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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Jvly 20, 1973 THE UTHMIDCE HEKALD Hole Card triumphs Photo is needed to decide victor Feeders feature Hole Card paid and For Nibblet, the narrow loss was made easier to take by the fact he won four of the eight races Thursday. He rode both ends of the daily double, much to the delight of 87 ticket holders who collected for their faith hi him. He ready for a good one mile and rode Tiz a Puff in the first race and followed with a victory atop By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor They bad to put the cameras to good use Thursday at Whoop- Up Downs. The stage was set for the featured seventh race and ev- eryone, some one-sixteenth duel of six horses. They got a duel alright, but from just two horses. But what a duel it was. Irving Simpson'has found winning at Whoop-Up a little hard to come by. Things, how- ever, should get easier after Thursday's featured event. Simpson gave a solid account of himself as a rider as he took Hole Card to the front early, led by two lengths as the field of six passed the grand- stand for the second time and then fought off a brilliant chal- lenge by Whirlagale with Gerry Nibblet in the saddle. Hole Card, owned and trained by Jack Boren of Vernal, Utah, covered the distance in one mi- nute, fifty and four-fifth ends, a fraction faster than Whiriagale. In winning the Hi-Way 52! Mae Jones in the second. Nibblet's third triumph of the day came in the fourth race as he guided Crowfoot Joe home ahead of the pack. He closed out the day with a win aboard Miss Rouser in the eighth race. A photo was needed to decide the winner in the eighth race as well and this tune Nibblet was (he winner. Thursday's crowd poured 845 through the pari-mutaal windows. Jockey Yves Baril was in- jured in the fourth race when he fell from Victory Circle after the two year old horse had jumped the infleld fence head- ing into the last turn. Victory Circle was leading at the time and for no apparent reason bolt- ed over Ox fence. Baril, It was feared, suffered a broken ankle. FIRST claiming, year cfds and up, 7 furlongs Til A Puff (Nlbblett) S.JO 2.10, Monday Morn (Clerk) t.ta 3.30, Last Wages (Simpson) 2.90. and up, 7 furlongs. Fllntstone (Boggs) 4.60 4.30 3.70, Pil- grim Maid (Jensen) 570 4.20, Snow Vixen (Bourne) 5.W. Time: 3-5. New Creator, Royal Drag, Flaming Blaze, Well Received also ran. JCJUINELLA: FOURTH claiming, 2 year olds, I fur. longs. Crowfoot joe (Nibblett) 14.M 5.30 Country Club event fills up There has never been any doubt just how popular the an- nual Country Club men's invi- tational golf tournament is. This year, however, it seems even more popular. To date, almost two-thirds of the 144 accepted entries have been received. The tournament is set for August 4-6 with an entry fee of which entitles the golfer to a smorgasbord and dance Sat- urday night, Aug. 4. All flights will be nine hole match play competition with the exception of the championship final which will be 18 holes. Fin- alists are guaranteed 54 holes of golf including 18 holes of quali- fying Aug. 4. A horse race will be staged on the Monday with consolation in the championship, first, second and third entered. This year's event 24th annual COUNTRY CLUB gross Bill Batting, Lakeview Texaco, Barry Kim- ery, Lethbridge Office Furni- ture and Ralph Effler, Parsons all tied at 42. Low net Dwigbi Jensen, Key Realty and Reg Turner, Swift's tied at 32. Low team net Dorigatti, Ed Clark, Len Allen, Art Dori- gatti and Jim Crigbton 140. Swifts Dortgaffis Key Realty 94 Lakeview Texaco 93 3.20, Silent Ned (Srnpson) 5.10 4.20, Fort Chlmo (Jensen) i.OO. Time: 4-5. Proud Piper, Handsome Roddie, Tami Tik, Chocolate Miss, Victory Circle also ran. FIFTH claiming, 4 year olds, I fur- 'grand's Pride (Neubuhr) 10.70 430 3.70 Prince Nicola (Clark) 8.30 4.70, Polished Point (Boggs) 4.20. Time: 3-5. Julie's Auction, Ma Me O, Matestic Rule, Lovely Summer, Wild Rouser also ran. Into the last turn Chuckwagon races, such as this one heading into the last turn, highlighted part of the action Thursday evening at Whoop-Up Days. The wagons shared top billing with the three-day rodeo kickoff as people took in the action. The rodeo, proceeded by the goes again this evening at eight o'clock. "Zt Rodeo action under way at Whoop-Up Days Packers 92 Tdlestrup 92 Lefhbrldge Office Furniture 86 Eafons M Gentlemen III to Reliance Agencies............. 