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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 21, 1971 Flu sidelines gal jockey Suitor could have been tops I COUtD HAVE WON A COUPLE MORE Barbara Suitor, of Acrowwood, takes a look at the racing form with jockeys Vern Watson and Norm Jewell, end feeU maybe she could have won a couple of more races had" she felt better. Mrs. Suitor, also a jockey during the Whoop-Up Days rats meet, won the third race Tuesday but was forced to quit due lo a bad case of the flu. Rodeo opens Thursday evening Some of the best cowboys on hand By OABRY ALLISON Herald Slaff The entry list for the Whoop- Up Days Rodeo reads like i who's who of the rodeo vorld Clmckuagon racing and rodeo action get underway Thursday evening in front of the Exhibi- tion Grandstand. The chuck- wagons hit the track at sever sharp with the rodeo scheduled to follow the running of the ex- citing wagon races. Rodeo action will feature the five main events, saddle anc bareback bronc riding, bull rid- ing, calf roping and steer wrest- ling, as well as the ladies bar- rel race. Slated bo appear in the Whoop-Up Days action is cur- rent world all around and calf roping leader, Phil Lyne of George West, Texas. An ex- world all around champioE, big Benny Reynolds, of Melrose, Montana, is also entered. Many of the top money win- ners at the recently completed Calgary Stampede will appear here including steer wrestler Sonny Ehr and Negro bull rider Myrtis Dightman. TITO top Canadians who fared well at Calgary, brbnc rider Mel Hyland and calf roper Jimmy Gladstone, have also paid their entry fees at Leth- bridge. Calgary saddle bronc cham- pion, Tom Tate, is scheduled to put in an appearance. Bill Smith of Cody, Wyoming, currently leading the world in the saddle bronc race will also work Lethbridge. Three time world" saddle bronc riding champion, Shawn Davis, of Whitehall, Mont., and presently sitting sixth in this year's stand- ings is slated to ride. Kenny McLean, former world and Canadian saddle bronc king, and currently in fourth spot this year is scheduled to test the tough Reg Kesler buck- ing stock at Whoop-Up Days. Many great Canadian c o w- boys, including Rocky Rocka- bar, Lynn Jensen, Bud Van Cleave, Ted Vayro and Law- rence Hutchinson will also com- pete. Last year's Canadian bare- back king, Dale Trotter and time champion in that event, Malcolm Jones, are also slated to put in an appearance. Dale Fuhriman, the 1S70 bull riding champ and this year's leader, John Dodds will also be in competition in the Whoop-Up infield. Arnold Haraga, Tom Sews and Harold Mandeville are all former Canadian all roiiru champions and will all see ac tion during the three-evening rodeo. This is without a doubt one ol TOM BEWS leading Canadian all around KENNY MCLEAN 4th in world standings Golf league standings alter No sweeps were registered in golf league action, but the standings altered some since last week. At Lakeside Jubilee move< within a point away from the league leading Singers while the third place Saleways dropped back a few notches. Singers lead the way with 102 points while Jubilee and Safe- ways stand back with 101 and 98 points respectively. CJiff Broth playing for the louse of Lethbridge fired a 35 ,o capture the low gross "hon- ors Monday while Dennis Kjeldgaard picked np the low net score witli a 31. Low team net score went lo he Jubilee foursome which in- cluded John Kaniwischer, John Campbell, John Eisenbarth and Ted Wilkins who combined for a 143. Meanwhile in the Country Club golf league standings Canada's Aretic Frontier While attending'the lethbridge and District Exhibition why not visit (he ARMED FORCES CARAVAN AND DISPLAY It's cool, comfortable and entertaining. A Military Career Counsellor will be at THE BRIDGE TOWN HOUSE MOTEL on Thursday, Friday and Saturday 22, 23 and 24 July, from noon until 8 p.m. Wliy nol see him lo learn more obouf the opportunities ho has to offer. GIVE IT SOME THOUGHT THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES Packers hold a 11 point spread between them and the second place Gentlemen HI. Packers currently sport 110 points w'lilc Gentlemen II] have 99. Parsons jumped past Lake- view into third place while Beny's also made a jump, as they moral past Lilydate into fifth. In Monday