Bayakoa ($3), Laffit Pincay in the saddle, took command in the stretch to defeat Stormy But Valid by four lengths to win the Hawthorne Handicap, at Hollywood Park. The 6-year-old mare ran the mile in 1:34 and won a purse of $61,400.
Royal Reach ($5.20), Chris McCarron up, beat Live The Dream by 1� lengths to win the Seabiscuit Stakes and $50,100, at Hollywood Park. The 3-year-old colt had a time of 2:00[3/5] for the 1� miles.
LACROSSE—HOBART defeated Washington College of Chestertown, Md., 18-6 to win its 11th consecutive NCAA Division III championship.
MOTOR SPORTS—DALE EARNHARDT, driving a Chevy Lumina, beat Ken Schrader, also in a Lumina, by less than a second to win a NASCAR event and $325,000 in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt averaged 163.001 mph for 70 laps of the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway.
ROWING-HARVARD beat Wisconsin by 4.1 seconds over the 2,000-meter course to win the men's eight-oared championship at the eastern intercollegiate sprints, in Worcester, Mass.
SOCCER—In a World Cup tune-up match, the U.S. team defeated Partizan Belgrade 1-0 in New Haven, Conn.
TENNIS-MONICA SELES defeated Steffi Graf 6-4, 6-3 to win the German Open and $100,000, in West Berlin. In achieving her fifth straight tournament title, Seles broke Graf's 66-match victory streak, which dated back to last June.
Thomas Muster routed Andrei Chesnokov 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to prevail in the Italian Open and earn $160,000, in Rome.
Debbie Graham of Stanford beat Nicole Arendt of Florida 6-3, 6-3 to win the NCAA women's singles championships, in Gainesville, Fla. STANFORD won its fifth straight women's team title by beating Florida 5-1.
TRACK & FIELD—RANDY BARNES of the U.S. set a world record in the shot put with a throw of 75'10�", in Los Angeles. He broke the previous record of 75'8" held by Ulf Timmermann of East Germany since 1988 (page 71).