Prevailing and TYRANT won the two six-furlong divisions of the Delaware Valley Handicap for 3-year-olds at Garden State. Prevailing ($10.40) won by a head over Dot's Imp, and Tyrant ($14.40) by � length over Blade.
MOTOR SPORTS—PORSCHE swept the first three places in Sicily's Targa Florio, Gerhard Mitter and Udo Schutz of Germany winning at a record average speed of 73 mph. The victory gave Porsche its fourth Targa in a row and the ninth in 13 years.
Jackie Stewart drove a Matra-Ford to victory in the Spanish Grand Prix, in Barcelona, doing the 90 laps in 2:16:54.
Bobby Isaac of Catawba, N.C. drove his Dodge to victory in the Fireball 300 at the Asheville-Weaverville, N.C. Speedway at an average speed of 72.58 mph. Isaac, who started on the pole, led for all but 16 laps. James Hylton of Inman, S.C. was second, also in a Dodge.
Parnelli Jones started first and finished first in the Yankee 250-mile stock-car race at Indianapolis, driving a Ford Talladega and averaging a record 82.37 mph. Al Unser was second in a 1969 Dodge Charger.
ROWING—PENN upset Harvard to win the Adams Cup, breaking a Crimson collegiate winning streak of 34 races. Penn took the 2,000-meter race on the Schuylkill by 1� lengths in the slow time of 6:30 (there were 15-to-18-knot headwinds). Navy was another four lengths back in third.
TRACK & FIELD—"Byron is running exceptionally well and confidently." said NYU Coach Joe Healey at the Quantico Relays, and BYRON DYCE performed as advertised, anchoring his team to victories in the sprint and distance medleys and collegiate mile relay and seconds in the two-and four-mile relays. He was named outstanding athlete of the event. "We didn't know if he'd run the mile relay today and played it by ear. But he felt good, so I let him run," Healey said. Dyce anchored it in 47.3 after running a 4:05 mile in the distance medley, a 4:23.5 in the four mile, a 1:49.4 half mile in the sprint and a 1:47.6 half in the two miles over a relatively slow cinder track.
In the San Jose Invitational, JOHN CARLOS ran the 100 in 9 seconds flat but had too much wind behind him (15 mph) to get an official record. He defeated Ronnie Ray Smith, Billy Gaines and Charlie Greene.
The International Amateur Athletic Federation, reacting to the Olympic shoe scandal (SI, March 10), announced in London that track athletes will be required to wear plain white shoes after May 1, 1970. IAAF Secretary Donald Pain said, "We recognize that makers may have a stock of shoes on their hands at the present time, and this is why we are not bringing the rule into force until next year." The IAAF continued its ban on brush spikes.
MILEPOSTS—ANNOUNCED: The engagement of Cub Manager LEO DUROCHER, 62, and Chicago socialite LYNNE WALKER GOLDBLATT, 40. It will be his fourth marriage, her second. The youngest of her three sons by her former husband, Joel, started an engagement of his own during the week—as bat boy for the Cubs.