Seventeen in Week-End Feature at Ak-Sar-Ben: Attorney Joe, Black Beggar and Picketwire Are Main Contenders, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Seventeen in WeekEnd Feature at AkSarBen AkSarBenAttorney Attorney Joe Black Beggar and Picketwire Are Main Contenders ContendersAKSARBEN AKSARBEN Omaha Nebr June 11 The Nebraska Stock Growers Purse a six furlong test for threeyearolds and up ¬ ward carrying claiming tags ranging from 3000 to 2500 will be offered for presen ¬ tation on tomorrows card as the substi ¬ tute for the 2500 Cornhusker Handicap originally named feature which failed to attract enough likely contenders contendersSeventeen Seventeen are entered in the Stock Growers sprint which should provide in ¬ teresting sport for the local patrons due to the number of evenly matched con ¬ testants In all probability H Jolleys At ¬ torney Joe Esther Irwins Black Beggar and Hugh Madduxs Picketwire will gain the majority of the publics support if past performances during the current session can be used as a criterion criterionIn In his last trip postward Attorney Joe finished unplaced to Fancy Dog Big Sub and Miss Duncan but encountered poor racing luck throughout and undoubtedly would have been much closer had he not suffered interference Black Beggar has started several times during the meeting and proved victorious on one occasion In his last start on Thursday the consistent gelded son of Beggar Boy and Beautiful Doll ran fourth in back of the hardhitting Dog Day Kennock and Valdina Kavia Picketwire has raced favorably during the meeting and finished third in his last en ¬ gagement against similar competition competitionCompleting Completing the field are such well re ¬ garded performers as Little Bits Break Thru May Coed Cinder King Mary Cov ¬ entry Famine Amalka Miss Gay Miss Duncan Kennock High Agent In Light A La Reigh and Jodas Joe JoeThe The remainder of the eightrace agenda is comprised of two allowance races one of which is designed exclusively for three yearolds and older bred in Nebraska and five other claiming contests

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