Jen Master Goes in Juvenile Stakes: Unbeaten Juvenile Vies with Primate, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-21


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Jet Master Goes in Juvenile Stakes " Unbeaten Juvenile Vies With Primate Prize Ring and Four Others Seek Five-Furlong Event on Widener Course at Belmont BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 19.— Four stakes embellish the Belmont Park programs for the week ahead. Seven two-year-old colts are slated to meet in the 0,000 Juvenile, one of the oldest stakes in the country, on Monday, with Starmount Stables Primate and Marlboro Stud Farms Jet Master the probable fa-orites. On Wednesday, sophomore fillies vie in the 0,000 Acorn Stakes, Americas counterpart of the historic Two Thousand Guineas, at one mile. The following day, the steeplechasers will cavort in the thirtieth running of the Charles L. Appleton Memorial at about two miles. The week reaches its climax with the seventy-sixth running of the 5,000 Withers, the most significant mile race exclusively for three-year-olds. After finishing second in his first three starts, two of them in Florida, Primate won an overnight race and the Youthful Stakes at Jamaica in his last two appearances. After his Youthful victory, Eddie Arparo is reported to have asked to ride the Some Chance colt in all of his future engagements, but "Heady Eddie" will be on Jet Master on Monday, while "Steady Teddy" Atkinson will be astride Primate. Won Four Races at Hialeah Jet Master was unbeaten in four starts in Florida last winter, climaxing his campaign with a victory in the Hialeah juvenile. The son of Jet Pilot is a big, strong colt who did everything asked of him in impressive style. Some observers professed to detect signs of his weakening near the end of the Hialeah stake, but others, including his trainer ,~George Odom, are convinced that had the youngster gone farther, he would have won more easily. Jet Master has been training well for his return to competition. " Jet Master, Primate and Gustave Rings Prize Ring carry 122 pounds each in the Juvenile, conceding from five to nine pounds to their four rivals. Prize Ring - finished second to Primate in the Youth-1, f ul, conceding weight to the winner, but was convincingly beaten. No rider has been - named for the gray colt, who has usually s been guided by Atkinson. 7 The others in the Juvenile are Jack s Amiels Count Flame and Vera S. Braggs 1 Mixture, 117 each, and Maine Chance i, Farms Jet Jewel and Odgen Phipps* Thy-i mus, a pair of maidens who get in with I 113. » McCreary Rides Count Flame r Count Flame finished third behind Pri-i mate and Jet Jewel in the Youthful, but E went very wide at the head of the stretch, i losing almost as much ground as he was r beaten. Conn McCreary will ride the Count - Fleet colt tomorrow and if he runs straight ; down the five furlongs of the Widener . Course, he will be very hard to turn back. l. Mixture won his last start at Jamaica, ; graduating in a maiden race on the eighth - attempt. His principal recommendation in i the Juvenile is the- fact that he will be . ridden by Eric Guerin. Jet Jewel and Thymus have each started r once at this meeting and both raced well, • with improvement to be expected. Jet . Jewel, a 2,000 yearling, finished second to The Pimpernel in that colts worlds ; record race and was preceded by a reputation that made him favorite for his debut. Thymus finished third in a somewhat slow race, in which he was also favored, but raced very greenly, losing considerable ground by swerving. Last years Juvenile resulted in an upset, i when Battlefield was beaten by the Florida-bred Liberty Rab. Acorn Renewal on Wednesday Wednesdays Acorn has 64 filly eligibles, the most prominent of whom are Dell Stables Kentucky Oaks winner, How; Star-mount Stables Signal, King Ranchs Tilly Rose, George D. Wideners Discreet, Mrs. Jan Burkes Who Dini. Llangollen Farms Wisteria, Apheim Stables Jacodema and Belair Studs Vulcania. How is ajdoubtful starter, which may result in Signal being the favorite on the strength of her impressive mile victory here yesterday. F. Ambrose # Clarks Pontius Pilate and Mrs. Ogden Phipps Oedipus, who have already indicated that they will dominate the chase division this year, are expected to meet again in the Charles L. Apple-ton. They finished in the order named at the end of yesterdays International Chase Jack Amiels Count Turf, the amazing Kentucky Derby winner, may be seen in the Withers. The colt began coughing soon after his return to New York from ill Downs, but is reported fully recovered and Amiel and trainer Sol Rutchick hope to have him ready for Saturdays mile. He Continued on Page Thirty-Six . . . - Jet Master to Meet Primate In Belmonts Juvenile Stakes Continued from Page Three will probably be opposed by Hal Price Headleys Jumbo, winner of the fastest running of the 50-year-old Swift Stakes: G. D. Wideners Battlefield, Walter A. Edgars Jack the Great, Mrs. Nora Mikells Repetoire if he is beaten in todays Preak-ness, Putnam Stables Lord Putnam and Brookfield Farms Iliad.

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