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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, June 6, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Post to finish line li 7 Vic's was vicior By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Vic's Gal left the No. 2 post position in a hurry, grabbed the rail early and for all intents and purposes it was all over in Wednesday's featured sixth race at Whoop-Up Downs. There will be no racing today at Whoop-Upr A cold epidemic, which resulted from high winds early in the week, has hampered several horses. There will be a full eight-race card Friday evening starting at five and another Saturday at two o'clock. Racing will take place each day next week. Val's Gal jumped into a two- length lead and never looked back as she won the Schwartz Agencies trophy blanket for Wednesday's results FIRST S1.F n claiming, three, four and five yeai old maidens, five furlongs. Alibaster Bee (Suitor) 7.80 4.50 3.10. Duel Fair (Lynn) 10.10 6.60, Fire Cracker (Boggs) 4.30. Time: Mr. Go Lucky, Capasin. Tami Tik, Gallant Sis also ran. SECOND S1.500 claiming, three, four and five year old maidens, five furlongs. Narrabeen (Clark) 19.40 8.103.00, Compelling's Last (Bourne) 7.20 3.70, Majestic Rule (Boggs) 2.60. Time: Hae's Auction. Lovely Summer, Lad's Fool. Thanks Again also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD S1.000 claiming, three year olds and up, five furlongs. Roly Minx (Baril) 9.90 3.10 3.50. Belmont Baron (Tobacco) 3.50 3.70, Reserved Speed (Bourne) 3.40. Time: Win 'N Grin, Teriaki, Neber Like Vic. Rich Benediction also ran. QUINELLA: FOURTH Three year olds and up. allowance, three furlongs. Go Sure Shot (McNally) 6.30 3.70 3.80. Sweetie's Red Bar (Jeffries) 3.70 2.80, Whistle Be Fast (Clark) 2.80. Time: .35 Sorrel Nibs, Sorrel Hummer, Okan Van, also ran. FIFTH Two year olds and up. allowance, three furlongs. Tango King (Bourne) 7.60 4.20 2.70, Jean Ballyhoo (McGhie) 7.40 2.90, Alder Bench (Jeffries) 2.50. Time: .36 Shorty's Spirit, Caution Clay also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH S2.500 claiming, three year olds and up, five furlonas. Vic's Girl (McNally) 5.90 4.00 2.70, Top Chief (Linn) 7.60 3.00, Shikaree (Suitor) 2.40. Time: Shamrock Billy. August Morn, Arthur D also ran. SEVENTH S1.500 claiming, three olds and up, seven furlongs. Who's Laughing (Boggs) 9.20 4.80 6.50, Arts Shadow (Burrell) 10.40 5.70, Kokua (Jeffries) 9.10. Time: Maris Pass. Ky Chino, Tickle Your Fancy, Whirlagale also ran. QUINELLA: owners J. B. Stables of Edmonton and trainer Bill Zotsman. Given an excellent ride by jockey Herb McNally, Vic's Gal enjoyed a six-length lead leaving the last turn but a strong finish by Tommy Linn aboard Top Chief narrowed the winning margin to three lengths. Vic's Gal covered the five furlongs in one minute, one- fifth seconds and paid and Wednesday's gathering of saw the first claim of foul upheld in the Spring Race Meet. In the second half of the daily double, McNally won atop Thanks Again, However, Linn on Lovely Summer claimed foul, the stewards upheld the claim after seeing the films and McNally placed last. This opened the door for second place finisher Narrabeen to move into the winner's circle. Narrabeen, ridden by Ivan Clark, combined with Aiibaster Bee and jockey Barbara Suitor in the first race for a payoff. In the third race Roly Minx to Belmont Baron paid a quinella of while in the second quinella of the day on the seventh race Who's Laughing and Arts Shadow paid The exactor was worth when Tango King was first followed by Jean Ballyhoo. Vic's Gal triumphs A start to finish victory for Vic's Gal in Wednesday's feature race at Whoop-Up Downs. Whoop-up Downs Selections FIRST For 3 year olds and upward. Expos jump on Houston 8-3 What do you have to do to win? Romo Brandy 124 Big Bout 124 Rocky Gleam 124 Betabob 121 Silent Whisper 121 Cactus Lil 111 Twilight Mood 124 Bomb Again 119 Good chance Worth a chance Will close in Could be there Could be upset Chance for share Not today Outside chance SECOND RACE-S500. For 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Claiming FIVE FURLONwo Chocolate Miss 113 New Tradition 118 Sharon H 11S Baby Prize 119 Gramp's Delight 121 Spot Hunler............... 