HORSE RACING—SPECTACULAR BID ($2.10), Ron Franklin up, defeated Lot O' Gold by 4� lengths to win his eighth straight race, the $200,000 Florida Derby at Gulfstream. The 3-year-old covered the 1? miles in 1:48[4/5] (page 54).
Sensitive Prince ($2.40), Jacinto Vasquez up, won the $60,650 Seminole Handicap at Hialeah by 2� lengths over Tacitus. The 4-year-old covered the 1? miles in 1:47[1/5].
Caline ($11.40), ridden by Bill Shoemaker, defeated Terlingua by a length to win the $114,000 Santa Susana Stakes at Santa Anita. The three-year-old filly was timed in 1:41[3/5] for the 1[1/16] miles.
MOTOR SPORTS—GORDON JOHNCOCK, averaging 119,389 mph in a Penske, won the Phoenix 150 by 1.3 seconds over Rick Mears' Penske.
Cale Yarborough, averaging 83.608 mph in an Oldsmobile, won the Richmond 400 by six seconds over Bobby Allison's Thunderbird.
SKIING—COLORADO defeated Utah 153-130 in Steamboat Springs, Colo. to win the NCAA championship.
Middlebury won the AIAW championship in Marquette, Mich., defeating Colorado 310.5-298.8.
SQUASH RACQUETS—SHARIF KHAN OF Toronto defeated Stu Goldstein of New York City 12-15, 15-3, 15-11, 15-12 in Toronto to win the $20,000 World Professional Championship.
TENNIS—The U.S. beat Australia 7-0 in New Haven, Conn., to win the Aetna World Cup.
Wendy Turnbull defeated Virginia Wade 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 in the finals of the $125,000 Avon Championships of Philadelphia.