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HORSE RACING—BLESSING ANGELICA ($25.40), ridden by Jacinto Vasquez, won the $124,400 Delaware Handicap by 2� lengths over Deceit at Delaware Park.
Specious ($80), who had won only two races in 13 starts this year, scored a three-length victory over Yellow Zorker in the $57,900 Lawrence Realization at New York's Belmont Park.
MOTOR SPORTS—BUTCH HARTMAN of South Zanesville, Ohio won the USAC stock-car championship by taking the last race of the season, the $83,775 Pennsylvania 500 at Long Pond's Pocono International Raceway. Averaging 116.76 mph in a 1969 Dodge, he finished one second ahead of A.J Foyt. Roger McCluskey, who needed to finish eighth or better to win his third consecutive title, hit a wall with 17 laps remaining. At the time, he was in third place.
POLO—Charles Smith's fifth goal of the game after 90 seconds of a sudden-death overtime gave home team OAK BROOK (Ill.) an 8-7 win over Tulsa-Greenhill in the finals of the National Open tournament. Oak Brook had trailed 7-2 early in the final chukker.
MILEPOSTS—TRANSFERRED: The WASHINGTON SENATORS, to Dallas- Fort Worth, for the 1972 season. American League owners voted 10-2 to allow Owner Robert Short, who has been burdened by a $3 million deficit over the past three years, to move his team to Turnpike Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Baltimore and Chicago voted against the shift.
WITHDRAWN: The GRETEL syndicate, by Australian Sir Frank Packer, from the 1974 America's Cup competition.
DIED: CARROLL WIDDOES, 67, former Ohio State and Ohio University football coach; of a heart attack; in Lake Worth, Fla. Widdoes had a 16-2 record at Ohio State in 1944-45 and a 42-36-5 record at Ohio University in 1949-57.