121 Neds Delight !18 Gallant Senor 121 Good chance Will be there In the money Your guess Over the hill No chance We'll see Ken hopes THIRD RACE S500. For 3 year olds and upward. Claiming FIVE FURLONGS Expanding 124 In the money FlyingExit 116 Will have to fly Ginger Voya 111 Good chance John Bristol 119 Not today Ta Tayet 116 Tried hard Majestic Eddie 121 Some chance Qscar A 124 Good bet fiza Brother 121 Could show FOURTH RACE SSOO. For 3 year olds and upward. Claiming Dreamin Demon 116 Ryslo 124 Hungry Hawk 121 Summer in Rome 124 Viva Hope 121 Star K Lady 116 Priddis Dandy............. 116 Fair Ridge 121 Maybe today Will come in late Right in there Will try Needs hope Long ways Never showed Good breeding FIFTH RACE For 3 year olds and upward. Claiming Wayward Boy 124 Good yesterday Chanfield 121 Will have to move early Hadason 121 Watch him Pan Fasto 121 Unknown Flight to Shannon 124 Long shot Our Rebate 121 No rebate SIXTH RACE- For 3 year olds and upward. Claiming FIVE FURLONGS 116 Will set the pace Lady Sheba "6 -Good rider White Fleet 119 Wee Losca 121 Count Dirk 116 Sandy's Blue Hawk 121 Flaming Blaze 116 Sam 121 Not his race May wake up Don't know Could be in the money Anybody's guess Will be pushing The ASSOCIATED PRESS It didn't bother Doug Rau to see Richie Hebner heading for first base with Pittsburgh's first hit after 7 1-3 no-hit innings Wednesday night as much as it did to see Richie Zisk crossing the plate with the Pirates' first run. "I wasn't really concerned about the hit, 'althqugh I thought about a no-hitter in the fifth the Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander said. "The hit didn't get me down as much as the run since it made it a one-run game again." Rau allowed two more singles before giving way to relief ace Mike Marshall in the ninth with the Dodgers on top 2-1. And after coming within five outs of a no-hitter, the second-year hurler didn't even figure in the decision. Marshall yielded a game-tying single to Zisk and then became the winning pitcher when Steve Garvey homered leading off the bottom of the ninth, giving the Dodgers a 3-2 victory. Elsewhere in the National League. Philadelphia Phillies held off Atlanta Braves 4-2, St. Louis Cardinals downed San Francisco Giants 4-1, Montreal Expos trounced Houston Astros 8-3 and San Diego Padres edged Chicago Cubs 4-3. DROVE ZISK HOME Rau had allowed only three on walks and one on an Hebner lined a clean single to right field with one out in the eighth. Zisk had drawn a leadoff walk and moved to second on a grounder. Garvey hit his 12th home run of the season on the first pitch from Jim Rooker in the bottom of the ninth. Ron Cey homered for Los Angeles in the seventh. Mike Schmidt's three-run homer, his 12th, and Bob Boone's solo shot produced a four-run third inning that gave Jim Lonborg all the support he needed to keep the Phillies one-half game ahead of runner-up St. Louis in the. National League East. Schmidt's throwing error helped Atlanta to an unearned- run in the second inning and Dave Johnson homered in the fourth. Lou Brock and Tom Hein- tzelman cracked three hits apiece for the Cardinals and Brock stole his 33rd and 34th bases of the season while Sonny Siebert gained his sixth victory with last-out relief help from Orlando Pena. The fans left the fireworks to the baseball learn in Cleveland Wednesday night. Home runs resounded at Municipal Stadium and the result was a 9-3 Cleveland Indians victory over Texas Rangers in relative peace and quiet. "I really liked it when the fans stood up and cheered our boys when they hit their homers." said Cleveland man- ager Ken Aspromonte. "That's the kind of fans we want to come out and see us. They can enjoy our success with us. Those others. I don't ever want to see around." It was a far more civilized scene than Tuesday night when their game was torn apart by a riot. Hundreds of fans, apparently hyped up by "10-cent beer threw debris and flooded the field, chasing the players to cover. The Indians had to forfeit the game. On Wednesday night, only about people showed about