May 10, 1971
May 10, 1971

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May 10, 1971

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  • This splendid redundancy was all that past performance charts had to say about the last three races of Venezuela's Canonero II, who made America's classic contenders look like Percherons as he rounded a jampacked field to score a stunning upset in the Kentucky Derby

Choosy Doozy
Only One Hand
Pro Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Carol Ann Ruud, 14, of Waterville, Wash., completed her second undefeated sled-dog racing season. Sharing honors was her team of three Alaskan Huskies, led by Judy. In the Pacific Northwest Championships she achieved a 3½-mile heat record of 11:28.

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Deena Deardurff, 14, of Wyoming Junior High in Cincinnati, won the 100-yard butterfly in the AAU Short Course Indoor Championships in U.S. record time (for women) of 57.06, thus clinching a spot on the U.S. team for the Pan-American Games in August.

Wally Nagao, 39, became the first Hawaiian to shoot a perfect score in an official archery tournament. He scored 560 with 112 consecutive bull's-eyes in the hunters round event of an Armed Forces tournament near Honolulu. He shot at distances of 11 to 70 yards.

Jeromee Liebenberg of Western Michigan University set a new NCAA 3,000-meter steeplechase record of 8:32.2, breaking the previous mark by six seconds at the Dogwood Relays in Knoxville, Tenn. His time was the fastest ever by a U.S. collegian.

Emile Rossouw, 6'4" 17-year-old South African high jumper, Fosbury-flopped to 7'2" at the National Athletic Championship in Pretoria. His jump set a new record for the continent and places him among the world's top 10 high jumpers for 1971.

Bob Caldwell, a junior at Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) High, made a hole in one on the 130-yard par-3 4th hole at the River Bend Golf Course in West Carrollton and went on to a school record of 34 on the par-36 front nine, despite a double bogey on the first hole.