Guillotine to Concede Much Poundage to Four Rivals in Scintillator Purse: Greentree Colt Carries 126, Facing Hyphasis, Detective, Admiral Drake, Starecase, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-16


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Guillotine to Concede Much Poundage To Four Rivals in Scintillator Purse Greentree Colt Carries 126, Facing Hyphasis, Detective, Admiral Drake, Starecase BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y.. May 5. — Five three-year-olds, liberally endowed with speed, have been named for the six-furlong Scintillator Purse at Belmont Park tomorrow, while nine older horses vie in the Garden City Classified Handicap at one mile, that shares the spotlight. They will be the sixth and seventh races. Greentree Stables Guillotine, winner of the Futurity last year and of his debut at Jamaica this season, but who has stopped badly in his last three starts, is topweight in the Scintillator with 126 pounds. The brother to Blue Border must concede 13 pounds to Joseph M. Roeblings Admiral Drake, Belair Studs Hyphasis and Mrs. Aksel Wlchf elds Detective, and 18 to James Cox Bradys Starecase. Admiral Drake, who will be ridden by Eddie Arcaro, will probably be the favorite here. The chestnut son of War Admiral won his last start at Jamaica on a muddy track and finished second to Curtain Raiser, beaten a length, but was three lengths before Starecase in his previous start. Those were his only starts this year and the son of War Admiral appears to be improving steadily. Starecase came back to finish a weary fourth in the seven-furlong Swift Stakes, beaten three lengths for all the money by Ferd, with Sheilas Reward and Admirals Pride between them. Glen Lasswell will ride at 108 pounds, a shift of 11 pounds in his favor in relation to Admiral Drake, and the Case Ace colt may be very dangerous. Detective made his 1950 debut against older horses in a roughly run affair that saw Buzfuz disqualified from second place. He showed early speed, was bothered between the turns, then made a second brief bid before stopping badly. Ted Atkinson Jias been named overnight and won the Sanf ord Stakes on the Reaping Reward colt last « — ■ ► : summer, but will have to ride Guillotine if the Greentree colt goes postward. Hyphasis. who will be ridden by Nichols Combest. stopped badly after forcing the pace in a dash won by Bakersf ield here last week, but drops nine pounds, from that race, which was his first since April 15 when he finished a length and a half behind Starecase, conceding that colt 11 pounds. G. H. "Pete" Bostwicks Stunts heads the Garden City field with 124 pounds and may be a strong favorite with Arcaro in the irons. In his recent seasonal debut, Stunts was carried wide all through the stretch by Buzfuz, who was apparently determined to take him to the outside fence rather than let him pass and finished third behind Laico and the Zacaweista gelding at six furlonghs. Tomorrows distance is more suitable. Greentree has entered a pair here in Wine List and Brick, who carry 117 and .113, respectively. When good, Wine List is very good, indeed, as he showed when setting a track record of 1:42% for a mile and one-sixteenth in the Kent Stakes at Delaware last year, and in his good races in the Wilson Mile and the Aqueduct Handicap. The Questionnaire colt, who doesnt have too strong a constitution, is at his best when fresh and has been rested since finishing third in the Harford and Philadelphia Handicaps in Maryland in April.

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