Sportsmans Dash to Little Bobbles: Valley View Runner Scores in Clear, Having Length and Half Margin on over Night, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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Sportsmans Dash To Little Bobbles Valley View Runner Scores In Clear, Having Length and Half Margin on Over Night By J, R. BATTY SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, 111., May 6. — Valley View Farms little Bobbles registered somewhat of a surprise triumph, although he is co-holder of the track record for the distance he was competing at in this engagement, when he captured the Sportsmans Park Handicap at this half-mile course today. Little Bobbles, owned by J. Leslie Younghusband, of Barrington, 111., where he maintains the Valley View Farm, came to the end of seven furlongs with a length and a half to spare over Marion VanBergs Over Night. Thank You Sir, the property of James N. Nugent, was third, another three lengths away, while Lucky Codine, owned by John Wolf, was. fourth among the field of eight horses who furnished the interest in the main attraction, which was decided as the seventh race on a nine-race program. Eagle River, belonging to Helen S. Reine-man, of Chicago, was favored in the wagering, but after showing early speed, ended up a faltering sixth. Ideal Weafher The winner was timed the distance over a dry strip in 1:28%, nearly two full seconds slower than the mark of 1:26% he possesses jointly with Pigeon Hole. A four-year-old son of Jean Valjean — Bobbles, the victor rewarded backers 5.60 and was handled by Tony Skoronski. Ideal weather prevailed during the afternoon and a crowd of 13,679 was in attendance. Little Bobbles took the lead after leaving the first turn and at one time, in the back-stretch the second time around, was five lengths ahead of his nearest foe. Over Night attempted to menace the final sixteenth mile and Skoronski applied only strong hand urging to insure the tally. Trainer Earl Kelley saddled his first winner for T. D. Buhl since taking over .the menage this week, when he sent out Like-asnot to win the sixth race. The winner, a 10-year-old son of Sweep Like — Miss Morocco, made the pace in the five-furlong dash and registered by two and a half lengths over Connies Boy. A length and a Continued on Page Forty-Two Little Bobbles Home in Clear In Handicap at Sportsmans Continued from Page One half farther back. Bubbling Easy was third among the six horses who competed in the allowance test which supported the feature race. Ukeasnot was favored in the wagering and paid .80 after traveling the distance in 1:03. Apprentice Charles Carroll rode the third winner of his career when he guided Likeasnot to victory. Collins rode his first winner this spring at the Oaklawn Park meeting and is under contract to A. E. Mettz. Ten sprinters of the ,000 claiming type met in the opener at seven furlongs. A. P. Hensleys Little L. raced in a contending position from the outset and when ready, took over the lead to score easily by five lengths. She headed C. A. Tanners Timmy to the wire. The latter gained the place by a length and a half over Swift Town. Inf inotto, public choice in the dash, faltered after making the pace, and finished fifth. The winner, a four-year-old daughter of Cannons Roar — Gay Note, paid 3.20, after carrying jockey Gerald Porch over the distance in 1:29%. The chalk players selected Infinity K. as the one most likely to succeed in the second race and the Mrs. Ann Davies* campaigner did, paying .00, after downing Deck Talk by a half length. Vinita War was third in the seven-furlong contest. Jockey Harold Keene was in the saddle as the seven-year-old gelded son of Infinity — Kieva toured the distance in 1:31 Vs. Infinity K. coupled in the daily double with Little L., victor in the first race, returned 2.20.

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