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HORSE RACING—EASY GOER ($2.40), Pat Day in the saddle, beat De Roche by 3� lengths to win the Suburban Handicap and $239,400, at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1� miles in 2:00, three fifths of a second off the track record.
Charon ($2.60), Craig Perret up, took the lead with a half mile to go and romped to a nine-length victory over Crowned in the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old filly ran the 1� miles in 2:02[3/5] and won a purse of $172,500.
Patches ($7.60), ridden by Gary Stevens, sprinted ahead of Jefforee in the final strides to win the Hollywood Oaks by a head at Hollywood Park. The 3-year-old filly covered the 1? miles in 1:49[4/5] and earned $96,100.
Isvestia ($3.20), Don Seymour in the saddle, sped past Very Formal to win the Queen's Plate by 13 lengths at Woodbine Racetrack. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1� miles in 2:01[4/5] and earned $235,200.
A Penny is a Penny ($7), ridden by Aaron Gryder, overtook Bodacious Tatas at the top of the stretch and pulled away from Leave It Be near the wire to win the Molly Pitcher Handicap by one length at Monmouth Park. The 5-year-old mare covered the 1[1/16] miles in 1:43[2/5] and earned a winner's purse of $90,000.
MOTOR SPORTS—DALE EARNHARDT, driving a Chevrolet Lumina, defeated Alan Kulwicki, in a Ford Thunderbird, by 1.6 seconds to win a NASCAR event in Daytona Beach, Fla. Earnhardt averaged 160.894 mph for the 160 laps of the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway and earned $72,850 for the victory.
Danny Sullivan, driving a Penske-Chevrolet, beat Bobby Rahal, in a Lola-Chevrolet, by 5.22 seconds to win the Cleveland Grand Prix for Indy Cars. Sullivan averaged 112.483 mph for the 85 laps of the 2.369-mile circuit and earned $81,628.
Alain Prost, driving a Ferrari, defeated Ivan Capelli, in a Leyton-Judd, by 8.6 seconds to win the French Grand Prix at Le Castellet. Prost averaged 121.67 mph for the 80 laps of the 2.37-mile circuit in winning the race for the third consecutive time.
ROWING—HARVARD defeated the University of London by more than three lengths to win the Ladies' Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta, at Henley-on-Thames, England.