Splash Qualifies Nicely For Renewal of Yankee: Emphasizes Brookmeade Stables Position in Rich Suffolk Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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Splash Qualifies Nicely For Renewal of Yankee YankeeEmphasizes Emphasizes Brookmeade Stables Position in Rich Suffolk Stake StakeSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass June 2 Brookmeade Stable emphasized its position in Saturdays Yankee Handi ¬ cap today when Splash an even stronger favorite than the successful Dart By on yesterdays card won the Seaside Purse from Glorys Chance Chuckalot and a cou ¬ ple of other threeyearolds Splash a bay son of Isolator Ripples by Sir Gallahad TUi Scored over the mile and 70 yards in 144 and ijockey Job Jessop worked him out the full 10 furlongs Yankee distance in 207 The Brookmeade colt like his stablemate yesterday was under a snug hold all the way and Jessop merely flicked the whip at him a couple of times in the final yards to keep him tending to busi ¬ ness Splash was definitely the class of this small field a fact not lost on the public that backed him to the tune of ltp5 ltp5Mild Mild sunny weather for a change brought out a midweek crowd of 13024 to see a card that was marked by formful racing favorites or near favorites account ¬ ing for most events The victory of Splash in the Seaside Purse fifth on the program was vastly popular so popular in fact that the association endured another minus pool Due fo the late scratching of Count Discover and Your Highness in the Sea ¬ side there vfas no show wagering on the event but the form followers really sunk it in on Splash to place with the result tht the track was 3000 out of pocket This is the second day in succession that Suffolk has experienced a minus pool both of them occasioned by Brookmeade colts coltsSplash Splash and Chuckalot raced dueled in the Seaside for over threequarters of a mile while Glorys Chance and Despite re ¬ mained just off the moderate pace Neither of tjie leaders was urged until the three sixteenths and at this point Chuckalot re ¬ signed while Splash continued under a snug hold with Glorys Chance how the runnerup In the stretch Humphreys aboard Glorys Chance tried desperately to Teach the leader and Jessop by cutting it fine encouraged his pretensions Splash however was much too good for the black War Glory gelding Chuckalot for hisipart easily bested Despite for the platonic show award The later made one brief menac ¬ ing move on the final turn then dropped back thoroughly beaten

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