Hypostyles Win Streak Continues; Coaching Club Oaks to Scattered: Mikel Racer in Fastest Six Furlongs of Lincoln Meeting; Leads Carrara Marble at All Markers; Noble One Takes Susquehanna Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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J D MIKEL Trainer of Hypostyle frontrunning winner of Bimelech Purse Hypostyles Win Streak Continues Coaching Club Oaks to Scattered Mikel Racer in Fastest Six Furlongs of Lincoln Meeting Leads Carrara Marble at All Markers Noble One Takes Susquehanna Handicap HandicapWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood HI June 2 Displaying high speed from start to finish Hypostyle Illinois homebred gelded son of Hypocrite and China Em ¬ press carried W A Mikels colors to an upset victory here today in the Bimelech Purse Hypostyle chalked up the fastest time of 110 for six furlongs during the current Lincoln Fields meeting in capturing his fifth straight purse Well ridden by ap ¬ prentice Clair Peabody the Mikel speedster reached the wire a length and onequarter in advance of W M Ingrams favored Carrara Marble who was second by six lengths over J D Joseph Rogers Gab Session The Rogers colt suffered his first defeat in four trips to the post when he followed Hypostyle home homeShouldering Shouldering 16 pounds in the Bimelech Hypostyle had no difficulty in capably handling that impost and he stepped the initial quartermile in 22 and the half mile in 45 Under vigorous hand urging during the final furlong Hypostyle had little left at the finish In accounting for the Bimelech the Mikel representative kept his 1948 record clear earning major honors in each of his four appearances this year yearEstablishes Establishes Clear Lead Quickly QuicklyThe The Bimelech field left the starting gate in perfect alignment and Hypostyle estab ¬ lished a clear lead over Carrara Marble be ¬ fore going a quarter while Mel Hash from the T C Melrose Stable raced in third position The highlyregarded Gab Session was well back during the run to the upper turn and he never seriously threatened the leaders leadersApproaching Approaching the stretch turn Carrara Marble began a bold but futile effort to reach the flying Hypostyle and the leading pair entered the home lane a length apart Mel Hash dropped out of serious contention at this point and Gab Session moved into third place some six lengths off the ulti ¬ mate victor Carrara Marble closed gamely under Mel Petersons hustling tactics but the Ingram colt could not overtake Hypo style although easily best of the others Gab Session a well beaten third led home Little Xs Mel Hash and Richavoo for the minor portion of the Bimelech spoils spoilsClear Clear and warm weather greeted the 9759 patrons witnessing the midweek matinee and the sport was decided over a very fast and firm track trackSwain Swain on Noble One OneAfton Afton Villa Farms Noble One top weighted under 115 pounds sped to an impressive triumph in the Susquehanna Handicap under a clever ride by the vet ¬ eran Charles Swain Closing strongly dur ¬ ing the stretch run Noble One wore down W M Wickhams Woodford Sir the choice and he was a length and a half to the good at the end of the six furlongs R W Shaws Shaws Pride raced well to finish third a length and onehalf off Woodford Sir SirNoble Noble One a sharp performer during the New Orleans winter season and the victor over formidable company at Churchill Downs this spring stepped the three quarters mile in 110 Second choice in the field of six Noble One was held at slightly better than 2 to 1 in the totalizator totalizatorDixianas Dixianas Ichabod ridden by Steve Brooks and William Hal Bishops Glory GloryContinued Continued on Page Three Hypostyle Noble One Take Lincoln Features FeaturesMikel Mikel Gelding Runs Fastest Six Furlongs of Meeting in Bimelech BimelechContinued Continued from Page One OneSong Song handled by Harold Keene were suc ¬ cessful in the Daily Double events the combination paying 3500 in the special pool Both winners were second choices Ichabod was good for 860 straight and Glory Song returned her backers 780 780Ichabod Ichabod defeated 10 other juveniles in the five furlongs openers coasting to the wire with a three and onehalf lengths ad ¬ vantage over his nearest rival Gold Eagle who raced surprisingly well under the silks of Mr Mrs G B Scallon Woolford Farms Insist choice for the dash was fractious at the post and unseated his rider before the start but finished willingly enough under apprentice Eldon Nelson to garner the short end of the purse Ichabod a homebred son of Gala Hour and Soda Time completed his graduation task in 59 59Glory Glory Song a consistent fouryearold filly gave a good performance to down the 11 middle class platers she met in the six furlongs second Taking command during the stretch run after C E Cones favored Arabs Fancy weakened the Bishop miss reached the final marker with a four lengths margin Arabs Fancy who made the pace until settled for the drive was unable to hold the victress but easily bested Xen McNairs Winter Song for the place award

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