June 23, 1997 in Sports


Compiled From Wire Services

Frisk Me Now held off betting favorite Anet by a head to win the $300,000 Ohio Derby at Thistledown in North Randall, Ohio, in a time of 1:48 1-5.

Jockey Eddie King took Frisk Me Now to the front early and led by as many as 2-1/2 lengths before Anet made a move at the final turn and caught Frisk Me Now at the 3-16 pole.

Oklahoma State senior Jo Jo Robertson of Rosewell, N.M., won the U.S. Women’s Public Links for the second time in three years, beating Angie Yoon of San Diego 3 and 2 at Center Square, Pa.

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