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February 9, 1985

Undated (AP) _ KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Japanese pro Kayoko Ikoma carded a 2-under 70 Saturday for a two-round 145 and a two-stroke lead over American Kim Shipman in the Royal Insurance Women’s Malaysian Open golf championship.

Huang Yueh-Chyn and Chen Yueh-Ying of Taiwan and Maxine Burton of Britain were three strokes back at 148. Other American leaders were Tammy Welbourn, Linda Segre, Mary Beth Murphy and Julie Cole, each at 150, and Beth Boozer and Nancy Tomich, each at 151. ---

BOSTON (AP) - High winds, drifting snow and temperatures in the teens forced operators of Suffolk Downs thoroughbred race track to cancel Saturday’s 10-race card. Similar conditions forced the track to close Friday after the second race.

Bob Raymond, public relations director at the East Boston track, said weather reports indicate that racing will resume Sunday. ---

NEW YORK (AP) - Louis Ostolozaga of the Westchester Puma Track Club, timed in 19 minutes, 52 seconds, was a 30-yard winner over Tom Downes of the Warren Street Athletic Club Saturday in the 10th New York Road Runners Club Snowflake 4-mile run at Central Park.

A field of 2,055 including 853 women competed in the 18-degree weather with a 30-mile-an-hour wind.

Ostolozaga, a former star miler at Manhattan College, won his second consecutive race of the year. Downes was timed in 19:57 John Kenny of the Central Park TC was third in 20:34.

Jillian Horovitz of Britain, winning her fifth race in six starts this year, was the first woman to finish, in 23:10.

The Central Park TC won the men’s team title with 41 points, the Atalantic TC the women’s team title with 13. ---

LONDON (AP) - The English League soccer program was decimated by heavy snowfalls Saturday. But Manchester United, one of the preseason favorites for the league title, was unable to take full advantage of other teams’ inactivity by only salvaging a 1-1 tie at Newcastle United.

In the only other First Division match, Nottingham Forest downed the Queens Park Rangers 2-0.

Manchester United, starting eight points behind first-place Everton, led 1-0 on a goal by Kevin Moran just before halftime.But in the second half, Newcastle’s Peter Beardsley, who was released by the Manchester team two years ago, scored the equalizer against his former club.

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