East Indies Carries Roebling Colors to Popular Garden State Accounting: Pacemaking Passemson Fails to Cope with Eight Thirty Gelding in Stretch Drive, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-12


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East Indies Carries Roebling Colors To Popular Garden State Accounting Pdcemaking Passemson Fails To Cope With Eight Thirty Gelding in Stretch Drive Br OSCAR OTIS GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., May 11. — East Indies carried the silks of Joseph M. Roebling to a popular triumph in the feature sprint here this afternoon, the Newfield Purse. The Roebling Stable colors were making their seasonal debut here, and while two previous starters in the yellow and red combination failed, the victory of East Indies more than atoned for the early disappointments. East Indies, saddled by Andy Schuttinger and ridden by Pete Anderson, scored by a half a length over the pacemaking Passemson, owned by B. L. Williams, and Brookfield Farms Utis. The Roebling sophomore broke from number one post position, and Anderson elected to stay there early while in hand awaiting an opening later on from which he could make his bid. Such strategy paid off when the fleeting Passemson bore out slightly on the turn entering the stretch, at least enough for Anderson to rouse his mount and challenge for the lead. Anderson then; went to the whip, and the son of ► Eight Thirty responded to maintain a short but safe lead to the wire. Passemson held on stoutly after being headed by the winner and was close up at the end in a good effort. litis, who was outrun early, closed belatedly and was going strongly at the finish. East Indies paid straight, and turned the six panels in 1:12 flat. Another ideal day prevailed for the Jersey race fans, and more than 12,000 turned out to witness the afternoon of sport, which was enlivened by the annual Garden State Park fashion show. The third time proved the charm for the graduation of Uncle Miltie from the ranks of the non-winners in todays early afternoon feature, a five-furlong dash for maiden twoiyear-olds. Uncle Miltie, who had knocked on the door in his two previous outings here, his only ones, by the way, snapped to winning form to score by five open lengths over Bob F. and the pace-making Gay Prince. Uncle Miltie, who carried the silks of J. J. Colando, was ridden by jockey Joseph Dyer, and turned the distance in the smart time of :59and, but four-fifths of a second removed from Blue Peters track record. Dyer had Uncle Miltie in the first flight throughout, moved up boldly to challenge Continued on Tage Three East Indies Popular Victor I Of Garden State Attraction Continued from Page One entering the stretch and, rapidly wearing down the leader, drew clear under vigorous handling. Uncle Miltie was substantially backed, paying 3.20 straight. The Daily Double fanciers who had coupled Uncle Miltie with Thunderjet, the winner of the first race, collected the modest sum of 7.80. Thunderjet had won the opener at six furlongs from Beech Hill and Beau-Beau after working his way into contention from the outside on the turn. Thunderjet paid .40 straight and was ridden by Louis Olah. v

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