Slam Bang Seeks Franklinville Purse over Eleven Garden State Park Rivals: Kline Racer Has Allies Pal and Istan to Contend with over Six Furlongs Today, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-02


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Slam Bang Seeks Franklinville Purse Over Eleven Garden State Park Rivals Kline Racer Has Al lies Pal And I stan to Contend With Oyer Six Furlongs Today By FRED GALIANI GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., May 1. — C. M. Klines Slam Bang, a horse of stakes caliber, makes his third essay on the comeback trail this year at Garden State tomorrow, where he heads a field of 12 In the six furlongs Franklin ville Purse. Slam Bang took a decision via the disqualification route over Capot when they were juveniles and was second to that colt a few weeks later in the Pimlico Futurity. He started only three times as a sophomore, turning in a crack effort in the Chesapeake last year, succumbing by only a nose to his arch rival, Capot, in. that stake. Following that he was outrun in the Wood Memorial and was retired for the year when he suffered an injury. In two attempts this year he failed, but has shown improvement in the last. He was a trailer in a 10-horse sprint at Havre de Grace, in which he was being eased near the finish and he was beaten almost four lengths in another dash. The last might have sharpened him for a top effort tomorrow. His post position order, are A. J. Wilsons Arthur Pilate, J. L. McKnights Curtain Time, Mrs. P. A. B. Widener, H.s, Whiff enpoof, who will race coupled with Slam Bang, Rarco Stables Bull, Woodland Farms Overexposed, Mrs. W. Snells Pen-son, R. R. McClarins New Oxford, Brook-field Farms Istan, S. D. Siddells Allies Pal, R. S. Howards Campanilleo and R. N. Websters Crystal Boot. Slam Bang has the most intrinsic class of ilus field, but his recent injury may have taken something out of him. At any rate, he is meeting some tough opposition. Foremost contenders appear to be Istan and Allies Pal. ► success, but is a capable sprinter and will have the saddle services of Sammy Boul-metis, who is one of the apprentice sensations of the year. He tired in his recent races behind Hash Night and The Pincher at Havre de Grace, but the change to this track may make a difference. Allies Pal, who was withdrawn from the Colonial on Saturday, has one victory out of seven starts this year, in a mile and an eighth race at Hialeah. She has just completed a Florida campaign where she raced with the best on the grounds. Both she and istan are front-runners. The weights in the race are fairly close, ranging from the 117 on Arthur Pilate to the low of 106 onCampanilleo. Overexposed is a frequent winner, but has not been out yet this season, while he has plenty of early speed and should be in the thick of things. Curtain Time won here on opening day at a big price and with great ease. He just took the lead at the start and started stringing out his field behind him. He beat claiming foes that time, but might be able to make the ascent in class. Post time has been kept at 2 p. m. with the changeover to daylight saving time and eight races have been programmed, with six of them claiming events.

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