Field of Six Entered in Blossom Time Purse: Son Charlie, the Peer, Non Ferro Vie in Sportsmans Main Event, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-07


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i Field of Six Entered In Blossom Time Purse * Son Charlie, The Peer, Non Ferro Vie in Sportsmans Main Event SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, 111., May 5. — The last full week of racing at this track i gets under way ,Monday with an evenly balanced, if not outstanding card, scheduled. The appropriately titled Blossom Time at seven furlongs is featured with a half j dozen useful runners vying for the honors and the purse of ,000. Included in the ! field are M. H. VanBergs Son Charlie, P. L. , Grissoms The Peer, and M. J. Sulas Non Ferro, all winners at this meeting, and J. J G. Nathans Deep Water, J. P. Hollings-worths Tedson, and Mrs. H. G. Bockmans Aurora Deb. A good line on the Blossom Time may be obtianed through a perusal of the chart of the seventh race last Thursday when Son i Charlie, Deep Water, and Non Ferro fin- j ished first, second, and third, respectively. On that occasion the distance was also seven-eighths, and Son Charlie picks up seven pounds, while the weights on the others remain the same. Son Charlie was a one length winner with the other pair by noses apart. The Peer beat Kandycal, Show Place, and others last out, while Aurora Deb was third to Play Again, and Obstinate Si at five furlongs. Tedsqri wjll be matyng. his , first try of the session. Successful owner, Ben Fogelson, will try out a new horse in the fifth race in Cross Ring, which he claimed after the gelding had won two races at Oaklawn Park. The distance will be five furlongs and Cross Ring will be required to defeat Fussy C. J., also racing for a new owner; White Blaze and five others. The hard-working Yale will be trying for his fourth victory in five starts in the third race. As the Sportsmans Park doings enter the final stages, jockey Tony Skoronski and Harold Keene are far in front of their fellow saddlesmiths in the battle for the riding honors. Clarence Smith is the leading apprentice and W. H. Bishop the top owner and trainer. The pari-mutuel handle for the regular session was "up about 00,000 for the first six days. It showed an increase of about 00,000 during the five-day charity meeting. The attendance has also been considerably better than last year.

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