one-third of Tuesday night's audience. They were told by the public address announcer that fines would be levied if anyone ran on the playing field. And they cheered the announcement. There were mostly cheers from then on. as Oscar Gamble and Dave Duncan hit three-run homers for the Indians in a seven-run sixth -inning. In other American League games, Baltimore Orioles nipped Kansas City Royals 5-- 4. Oakland A's blasted Detroit Tigers 9-1. California Angels turned back Milwaukee Brew- ers 6-5, Chicago White Sox stopped New York Yankees 7- 6 in 15 innings, and Boston Red Sox defeated Minnesota Twins 5-3. Sex denial MUNICH (Reuter) West Germany's principal expert on sport and sex questions confessed today he was baffled by the insistence of many World Cup team managers that their soccer players abstain from sex before and during the finals from June 13 to July 7. Prof. Manfred Steinbach, in his youth a successful long jumper, told reporters: "In rny opinion five weeks without sex is a completely unnecessary torment for the players." Anniversary of elegance SEVENTH RACE For 3 year and upward. Claiming SEVEN FURLONGS Washougal 119 Best bet Janice Marie ......1....... 116 Right in there Moorgate 121 Good chance 11 By Chance 121 Has a chance Let's Rehearse '24 Good bel Hope You Hurry 116 Will hurry EIGTH RACE S600. For 3 year and upward. Fire Line 124 the way Will be strong As good as the rest Not today Could roil Will be pushing Will have to move Could be upset Golf tournaments set Big Bambi 124 Dexter Boy 121 Jake's Jewel 121 Pebble Hffl 121 8'1'liant Request 116 AnQie Sue 156 Joame Pie...............119 SCRATCH TIME- a m. POST TIME. 5.TO p.m. Lethbridge women have their Cily Golf Championship tournament set to go this weekend on two fronts. The women will tee off Saturday morning at 11 p.m. at Henderson Lake in the first half of the 36 hole medal play tournament Sunday's concluding 18 holes will go at the Lethbridge Country Club beginning at noon. Henderson Lake Golf Course will also be the site of "Earl Simmonds named Beny Salesman of the Month" Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile is pleased lo an- .nounce thai Earl Simmonds has achieved the dis- tinction of being named Salesman of the Month for May. 1974. Earl recently re-joined Beny's after a lengthy absence. Earl, with many years" experience m the automotive sales field is well qualified to assist his many friends and customers with their every motoring need. His advice 1o you is to deal with Beny you'll BENY-fil. CHEVROLET OLDSMOBULE Main Garage and Showroom OK Supermarket PHONE 328-1101 the 19th Annual Brother Dabber's Tournament July 6 and 7. The tournament, sponsored by the Lethbridge B.P.O. Elks, is open to all Elks members in good standing. Eighteen holes of medal play will gel underway at 10 a.m. Saturday with another round set for the next day. Entry fee for the tournament, which includes a buffet supper and dance at the Elks C'lio Saturday night, is set si The 16 low qualifiers will form the championship and first fiichts for the Elks Golf Cup. The tournament is limited to the first 80 paid entries. Further information mav be obtained by writing to Golf Committee. B.P.O. Elks No. 37. Ix-thbridgc. or by phoning 327-3633 or 327-7219.' Meanwhile, the Fort Macleod Centennial Golf Tournament is set for June 28. 29 and 30 at the Fort Marleod Golf Course. The first 72 paid men's entries will compete in 54 holes of match play, while 32 women will lee off for 27 match play holes. Information can be obtained bv phoning 234-4122. 234-3657. or 234-3011. Entries should be mailed to Box 672. Fort Marleod. Alberta TOL OZO. bur iow price 9950 "12000 7 our sale price 8640 9650 10925 From the quality men's suiting establish- ment, an exceptional offering: four price ranges of suits drastically reduced in price. We can do this because, you see, we cus- tom tailor your suit ourselves. This opportunity for save on your wardrobe without sacrificing on quality is for a limited time only. Broken sizes Clearing at SPECIAL CLEARANCE 40 STOCK SUITS 5950 ENGLISH SCOTCH Suiting the man-of-the-world CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-8021 ;