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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ TUG tETIIBRIDCE HERAID Monday, Soplombnr IV, 1970 ANDY GAIT 5LIMEXVOU DO PITS ME WIFE; LOOK UPSET, HSOAIE BLOKE'S ERIC-WHAT'S RUNAWAY THE WITH tR.' ERUP.UACaTCOULb COULb BRING BACK-' HEI- VER NOT HELPIN Brothers Treat Crowd To Dead Heat Finish By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Togetherness is all right, but in a horse race? Brothers Dwayne and Larry Wiseman just couldn't stand to be beaten by one another in the second race so they did the next best tiling. They finished in a dead heat. A check of the records failed to turn up another incident like this happening be- fore. Larry rode Roman Scholar while Dwayne was aboard Col- lege Count: With the dead heat there were two daily doubles Satur- day at Whoop-Up Downs. Coy's Venture, ridden by Gerry Kipling, won tie first race so together with Roman Scholar the double paid while to College Count it was worth Two track records fell by the wayside Saturday. They were set in the sixth and eighth races. 'A gathering of better than was on hand as Proud Shadow, with Dwayne Wise- man doing the riding, stormed around the one mile and an eighth dislance in The old record of 156.4 was set in 1961 by Chaps. In winning the eighth race Proud Shadow, owned by Wil- lowbank Stables of Stettler, won the featured Marion Wil- liams Memorial Handicap. The race had a purse of add- ed. The race was in honor of Mrs. Williams, the wife of president Leo Williams of the Southern Alberta Racing As- sociation, who did last year. Today marked the end of the nine-day meet with the fea- tured eighth race being the Lang Chapman Farewell Handicap. Chapman is the gen- CLARINET RENTALS ,50 PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cor. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 eral manager of SABA. In Saturday's sixth race Kipling directed Kriskct around the track in Krisket broke the record of set in 1962 by Beau Jacks. The gathering wagered 384 Saturday just short of the record spent on the last Saturday last year. The quinella on the ninth race Saturday paid as Lethbridge Archers Dominate Lethbridge archers dom- inated the second annual Leth- bridge Archers tournament held invitational over the weekend. Marie Popson won the wom- en's freestyle with a score of The men's freestyle went to Lew Lee of Calgary with a score. In women's barebow Eva Lee of Calgary topped the field with an 808 while Andy Neil- sen of Calgary won the male barebow with a In junior competition Lee Speelman of the city won the barebow for boys while Nora Popson won the girls' barebow. Speelman's score was 726 as compared to 856 for Popson. Walter Giduk bested Quentin Pittman in the freestyle. Giduk fired a score of while Pittman managed 996. Both are from the host club. In the cadet competition Lar- ry Popson won the free style, while BiUy Bier won the bare- bow. Popson's score was Bier scored an even 400. Narrow Victory GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Charley Boswell of Birming- ham, Ala., defending cham- pion, won his 17th United States blind golf championship Sunday, edging Joe Lazaro of Waltham, Mass., by a stroke. Boswell had a 36-hole total of 93-107-200, Lazaro had 101-100- 201. IS MY CAR READY FOR WINTER? How Is My ANTI-FREEZE HEATER BATTERY TIRES BLOCK and HEATER FLUSH A FALL TUNE-UP IS A MUST! Better I Should Go To EL RANCHO TEXACO Today! El Rancho Ernie Says OONT SUFFER AlONG WITH A POOR RUNNING MPTOR SEE US TODAYI El Rancho [TEXACO] Service 6lh AVE., M.M. DRIVE PHONE 327-5406 Proud Nylon and Doc's Rornar finished one, two. The thin race, another quinella, saw Hudson Valley edge Tetralass and the two paid The exactor o{ Ruark and Saber Diver was worth With the 1970 Fall Race Meet ending today it brings to an end the Southern AJberta Rac- ing Association. After 10 years the officials of SARA have turned the operation over to the L o t h b r i d g e Exhibition Beard. Lethbridge will now have two race meets eacl: year. The annual Fall meel and the six-day meet held dur- ing Whoop-Up-Days. RESULTS First claiming, 3-year-olds and up, i (Kipling) 7.60 4.80 3.20 Cacada Dawn (Cuthbertson) 12.20 4.60 Timid Tammy (Rycroff) 3.60. Time: 3-5 Call Me Sonny, Countstion, Miss Viking, HI Borodale, Valliani Mist also ran. Second claiming, 3-year-olds and up 5 furlongs Scholar (L. WIsen 3.30 3.70 3.70, Count (D Wiseman) 3.40 3.00, Already Chief (Shields) 3.50. Time: 4-5 Hurry Hally, Red Marquis, Jlmln} Jim, Arroyo Flats, rlipperette also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: 521.60, Heat. Third JSOO, claiming, 3-year-olds and up, mile and 1-16 Hudson Valley (Cuthbertson) 5.30 3.60 2.60, Tetralass (Tobbaco) B.70 Travel Talk' (Kipling) 2.90. Time: Tom's Award, Fine Kid, Jamie Another Indian, Rinoo's Sister also QUJNELLA: Fourth claiming, 3-year-olds and u furlongs Roman Frost (L. Wiseman) 9.00 3.20, Dashing Knight (Shields) 4.00 3.20 Skipper Tan (D. Wiseman) 4.00. Time: Over Current, Sable Hero, 5 t o v i Pipe, Pour Your Own, La Cosa alsi ran. Fifth 5500, claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 furlongs Ruark (Kipling) 19.00 6.90 3.50, Saber Diver (Shieds) 7.10 3.50, Janet's Sis ler (L. Wiseman) 2.70. Time: 4-5 More Regards, Firs Line, Pugel Sound, Freddy Joe also ran. EXACTOR: S75.20. Track Scratch True Trust. Sixin 5500, claiming, 3-year-olds and up