Convidado Seeks Repeat Victory at Garden State: Risk a Whirl and Thirty Love Also to Command Much Respect, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-02


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Convidado Seeks Repeat Victory at Garden State Risk A Whirl and Thirty Love Also to Command Much Respect ■ GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., J., May 1. — King Ranchs Convidado, who won 3n a high price claiming event here on Saturday, ~ , will seek his second victory of the "e meeting tomorrow in the featured 902 02 Special. The four-year-old homebred may ay be made a slight favorite off his convincing c- score over the course, but the competition ti- appears keen and he will have a decidedly e- tougher time of it in this race. ;e. Ten have been named to the event, which * will be decided at a distance of a mile and one-sixteenth. M. Kahlbaums classy mare Il Risk A Whirl and T. G. Bensons Thirty S Love will command considerable respect, 2 but the winner could really develop from L anyone in the field. It is rounded out by "J Victory Stables Apachio, High Ground J: Stables Reveille, Mrs. S. Pistorios Golden L? Bull, Grand view Stables Clean Broom, Jt John Gavegnanos Directoire and H. W. Fincher*s Quemadito. Convidado was thoroughly convincing winning his race, in which he set all of the yZ "J pace and increased his advantage under pressure in the drive to reach the end °* of f the mile and a sixteenth in 1:454 and two and one -half lengths clear of the field. iri •L Clean Broom finished a distant seventh in this same contest, which indicates that at J! Convidado should encounter no trouble from this quarter. The King Ranch gelding has often been en dropped down into claiming company. In In his only two starts at Jamaica after his lis spring arrival from Santa Anita, he ran an for 2,500 and 0,000, respectively, finishing n- third on the first occasion and md fourth in his next outing. Risk A Whirl, Thirty Love and Crown ra en In In his lis ran an n- and md ra Me are all distinguished by having com- ~ peted in stakes company in the not too distant past. The first named, a five-year- old daughter of Whirlaway, finished third i to Play Toy in the six furlongs feature on i the inaugural program here, which indicates - she has plenty of speed, Thirty Love will undoubtedly approve of f i i - f the added distance tomorrow, and could j easily reverse the latest decision with Risk t A Whirl. In one of his better races this s past winter he finished a close second to 0 Thelma Berger in the Louisiana Handicap. . t s 0 . Crown Me last year won the Yankee Hand- icap at Suffolk Downs, but he has not shown consistent form lately.

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