Citation Unplaced First Time in Career at Hollywood Park, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-14


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the he ■- On Dn I k c C. i.e" Ohio, in in . in~ Lee jee City ity len The Tie and ar- lance ice ns fer ar- Citation Unplaced First Time In Careei1 at Hollywood Park HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, Calif., U May 12. — Citation is no nearer his objec-T" c- tive of a million dollars as a result of his tis performance in the 5,000 Hollywood d Premiere Handicap here on Friday, opening n- day, but he is not through trying. In In the Premiere, the Calumet Farm star fin-li.0, a- ished unplaced for the first time in his lis illustrious career, but in justice to him it must be said that he was blocked while Qe making his run through the homestretch ch and but for this misfortune might have ve earned at least a portion of the purse, Citation finished fifth in the field of 10. [0. Those who led him under the wire, in in order, were Special Touch, Manyunk, Bull-md H_ reigh Jr. and Last Round. Even so, he was as beaten only about two and a half lengths. 1S Well back of the leaders for the first half ilf mile of the six-furlong contest, Citation on began his run in the homestretch and ran an into a wall of horses. After being taken up £P momentarily he set sail once more, but by Dy this time it was too late. When Citation will start again, trainer ier Jimmy Jones did not say.

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