79 John Blacks 76 Parsons 79 "Cycle for Fun" THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL BENNY 10 SPEED tongs. Dansli longs. Mystical Features Centre puH brakes, alloy crank, safety lev high, flange front, chain guard, kfck stand and padded seat. ONLY NOW SAVE UP TO ON BRIGITTE ITALIAN 5, 10, 15 SPEEDS Reg. to CCM Concord Men's and ladies' 10 SPEED SAVE Reg. Now..... 119" SIXTH allowance, 3 year olds, 5 fur- longs. Lloyd's Image (Olllve) 800 310 310, Banquet Knight (Clark) 2.70 190, Ted. lee (Boggs) 3.70. Time: :59 2-5 Sun Array, Miss Stlmpeder, Swing Leader also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 1 t-W miles Hole Card (Simpsom) 9.10 5.20 5.60, Whiriagale (Nibbtett) 4.10 2.90, Dream' in Demon (Olllve) 4.00. Time: 4-5. Fire Line, Station Road, Silver Simon also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 3 year elds and up, 5 furlongs- Miss Rouser (NIbblatf) 9 40 4-90 3.20, Wayward Boy (Bogga) 3.40 ISO, Bats Last (Clark) 3.00. Time: VOO u. Gayla Fibber, Sky Fire, Twilight Mood, Yankee Fighter, Miss Wilson also ran. 0UINELLA: EDMONTON (CP) Northlands Park race results Thursday: FIRST claiming, 2 year elds, 7 fur- ing Maid (Gold) 19.10 8.90 5.90, Klcnesa (Stadnyk) 1500 9.30, Donlta (Phelan) 4.90. Time- 3-5. Al Bianco, Sit Kid, Lorrwn'S Girl, Lucky Round, Regal Spirit also ran. SECOND claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- Arts (Watson) 2.SO 2.50, Ky Chino (McCauley) 3.00 2.80, April's Best (Wiseman) 7.10. Time: Stromtree, Silver Falls, Painted In- dian, Miss Starspeed, Dave D'Amour also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Fleet Nickle (Indal 9.10 480 3.50, Carbon County (Kipling) 1300 5.00, Restless Willow (Wiseman) 3.20. Time: Artists Palette, Michael O'Brien, Lady Tyrone, Kiss Keysuecon, Perty Jay also ran. QUINELLA: FOURTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Royal Attempt (Parsons) 22.40 8.10 Drink It Up (Phelan) 4.00 2.70, Tidy Force (Hedge) 3.50. Time: 2-5. Kisteper, Go Go Mark, Wind Chill, Look Out Snoopy also ran. FIFTH claiming, 3 year olds, 1 1-16 miles. My Elation (Norris) (JO 4.00 3JO, Nlsnne (Rycrott) 25.10 11.90, Revel Tarte (Whittle) 3.80. Time: 3-5. Khamite, L'Espoir, Go Gypsy, She. shade. Another Mission also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 4 year elds and up, 7 furlongs. Pleasant Mistress (Phelan) 7.60 5.10 S.20, Treasure Cruise (Watson) 10.30 e.90, Jabbtrwocky (Kipling) 9.10. Time: 4-5. Maggie Sex, Sunshine Charlie, Win- arlca, Stuart, Jet Courier also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, miles. New Response (Whittle) 11-50 4.10, Regal Point (Rasmussen) 5-90, Call Me Star (Shields) 3-70. Time: 4-5. Bate Marimba, Shield Of Hope, Bra- wn Bully, Johnny's Honey, Blue also ran. EIGHTH 3 year olds and up. 7 furlenos. Avlemere (Frailer) 15JO 5.80 3.10, i Ladyschmidt (Shields) 3.50 2JO, Mam.! stile (Norris) 2.30. j Time: 2-5. i Carla C, Em-ral Linn, Bonnie Brier Magic, Run For Life, Monoo May. Vickie's Champ. Pop's Lady ran. QUINELLA: Abbie gets 80, and that's no bull By GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Hank Abbie, a veteran bul rider from Bumsey, Alberta, bested named a Reg Twirley Kesler during bul the opening performance of ths Whoop-Up Days rodeo for an outstanding 80 point ride. Abbie, a veteran of Nations Finals competition, clung to the back of the twisting, dip- ping bull for eight seconds earning the top ride of the ro- deo thus far. Two other bull tamers, Lee Wackier of Lethhridge and Gary Hunt of Williams Lake B.C. wer-3 well behind Abbie with 64 points apiece. An Aus- tralian cowboy, Fete Dolan was next in line with -a mark of 63. The early leader in the sad d'e bronc riding is a Highwood, Montana cowboy, Cleve Loney Loney got himself in perfec rhythm with a bronc Red Cloud and picked up 70 points for his effort. Second place is split betweei John Gratton of Edmonton an Mel Hyland, 1972 world and Canadian bronc riding king Both men earned 69. points Current leader in the Canadian standings, Jerry Sinclair, was fourth with 66 points. Bud Monroe, a Billings, Mon- tana bareback rider raked out 67 points astride Freckles to grab the first-night lead in his division Knotted in second spot with 63 points are Mike Haywood of Langley, B.C. and Date Green- wood of Lousana. Two more cowboys, David Cramps am Mark Twogood were tied in fourth and fifth with 60 points. An unexpected highlight oi lite rodeo was the hilarious an- tics of the clowns. Earl Doering, Mickey Bag- nell and Duane Rechart, par- icularly with their Dr. Ben Krazy act, had the 3.000 plus spectators laughing and clap- ling along with the fun. The men in the timed events had nothing but trouble. The best anyone could do in he calf roping was a run of 15.8 turned in by Cochrane's Barry Edge. Dick Aldoff, a jetbbridge roper, was next in me with a slow time of 194. Levi Blackwater's 21.8 was Tiough to more him into third H your child delivers