Lot O Luck Goes in Churchill Test: Carries Equal Top Weight of 114 with Donke Serenade in Featured Pensive Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-09


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► i I* ► Lot O Luck Goes In Churchill Test Carries Equal Top Weight Of 1 1 4 With Donke Serenade In Featured Pensive Purse CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky.. May 8. — Hasty House Farms Lot O Luck, who turned in a creditable performance last Tuesday af ternoon in the Derby Trial, heads a field of six three-year-olds scheduled to meet here tomorrow afternoon in the seven furlongs Pensive Purse. Lot O Luck, a well made son of Chance Play and the fine producing mare. Potheen, undoubtedly will go to the post favorite over his five Pensive rivals and he is to have the saddle services of youthful but efficient Kenneth Church. Lot O Luck is to shoulder equal top weight of 114 pounds with J. A. Goodwins Donke Serenade, who .rates a good chance to capture major honors in tomorrows headliner. Opposing the top-seeded pair in the Pensive will be Carter and Dohertys Mr. Dink, who accompanied the Derby starter, Hallieboy, to the Downs; Shady Brook Farms Diregante, Mrs. A. Roths Senecas Pesty and Circle M Farms Lasting Way. Didnt Fancy Off Track Running over a sloppy track in the Derby Trial, Lot O Luck, who is not partial to soft going, raced into fifth position at the end of that eight furlongs after displaying good speed from the outset. Entering the stretch in the Trial, the Hasty House Farms colt was very much in the picture but faded a bit during the. final furlong and could not match strides with Black George, Middleground, Sunglow and Greek" Ship. Previous to his local stakes engagement. Lot O Luck ran two creditable races behind Brown Hotel Stables speedy Rayloper at Keeneland. Donke Serenade was impressive last Thursday when he finished second to Mrs. J. M. Branhams Shadows Start in the three-quarters mile Whiskery Purse. Donke Serenade reached the lead during the stretch run in that encounter but appeared a trifle short and failed to withstand the Branham colts belated challenge. Donke Serenade will improve off his Whiskery effort and Ovie Scurlock probably will guide the Goodwin homebred tomorrow. One of the best supporting events on tomorrows card is the fourth race which will match eight top line two-year-olds at five furlongs. Included in the list of overnight entrants are such quick youngsters as Mrs. Emil Denemarks Jerry Nash, Southland Stables By Gone Days, and Warner Jones, Jr.s, American Plan. Others in the likely starting band include Lookout Studs In A Spin, F. J. DeMarys Lady Miss, Jacob Shers Our Yonkela, and Mrs. Harry Trot-seks Idle Jane. The Cavalcade Purse, six furlongs for three-year-olds, also should result in interesting sport for the capacity field appears well-balanced. Greentree Stables Pass Key and Christiana Stables Bee and Bee, which pair is to race coupled in the entry, saddled by Duval A. Headley, appear to hold the edge in the sprint, with Clifford Mooers Sierra also accorded a chance to win the dash. JAMES T. CLARK— Is due at Washington Park today and will open the racing secretarys office in preparation for the Lincoln Fields meeting opening at the Homewood course a week from today.

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