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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).
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).