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A roundup of the week June 19-25
July 03, 1978
BOATING—ACADIA, a 51-foot sloop skippered by Burt Keenan of Columbus, Ohio, won the IOR Division of the 635-mile Bermuda ocean race with a corrected time of 95:52:53. BABE, a 39-foot 10-inch Concordia-class yawl captained by Arnold Gay of Annapolis, Md., took the MHS Division with a corrected time of 100:40:19.
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July 03, 1978

A Roundup Of The Week June 19-25

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BOATING—ACADIA, a 51-foot sloop skippered by Burt Keenan of Columbus, Ohio, won the IOR Division of the 635-mile Bermuda ocean race with a corrected time of 95:52:53. BABE, a 39-foot 10-inch Concordia-class yawl captained by Arnold Gay of Annapolis, Md., took the MHS Division with a corrected time of 100:40:19.

Bill Muncey averaged 106.236 mph on a three-mile course to win the Unlimited Hydroplane Division at the Spirit of Detroit Cup races.

CREW—BULGARIA won the featured Guiness Trophy race for elite eights at the Nottingham International Regatta in England, the University of Washington coming in second, 1� lengths back. France finished third and Syracuse University was fourth. GREAT BRITAIN took the overall championship, with Bulgaria second, Ireland third and France fourth.

GOLF—PAT BRADLEY had a final-round 67, five under par, to win the $50,000 Lady Keystone Open in Hershey, Pa. Her total of 206 was four strokes better than Jane Blalock's. Bradley's victory ended Nancy Lopez' bid for a sixth straight win on the LPGA tour. Lopez, who started the day eight strokes behind Bradley, finished with a 74 and wound up in a tie for 13th place with a 221, 15 strokes behind the winner.

Bruce Lietzke's final-round 2-over-par 73 gave him a one-stroke victory over Pat McGowan in the $250,000 Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario. Lietzke finished with a total of 283 for his third career victory and his first this season on the PGA tour.

HORSE RACING—EXCELLER ($4.40), ridden by Bill Shoemaker, won the $350,000 Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park by a neck over Text. The 5-year-old covered the 1� miles in 1:59.1.

B. Thoughtful ($3.00), Donald Pierce up, won the $110,000 Hollywood Oaks at Hollywood Park by six lengths over Country Queen. The 3-year-old filly was timed in 1:47[3/5] for the 1? miles.

Regal Embrace ($7.10), Sandy Hawley riding, won the $100,000-added Queen's Plate at Woodbine in Toronto by a neck over Overskate. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1� miles in 2:02, matching the track record. It was Hawley's fourth Plate victory, tying him with Avelino Gomez.

MOTOR SPORTS—Indy 500 winner AL UNSER, driving a Lola-Cosworth, averaged 142.261 mph to win the Pocono 500 by 24.4 seconds over Johnny Rutherford in a McLaren-Cosworth. Unser now has won two legs of auto racing's Triple Crown and needs a victory in the California 500 on Labor Day weekend for a sweep.

George Follmer, driving a Prophet, won the Can-Am race at St. Jovite, Quebec, finishing 3 laps and 6.45 seconds ahead of Mike Allen's Lola. The winner completed 60 laps of the 2.65-mile Mt. Tremblant circuit at an average speed of 87.681 mph.

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