Kalluki Takes Feature at Pimlico in Stride: Coplin Gelding Nears Track Record for Whirlaway Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-13


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Kalluki Takes Feature At Pimlico in Stride Coplin Gelding Nears Track Record for Whirlaway Purse PIMLJCO, Baltimore, Md., May 12.— David Coplins Kalluki, a gelded son of Tin tagel— Best Blister, who commanded only ,100 at last seasons yearling vendues, won his second race in four starts when he turned in the exceedingly good time of :53 flat to win the-four and one-half furlongs Whirlaway Purse, featured dash for two-year-olds. H. E. Ortels Ta-male was beaten four and one-half lengths, while two lengths clear of Yarrow Brae Farms favored Big Bull. Showers during the program merely served to save wear and tear on the water sprinkler and, as a matter of fact, improved the racing surface. Kallukis time in the Whirlaway was only two-fifths of a second slower than th« track standard, which was established by Gustave Rings Hasteville in 1942. Mike Basile received credit for the winning ride astride the 0.40 chance. A crowd of 7,895 fans were in attendance. Kalluki, whb returned to Maryland following an unsuccessful invasion of New Jersey, left the gates like a whippet and had attained a lengthy advantage before the opening sixteenth had been completed. Tamale, the second horse to finish, was ridden by Claude "Pee Wee" Quattlebaum, who was launching another comeback, his third or fourth in the past decade. While his mount was soundly beaten, Quattlebaum looked "smooth as silk" atop the juvenile. Quattlebaum saw action at this course more than 20 years ago and was. astride Ned O. when that fellow won the 1929 Walden Stake. Kalluki was conditioned for his effort by Bernie Bond, young Maryland trainer. Bond saddled Oozo here yesterday and Peacelaw at Garden State. Prior to Kallukis win, Bond had sent out Kee-Dee Stables False Rumor to open the program.

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