Bold Humbles Six Foes at Pimlico: Scores by Twelve in Jacobus Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-10


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Bold Humbles Six Foes at Pimlico Scores by Twelve In Jacobus Purse Brookmeade Three-Year-Old Earns Place in Preakness Field by Impressive Effort By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 9. — Brookmeade Stables highly-fancied, but lightly - campaigned three - year - old colt. Bold, earned a starting position in the 5,000 added Preakness and gained numerous supporters for that "Triple Crown" fixture, when he scored a galloping 12-length victory in todays featured Jacobus Purse. The grand -looking son of By Jim-miny and Little Rebel was making his seasonal debut following his three-race juvenile campaign and raced like a "scared rabbit" as he completely outclassed the mediocre field behind him while being timed in 1:45 flat for a mile and a sixteenth. . In second position, and almost another race, for that matter, was George A. Sacks Rare Knave, who outfinished J. T. Gibsons Trout Lure by a half dozen lengths. Jimmy Lynch substituted for the ailing Joe Cul-mone astride Mrs. Sloanes representative and had a "rocking chair" ride for the entire distance, much to the delight of favorite players in the crowd of 9,647. The winners straight price was .80. Bold made only three starts last year, all of his races coming in late fall. He galloped home in his debut at Jamaica, was second to Big Stretch in the Pimlico Futurity, then was disqualified after finishing first in Bowies Endurance Handicap. He was trained in New York early this spring and arrived here recently. His only work over this track was turned in a daybreak yesterday morning, and reports had his three-furlong spin being accomplished in anywhere from :34 to :344. Increases Advantage At Will The Brookmeade colorbearer sprinted clear of his opposition before he had taken a half-dozen strides, and the margin had been increased to three lengths as he turned into the backstretch. After covering the half-mile in :47, Bold held a five-length lead. His advantage continued to increase on the final bend and time of 1:11 flat was credited to him for six furlongs. Under a "double-Nelson" thereafter he continued to widen on his field and completed the mile in 1:37%. His final sixteenth was accomplished in :07V5. but could have been considerably faster had it been necessary. While admittedly outclassing his field, the effort was a sparkling one. He will, however, be forced to carry 126 pounds in the mile and three-sixteenths Preakness, as compared to the 110 pounds he handled in the Jacobus. Richard E. Carters Oriole, after encountering considerable difficulties in his previous races this spring, finally made the winners circle when he was an easy four-and-one-half-length winner of the Sun Beau Purse, todays secondary attraction. In second position in a three-way photo was Mrs. D. N. Lees Remembrance, while A. J. Wilsons Arthur Pilate was third over W. Taylors Leatherburys Eastern Flyway. The only other starter was Winlochan Stables Adopt. Oriole was ridden by Bobby Mitchell and paid .80 as the odds-on choice. His six-furlong time of 1:11% represented one of the best of the meeting. Away alertly, Oriole moved through in the early strides to attain a slight lead over Remembrance. The latter stuck to his opponent for half mile, after which the pace of :22% and :45% began to tell.

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