Open Beulah Park Spring Meet Today: Hopeful Sam, El Pair Me to Vie in Grove City, Feature On Program of Nine Races, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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Open Beulah Park Spring Meet Today TodayHopeful Hopeful Sam El Pair Me to Vie in Grove City Feature On Program of Nine Races RacesBy By HUGH J McGUIRE McGUIREStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentBEULAH BEULAH PARK Grove City Ohio May 9 Beulah Park the excellentlyappointed mile race course here inaugurates the central Ohio turf season tomorrow with a nineevent card topped by the Grove City Purse a sixfurlong allowance contest contestPost Post time for the first race tomorrow will be 215 p m EST just as it will be every Saturday and on Memorial Day On week days Beulah will offer twilight rac ¬ ing getting underway at 4 p m EST ESTSeven Seven of the nine races tomorrow at ¬ tracted maximum fields so popular were the conditions drafted by racing secretary E W Bury Seven will accept the issue in the Grove City Purse while eight will go postward in the seventh item itemFavoritism Favoritism in the Grove City seems to rest between Hopeful Sam owned by Mr Mrs H P Triplett of Burden Kan and El Pair Me the property of A E Harper of Oklahoma City Okla OklaBoth Both Hopeful Sam and El Pair Me en ¬ joyed successful campaigns at Oaklawn Park early this year In fact El Pair Me a fouryearold soli of Bleu Pair won his three Oaklawn starts with obvious ease easeBay Bay Bam Invader From Toledo ToledoOthers Others in the Grove City are Bay Bam an invader from Toledo Eye Catcher a winner at Gulfstream Park this year and Fighting Man Quince Heim and Frantic The last three will be making their first starts of 1952 and do not appear quite ready for the sterling competition the other four are certain to offer offerAn An oddity is that Beulahs two riding champions of 51 Billy Sackett and Evan Eddie Anyon are to handle Hopeful Sam and El Pair Me respectively Sackett was the Beulah saddle king last spring while Anyon nosed out Howard Craig for the title in the fall fallImprovements Improvements to the plant have been numerous but several of them will not be evident to the public eye tomorrow The jockey room has been remodeled and en ¬ larged as have the racing secretarys office and the stewards room In addition the tracks main restaurant has been remodeled and permastoned Also considerable work has been done on the supplementary grandstand just west of the main structure structureStarter Starter T J Brown will dispatch the fields from the automatic starting gate while the placing judges will be aided by the Cook Photo Finish camera

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