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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Tucidav, Scplombri 23, 1971- McCauley, Buxton share individual honors Pari-mutuel mark set as race meet ends Tiy PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Tuesday had lo ITO a bright and clear day as far as the Lclhbridgc and District Kxliibi- tion Board Has concerned. Tucsrinv follows Monday. Monday was perhaps (he big- gest day, along with tlin brisht- est, Uic Exhibition Board lias ever enjoyed. The 1971 Fall Kara' licet came lo a close at Whoop I p Downs Monday and it closed with a very definite slam. It will be hard lo re-open and start over. When all was quiet at Wlioop- Up Downs Monday Lbe pari- mutuel handle for the nine-day meet hail surpassed Ihe 000 mark, a total thought al- most unrcacliable. "We wanlcd to have a suc- cessful said one official, "but this is unbelievable. For 10 years the Lethbridge the The year 1969 was a big year As- for the Fall Kace Meet. Th Exhibition Board watched Western Canada Racing sociation run things in their last Saturday of the meet smooth, efficient way and felt it spent on a runc-rac was high-time they took a whirl card. Overall better than at running tilings. 000 was poured through th It can be snid the local offi- pari-mutuels. Monday, the yea cials learned well from teachers. HE TOOK IT IN HIS STRIDE It took o great weight off of his shoulders but Antony Strickland, right, took it in his stride os Stan Tiffen, president of the Lethbridne Exhibition Board presented him a cheque for tip ivilh Barons 000. Strickland, wilh his wife Molly at his side, won the major prize in the Southern Alberta Sweepstakes Satur- day and collected Monday. Rangers hard on rookie goalie ny THE CANADIAN" PRESS New York Rangers had Andy Brown vrishing he was back wilh Baltimore Clippers of the American Hockey League lion- day night. Brown, up from the AHL to share D c t r o i t 's goallending duties during the National Hockey League exhibition Lour, allowed four goals as the Kajigcrs blanked the Red Wings 4-0 in New York. In the only other game lion- day, Pittsburgh Penguins man- aged a 2-2 tie with Cleveland Barons of the AHL. A new Ranger line of Bobby Rousseau, Jack Egers and rookie Pierre Jarry accounted for New York's lirst tno goals. Rousseau, recently acquired from Minnesota in a trade for Bob Kevin, and Jarry, the lead- Right Rod Gilbert and defenccman Brad Park got the other Kanger goals before crowd of At Cleveland, the Penguins g o t third-period, goals by Bobby Leiter and Greg Polls for their come-from-be- hind lie. The Barons took a 2-D lead on Terry Holbrook's first-period tally and a second-period goal by Gordon Labossicrc. Elsewhere in the league, To- ronto Maple Leafs traded centre Doug Brlndley to Vancouver Canucks to regain Andre Ilinse. Hinsc was originslly Toronto properly, assigned to Phoenix "the Western outstanding first-day buys in EATON'S Thursday, Sept. 30 to Saturday, Oct. 2 Look for all 600 firtt- doy oFFcringi 'in fho 18- page lale flier cd ro your home in Wodneiday's paper. The Canucks drafted him two years ago, then lenl him lo Phoenix, where Ihe Leafs wil" return him, Vancouver sent BrindJey lo Tulsa Oilers of the CenL-il Hockey League. Toronto meets Montreal Cana- diens at Halifax tonight while UK Canucks play hosl to Minne- sota. Ihcir 1969 became even more a par of (he past. Satin-clay afternoon, the da; Antony and Molly Strickland o Coieman and their six childrc became richer, the on day total took a beating as bet tors wagered The ink had hardly driec from the one-day record whe it came lime to list the nine day total. "It's very hard to said Exhibition manager Andj Andrews. "But there it is in black and white A tough act to follow face, the Lethbridge and District Ex hibition Board but maybe not so tough now that they bave learn ed how. Individually the 1971 rneel was a big one for jockey Alvin McCauley and trainer Ken Bux ton. Two years ago McCauley was the top jockey of the meet anc