Chat Noir II. Registers Under Drive: Victor Gets Fine Ride by Boulmetis; Overtakes Woodford Sir at Garden State While Favored High Trend Finishes Last, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Chat Noir II Registers Under Drive Victor Gets Fine Ride by Boulmetis BoulmetisOvertakes Overtakes Woodford Sir at Garden State While Favored High Trend Finishes Last LastBy By WILLIAM C PHILLIPS PHILLIPSStaff Staff Correspondent GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 8 L G Robinsons Argentinebred Chat Noir II under a brilliantly executed ride by Samuel Boulmetis came surging forward in the last eighth of a mile in this afternoons featured Marcus Hook Purse to sweep aside the oppositon and register the conclusion of the one mile and a sixteenth over a fast track in 144 with a winning margin of threequarters of a length It was a welcome victory to many in the crowd of 16098 attending under partly cloudy skies Chat Noir II was their second choice and paid 820 but the majority were disappointed with Samuel Greenfields High Trend a 3 to 5 favorite who finished last lastKayGee KayGee Stables Woodford Sir cut out an even pace in the Marcus Hook and he wearily lasted under the whip to remain second by a nose over Joseph Gavegnanos Go Between The latter loomed the prob ¬ able winner midway the stretch but he hung appearing slightly short for the ef ¬ fort Hillside Stock Farms Bigdome ws another five lengths behind in fourth place and a length in front of High Trend The already small field was further re ¬ duced with the Jate withdrawal of Rarco Stables Shy Dim who was second choice on the board before the refunds were made Shy Bim was a little too playful in the post parade kicking the rail and injuring her self which called for the track veterinarian to have her excused excusedDrops Drops Far Behind BehindWoodford Woodford Sir brought about the defeat of High Trend when he outran the gelded son of Jack High going around the first turn Jockey Ira Hanford astride the fa ¬ vorite maintained a steadying hold on High Trend while remaining in closest pur ¬ suit but at the far turn the race was over for him and punishment only persuaded him to drop farther behind behindGo Go Between who had been nicely rated off the pace began to steadily close in coming around the final bend while Sammy Boulmetis who had earlier won with E I Cudahys Mere Bull in the third race for juveniles was still content to keep a tight rein on Chat Noir n although his charge was showing signs of run and started to make up a little ground through the early stretch With Go Between and Woodford Sir locking in combat through the final furlong Boulmetis reached back and gunned the ultimate winner which brought forth a strong rally that carried him to the laurels laurelsFilm Film Patrol Tested The highly publicized and undeniably excellent Film Patrol was given its first practical test here today in determining the extent of a foul committed in the second race The specialized operators developed and ran the film for the stewards who made their decision within the matter of about six minutes after the objection sign had been posted postedUnder Under the stewards ruing H J Elliotts Corinth became the first horse during the meeting to be disqualified Corinth had finished third and the decision in noway affected the first two horses Mrs C A Copes Bolo Runaway who paid 1060 as the winner and L E Ogles Sir Stephan who was second Dorothy Cacceses Better Buy had finished fourth and he was officially advanced into third money as Corinth was placed last

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