,403 and the total attendance was 1,076,186.
"When I asked her to move, away we went," said Jockey Sammy Boulmetis after TOSMAH ($17.60), the lone filly in a field of 10, won the $114,000 Arlington Classic by 2� lengths at Arlington Park in Chicago. The 3-year-old bay owned by Briardale Stables covered the one-mile course in 1:36[1/5].