Jess Linthicum Romps Home Seven in Front: Victory Marks Cohen Colts First Score since Juvenile, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-09


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Jess Linthicum Romps Home Seven in Front Victory Marks Cohen Colts First Score Since Juvenile DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 8. — G. M. Cohens Jess Linthicum, a capable two-year-old udring the 1949 racing season, won his first race since that campaign when he easily accounted for todays featured Gilpin Purse. Breezing home seven lengths in the van, the son of Deliberator was timed in 1:12% over a good track. Ridden by Sam Boulmetis, the winner was a slight favorite with the crowd of about 9,500 and paid .10. % Brookmeaed Stables Chains, making "his first start in nearly two. years, charged from last place to be second by a full length over Harvey W. Shaffers Milldale, who closely pressed the winner for favoritism in the wagering. Boulmetis turned in a clever saddle performance astride Jess Linthicum, sending him to the front at once and rating from midway of the backstretch. This made it impossible for Milladle to move through, for John McKnights Bull had moved from the outside to loom a threat. Jess Linthicum was hustled along mildly, from the three-eights pole to the quarter pole and increased his advantage from one to two lengths. He continued to "widen" on the opposition through the stretch, despite the fact that he was merely breezing. Chains, winner of the Dixie Handicap and nearly 5,000 in 1949, launched his comeback campaign ausniciouslv. He trailed hv almost ten lengths for a half mile, then closed with a rush, although able to make up very little ground on the leader. He was, however, going handily and his manner of moving suggested that he may do in future Engagements. Mrs. William L. Lee, Jr.s Chrisinda, who had a victory and a second to Cigar Maid in the Fashion Stakes in her. only two previous endeavors, proved a galloping winner of the third race, scoring by seven lengths while scampering five furlongs in 1:00% over the good track. Saddled by J. M. Lee and ridden by Jimmy Nichols, the fleet daughter of Vejete, who is pointing for Wednesdays Polly Drummond Stakes, was in front every step of the journey, as every .80 favorite should be. Collins M. Crowthers Flying Polly .was second, two and one-half lengths clear of Newton Dale Stables Chevron Ace.

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