Eleven Three-Year-Olds Seek Bolo Purse at Downs Course: Trotsek-Trained Entry of Old Tom and Rodrigo Seen Choice in Sprint Offering, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-16


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► I ■ . Eleven Three-Year-Olds Seek Bolo Purse at Downs Course Trotsek-Trained Entry of , Old Tom and Rodrigo Seen Choice in Sprint Offering CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville. Ky.. May 15. — The Bolo Purse, at six-furlongs for .three-year-olds, is to feature a well-balanced program tomorrow at this historic south Louisville course. Eleven of the better class sophbmores are entered for the sprint and Old Tom, a member of the Mrs. Harry Trotsek stable, who is to race coupled with O. Frank Woodwards Rodrigo, is expected to go to the post as the Bolo favorite. Old Tom and Rodrigo will each take up 117 pounds in tomorrows headliner and the Trotsek-conditioned pair is rated dangerous at those weights. Old Tom, victor in the 1949 Bashford Manor Stakes and third in the Lansing Stakes, finished a creditable third Derby day to Sun David and Wisconsin Boy in a three-quarter mile allowance event. While Old Tom is generally regarded as the best half of the Trotsek and Woodward duo, Rodrigo gave a fair effort Saturday behind Prop, Irish Sun, and Clevelander on a slow track, footing that he did not particularly like. Rodrigo raced unusually well here lats autumn, winning three of his four local engagements and recent morning trials have been on the quick side. Aunt Jayne Z. Won Debutante in 1949 James C. Ellis, Kentucky thoroughbred owner and breeder and the owner of Dade Park, is to start Aunt Jayne Z. in the Bolo. She is remembered by local patrons for her impressive victory last spring in the Debutante Stakes. Aunt Jayne Z. has shown speed in local outings this year but she has failed to display the form that made her an outstanding juvenile miss during her 1949 campaign. Flying Alice also is to race under the Ellis colors. Carter and Dohertys silks are to be carried in the dash by Mr. Dink, who is the top weight of 120 pounds under the Bolo allowance conditions. Mr. Dink finished fourth in the seven-furlong Pensive Purse behind such good ones as Donke Serenade, Lot O Luck, and Lasting Way but was never, a serious threat in that test. Previous to his shipment to The Downs, the John One colt won at Sunshine Park and Lincoln Downs. Mrs. Otto C. Neumanns good colt. Bully Boy; Owsley Browns Miss Dade, Mrs. J. E. CARL BURNS — Has taken over the starters duties for the remainder of the Churchill Downs meeting as Reuben White departed for Washington Park to dispatch the fields during the Lincoln Fields meeting at that point. Hankins Clear Day, Mrs. A. Roths Senecas Pesty, Mrs. M. J. Branhams Shadows Start, and C. H. Maynes Is There complete the probable Bolo Purse starting field. Bully Boy displayed occasional flashes of top class during his two-year-old season. Is There turned in several good efforts, and Shadows Start, a quick son of Hoop. Jr. and Night Shadow, could take top honors in the Bolo should he race to the winning form he displayed in annexing the Whiskery Purse on May 4. The Branham homebred beat Donke Serenade. Squared Away, Go Jeep Go and other fast sophomores in the six-furlong Whiskery.

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