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TEN HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL TEST SCORES AT LORD'S

1 G A Gooch (v India 1990) 333

2 D G Bradman (Aus 1930) 254

3 W R Hammond (Aus 1938) 240

4 C G Greenidge (WI 1984) 214no

5 J B Hobbs (v SA 1924) 211

6 D C S Compton (v SA 1947) 208

7= W A Brown (v Aus 1938) 206no

M P Donnelly (NZ 1949) 206

9 J Hardstaff (v India 1946 205no

10 Mohsin Khan (Pak 1982) 200

TEN EVENTS AT HIGHLAND GAMES

1 Throwing the hammer

2 Tossing the caber

3 Putting the shot

4 Throwing the weight over the bar

5 Long leap

6 Hop, step and leap

7 Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling

8 "Catch-as-catch-can" wrestling

9 Tug of war

10 High leap

PAST TEN TOP JOCKEYS AT ROYAL ASCOT

1994 Michael Kinane 4 wins

1993 Pat Eddery 5 wins

1992 Pat Eddery 4 wins

1991 Steve Cauthen 4 wins

1990 Steve Cauthen 5 wins

1989 Pat Eddery 8 wins

1988 Pat Eddery 4 wins

1987 Steve Cauthen 7 wins

1986 Pat Eddery 6 wins

1985 Steve Cauthen 4 wins

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Death of the former England cricket captain Douglas Jardine (1958).

Monday Birth of the rugby international Rory Underwood (1963).

Tuesday Birth of the England Test cricketer Allan Lamb (1954); New Zealand beat France 29-9 at Auckland to become the rugby union World Cup winners(1987).

Wednesday Birth of the Welsh international footballer Dean Saunders (1964); the West Indies beat Australia at Lord's to win the first cricket World Cup (1975).

Thursday The MCC and Hertfordshire played the first match at Lord's (1814); Chris Eubank retained his WBO middleweight title, beating Michael Watson in the fight which ended Watson's career (1991).

Friday Birth of the cricketer Sir Leonard Hutton (1916).

Saturday Birth of the motor racing world champion, Juan Manuel Fangio (1911).

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