Count Turf Steps Handy Six Furlongs at Jamaica: Timed in 1:11 3/5 with Mccreary Aboard; Equipped with Blinkers, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-02


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Count Turf Steps Handy Six Furlongs at Jamaica Timed in 1:11% With McCreary Aboard; Equipped With Blinkers BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June l.-Jack Amiels surprising Kentucky Derby winner, Count Turf, indicated that he is ready to return to the races when he stepped a handy six furlongs in 1:11% at Jamaica this morning. Conn McCreary, who started a brilliant comeback when he rode the Count Fleet colt in the Derby, was in the saddle and Count Turf was equipped with blinkers this morning. The fractional times were :35%, :46% and five furlongs in :59. Count Turf will be brought over to Belmont Park tomorrow and will be stabled here until he fills his engagement in the 00,000 Belmont Stakes on June 16. Meanwhile, it is planned to start him in the ,000 Polynesian Purse, an overnight event at a mile and a sixteenth on Tuesday. It is understood that this race will be staged even if only three horses are entered, but in the event that it doesnt fill, Count Turf will return to. action in the Peter Pan Handicap, at a mile, and a furlong on Saturday, June 9, in which he will meet George D. Wideners Battlefield and Cain Hoy Stables Battle Morn, among others. Trainer I Preston Burch has stated that Brookmeade Stables Preakness winner, Bold, will not go in the Peter Pan.

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