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A roundup of the week July 4-10
July 17, 1972
BOATING—BILL STERETT JR., driving his Pride of Pay 'N Pak at 109.090 mph, won the President's Cup Regatta for unlimited hydroplanes on the Potomac River in Washington (page 20).
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July 17, 1972

A Roundup Of The Week July 4-10

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BOATING—BILL STERETT JR., driving his Pride of Pay 'N Pak at 109.090 mph, won the President's Cup Regatta for unlimited hydroplanes on the Potomac River in Washington (page 20).

BOXING—BEN VILLAFLOR, world junior lightweight champion, scored a TKO over Carlos Fernandez of Mexico in the third round of a nontitle fight in Honolulu.

FENCING—RUTH WHITE, 20, became the first woman to win two national fencing titles before her 21st birthday when she took the foil crown in Waltham, Mass. ALEX ORBAN won the men's saber title for the fourth consecutive time, defending champion JAMES MELCHER took the epee and BURT FREEMAN, a 1st lieutenant in the Marine Corps, captured the foil. All made the Olympic team. Other qualifiers included the 1972 NCAA foil titlist, Tyrone Simmons, and former Olympians Harriet King, Steve Netburn (�p�e) and Jack Keane and Al Morales (saber).

GOLF—GAY BREWER gained his first tour victory since the 1967 Masters when he fired a final-round 70 for a 275 total and a one-stroke win in the $150,000 Canadian Open at Cherry Hill in Ridgeway, Ontario.

Dick Storey, a 64-year-old Scottish businessman, shot a final-round 76 for a 293 total to capture the International Seniors Amateur Golf Championship at Gleneagles, Scotland.

HORSE RACING—KEY TO THE MINT ($12.40) tied the track record of 1:54[4/5] for 1[3/16] miles to win the $118,100 Brooklyn Handicap at Aqueduct. One of only two 3-year-olds in the field—the other, Freetex, finished last—he outdistanced his nearest rival, Autobiography, by two lengths.

Favored MR. JET MOORE ($3.80) sped 400 yards through the rain in 19.70 seconds to win the $205,200 Rainbow Derby at Ruidoso Downs, N. Mex. by 1� lengths over Alamitos Angel.

Brigadier Gerard remained unbeaten, taking his 14th straight race and a winner's purse of $79,820 when he scored a one-length victory over Gold Rod in the $117,820 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park, England.

Bill Shoemaker, who had not won in his last 18 stakes races, guided BUZKASHI ($19.60) to a 2�-length triumph over Single Agent in the $83,300 American Handicap at Hollywood Park. Later in the week at the same track he rode HILL CIRCUS ($7.60) to a 10-length victory over Manta in the $64,600 Beverly Hills Handicap. Typecast, who carried top weight of 127, 12 pounds more than the winner, finished third.

MOTOR SPORTS—GEORGE FOLLMER, driving injured Mark Donohue's L&M Porsche- Audi, averaged 113.9 mph to win Road Atlanta, the second race in the SCCA Canadian-American Challenge Cup series, at Gainesville, Ga. (page 58).

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