Abisok Gains Popular Maiden Win at Detroit: Miss Caracas Gives Way in Late Stretch to Kosiba Stable Colt, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-16


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Abisok Gains Popular Maiden Win at Detroit Miss Caracas Gives Way in Late Stretch to Kosiba Stable Colt DETROIT, Mich., June 15.— Grace Kosiba Stables Abisok, a chestnut son of High Breeze and Whisk Dolly, raced to a popular victory here today in the third race before a crowd of approximately 8,000 spectators. Abisok, ridden by Lois Cook, who was completing a saddle double, reached the end of the four and one-half furlongs a length and a quarter before J. De Las Cassas first-time starter, Miss Caracas, who was a similar margin before Robert L. Lancasters Nocallula, third in the field of nine two-year-old starters. Abisok, who was making his third appearance under silks, stepped the dash distance over the fast track in :54% and he was favored "in the totalisator at 6 to 5. Miss Caracas went to the front soon after the start, but Abisok remained right with her until inside the stretch, the latter colt responding well enough during the drive to achieve his graduation diploma. Miss Caracas held on willingly to take the place while Nocallula turned in an even effort to save third, more than three lengths before Mr. and Mrs. James R. Collins* Veradar. Favorites went down to defeat in the six-furlong first and second races and both were from the Marion H. VanBerg barn, Monfalon finished seventh in the opener and Sugar Beet could do no better than third in the second. Mrs. A. J. Lombardis Out Bound Jr., handled by Jose Prasaguet, whipped seven ordinary platers in the initial event, paying 2.20 straight, and Walter K. Colemans Brassy Lie ridden by Lois C. Cook, beat a similar number of cheap sprinters in the second, returning 3.40. The Daily Double pay-off on the victorious pair was 02.20.

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