this year was simply a repeal performance by the talentec young rider. THIRTEEN LUCKY The number 13 proved lucky to McCauley this time arounc as he went to the winners cir- cle that number of times in the meet '.o fight off a strong bid from Delbert Rycroft who fin- ished with 10 wins to his credit. Buxton, on the other hand, saddled nine winners with Pale Cote setllmg Jor the miiner-up spot wilh SK. Monday belonged to youjig apprentice jockey Don Hunt as be rode three winners including Lhc feature winner, Careless Sun. Owned by R. S. Brady of Cal- gary and trained by Wayne Wise, the six-year-old horse ran away from the field and cover, ed the five furlongs in near- record time. Careless Sun was just one-fifth off the track rec- ord as he ran the distance in :58.2 seconds to finish well ahead of Croft Lake ridden by Dewayne Wiseman. The victory earned -Brady as well as the Frank R Sloan blanket for the victory in the invitational handicap. Monday's Exactor was the biggest pay of the day as Pre- requisite combined with Nipa- win for a Hunt's other wins came aboard Amber Day in the first race and Front Desk in the sixth. Short sport BACK WITH PHOENIX TORONTO (CP) Andre Hinsc, 26, oE Trois Rivieres, Quc., who scored 44 goals and 49 assisls with Phoenix Road- ninners of Ihe Western Hockey League last year, will be back wilh Phoenix following a Irade between Vancouver Can- ucks and Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. KUSNN NAMED COACH MILWAUKEE (AP) Mil- waukee Brewers Monday made former American League bat- ting champion Harvey roienn a coach and indicated lie would replace Cal Crrner, who has becii asked lo work in Uic club's scouting operations. BESMART-BUYNOW! Honda is having Ilin hinnnsl ynnr m history. model in Ihn linn is hoi! Never bdloin hflv.i itinn- hiv-n MM h bargains in prices tinrl in qualily. II was impossible lo meet Ihe demand, Looking ahead, it seems inevitable; pricra will qa up. We hopo liy not very much. Bui ii coulrl bn r.ubstnnlial. This we promises you: Righl now your dealer is offering Ihn besl deals ever on Ihe besl Hondas ever. Talk lo him, lost drive a Honda loday! OK OTTAWA (CP) Oltawa Rough Riders were told Monday Wayne G i a r d i n o and Terry Wcllesley will not require knee surgery as originally lenred. Wellesley. a halfback, and Giar- dino, a linebacker and running back, both suffered strained lig- aments in Sunday's 19-7 Cana- dian Football League loss to Hamilton Tiger-Cats. You'll never buy bailer! Dlslrlbuled by: Clark Simpkins Hor.da, 1506 W. 3rd Avo., Vancouvol Sold and serviced by llicso dealers: LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 OPEN FRIDAYS TO 9 P.M. WUVKH.S PUI.L OUT W ATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) Two lop sUlcsido drivers, Mario Amlrctti nnd Mark Dono- Imc, withdrew from Uic presti- gious United Slates' Grand Prix Monday because of a conflict in race schedules next weekend, The two said they were obli- gated to compete in the Marl- Iwro 300 for Indi.iiiapolis-lypc cnrs at Trcnlon, N.J. That race, sclwduled for last was for n week because of it in direct con- flict with Iho (irand Prix here. The Quinella's Monday were worth and S44.30 respec- tively. The Daily Double paid a total of ?Z4. MONDAY'S RESULTS First 5500. claiming, 4-year-olds and 5 furlongs Amber Day (Hunl) 5.70 3.00 2.BO, Bonny Airs (McCauley) 2.80 2.BO, Mai abrisla (Rvcroff) 360. Time: :S9 3-5 Furious Flight, Hurry Hallv. Mikadc P, Flume, Haydn's Belle also ran. Second SSOO, claiming, 4-year-olds nnd un. 7 furlongs Mellowdalo (Rycroft) 5.50 4.20 3.10, U Hope (Bourne) S.70 3.40, Bernaale (Shields) 3.20. Time: 4-5 Tivoli Belie, Cilallous, Solid Svm. hoi. Pleasant Hour, Don Q also ran DAILY DOUBLE: S24.00. Third 5500. claiming, 4-yenr-olds and up. 7 furlongs llsfordem (McCauley) 5.00 3.70 2.50. Go Go Glen (Wilson) 4.50 3.10, BIcsK- 8d Hour (Hunt) 2.7n. Time: 5-5 Sickle's Queen, College Counl, Sun 0 Ireland, Kriskel, Villa's Valuation also ran. QUINELLA: ill II. Fourth isoo, claiming, 3-year old maidens. 