Richavoo Proves Sportmans Repeater and Carries H. Keene to Saddle Triple: Bishops Recent Acquisition Beats Hilds Liberty to Also Give Owner Double on Card, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-03


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. l Richavoo Proves Sportsmans Repeater j And Carries H. Keerie to Saddle Triple , Bishops Recent Acquisition Beats Hilds Liberty to Also Give Owner Double on Card By J. R. BATTY SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, El., May 2. — Richavoo carried the veteran reinsman Harold Keene to his third victory of the afternoon and the prominent blue and white silks of William Hal Bishop were seen in the winners enclosure for the second time on the card when he triumphed in the sixth and feature test of the program here today. Richavoo, acquired by Bishop for a claiming price of ,500 and competing for this sum against six other foes in the principal offer, came to the finish wire two and a half lengths to the fore of Duke Pallets Hilds Liberty. A length and a half in the wake of Hilds Liberty, Garrett C. closed best to be third in the seven-furlong claiming contest. A Ladies Day gathering of 8,705 attended the sport here today under the most favorable weather conditions since this popular half-mile oval began the 1950 Chicago season on April 24. Shoulders 120 Pounds Richavoo was installed the favorite in the dash despite shouldering a burden of 120 pounds and forced to concede poundage to his rivals. The winner, a five-year-old son of Capt. Cal — Night Mist, returned a straight pay-off of .00. He .negotiated the seven furlongs in 1:29 flat, accomplishing this over a fast strip. Shortly after the field was dispatched, Riot, owned by Marion H. VanBerg, _ _ x sprinted into a clear lead, while Hilds Lib- erty was closest. Richavoo, under steadying c restraint the early portion, rested in third place, three lengths from the leader, as the i group passed the stands for the first time, c Heading into the final turn, Riot, Hilds s * Liberty and Richavoo moved up to to be on nearly even terms. Riot, on the rail, t stumbled badly when in close quarters and c quickly dropped back. Richavoo went into v * command leaving the final bend and grad- ually drew away in the final furlong under frequent lashings of the whip by Keene. I Infinity K., owned by Mrs. Ann Davis, * emerged a driving winner in the opener, a J five-furlong sprint for seasoned campaign- c ers. The seven-year-old gelded son of s Infinity — Kieva displaced Courts Maude C for the lead leaving the second turn, then just lasted at the wire over Eternal Dream to gain a close decision. Courts Maude tired after making the pace but held on best of the others to be third among the 10-horse field. The winner, ridden by Tony Skoronski, was the public choice and paid .40 after being timed the distance in 1:02%. A five-furlong test furnished the interest in the second race. Hold the Dice, the property of Al Tennis, was best of the nine who made up the field. Hold the Dice took the top portion of the purse by a short length over Baciagaloop. Feffie completed the finish order. With Eldon Coffman handling the reins, the winner toured the distance in 1:02%. He returned .80 at the straight windows and coupled in the Daily Double with Infinity K., winner of the first race, was worth 4.00.

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