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Barbarika ($6.60), Aaron Gryder up, led from wire to wire to beat Colonial Waters by a neck and win a Breeders' Cup race at Turfway Park. The 5-year-old mare ran the 1[1/16], miles in 1:44 and earned $119,015.
Lay Down ($4.20), with Herb McCauley in the saddle, held off Sir Wesley to win the Washington Park Handicap by 3� lengths, at Arlington International Racecourse. The 6-year-old son of Spectacular Bid ran the 1? miles in 1:48[2/5] and collected $64,680.
Bill E. Shears ($7), Rick Wilson up, coasted to a nine-length victory over Shy Tom to win the Polynesian Handicap and $60,000, at Pimlico. The 5-year-old gelding covered the 1[1/16] miles in 1:41 flat.
Meadow Star ($2.40), ridden by Jose Santos, made a strong stretch move to beat Verbasle by six lengths and win the Matron Stakes, at Belmont. The 2-year-old filly ran the seven furlongs in 1:22[4/5] and earned $93,240.
MOTOR SPORTS—MICHAEL ANDRETTI, driving a Lola-Chevrolet, beat his father. Mario Andretti, also in a Lola-Chevrolet, by 7.63 seconds to win a CART event in Lexington, Ohio. Michael averaged 85.75 mph over the 89 laps of the 2.25-mile, 13-turn circuit. He took home $80,655.
Bill Elliott, behind the wheel of a Ford Thunderbird, defeated Mark Martin, also in a Thunderbird, by 1.38 seconds to win a NASCAR event in Dover, Del. Elliott averaged a track-record 125.945 mph for the 500 laps of the Dover Downs International Speedway one-mile oval and earned $83,100.
Horst Skoff outlasted Sergi Bruguera 7-6, 7-6 to win the Geneva Open. The victory was worth $32,400.
MILEPOSTS—SENTENCED: By a district court judge in Cuyahoga County. Ohio, former Cleveland Slate basketball coach KEVIN MACKEY, 44, to 60 days in a drug and alcohol treatment center on charges of cocaine abuse and driving under the influence of alcohol, to which Mackey had pleaded no contest; and by a district court judge in Montgomery County, Md., Maryland basketball coach GARY WILLIAMS, 44, to one year's unsupervised probation for driving while intoxicated.