Leavenworth Smart Lincoln Winner; Citations Foes Arrive for Jersey: Woolford Gelding Ridden by Nelson; Mountain Roar Saves Place After Showing Early Speed; Billy Bumps Annexes Show, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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HERBERT M WOOLF Was present at atWashington Washington Park to see his homebred homebredracer racer Leavenworth prove victorious in inthe the Idle Sun Purse Leavenworth Smart Lincoln Winner Citations Foes Arrive for Jersey Woolford Gelding Ridden by Nelson NelsonMountain Mountain Roar Saves Place After Showing Early Speed Billy Bumps Annexes Show ShowWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood 111 May 27 Woolford Farms Leavenworth scored an easy triumph here today in the Idle Sun Purse one of the better offerings on the tenth program presented this sea ¬ son by the Lincoln Fields Racing Associa ¬ tion Well handled by the diminutive ap ¬ prentice Eldon Nelson who completed a saddle double the victor a sevenyearold homebred gelding coasted to the finish of the seven furlongs with a two and onehalf length advantage over Michael J Dants Mountain Roar Bomar Stables Billy Bumps came from far back to achieve the show award two lengths off Mountain Roar and John Marschs oddson favorite Blue Seal ran fourth in the field of eight starters startersShouldering Shouldering 111 pounds with the ap ¬ prentice allowance under the conditions of the Idle Sun Leavenworth sped the seven eighths mile over the fast track in 124 Second choice to Blue Seal in the straight totalisator pool the Woolford Farm stal ¬ wart returned his backers odds of 3 2 to 1 after winning his second purse in as many starts startsIdeal Ideal Weather Conditions ConditionsA A crowd of 10338 thoroughbred followers turned out for the sport which was de ¬ cided under ideal weather conditions Wagering was brisk throughout the after ¬ noon and the racing was interesting interestingIn In Earnest and Mountain Roar engaged each other for the early advantage and Leavenworth was no better than sixth after going threesixteenths mile Per ¬ mitted to work his way steadily forward while racing on the outside Leavenwofth loomed up menacingly approaching the stretch and he then set sail for the leaders leadersMountain Mountain Roar shook off In Earnest after entering the home lane and con ¬ tinued willingly under punishment but he could not cope with Leavenworth and the latter forged to the front after passing the furlong pole and won going away Moun ¬ tain Roar was not under strong punish ¬ ment to save place honors over Billy Bumps who was last until they had reached the head of the stretch and Blue Seal could not better his position when set down in the drive In Earnest was a weary fifth after his display of early foot footFavorites Favorites won both Daily Double events Mrs L H Thompsons Vinita Major rid ¬ den by Tony Skoronski accounting for the opening six furlongs sprint and Mrs J M Nugents Young Geordie handled by Jack Sauter winning the second race at seven sevenContinued Continued on Page Three Leaven worth Takes Lincoln Headliner HeadlinerMountain Mountain Roar Saves Place After Showing Early Speed SpeedBilly Billy Bumps Annexes Show ShowContinued Showf f Continued from Page One Onefurlongs furlongs The victorious special pool com ¬ bination returned its backers 2120 one of the shortest double payoffs of the cur ¬ rent Lincoln Fields meeting meetingVinita Vinita Major came fast through the stretch in the initial sprint and after dis ¬ posing of J and W Sopers early pace ¬ maker Sons Style won going away Eleven ordinary platers met in the dash and J Edward Mahoneys Diesel Sand turned in a good effort to earn the short end of the purse Running time was 113 113Young Young Geordie went to the front soon after the start of the second race and after entering the home lane with a clear lead was ridden out to retain a three and one half lengths margin over William Hal Bishops Glory Song SongGenies Genies Mate Runs Third ThirdTwelve Twelve 3500 platers contested and A P Lisowskis Genies Mate ran third a neck off Glory Song while Thankful was fourth after encountering some bad racing luck during the drive driveThe The victorious Nugent gelding a six yearold on of Saracen and MonoX com ¬ pleted his task in 126 and he was held at slightly better than 2 to 1 straight straightApprentice Apprentice Eldon Nelson who returned to the saddle today after suffering a se ¬ vere shaking up in a fall last Saturday rode for the first time since the mishap and scored astride W Zakoors Mar Like in the six furlongs fourth race Nelson was a bit careless near the finish with his mount who just lasted to withstand the belated challenge of Bomar Stables fa ¬ vored Almas Pet Third honors went to Miss Billie Roses Rose Light who bested nine other 6000 class sprinters for that poution of the purse Mary Like stepped the threequarters in 112 and paid 1460

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