night's action John Fildes ol Lakeview and Joe Diett of Eatons shared the low gross honors both coming up with low 37. Steve Arnason took home the low net score with a 32 and also featured in the low team nel com b i n i n g with John Hunt, Norm Heinitz and Clare Malm- burg to give CHEC the honors with a 139, Tuosrifly night A] Kenwood of Lelhbridge Office Furniture fired a 34 to win the low gross honors. Steve Amason gained the low nel. honors for his second con- secutive night with a whiie Packers came up with the low team net score with a 140. The Packers foursome in- cluded Ross Held, Bill Van Hie most glittering displays big-name cowboys to compel in Lethbridge in many years Many other top hands will par ticipate and should put the Kcs ler stock to the supreme tcs The 14 chuckwagons will als provide plenty of excitemcn as tliey compete over Ihe Ihre nights for the top prize With Lethbridge and Mcdi cine Hat rodeo's still lo g there is a chance that almos all of the top places in th Southern Rodeo Circuit couli change hands. Competition will be a HLtl tougher for those in the rac for circuit honors, and that al ways makes [or good rodeo. The SouLhrn Circuit standin, are as follows; All Around Lynn Jensen, cardslon Tom Bews, Pekisko Dale Rose, ArtEdlclne HaJ Saddle Bronc Rocky Roeknbir, Medicine Har 3arryl Kong, Ausiralia Tom Bcws, Pekisko Doug Void, DeWInlon WIIF Hyland, Surrey, B.C BarebacK Bronc _ynn Jensen, cardslon Dole Troiler, Oarkscn Valley Allan Thorpe, SI. Alberl ileve Loney, Great Foils rte-lcolm Lelhbridge Ladles Barrel Race Vicky Mandeville, Lelhbridge Geraldlne McLaughlin, Pincher Cr Mary WcGee, Frultvale, B.C, ngrld Hewitt, DcWinlon Maria McGec, Fruilvale, B.C Bull Riding Rocky Rockabar, Medicine Ha) Rocky Hubley, Ft. Si John John Dodds, Penellon, Oregon Kelly, Great Falls lenny Reynolds, Melrose, AAonl, Sleep Willing Zelffle, Monitor Harold Mandeville, Lclhbridge Stan Wealhcrly, Botha D- c. Lund, Taber lia Buskirk, Dave Reg Turner. LAKESIDE Crighton and NEC 'flhulje A flnrJ W 3orlcialti Altfl. Co-op f COUNTRY CLUB 'nckors ienllnniDn Ml ack Sullivan, U S. Calf Roping Arnle Johnson, CulbanK, Mont Warren Wuthler, Banner, Wyo, 103 Phil Lyne, Georqe West, Texas Arnold Haraga, Skiff Terry ReMer, BBSsann Post upset over contract SAN DIEGO (AP) Running back Dick Post said Tuesday he's prepared to play out his op- tion this year il the Naliona" Football League San Diego Chargers don't make a fair sal- ary otter. And he's prepared .to play in Canada, if necessary. "They should be willing to pay for a starting running said the four-year NFL veteran. "I'm in the best shape I've ever been in and I really want to play this year, espe- cially with that great offensive line they've got." Post told a news conference (hat the Chargers haven't of- fered "what a top running back is and said he'll sit out Ihis year "or play out my option it that's what they want." But he refused to go back to train- ing camp imlil the team negoti- ates his case. He said he has had just two meetings with the Chargers and only one money offer was made. He did not say what the offer was. Bonvs Lflydnlrt Dnrirmtll CHTC Offlrn Furn fll DO TrtUllrup 70 BIMNDV SH. miiS OGDENSnuriG, N.Y. (API- Joseph R. Brandy Sr., quarter- back of the Noire Dame foot- ball learns of isin-20 under coach Knulc Itocknc, died Tues- day at his summer home on the St. Lnwrencc River. Brandy was n trnm-malc of the -legendary George Gipp at Noire D.ime. After inrr, lie co.iohcd high school football here and involved in local rndlo and nmvspnper work in Ogdciuburg, where lie made hh permanent home. By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Chances are that if Barbara Suitor had fallen from her horse Tuesday she may no have gotten up. Suilor, Uie winnijigest jockey at the Lethbridge Eace Meet the past couple of years could have turned in her bes day of riding had she been heallhy, but she wasn't. Bright skies and sunny wea ther greeted some patrons for the second day of the six day Whoop-Up Days race meet at Whoop-Up Downs and may have added to Suitor's troubles A bad case of the flu side- lined the gal jockey following a victory in the third race o: the day aboard Wayward Boy Suitor was replaced in the fifth and seventh races and each time the mount that would have been hers