7 furlongs Pardners Led (Tobacco) 3MO 14.30 5 BO. Reserved Seat (Shields) !.M 4.20. Mans Pass (D. Wiseman) 3.40 Time: 3-5 Home EC, Terry's Speed, Warlff, Miss Tally, Doc Mac also ran Filth S50D, claiming, 4-year-olds and up. miles Prerequisite (D. Wiseman) 12.10 4.50 5.90. Nionwin (Shields) 6.10 3.50. Gay SHlcn (Rycrofl) 4.10. Time: 15 Atapulco Gold, Board Lane, RTdqe- iew Hope, Another Indian, Hand- jme Lady also ran. EXACTOR: S7MO. Sixlh S500, claiming, 2-ycar-oldi, 7 fur- lonqs Front Desk (Hunt) 5.90 .1.00 J.40, Lad (McCsuloyl 3.00 2-M, Hop's Dream (Rycrofl) 2.70. Time: 3-5 Paddy O'War, Alvin 3, Birbs Luck also ran. Seventh 5700, handicap, J-ycar-oldi and up, 5 furlongs Careless Sun (Hunl) 4.80 3.40 2.30, Crofl Lake (D. Wiseman) 5.70 3.20, Polish Rod (McCauley) 2.60. Time: :59 2-5 Cariboo Rotl, Banquet Knlghl, Sea Lynn, Expanding, also ran. Eighth SSOO, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 turlor.qs Lollta's Hope (McCauley} 17.60 fl.OO 6.30, Slovn Pipe (L. Wiseman) 4.00 3.50, Raging SPJI (D. Wiseman) 4.20. Time: 4-5 Big Bamni, Kmq Of Rulers, Cosmic Kid. Bill's Chen Chop, Haydn Chimes QUINELLA: HUB. YES, FLQ BUT PESTER'IM.'E'S IN THE COMPANY OF SOMEONE 'E'S GREATLY ADMIREb Vulcan main source Sugar Kings ink nine The Lelhbridge Sugar Kings have now signed nine players to their 1971-72 Alberta Junior "A" Hockey League roster with the acquisition of six rookie players. Lai week, the Kings inkei] second year man Ken D o d d. Terry Tarnow and Mike Clarke while on the weekend the Kings signed Richard Lalonde, Rich- ard Austin and Wayne Morin. Meanwhile Kings' manager Syd Hall announced the signing of three more rookies in Chri: McMastcrs, Neil Lysing and Richard Shinske Monday night. Lalonde, a 16 year old dc- fenceman from Calgary foiled with the Vulcan Centennials ast season and will be joined on the bluelinc with Morin, an- other 16 year old product from Dawson Creek, British Colum- bia. Austin is a right wirger who played in the midget ranks in Edmonton last year. The Kings literally picked away at the Vulcan Centennials, now having signed four players rom their last year's roster. Along with Lalonde, the three latest signers played with the Centennials together. MeMasters, a 17 year oid right winger from Nanton, Al- berta will have as teammates again, Lysing a 16 year old centre and Shinske a 16 year old left winger. Lysing's home town is Cal- gary while Shinske is a prod- ict of New Westminster, Brit- ish Columbia The official 1971-72 Alberta Junior "A" Hockey League schedule will open this coming Sunday when the Edmonton Hovers will take on the Cal- gary Canucks in the Calgary i'odlhills Arena. The Sugar Kings will open .heir season on the road as they travel north for two games. October 9, the Kings will take in the Edmonton Maple Loafs vhile October 10, they meet he defending champion Rust- ers in Red Deer. Their first home game is set or October 23, providing the new Henderson Ice Center will be ready at that time. Tigers xliibition PENTICTON, B.C. (CP) Medicine Hat Tigers of the Vestem Canada Hockey eague won a 7-4 victory over 'enticton Broncos of the Bri- ish Columbia Junior Hockey League Monday night before ibout 500 fans. The Tigers look 14 of the 17 penalties in Uie rough contest, ncluding three five-minute ma- ors, two 10-mJrmte miscon- ucts and two game-miscon- lucts. Medicine Hat's Derek Kuntz nd Randy Aimoe had two ;oals each, while Jeff Ablett, janny McDonald and .Randy got singles. For Penticlon, the scorers rere Tim Slrucli, Jerry Sis- mey, Chad Campbell and Harry Turk. VALKER RE-IIIUEn HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Harry The Hat Walker, man- ger of Houston Astros of the "ational league, wtis re-hired or the season Monday by stros owner Judge Ray Hof- heinz. MEETING OF ALL MINOR HOCKEY COACHES MANAGERS REFEREES AND ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN FILLING THESE POSITIONS WED., SEPT. 29 7.30 p.m. ROOM 2, ADAMS ICE CENTRE Meanwhile, the King's season j 7-3 Friday night and 2-4 