European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 15 1968, Page 18

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 15, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse, july the stars and stripes to. I seed Page net Field Milwaukee wis a top seeded Arthur aide and Clark Graebner. Deeded fourth Bead the list of competitors in the . Lawn Tennis association Clay court championships opening monday at the Tow club. Ashe the defending Champion from Richmond va., and Graebner a new yorker scored major upsets recently at the first open Wimbledon meet where both reached the Semi was ranked 13th at Wimbledon where he Defeated Tom Okker of the Netherlands a top rated Amateur and Australia pro John Newcombe the fourth seed. The unseeded Graebner knocked off another australian professional. Fred Stolle ranked Ltd and Spanish Amateur Manuel Santana seeded seeded second the nation s top ranked men player Charles Pasarell of puerto Rico is seeded second a Milwaukee. T other seeded players were Cliff Richey san Angelo tex., no.3 Marty Riessen Evanston hi., no. 5 Stan Smith Pasadena Calif., no. 6 Bob Lutz los Angeles no. 7 and Jim Osborne Honolulu no. 8. All except Riessen Are Mem Bers of the . Davis cup team. Mike Belkin of Canada is the top seed among foreign players. Others Are Jaime Fillol Chile no. 2 Peter Lingen South Africa no. 3 Ramanathan Krishnan India no. 4 Joaquin Loyo Mayo Mexico no. 5prmjit Lall India no. 8 Patricio Cornejo Chile no. 7 and Allan Stone Australia no. 8. Nancy Richey backing the women s draw top seeded Nancy Richey of san an Elo tex., will return to seek Ler sixth consecutive title. Mis Richey has won the Champion snip five times. Peaches Bartkowicz of Ham track mich., is the second seed. Others Are Stephanie Denna Hollywood fla., no. 8 Athy Harter Seal Beach Cal a no. 4 Vicki Rogers Rye i in 5� Valerie Ziegenfuss an Diego Calif., no. 8 tory in of Angeles no. 7, and Inda Tuero Metairie la., no. The tournament will the week with the finals on sunday july 21. Urett. Stays with Oue Shouston up Veteran of guard Sonny Bishop has her a to year contract wit the Houston oilers of the Amer pot Ball league. Bishop a Pound Fresno state Grad uate has since 1964. Roque Pine repeats in Roosevelt Trot we Astbury . Apro utne the favorite from Fra hate put on a rousing stretch finish and won he $100,000 Roosevelt International Trot sat urday night. It was the second straight year that the 7-year-old Mare from France has won this Glam Orous International race for the world Trottlr drive ing championship n by Jean Rene Groug Eon Roque Pine overhauled the Pace setting Kentucky Fibber of Sweden in the i a s t 50 Yards to win the global spectacular Byone length. Kentucky Fibber a 12-1 Longshot who had led All the Way Hung on to land the runner up spot by a neck Over the fast Fin Ishing fresh Yankee of Canada. Four and one half lengths Back in fourth place came ecu Mene of Italy followed by Sim Merl of West Germany with Carlisle of the United states disappointing sixth. Be chant of new zealand and Epsom of Austria brought up the rear. French favorite Jean Rene Gougeon was in the sulky behind Roque Pine when the French Mare won her second straight championship in the 10th Roosevelt International Trot saturday with a rousing stretch drive. Sweden entry Kentucky Fibber was 2nd. A Victor in Hollywood Gold cup Roque Pine showing no Evi Dence of the reported lameness in her left front foot that is sup Post to have caused her de feats in her last two starts be fore coming to the United states went off the 6-5 favorite and paid $4.40 and $.3.60 and $3. Kentucky Fibber driven by Knut Lindblom returned $8.40 and $4.20. Fresh Yankee reined by Sanders Russell paid $3.20 to show. The time for the 1 4 Miles was2 38 3-5. Kentucky Fibber who warmed up impressively surprised by going right into the Lead fro the no. 8 Post position. Soon after the Start Roque Pine who left from the no. 6 Post moved up on the outside of Kentucky fib Ber. They raced first and second around two turns during the mile in 2 08 4-5.starting the last one Quarter mile the French Mare move Dup on virtually even terms with the swedish horse but again fell behind on the last turn As a big upset seemed to be in the Mak ing. At the head of the stretch however Gougeon started driving the Mare and she responded nobly. Meantime fresh Yankee came into Contention on the far outside just As the Canadia Mare did last year when she finished second to Roque Pine. Fora few fleeting seconds in mid stretch it seemed fresh Yankee might win but Roque Pine proved to have plenty the end Gougeon said i was very confident when fresh Yankee came on the outside. I was glad when Kentucky Fibber took the Lead because i did not want to set the , driving fresh Yankee said we just could t get loosest the Billy Haughton behind Carl Isle said the Uncle Sam Standard bearer just could t get lost any possible Chance by breaking stride on the last turn. Inglewood Calif. Up Princess Esian the lesser half of the favored entry with gamely came Between horses in the stretch saturday to capture the 29th running of the $162,100 Hollywood Gold cup Bya nose at Hollywood Park. When gamely faded out of the Money in the stretch portion of the mile and a Quarter race Princess Esian turned on a tremendous burst of Speed to overhaul racing room just before reaching the finish line. Quicken tree another late closing horse got up for third Whilo the Pace Sot tag rising Market faded to fourth. Princess Esian a 4-year-Olddaughter of princ Equillo out of Olanesian became Only the third feminine Winner of the Gold cup the nation s richest Handicap division race and highlight event of the summer meeting. And she did it in Brilliant fashion with a winning time of 1 59 4-5. Jockey Don Pierce washboard Princess Esian for fifth Winner of the William Haggin Perry entry of Princess Esian an gamely returned $3.80, $2.40 and $2.20. Racing room paid senators recall Moore from in farm club Baltimore a the Washington senators announced saturday the recall of pitch Rbarry Moore from Buffalo of the International league re placing Darold Knowles who leaves monday for air Force duty in Japan. Moore a left hander had a 1-2record with Buffalo. Stage door Johnny wins new York up Green Reo stable s stage door John Winner of the Belr Dontaes overtook the tiring Czar sex Antler in the stretch Satur in the 8l9m Der. Handicap by two of the Way rallied in the Al .furlo,n8 to nose out Jan Pion for place Money As Alexander faded All tieback to last in the Field of door Johnny one of the "

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