Numbered account ($2.80), ridden by Braulio Baeza, took the $135,875 Frizette at Belmont Park by seven lengths over Susan's Girl.
Shadow Brook ($3.60), ridden by Jerry Fishback, the leading jockey on the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association circuit, won the $55,775 Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase at Belmont Park by 5� lengths over Amarind.
MODERN PENTATHLON—Russia edged defending champion Hungary for the individual and team world titles in San Antonio (page 80).
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: FRED GLOVER, 43, as coach of the NHL's California Golden Seals, after one loss and two ties in their first three regular-season games. VIC STASIUK, 42, a 13-year NHL veteran and former coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, was named to replace him.
FIRED: DOLPH SCHAYES, 44, as coach of the NBA's Buffalo Braves, after a 123-90 opening loss to Seattle. Schayes was replaced by JOHN McCARTHY, 36, a part-time NBA player for six seasons and most recently a Brave scout.
FIRED: JOHNNY LIPON, 48, interim manager of the Cleveland Indians after the midseason dismissal of Alvin Dark.
SPLIT: Auto Owner ANDY GRANATELLI and Driver MARIO ANDRETTI, 31, winner of the 1969 Indianapolis 500. "Results during the past year have not been satisfactory for either of us," said Granatelli, owner of the STP auto-racing team. Andretti will join Joe Leonard and Al Unser on Parnelli Jones' racing team, the most successful on the USAC championship circuit.
DIED: C. STAFFORD SMYTHE, 50, president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, from complications following surgery for a bleeding ulcer, in Toronto. Smythe's hockey career spanned some 40 years, and his death came less than two months after he and his partner, Harold Ballard, took control of Maple Leaf Gardens, which was built by Smythe's father, Conn, in the 1930s.