Horse Racing


Dogwood horse 2nd in Bashford Manor

In Louisville, Ky., favorite Kantharos stumbled at the break but recovered for an easy 91/2-length win over Dogwood Stable's Lou Brissie in the Bashford Manor Stakes for 2-year-olds on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Jockey Robby Albarado rode Kantharos into the lead halfway through the far turn and pulled away from the field over six furlongs in 1:09.89. Speed Demon finished third.

It was the second Bashford Manor win for Albarado and the third for trainer Steve Asmussen .

Kantharos paid $3.40, $2.10 and $2.10 in his second win. Lou Brissie returned $2.20 and $2.10 and Speed Demon paid $2.60 to show.

- In New York, Haynesfield won the $300,000 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, defeating one-time Kentucky Derby favorite I Want Revenge .

The 4-year-old colt trained by Steve Asmussen improved to 8 for 11 with the richest victory of his career Saturday. Haynesfield ran the 1e miles in 1:48.52 on the fast track.

- In Oceanport, N.J., Chinchon came flying through the lane to beat Take the Points by 11/2 lengths in the $750,000 United Nations Stakes on the turf Saturday at Monmouth Park.


Stanford's Yun wins crown at Dogwood

In Atlanta, Stanford golfer Andrew Yun closed with a final round 3-under-par 69 to finish at 20-under-par and win the Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Course.

Anders Albertson also shot 69 to finish in second place, one shot behind Yun.

Derek Chang , who will be on the Augusta State golf team next season, shot 71 in the final round to grab a share of 16th place.


Sky defeat Dream again on home floor

In Atlanta, Sylvia Fowles had 22 points and 12 rebounds to help the Chicago Sky snap the Atlanta Dream's four-game winning streak with an 88-82 victory.

The Sky (8-9) made 35 of their 42 free throws, while the Dream was 30 for 39. Erin Thorn scored 14 points for Chicago, which got 32 points from its bench players.

Angel McCoughtry had 20 points for Atlanta (13-5). The Eastern Conference-leading Dream are 7-2 at home this season -- both losses came against the Sky, who won 80-70 on June 4.

Track and Field

Dix tops Gay in 200 at Prefontaine meet

In Eugene, Ore., Walter Dix spoiled Tyson Gay 's return, winning the 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic in 19.72 seconds, besting Gay's time of 19.76.

Gay has not competed since May because of a hamstring injury. The Prefontaine was a first step toward challenging Jamaican Usain Bolt 's dominance in the 100 and 200.

American Lashinda Demus won the women's 400 hurdles in 53.03 seconds.

Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women's 100 in 10.78 seconds, a personal best and the top time in the world this year.

Olympian Allyson Felix won the women's 400 in 50.27 and Olympic gold medal-winner Tirunesh Dibaba , of Ethiopia, ran the 5,000 in a new meet record 14:34.08, well in front of American Shalane Flanagan in 14:49.08.


New Zealand club gets past Potomac

The Potomac Boat Club is out of the Thames Cup for club eights at the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley, England.

Potomac, of Washington, D.C., lost by 12 lengths to New Zealand's West End club in the semifinals on the River Thames.

The University of Washington defeated Harvard by 11 lengths in the semifinal of the Temple Cup for student eights.

After the race, Harvard cox David Fuller protested, claiming interference because of Washington's poor steering.

In the Ladies' Plate for elite eights, Harvard cruised to a 31 lengths win over Leander.



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