papers, flyers, etc., in and see trw "BUGGER" TRAILER for behind yevr BERT MACS CYCLE 3rd AVE. S. PHON192M221 CLOSED MONDAY OWN THURSDAY and WIOAY UNTO. t M UNIVERSAL ENGINE REBUILDERS AND PARTS NOW OPEN CHECK OUR MICES, WARRANTY AND SfRVICE THIS MONTH SPECIAL 2W CHEV MOTORS complete mcch. 327 CHEV MOTORS compkta 112 33rd St. N. 3274922 THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING July 16th thru 21st UTHBRID6E EXHIBITION RACETRACK POST TIMf PAftl-MUTUEl J.30 P.M. OAKY W BETTING position after the first night's action. The steer wrestlers didn't fare much better than the ropers as most of the boys just couldn't get things together. Harold Bolt of Liden, Wash- ington bad 5.9. While it was the fastest time of the night it shouldn't stand up over the next two performances. An amazingly high time of 13.7 was good for second spot for Garth Adams of Rosemary while two other doggers found themselves in the top four even after picking up 10 second pen- aides. Charlie Simpson of Helena had a total time of 15.4 while Cardston's Bill Reeder was next with 19.7. Lila Mae Stewart of Missoula, Montana led the chase for the honors in the gal's barrel racing at the end of the first night's action with a time of 16 seconds fiat. Three otter gals, Greta Manter, Jerri Duce and Rogina day- man were grouped in second with runs of 16.2. The wild horse race was a real scramble with Ernie Do- na's team finally coming out through the mixture of dust, cowboys and horses as the top team. ADen Adams of Rose- mary was second. Gary Dorchester, driving the Colbourae Bros, rig of WetasM- win and "bouncing" Bobby Cos- grave, heading up the Newall Bros, outfit, are tied for the lead after the first chuckwagon racing with of a clocking of one minute and nine seconds apiece. Right behind the leaders is- the John Irwin team of Cal- gary with a running team of one minute, nine and eight tenths seconds. Richard Cos- grave handles the reins for the Irwin outfit. John Crawford drove the Vern Mirth rig of "ftorsby to victory in the first race, edg- ing out Eresman Bros, of Ar- Miiior baseball The Norcrest Senior Little League advanced to the Prairie finals staged in Moose Jaw, Sask. July 27-29 by defeating the Lakeside Sen- ior Little League All-Stars 13-5 in a playoff match Thursday night. Dave Miskulin led the Nor- crest squad to the Prairie fin- als as he hurled a six-hitter while fanning seven batters for the win. Greg Graham was tagged with the loss after giving up 11 htts while striking out five. Kevin Kotkas belted a home run for the winners white Mis- fculin aided his own cause with a pair of singles. Paul Overing managed a double and a single in a losing cause. I rowwood, driven by Larry In another two-wagon race Gary Dorchester out distanced the Ward Willard rig driven by Phil Pollock. Richard Cosgrave drove the John Irwin wagon to victory in the Surd, heat, leaving the Evan Bodrub outfit and Phal Motor's behind fat their dust. The Block Bros, rig -with Cookey Terbert at the helm beat out Smobsy Wilson's team and colorful Sundown Hani in one of the best races of (he night. Bobby Cosgrave's fast time came in the final heat as he raced in ahead of Gary Dor- chester hi the Ray McCullough team and Doug Nelson, bring- ing in the Jack Curzon rig. BEHIND THE CHUTES Two Lethbridge city policemen making like bullfighters as one the buBs got loose behind the chutes Young Lae Mo- Peak is the half-a-body In the pants in the Dr. Ben Krazy clown act calf roper Glen Thompson had his problems Glen's calf was almost as big as the horse be drew in tiie bareback event Joy Brown knocked over all three of her barrels hi the barrel racing mat must have been a first for the former Duce gal from Granum the duck- wagons hit the track at 8 to- night with rodeo action to fol- low. 1972 Datsun 240Z Air conditioning, all 1971 Toyota Corolla Good running order. 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne Perfect condition, 1969 Ford Galaxie 500 2-door hardtop, good condition. 1 (One) 1973 Datsun DEMO CLEARANCI Foreign Car (Lethbridge) Ltd. 1102 3rd 321.9651 The Prime Canadian QF.C. IAN WHISKY IS A FWUcY-ACCO WHISKY US PEDIGREED GOODNESS REPRESEMTS THE PROUDEST ACH.'EVEHENT OF CANADA'S MOST DISTINGUISHED MASTER whisky is 8 years old. Picked in its prime. At 2-years old Canadian whisky is pale, harsh, unmatured and around 12 is darker and beginning to take on a heavy 'woody' taste, In between this time, it becomes golden, mellow, smooth and full-bodied. In our opinion OFC is the prime Canadian whisky. That's why OFC is only 8 years old. The prime time for taste, try it. OStftiSO AGED 90TTIEI) 1 SUPSWiSIOK OF THfcCAWADlAN COVttNHErtf OFC "It takes no getting used lo." ;