crossed Qie finish line first. Not being able to ride in the seventh race hurt the most for Mrs. Suitor as Banquet Knight, with jockey Delbert Ryeroft up, won the featured W. T. Hil. Farms Purse. Banquet Knight, owned by Phyllis Dunham of Vulcan, was a winner Monday afternoon well with Kycrbft doing the riding. Rycroft brought the 10-year horse home ahead of Johns Sis for the win. Banquet Knight paid1 for a win ticket, J3.50 for a place and for a show. Monday's featured race was won by Ky Elemal, owned by Ted Meaks of Haymond and trained by the owner. Dick Gray of Valley Feeders pre- sented the blanket. Tuesday's watering hit 592 but gave the bettors three good payoffs. The combination of Viking Rover, ridden by Larry Wise- man in Ihe first race snd French Bar in the second, with Rycroft up. paid eight ticket holders for the daily double. The third race was a quinella and Suitor, aboard Wayward Boy, bested Ace High, with jockey Norm Jewell riding, and New coaches announced MONTREAL (CP) The Ca- n a d i a n Ski Association an- nounced Tuesday the appoint- ment of two new Can-Am ski series coaches for the 1971-72 season. Robert Butler of Montreal, formerly head coach of the southern Ontario ski zone, and Lyn Mclntosh of Thunder Bay, Ont., formerly head coach of Jie Lake Superior ski division, Save both joined the ski team's training camp at Whistler Mountain, B.C. Butler replaces Larry Nelles of Revelstoke, B-C., who returns his former position in charge of coaching clinics and coaching schools for the Cana- dian Ski Association. Mc- lntosh replaces Don Lyon, who joins Peter Franzen, head coach of the women's team on this year's World Cup Circuit. The Can-Am races, initiated last season, is a series of U.S. and Canadian races scored on .he same point system as the World Cup. paid to 44 bettors. Windy Banner crossed the finish line just ahead of Mco Class in the eighth ond paid a quinella worth Buddy Favero, ir his first meet in Lethbridge rode the winner while Rycrof was in the tack of Meo Class The exactor, a combination o Wilson Radiva and Iron Tony in the fifth race, brought i ticket holders ?106.30. Four more days of racing are on tap at Whoop-Up Downs. TRACK SHOTS -Gerry Kip- ling, who won 18 tunes las year, just can't seem to ge going Monday his horse dumped him and Tuesday his mount broke through the fence into the rodeo infield as Kipling jumped free Both times he lost his horse came in the first race of the day Larry Wise- Race results RESULTS Flrsl 5500, 3 year-olds, 5 furlongs Vikfnq Rover (L. Wlsaman) 5.80 2.SO 2.SO, Expanding {Leonard) 2 60 Doc Mac (McDonald) 7.50 Time: :S9 1-5 High Tenor, Lustrous Queen, Prince Aber, Miss Tally, Sllenl Secref also rfln. second sson. 3-year-olds, 7 furlongs French Bar (Rycro't) 62.30 16.70 6.70, Gay Slilcn (Favero) 4.10 3.20, Miss SlampecJer (Willis) 3.JO. Time: 1-5 Western Haze, Secret Dot, Find Kid, New Track, Famous Dolly also ran. DAILY DOUBLE; 11G9.VO. Third claiming, 4-year-olds and UD, 5 Furlongs Wayward Boy (Suiter) 17.20 5 30 3.50, Ace High (Jrwell) 3.50 3.30, Trusty Abe (Schfttlng) 3.20. 1-5 Night Hackler, Some Class. Sys Bern, Prcud Nylon, Gomelo Jlfj also QUJNELLA: 53950. Fourlh SI .250 claimlns, 4-year-clds, S fur- longs (Dflrrl) A BO 770, Green (Favero) 3.10, Fiery Doll (Bourne) 3.90. Time: Mr. SJcckyards, Eva Dobbin, Louis Allby, Pally's Centennial, Count How ".uckv, also ran. Fifth claiming, 4-year-olds and un, 1 1-16 miles Wilson Radlva (Suitor) 10.50 8.10 3.BO. Iron Tony (D. Wiseman) 9.10 7.50, Sun- fost (Leonard) 3.60 Time: 2-5 Canel Pap, Magic Mlnlt, Dean's De- EXACTOR: 1104.30. sixth clalmfng, 4-year-olrfs and no, furlongs Thlgg (L. Wiseman) 17.90 12.70 4-10, Majlc Court (Jenson) 8.20 4.00, Vi- brant (Klollng) 4.60. Time: 2-5 Corfu, Flume, Novelaie, Lucky Je- mima, pressure Vessel! also ran. Seventh claiming, 4 year-olds and up, furlongs Banquet Knight (Rycroftl 10.30 3.50 2.20, Johns Sis (Favsro) B.lO 2.M, Like A Cheelah (Watson) 2.10- Time: -.59 3-5 Famous Terry, Hour Magic, Irish Colonel, Dennis Allhv also ran. Eighth claiming.. 4-year-oldft and up, furlongs Windv Banner (Favero) 18.70 7.50 1.90, Nco Class (Rycroft) 20.20 0.BO, Msgna Ed (Schilling) 3.30. Time: 1-78 4-5 Swma Sporf, Pleasant Hour, Fa- mous Day Boy, Wild Ruth, Krlskel QUINELLA: RECEIVE MEDALLIONS TORONTO