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July 10, 1967
BOATING—BILL STERETT of Owensboro, Ky. drove his 29-foot hemi-powered boat, Miss Chrysler Crew, to victory in the World's Championship Race for unlimited hydroplanes on the Detroit River (page 22).
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July 10, 1967

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BOATING—BILL STERETT of Owensboro, Ky. drove his 29-foot hemi-powered boat, Miss Chrysler Crew, to victory in the World's Championship Race for unlimited hydroplanes on the Detroit River (page 22).

Lee Taylor Jr. of Downey, Calif. shattered the late Donald Campbell's 276.33 mph world water-speed record as he averaged 285.2127 mph for the two one-mile runs in his jet-powered boat, Hustler, on Lake Guntersville, Ala. (page 23).

BOWLING—BILL TUCKER of Los Angeles rolled a total of 9,095 to defeat Bobby Cooper of Fort Worth by 67 pins in the $27,500 El Paso Open tournament.

BOXING—CARLOS ORTIZ retained his world lightweight crown with a TKO over Sugar Ramos of Mexico in the fourth round of a title bout in San Juan, Puerto Rico (page 48).

Former World Welterweight Champion LUIS RODRIGUEZ remained unbeaten against middle-weights when he scored a unanimous decision over Jimmy Lester of San Francisco in a scheduled 10-rounder in Oakland, Calif.

GOLF—BILL CASPER shot a 6-under-par 65 to beat Art Wall by four strokes in an 18-hole playoff for the $200,000 Canadian Open championship in Montreal (page 46).

France's CATHERINE LACOSTE, 22, became the first amateur, first foreigner and youngest winner ever in the history of the U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship, in Hot Springs, Va. (page 24).

HARNESS RACING—PERFECT FREIGHT ($31.80) won a three-quarter-length victory over 70-1 shot Be Sweet in the mile-and-a-half $100,000 United Nations Trot at Yonkers, N.Y., while the odds-on favorite Roquepine broke stride in the stretch and finished fifth.

HORSE RACING—France's 20-1 shot TANEB won his first race of the year in taking the mile-and-nine-sixteenths $230,000 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud at Saint-Cloud, France, by a nose over Nelcius, another French 4-year-old.

With British Champion Lester Piggott up, RIBOCCO, favored in the field of 23, earned U.S. Owner Charles Engelhard first-place money of $161,308 when he took the mile-and-a-half Irish Sweeps Derby at the Curragh by one length over third-choice Sucaryl.

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