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HARNESS RACING—TEMUJIN, Clarence Martin driving, won the $161,000 Fox Stake for 2-year-olds in Indianapolis with 1-4 finishes in two heats. Icarus Lobell, who set a track-record 1:54.2 in winning the second heat, placed second with 11-1 finishes.
Higheasterjet ($2.80), W.R. Hunt up, won the $854,000 All-American Derby for quarter horses at Ruidoso Downs, nosing out Queen For Cash. The 3-year-old gelding covered the 440 yards in 21.93.
Lets dont fight ($13.80), John Lively up, beat Tropic Ruler by half a length in the $508,975 Arlington-Washington Futurity at Arlington Park. The 2-year-old colt covered the seven furlongs in 1:29[1/5].
Noble Nashua ($8.20), Cash Asmussen aboard, won the $115,000 Jerome Handicap at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old colt covered the mile in a track-record 1:33[1/5], finishing 3� lengths ahead of Maudlin.
MOTOR SPORTS—ALAIN PROST, averaging 113.709 mph around the 2.642-mile circuit in a Renault RE 30, won the Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort by 8.24 seconds over Nelson Piquet, in a Brabham BT 49. Prost covered the 72 laps in 1:40:22.43.
SOCCER—NASL: As the first playoff round wound up, there were noises from the four Southern Division teams—but the loudest ones came from unexpected quarters. Regular-season champion Atlanta was not only eliminated in two straight games by the third-place Jacksonville Tea Men, but the Chiefs also went out with a whimper. They announced they would close the franchise because of three years of woeful attendance and almost a $7 million deficit. Meanwhile, the league's two other Florida franchises, Southern cellar dweller Tampa Bay and Southern runner-up Fort Lauderdale, achieved upsets in their best-of-three series. Tampa Bay sent Vancouver, the Northwest champs, packing with 4-1 and 1-0 victories, and the Strikers eliminated Calgary with a 2-0 win in which Branko Segota scored twice, giving the Yugoslavian-born forward all five goals in Fort Lauderdale's two-game sweep. Other playoff survivors were Minnesota, which took two straight from Tulsa; Montreal, which was extended to three games by Los Angeles; Chicago, which used Charlie Fajkus' goal to subdue Seattle; and San Diego, which dropped the first game but rallied to take two from Portland.
ASL: While New York United closed in on the point title with a 2-1 win over Cleveland, the New York Eagles beat Detroit 4-0 as Forward Bill Bolevic scored twice, giving him 25 goals on the year and breaking the ASL single-season scoring record of 23, set by Boston's Jose Neto in 1975.
TENNIS—HANA MANDLIKOVA defeated Pam Casale 6-2, 6-2 to win a $100,000 event in Mahwah, N.J.
TRACK & FIELD—SEBASTIAN COE set a world record of 3:47.33 in the mile in Brussels (page 24). Two days earlier STEVE OVETT had lowered Coe's week-old mile mark of 3:48.53, running the distance in 3:48.40 in Koblenz, West Germany. Also in Brussels, PAM SPENCER improved her American women's high-jump mark by a quarter inch, clearing 6'5�", and at the Koblenz meet, STEVE SCOTT ran the 1.500 in 3:31.96, surpassing Jim Ryun's U.S. record of 3:33.1 set in 1967.