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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 1, 1974
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Also Cannonade, Rube The Great, Accipiter Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., May 1, T974 FAYETTCVILLE, ARKANSAS 15 Agitate, Judge? Derdy Favorites LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Trainer Jimmy Jimenez says, "I don't know if Agitate lias run his best race yet." And that could be bad news for a host of other trainers and owners who hope to win Saturday's 100th Kentucky Derby. The Pennsylvania-bred colt who has campaigned in California is one of few 3-yeiir-okls in the United .States Inis year to go u n d e r 1:49 for 1 1-2 miles. Agitate won the Bradbury Stakes by six lengths in 2:'I8 25. won the California Derby in 1:48 4-5 and also broke 1:49 when ho finished third, less than a length out of first, in (ho Santa Anitii Derby behind Destroyer, a Derby hopeful, and Aloha Mood, not in the Derby. To make t h e " K e n t u c k y Derby his sixth victory in seven starts, Agitate, who did not race as a 2-year-old, will have to beat about 21 other 3-year- olds. Entries for the I'/i-mile Derby at Churchill. Downs will be made- Thursday. A 22-horsc field would equal the record set in 1928. when Heigh Count won. a n t l would mean a gross purse of $:U!),000, will] $2(17,5110 to the winner. POST TIME 4:30 H E R K Post time is 5:30 p.m.. EOT. CBS Will televise Ii'om 5 p.m;-0 p.m. A g i t a t o ' s toughest competition could come from the Woody Stephens-trained entry of Sclh Hancock's Judger and olm M. Olin's Cannonade and he Sigmund Somnier-owned air of Rube The Great and Ac- ipitar. Judger, winner of the Florida Derby and Blue Grass Stakes, "ill be-ridden bv Laffit Pincav Boston Bruins Finish Chicago; Philadelphia Goes Up On NY Rangers fly The Assncialetl Press And then there were three. The Boslon Bruins, behind a tie-breaking, third-period goal by ycjujig Gregg SlieppaM in the final Iwo minutes, defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 42 Tuesday night, won their Stanley Cnp semifinal serifs four games to two ami advanced to the National Hockey League championships. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Flyers mos'ed a giant step closer to f i l l i n g the other berth Kerton-Erving Carry NY Nets Past Utah UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -Larry Kcnou sal oti the New York Nets bench for aboul eight iigoEiiztng minutes and watched his team fritter away a three-point, lead and fall behind by six points. Me noticed that the Utah Stars were taking advantage of tlie N'L-ls under Lhc boards, gabbing rebounds and scoring on easy shots, and he vowed th;it when he i'e entered Uie gtmic he would correct (he situation . He did. The lanky, soft-spoken rookie From Memphis Slate came back in with about 8:30 remaining and New York trailing 75-lifl it! t he opcni ng ga me of Ihei r Aincrk'iU] Basket bii 11 Association championship series Tuesday night. fie quickly asserted himself pulling down a rebound and dropping in a layun, ( h e n hauled in three rebounds in the closing four minutes and hit New York's last three field goals, carrying the Nets to a lense 85-85 victory. His. cool performance down the stretch, a rarity for a rookie in such a critical game, virtually overshadowed the brilliant 47-point bingo of his teammate, Julius Erving. Kcnnn finished as the only " oilier New York player in double figures, scoring 18 (mints. He also was the game's lending rehmmder with 20, in- chiding n i n e off the- o f f e n s i v e boards, more Hi an (he rest of the New York team. The j'ame was a f i r s t for the N'eLs .since April 20 when I hoy completed a fmn'-gaine sweep over tile K e n t u c k y Colonels in the East Division f i n a l series. Except for Rrving. who fired in 19 of 29 including 13 in a row, and Krnnn, whn hit nine of 15, the Nets shooting was abysmal. ii t h e c h a m p i o n s h i p set by scaling the New York Rangers 1-1 and - t a k i n g a 3-2 lead in heir .semifinal. Bruins Coach Bep Guidolin says he lias no preference who makes the finals against Bos Ion. "I don't care who we go up gainst," said Guidolin. "Whoever you are going to meet is going lo be good." K M P T V iS'KT C O A L Shcppaid broke a. 2-2 tie witli jnsL !:!!! IcfL in (he game with n i n t h playoff goal, taking lass from Dallas Smith and jeating Hawks goalie Tony l£s- msilu. Phil Ksposito wrapped it ip witli an empty net tally 'A'.