Seven Entered for Bull Lea Purse: Syndicate Likely Favorite at Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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Seven Entered for Bull Lea Purse Syndicate Likely Favorite at Downs Trotsek-Trained Entry of Seaward, Porters Broom Also, to Command Support CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky., May 6. — With another renewal of the famous Kentucky Derby now a matter of history, this rambling Falls City racing grounds will settle back to something nearing normalcy. The Bull Lea Purse and the Lawrin Purse, a pair of six furlongs allowance sprints, are to co-feature the Monday program and both attractions will bring together well-balanced fields. The Bull Lea is to match four-year-olds and older with Robert W. Athas homebred Syndicate pegged as the early choice over his, six rivals. Syndicate, and the Harry Trotsek conditioned entry of Raymond Ankenbauers Porters Broom and Hasty House Farms Seaward along with M. A. and R. Saffirs Dr. Ole Nelson, all get In the dash under 116 pounds. The Lottie Wolf Stables hope in the Bull Lea is Disconsolate at 110 pounds while the C. V. Whitney establishment is to depend on Jazz Baby, 111 pounds. J. D. and Joseph Rogers hard-hitting Walkie Talkie completes the likely starting band and he will shoulder 113 pounds. • The Lawrin should provide interesting sport for the 10 entrants appear rather evenly matched. Calumet Farm will start Vigorous in the race, A. R. Evans Evan-step and the McKay and Sullivan duo. Star Pigeon and Clear Day, all rated dangerous. L. Wagners Jimpin, Mrs. Harry Trot-seks Kosadus, James Paddocks Royal Tulip, T. w. and A. c. Fergusons Zoom, W. E. Schmidts Pancho Supreme, and W. S. Millers Spizerinktom round out the Lawrin field. Beat Halt at Keeneland Syndicate, a five-year-old gelded son of Version and Chypre, always has been a consistent performer and, although soundly beaten in Keenelands Ben All Handicap he was good enough to defeat Woodvale Farms 1949 Blue Grass Stakes victor. Halt m the Dixiana Purse at Lexington April 16. Syndicate beat Halt a nose at the end of the mile and a sixteenth Lexington test after a sharp stretch duel that made the race one of the best presented at Keeneland this spring. Walkie Talkie may be the one to offer Syndicate the stiffest competition in the Bull Lea, the homebred Rogers gelding haying won two recent engagements. At Keeneland, Walkie Talkie captured the seven furlongs Winter Quarters Purse, de-feattag /Thank You Sir. De Luxe, Royal Tulip, Cotton Joe, and Bel King. Walkie Talkie also defeated Cock Feather, Spring Chimes, and Frere Jacques, among others in a three-quarter mile event at the Downs on May 1. Seaward.raced well against top class company during his 1949 campaign and his recent morning trials indicate that he Is quite ready for his seasonal debut. Porters Broom won but one race last year but. previous to that time, he was rated one of the more solid thoroughbreds in training and he possesses a high flight of speed. Trainer Trotsek announced this morning that jockey Ken Church Is to have the. mount on either Seaward or Porters Broom. Two-year-old colts and geldings are to clash in the five furlongs Broomstick Purse, four-year-olds and older are scheduled to meet at seven furlongs in the second tilt while a fair group of three-year-olds will contest the mile third race. Four-year-olds and up will go to the post in the six furlongs fourth, the seven furlongs seventh and the mile and a sixteenth nightcap. Post time for the initial event Monday will be at 2:15 p. m. central daylight time, and that hour is to prevail for the first race daily during the balance of the spring meeting.

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