HORSE RACING—Gedney Farm's GUN BOW ($4.90), Walter Blum up, nosed out Kelso to win the $108,200 Woodward Stakes at Aqueduct (page 68).
Italian-bred PRINCE ROYAL II, a 3-year-old owned by Rex Ellsworth of Arcadia, Calif. and ridden by French Jockey Roger Poincelet, finished three-quarters of a length ahead of Santa Claus, winner of the Epsom and Irish Derbies, to take the $302,000 Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe, Europe's richest race, at Longchamp. Prince Royal, who paid better than 16 to 1, was sired by Italy's Ribot—himself a two-time winner of the race (1955 and 1956).
MOTOR SPORTS—Britain's GRAHAM HILL beat his countryman John Surtees by 30 seconds to win the Grand Prix of the United States for the second straight year, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (page 28).
Art Arfons of Akron, piloting his own jet-powered, free-wheeling vehicle, sped to a world land-speed record of 434.02 mph at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. Just three days earlier, Tom Green of Wheaton, Ill. had driven a jet racer owned by Art's brother Walt to a new mark of 413.2 mph (page 66).
Another world record fell on the Salt Flats when motorcycle rider ROGER REIMAN of Kewanee, Ill., the 1964 AMA Grand National Champion, rode a 250-cc. Harley-Davidson cycle an average 156.24 mph over the mile course, breaking the old mark of 150 mph set in 1956 by Herman Mueller.
TENNIS—ROY EMERSON overpowered Dennis Ralston 6-3, 6-3 to win the Pacific Southwest tournament in Los Angeles for the third time. The women's title went to MARIA BUENO when she outlasted Billie Jean Moffitt 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
MILEPOSTS—DESTROYED: The Olympic equestrian three-day team's MARKHAM, an 11-year-old gelding, when he went berserk aboard a plane en route to Tokyo. Markham, ridden by Michael Plumb of Syosset, N.Y., helped the U.S. three-day team gain a gold medal at the 1963 Pan American Games in Brazil.
DIED: Longtime track coach FRED TOOTELL, 62, who won a gold medal in the hammer throw (174 feet 10� inches) at the 1924 Olympics, at a hospital in Wakefield, R.I. During his 31 years as head track and field coach at the University of Rhode Island (1925-55), Tootell's cross-country teams had 18 undefeated seasons and won the 1941 NCAA championship; his outdoor track teams had 17 undefeated seasons, including eight straight Yankee Conference titles (1948-55).