Bold Leaving Pimlico for Belmont Park and 00,000 Stakes to be Run June 16: Preakness Winner Seen Lone Competitor of Count Turf for Divisional Honors This Year, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-22


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Bold Leaving Pimlico for Belmont Park And007000StakestoBeRunJune16 Preakness Winner Seen Lone Competitor of Count Turf for Divisional Honors This Year By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 21. — Brookmeade Stables Bold, sensational winner of Saturdays Diamond Jubilee running of the Preakness Stakes, in which jockey Eddie Arcaro rounded out a foursome, is in splendid physical condition following his mile and three-sixteenths in near track record time of 1:56%. The By Jimminy colt, who now shapes up as Count Turfs lone competitor for divisional honors, will be transferred to Belmont Park tomorrow, according to Joe Kramer, who handles the charges of trainer Preston Burch at this course. Mrs. Dodge Sloanes clever three-year-old will next compete in the mile and a half Belmont Stakes, with Arcaro again his handler. C. V. Whitneys Counterpoint, seven lengths behind the Brookmeade colt when second in the Preakness, already has been shipped to to New York, as have Mrs. George D. Wideners Knowitall, Mrs. Wallace Gilroys Timely Reward and the Green-tree Stable pair of Hall of Fame and Big Stretch. The only colts remaining in this sector after tomorrow will be Hampton Stables Alerted, third in the sophomore ♦ . classic, and Mrs. Nora A. Mikells Repe-toire, a disappointing trailer. Alerted, a former Calumet campaigner, who was acquired for 0,000, and who scored a clever victory over Bold in last Mondays Preakness Prep, was soundly beaten in the "big one," but he was far from disgraced while finishing third. Trainer Jimmy Penrod stated this morning that, had jockey Sam Boulmetis saved the amount of ground he was forced to lose, he feels sure that his charge would have been second and much closer to Bold in the final figures. Future plans for the Bull Lea colt are not definite, but he is fit and ready to take on the best members of the division. According to Penrod, "I cant hold him on the ground." The conditioner will confer with owner Frank Stout tomorrow and decide whether Alerted will compete in the Withers in New York, or in the Jersey Handicap at Garden State Park. At the moment, the last-named event seems to have a bit of the edge. Alfred Jensen, who won four consecutive stakes races with Repetoire earlier in the season, was not at all disappointed with his charges effort, even though he was a soundly beaten last in the eight-horse field. In discussing the colt this morning, Jensen stated that, "The Preakness was conclusive proof to me that this fellow will not travel Continued on Page Forty-Three Bold Leaves Pimlico Today For Belmont Park Course v Continued from Paae One such distances against top members of the division." "He will," asserted Jensen, "be freshened a bit and sharpened for impending three-year-old fixtures at distances of a mile and a sixteenth or less." The Preakness Day program saw ,372,-181 handled through the mutuel machines, bringing the total wagering for the first 13 days of the meeting, to ,975,419, or a daily average of 67,339. A year ago, during the first 13 days, ,298,057 was bet for a 15,235 average. However, last years first 13 days did not include Preakness Day.

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