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May 27, 1968
EQUESTRIAN—Four riders were chosen for the U.S. Olympic Prix des Nations jumping squad: BILL STEINKRAUS of Noroton, Conn., who has been on four previous Olympic squads; FRANK CHAPOT of Wallpack, N.J., who has competed in three Olympics; Chapot's wife, the former MARY MAIRS; and KATHY KUSNER of Monkton, Md. Both women were on the 1964 team.
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May 27, 1968

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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EQUESTRIAN—Four riders were chosen for the U.S. Olympic Prix des Nations jumping squad: BILL STEINKRAUS of Noroton, Conn., who has been on four previous Olympic squads; FRANK CHAPOT of Wallpack, N.J., who has competed in three Olympics; Chapot's wife, the former MARY MAIRS; and KATHY KUSNER of Monkton, Md. Both women were on the 1964 team.

GOLF—BILLY CASPER of Peacock Gap, Calif. shot a final-round 68 to finish with a 72-hole total of 275 and a five-stroke victory over Gene Littler at the Colonial National Invitation in Fort Worth.

HANDBALL—BILLY YAMBRICK of St. Paul won the senior men's National AAU four-wall singles championship, beating Buzz Shumate of Dallas 21-10, 21-13 at the New York AC.

HARNESS RACING—FLAMBOYANT ($2.80), with Billy Haughton at the reins, won the $100,000 Hilltop Trot at Yonkers by 1� lengths over Dazzling Speed.

HORSE RACING—FORWARD PASS ($4.20) finished six lengths in front of Out of the Way to win the $195,200 Preakness at Pimlico as Dancer's Image, finishing third, was again disqualified (page 18).

Dr. Fager ($4.40), racing for the first time on the West Coast, was brought home by Braulio Baeza to a three-length win over Kissin' George in the $119,600 Californian Stakes at Hollywood Park.

LACROSSE—JOHNS HOPKINS won the national championship by defeating Maryland 10-8 in Baltimore (page 59).

MOTOR SPORTS—JOE LEONARD of San Jose, Calif. won the pole position and Englishman Graham Hill the No. 2 spot at the qualifying trials for the Indianapolis 500 (page 24). Both Leonard, who set qualifying records for one lap (171.953) and four laps (171.559), and Hill drove turbine-powered Lotuses owned by Andy Granatelli.

Vic Elford of Great Britain and Jo Siffert of Switzerland drove a Porsche to first place in the 1,000 kilometers of N�rburgring race in Adenau, Germany. Their victory, which was achieved with a record average speed of 95.06 mph, coupled with a second-place finish by another Porsche, clinched the world auto manufacturers' championship for Porsche.

ROWING—WASHINGTON, leading from the start, finished a length ahead of both Stanford and UCLA at the Western Sprint Regatta in Seattle.

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