\ seconds Inter. The Hangers dominated llin rst period and the .start of second, hut then Philadelphia ook charge. Flyers Coach Fred Shero said I'eiTy Cris]). the Flyers' husl! ng center, was scream ing on he bench d u r i n g the second period about g o i n g all out. Shero sent Crisp into the game, ant! the Flyers do mi Tilled the remainder of Ihe action with their finest display ol skating since the opening game of the sei'ies. New York Coach RmElo Francis .said his t e n m let the game slip away when it had ; chance to break it open in the First period. Pete Slemkowski scored (he only goal of the First period a (i:ll to, give New York a L-l lead, Blandon iied if at 6:39 o the middle period, then IVTaeL eish put Philadelphia ahem with a long shot past goalie Ed Giacomin, with Gary Dbnihoe for effectively screening Giaco nitn, The Flyers' Dave SchuU? broke a record in the First pert od when he amassed 17 pennlt-j minutes lo hoost his total . foi nine playoff games to 36. The old NI1L H mark was 80 minutes served by John Ferguson o Montreal in 1969 during I games against New York, BOK ton and St. Louis. In the World Hockey Associ ation, Guy TroHier scored Hires goals and Gilles through wit I) some pressure re lief goaltending, helping the To ronto Toros lo a 7-6 decision over the Chicago Cougars and a 2-2 tie in their .semifinal play offs. The f i f t h game will bi played t o n i g h t in Toronto. ; The Toros broke o u t ' t o a 7-' lead wilh Five goals in the see ond period, (wo of (hem b.\ TroHier. Hut a f t e r Hick Morris scored for Chicago at 3:22 o the third period. Toronto Coacl Billy H a r r i s decided to replace 'Ill-yrarold Lcs Binklcy will Gralton. Houston w i l l Iry to wrap MI the other \VHA s e m i f i n a l serieF tonight against (he Minnesota F i g h t i n g Saints at Minneapolis The Acros lead that best-of-sev en s e m i f i n a l H-2. RALSTO! PURINA CO. Turkey Operations Springdale, Ark. Now hiring men and women for various job openings on both 1st and 2nd shifts. Above average starting wage with excellent fringe benefits. For immediate employment, apply at the plant Personnel Office located East of Highway 71 North at Randall Road, 7 AJI. to 5 P.M., Monday thru Friday. Phone 751-7414 An Equal Opportunity Employer Jr., who rode Agitate In all of his races except the.California Derby. Pincuy is committed,, to ride Judger, so the great Bill Shoemaker will ride Agitate. Cannonade, .winner of the Stepping Stone Purse, will be ridden by Angel Cordwo Jr., while Miguel A. Rivera will be aboard Rube The Great, first in divisions of the Gotham antl Wood Memorial, and Angel Santiago will ride Accipiter. Other probables, and their riders, included Lexico. Gustavo Avila; Set N 1 Go, Bill Da- vi.dia; J.R.'s Pel, Darrell McHargue; Destroyer, Ismael Valeiuuela: Sir Tristram, Bill Hartack; Pat McGroder, Tommy Barrow. Buck's Bid, Don MacBeth; Confederate Yankee. Howard Grant; Flip Sal, Eddie Maple; G o l d And Myrrh, ' Don Brumfield; Hudson County; Mike Micelli; Bold Clarion, Wayne Chambers; Consigliori, Darrel ./Brown. . and Triple Crown,Braulio Baeza. Bobby Ussery was 'expected (o ride Little Current, while trainer Joe DJAngelo was still looking .for a rider for Sharp Gary. · · · · ' ' DEAN-GUYLL TIRE CENTER UKIROYAL BELTED RADIAL* YOU GOT TO BE KIDDincr BOB DEAN and RON GUYLL OPENS A UNIROYAL TIRE STORE IN FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. "HOPE" ft v. 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