mile and t-16 K'risket (Kipling) 17.60 4.90 3.80, War Egyptian (D. Wiseman) 3.4Q 2.60, Ridge View Hope (Glesbrecht) 4.20. Time: Expense Cheque, Momentarily, Mr Jacopo's SusI, Wilson Radiva, Iron Tony also ran. Seventh 5500, claiming, 3-year-olds end up, furlongs Pleasant Hour (Suitor) 25.50 11.71 5.10, Sabrlo (D. Wiseman) 6.10 3.70 Kentucky Story (Cuthberlson) 2.90. Time: 3-5 New Omen, Shy Pirate, Luredale, Mydar, Hadason also ran. Eighth added, 3-ye6r-olds and up, mile and Vs Proud Shadow (0. Wiseman) 8.60 4.10 3.40, Whirlagate (Shields) 6.40 3.10 Sandy Ghosts (Kipling) 3.30. Time: 1-5 Bell's Sheila, Keno Kid, VasI Oppor- tunity also ran. Ninth claiming, 2-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Proud Nylon (Rycroft) 29.70 13.00 5.40, Doc's Roman (Hanson) 5.00, Gayfun (Kiplinq) 4.70. Time: 2-5 Bedrolk Jet, Sickle's Oueen, Wings Of Silver, By Mood, Bermuda Lane also ran. OUINELLA: WRESTLING TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. TITLE BOUT RUHL vs SIKI Plus 4 More Big Boulj S2 S1.50 Sioeep Three From Mets On Weekend Pirates Wrap Up East Division Title 11.- THE ASSOCIATED I'KKSS sliorl weeks ago, the Na- ional League's East Division was a prize catcli nobody seemed willing, or able, to win. Today, Pittsburgh Pirates hold the prize in their hot hands and the twinkle in Danny Murtaugsi's Irish eyes is brighter than it has been in a decade of treasure-hunting. Tire swaggering Bucs scuttled New York Mets 2-1 Sunday to capture the elusive division crown their first title since Murlhaugh steered them to a World Series conquest of New York Yankees 10 years ago. "This had to be more excit- ing, because it was nip and tuck all the said the jubilant skipper, who returned to the Pirates' helm this season follow ing a two-year hiatus. He found himself embroiled in one of the most desperate races in Na- tional League history. "We had breathing room in he said. But the feeling's the WIN ON MATHEMATICS In completing a three-game weekend sweep, the Pirates mathematically eliminated both the Mets and Chicago Cubs, whose hopes expired despite a 5-3 victory over Philadelphia. The Pirates have a 414-game bulge over Chicago with three to play. Cincinnati's West Division champs, who will take on the Pirates in the pennant playoffs beginning Saturday at Pitts- burgh's new Three Rivers Stad- ium, beat Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5. Elsewhere, Montreal Expos nipped St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 in 11 innings, San Francisco Giants topped San Diego Padres 3-2 and Houston Astros bombed Atlanta Braves 10-7. The Pirates, hobbled by inju- ries to key players and without either a 20-gairie winner or 100- KBI man, earned their half-pen- nant by winning 10 of 14 games down the stretch including six of seven against the defend- ing champion Mets. After seizing the division lead last Aug. 2, they plodded along at a 19-20 clip for the next six weeks. But neither NOT York nor Chicago could win often enough to dislodge them. On Sept. 13, the Cubs rallied for two runs after centre fielder Matty Alou dropped a two-out fly ball in the ninth iming and stunned the Pirates 3-2. But the Mets, with a chance to grab the top spot, bowed to St. Louis 54 in 13 innings. That left Pitts- burgh clinging to a'half-game lead, with the third-place Cubs just one game off the pace. NOBODY WANTS IT Obviously the critics de- clared, it was a race nobody wanted to win. The Pirates have been dis- proving that theory ever since. Pittsburgh's much-maligned pitching staff allowed only 33 runs in t h e decisive 14-game stretch run. They continued to hit hi the pinches. Sunday's clincher was their fifth one-run decision in the seven games against New York and third in as many days. "Everybody says don't have any said Dock Ellis, the winner Sunday with late help from relief ace Dave Giusti. "But that's just not true. How can anybody knock our pitching Baltimore Orioles must have held a baseball record book in one hand and a champagne glass in the other to justify the celebration they had Sunday, but manager Earl Weaver spouted the background like a computer hit by a wild pilch. 'llic occasion was a 4-3 s no way they more victory over Cleveland now. And we alsc record for w Obviously after taking a games over two breath and a lot of that's not all Weaver a team horne-n "We've got a lot to And our pitch "We've just crushed club's comp nati in the Avon-loss column And if that's n Four Rangers Slill Howe Signs By THE CANADIAN Bangers beat D downed Tc While some of the younger National Hockey League Los Angeles King Vancouver 8-2. are holding out for more Johnson a and submitting their each scored a to arbitration, Gordie Howe, to give the Flyers veteran Detroit Red Wing, Boston at Que sisnfid 8 two-ycsr contract mated at for caeh "11 Howe, who celebrated 1 42nd birthday March 31, will starting his 25th season in NHL and club owner Bruce ris said Saturday he "deserves more than we can give him and really more than the league give him for all that he done for the Bed Wings and was decided Su teams will repres "I've always said I've in the Canadian paid satisfactorily, but to be held hi Howe said. "I from honestly say it's quite this Alberta Amate However, there are Association offi players who are not as satisfied with their contracts and are that they w junior boys team and unsigned. They include to the winter g 337 4445 ;