in the tickets for home games will go j aflernoon Saturday. on sale Thursday until Satur- day at the Centre Village Shop- ping Mall. Tickets will be available from All fans are urged to get their season tickets as soon as pos- sible as there will only be a limited number on sale. Two tennis stars fined HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) A walkoff by women's tennis stars Billic Jean King and Rosemary Casals in Los Ange- les last weekend ended with }oth women being fined Sl.rjOO apiece, Gladys Heldman. foun- der of the women's professional tennis tour said Monday night. She said both Mrs. King and Miss Casals had agreed to the fines. The iffo walked off the court in Sunday's fmal match of the Southwest open tennis champi- onships in Los Angeles when tournament officials refused to dismiss a linesman whose call drew objections from both women. Tournament director Jack Kramer withheld prize money. Winner of the match would have received and the runne- rup. Miss Casals said Monday in Phoenix that she and Mi's. King had hired a lawyer lo get the money. But Monday night. Mrs. Held- who is ouner of World Tennis, a leading tennis maga- zine, .said she had since talked wilh Mrs. King and both players agreed to drop any legal action and accept the fines which were decided upon by Pit Jones, the tour manager lot (lie women's pro tour. "The girls will receive the money they would have re- ceived as losing semifinalisLs only" Mrs. Heldman said, less the SI ,000 fines. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W I Msburgh 5r5 St. Louis......R? Chicago ......E2 New York .....62 esl Pet. GBL ,400 .556 7 .516 13V, .513 1.1-3 79 fll ..I'M 60 9B .330 at Montreal fll Philadel- Philadelphia ian Francisco Los Angeles. Mania incinnali Houston San Diego TODAY'S GAMES Louis Cnrllcn (177) York Ryan (1-13) Chicago Hands (12 IB) McAnally (10-12) N Pittsburgh Ellis (19-8) ihia Wise (16-141 N Cincinnati Simpson 7) at Allanla (ickro (14-10 N Houston Richard (2-1) al Los An- eles Singer (9-17) N San Francisco Perry (15-12) at San iego Acosla (3-2) N 10'NDAY'S RESULTS Louis .000 001 091 5 Jew York 001 ODD 000 1 61 Guzman, 5. Williams (3-1) (0-9) Dra- :wsky (10) and Stinson, McNerlnev sadecki, Capra (0-1) (10) c. ,-ims MO) and Dyer, Grole EAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pel. 'orre, StL ......424 94 778 lemenle, Pgh 517 Bl 177 .3.12 leckerl. Chi ;arr. All I. Aaron, At] annui'len, Pgh Jones, ny A. Alou, SIL rock, SIL V. Davis, La Home runs: SI, I. Aaron, 47. Buns batted In: Torre, 134; Slargell, Pitching 15 decisions: McGraw, New 'ork, 11-4, .733; Gulled, Clnclnnall, 4-6, AMERICAN LEAGUE E.isl New York Washington Cleveland Oakland Kansas Oly e1'? I Chicago 9'-7 I California L 57 Pet. GBL 137 .564 .535 .503 .397 .365 510 BO 1B1 .312 fiSB 100 517 .3JO 91 HO -326 530 59 169 .319 At A 41 157 .310 40-1 B3 170 315 62J 171 197 .314 .630 6-1 197 .313 goll, Pillsburgrt, 41 Win Milwaukee ......6B 90 .-130 JG'-i TODAY'S GAMES Kaniai Cily (15 7) al Oik- land Hunter (30-11) N California Mssscrsmiih or Murnhy (t-17) al Minnesota Hsil (-16) Pall in (13-1J) al Chi- cam Prariley (15-14) N Detroit Coieman al Clevr- land McDowell (1317) N, preceded by completion of suspended came of June 20. Boston Pplrrs (Id-ID) nnd Culp 15) al Baltimore McNally (10-5) and Cuellar (209) TH New York Slolllemyre d5-12) Washington BroLerg (5-9) N LEAGUE LEADERS Murcer. NY Retfcnmund, Ba Tovar, Min Carcw, Min Otis, KC W. Morion. Del C. May, Chi WhIK NY Uhlacndcr. AO R H Pel 417 73 14.1 .337 51B 93 177 332 47B 81 153 .320 4-11 93 200 .311 571 PB 174 .303 fiO 147 .301 4.1 130 794 472 41 .793 515 S3 119 2E9 .26; Hnmp rum- R. Jargon, Oakland- 31; A'ellon, Chicago, 00; Cash, Oc- troi! 30. Runs baited In: Killebrew, Minne- sota, IIS; F. Robinson, Baltimore, 99. Pilchinq 15 decisions: McNally, Bal- llmore. 205, .800; Blue, Oakland, 34-a, .750; C. Dobson, Oakland, 15-5, .750. SNOW CLEAT TIRES ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRI W7 111 Av. South Mont SJT-oBBA or 317-444S ;