Puritan Handicap at Suffolk Draws Nine: Ringie and Bold and Bad Top Entries for Mile and Furlong Feature--Gilbert on Former., Daily Racing Form, 1941-06-07


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PURITAN HANDICAP AT SUFFOLK DRAWS NINE NINERlngie Rlngie and Bold and Bad Top Entries for Mile and Furlong Feature Gilbert on Former FormerBOSTON BOSTON Mass June 6 With prospects of a lightning fast track prevailing at Suf ¬ folk Downs Saturday for the sixth renewal of the Puritan Handicap this mile and a furlong feature test should provide one of the most spirited contests since the stake was first inaugurated in 1935 The test carrying an added value of 5000 has at ¬ tracted an overnight entry list of nine of the original thirtytwo nominations nominationsThe The Puritan is the fifth stake offerings of the fourteen stellar attractions to be de ¬ cided over the Boston course and inciden ¬ tally this ninefurlong test is the longest route of any of the stakes so far decided decidedRingie Ringie from the stable of the Washington D C sportsman Gustav Ring has been placed in the position of honor by racing secretary Charles J McLennan with an im ¬ post of 116 pounds The manner in which Ringie finished at the end of his recent out ¬ ing in the one mile and a sixteenth of the Paul Revere Handicap a week ago to be beaten a short margin by Hal Price Head leys Third Covey left the impression that the added distance of the Puritan will be right down his alley Jockey Johnny Gilbert who was slated to ride the ByPass II four yearold in the Paul Revere but was forced to pass up the mount in favor of Gigi Moore when he was forced to stay in New York to pilot King Cole in the Roseben Handicap for his contract employer Ogden Phipps will be on hand to handle the colt tomorrowKENTUCKYBRED tomorrow KENTUCKYBRED PERFORMER PERFORMERIn In receipt of three pounds from the top weight E R Bradleys lightly campaigned Bold and Bad a recent arrival from the Metropolitan circuit is next in line with 113 pounds The Blue Larkspur colt is fresh from a winning performance last Saturday in a grade C handicap at Belmont Park when he led home such performers as Span ¬ ish Duke Silent Witness and The Chief t Previous to that the fouryearold was good enough to finish second to such a sterling performer as Eight Thirty in the Metropol itan Handicap and Grey Wolf finished back of the Bradley colt Although in receipt of thirty pounds from the great son of Pilate it was a right smart effort on the part of Bold and Bad in the Metropolitan and one that indicates he has finally rounded to the form expected of him ast year On the strength of present form it would seem that the son of Blue Larkspur and Knockany Bridge will take a world of beating in the Puritan PuritanHeld Held at 112 pounds is Liberty Franc from the J U Gratton string The Liberty Lim ¬ ited colt was a surprise winner of the Plymouth Rock Handicap earlier in the meeting at six furlongs It is likely the Grat ¬ ton fouryearold will be the one that will make the pace in the Puritan but it is prob ¬ lematical whether the nine furlongs may prove just a bit beyond his ability abilityJ J Y CHRISTMAS HOPEFUL HOPEFULJ J Yancey Christmas is placing his re ¬ liance on Rough Pass a stoutly finishing third in the Paul Revere last Saturday who will carry 111 pounds Held in the same bracket at 110 pounds are Glen Felkners Advbcator and Star Boarder BoarderThe The locally owned Sundodger will be the reliance of Mrs M C Breen The Bull Dog colt declined the issue in the Gloucester Purse Thursday because of the sloppy going His burden will be 108 pounds The light weights of the company are B A Darios Master Key and Deimos which races for Mrs F C Rompel RompelThe The winners share of the prize with nine starters will be 1670 considerably lower than the 6825 taken down last season by Mrs Emil Denemarks Upstream

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