Pimlico Nursery Stakes to Dockstader: Meets Hoop Jr.s Bid and Draws Off; Greentree Youngster Length And One-Half Clear at End; Adams Entry Is Unplaced, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-13


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Pimlico Nursery Stakes to Dockstader Meets Hoop Jrs Bid and Draws Off Greentree Youngster Length And OneHalf Clear at End Adams Entry Is Unplaced UnplacedBALTIMORE BALTIMORE Md May 12 Dockstader revealed a nice turn of speed and even more grit when he flaunted Mrs Payne Whitneys famed pink and black colors to an emphatic triumph in the Pimlico Nurs ¬ ery Stakes here this afternoon racing the five furlongs in 100 time deadheating the track record The dusky son of Mr Bones withstood a challenge from Fred W Hoopers Hoop Jr about the eighth pole and was drawing out slowly at the finish where his margin was a length and a half These two were much superior to the five others who accepted the issue in this 5000 fixture for twoyearolds as S W Labrots filly Bourtai was five lengths away in earning third money a nose before Kewey Dee DeeJockey Jockey Eddie Arcaro had the leg up on Dockstader who had been runnerup to Best Effort in the soft footing that ob ¬ tained for Churchill Downs Bashford Manor in his last previous essay He re ¬ turned 1050 in the tote The favorites were Mrs W W Adams tandem of Flying Bridge and Kewey Dee Neither was ever really in the hunt huntAggressor Aggressor Throughout ThroughoutAs As you might guess from the time the Pimlico Nursery was decided on a fast racing strip The fractions were 22 AlVs and the successful Dockstader was the aggressor from flagfall to finish He added 6190 to the expanding Greentree coffers coffersThis This final twoyearold stake of the Maryland spring season was presented in sunny unseasonably warm weather and be ¬ fore an enthusiastic Preakness eve attend ¬ ance that was estimated at 17000 Wager ¬ ing was commensurately brisk throughout the afternoon though the favorite players aim was unsteady One of the principal offenders was Declared who failed at odds on in the Tom Melton Purse which was won by Mrs W R Bransbys FeatherBob FeatherBobThe The septet in the featured offering all went away from the gate on the same stride in an uncommonly good start But Hoop Jr was in rather close quarters and Woolf eased him back several lengths as Don Chance found his way into a length lead over Bourtai and Dockstader going to the far corner cornerBourtai Bourtai gave way swinging for home and Dockstader went to Don Chance disposing of the pacemaker without meeting much resistance

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