Eleven Middle Distance Runners in Omaha Event: Risky Hash Looms Favorite in Board of Governors Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1949-06-04


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j Eleven Middle Distance Runners in Omaha Event Risky Hash Looms Favorite in Board of Governors Handicap AK-SAR-BEN, Omaha, Nebr., June 3.— The ,500 Board of Governors Handicap, annual one mile and one-sixteenth feature designed for three-year-olds and upward, which serves as the salient attraction on tomorrows program here, wiH bring together one of the best fields in its history. A group of 11 capable middle-distance performers, headed by Thomas J. Berrys consistent Risky Hash, who will assume the top impost of 116 pounds, is slated to measure strides in this event. Named to oppose Risky Hash in the Board of Governors are such others as W. D. Rorick and L. O. Lanes Dad, 110; J. J. Arps Foxy No Mark, 110; L. C. Blacks Reddy Boy, 109; J. W. Sniders Blue Agent, 108; W. C. Wibecks Super Valley, 106; J. J. Eckroshs Ben B., and Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hawkins My Pop, both of whom have been accorded the equal burdens of 104; Seventeen Guns, the property of Tony Mangano, 103; Guy and Walter Shultz Namur, 103, and Carl Craigs Teddysun, 102. Risky Hash accounted for the Memorial Day Handicap in most impressive manner and is sure to rule the favorite in tomorrow encounter. The Berry colorbearer again will have the saddle services of her regular rider, James Cassity, and should have benefited by her latest effort in which she came from far back of the early pace to defeat Reddy Boy by one and one-quarter lengths. Reddy Boy also closed considerable ground in the test to the arrear oi Risky Hash and should prove the most troublesome to the latter tomorrow. Foxj No Mark is certain to attract her share o the wagering as she proved victorious ir the six-furlong first division of the Inaug-1 ural Handicap and, then came back tc place third behind Risky Hash and Reddj Boy in the aforementioned Memorial Day Several of the other members of the Board of Governors group have come fortl with winning or. creditable efforts sincr their arrival here, and under their respec tive weights could prove troublesome in deed. Dad must be regarded dangerous anc would only have to run his best race to account for his first victory of the meeting, tfamur, one of the perennial local favorites, icored a success earlier in the week against capable band of sprinters and appears ,o have regained his top form.

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