Field of Thirteen in Bay State Today: Main Contenders, Box Trade and Rolls, Nap, Doubtful; Dynastic is Improved Sort, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-02


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Field of Thirteen In Bay State Today Main Contenders, Box Trade And Rolls Nap, Doubtful; Dynastic Is Improved Sort By AVERY* BROWN Staff Correspondent SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., June 1. — Thirteen of the better juveniles in training at Suffolk Downs are slated to match strides in the ,000 Bay State Kindergarten Stakes tomorrow. Of that group two main contenders are considered doubtful starters and there also is two couplings. Contests by youngsters that have thus far been offered during the current meeting have not pointed out a standout among the ranks and tomorrows five-furlong dash should attract a sizable field of aspirants. Mrs. L. Berrys Box Trade is a tepid overnight choice of the Bay State field but the son of Kings Count — Zacabox remains one of the doubtful starters. In a recent morning trial, Box Trade received a minor injury and his trainer is undecided about starting him against such formidable opponents. In a lone start at Suffolk Downs, Box Trade won impressively, knocked a fifth of a second off the half-mile track record when he was timed in :47 flat. The colt has been very consistent since his debut at the Fair Ground in New Orleans, winning four, finishing second twice and third once in eight starts. The Berry colt is top weight of the field under 120 pounds, conceding from three to nine pounds to the dozen aspirants. Mrs. H. C. Wolfes Rolls Nap is the other doubtful starter for tomorrows feature. That daughter of Royal Nap — Rolls High graduated from the maiden ranks at the expense of ,000 juveniles in the claiming ranks, but did it so impressively that she could be a decided threat in the Bay State. "Billikin" Wolfe, trainer of his wifes filly, has her entered in an overnight claiming event on todays program and should she accept the issue, will probably pass up her bigger engagement. Two Florida-Breds Coupled Game Lady and Game Miss, a pair of Florida-bred juveniles are to be coupled as the Standale Farm and Homestead Stable entry. The other coupling is Annaloro and Tereses Contrary Jean and Nola Hash. Of that group, Nola Hash has turned in the best local performance on May 17, the Hash — Devie filly graduated by eight lengths, then came back to finish second to C. R. Millers Dynastic, also a scheduled starter tomorrow. Contrary Jean has an unbeaten record at Suffolk Downs, winning two straight over inferior opposition. She also should be the more educated member of the potential line-up, having started a dozen times this season. The most improved youngster in the Bay State field is Dynastic and the Tiger gelding will probably be sent postward in the role of favorite should Box Trade be sidelined. Trained by the capable Eddie Haughton, Dynsatic has started four times over the local oval, his last two being impressive victories. On May 18, Dynastic handled a fast track very efficiently, winning by two lengths at four and a half furlongs, being timed in :53%. Nine days later the Miller youngster, proved his ability to handle a heavy strip by defeating Nola Hash by four and a half lengths at the Bay State distance. The leading rider of the meeting, Ralph Borgemenke, will have the saddle assignment and apparently fits Dynastic very well. Byron Ray, former jockey who has proven a successful trainer, holds a strong hand in the outcome of the Bay State with his Miss Huett. The daughter of Bold Irishman — Menorah has only started once and won by a length over Tommys Memory and Bay Blaze. Since that surprise triumph Miss Huett has been training smartly and appears ready for tomorrows engagement. The others in the Bay State Kindergarten include E. B. Ogdens Nome, Harbert Stables Aloran, Mrs. B. F. Listers Inlet Miss, R. W. Collins Captain Arden and Jay Bob Stables Im Sandy. Nome holds a decision over Box Trade which was accomplished at the Fair Grounds. His lone start locally was over a heavy track on which the Portcodine colt turned in an even effort. Captain Arden, Inlet Miss and Im Sandy have triumphed here since the start of the current meeting and each will have ample support in tomorrows venture. Aloran is a highly regarded colt but twice has failed to impress and the fact that he started on Thursday and was never prominent may deny him a starting position tomorrow. The well-bred son of Easy Mon — Manspell, and Game Miss are the only non-winners of the Bay State eligibles. The Somerset Handicap for sophomores asked to travel a mile and a sixteenth is a fitting supporting feature on the weekend program. Headed by A. H. Warners Loridale, the Somerset has attracted Dusty Demon, Bulverde, Teaneck Flash, In Taste, and Flic Flac. The latter is a four-time winner at Suffolk Downs, while Loridale carries an unbeaten record for the local campaign into the race. The Somerset will precede the running of the feature.

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