Roman Sandal Starter At River Downs Course: Doug Davis Charge to Engage Babys Broke and Fighting Man, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-04


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Roman Sandal Starter At River Downs Course Doug Davis Charge to Engage Babys Broke and Fighting Man By R. E. HURLEY Staff Correspondent RIVER DOWNS, California, Ohio, June 3. — Nine, speedsters representing eight separate interests have been named overnight for the first mid-week feature at this Queen City course. Titled the Schoeling Purse with a valuation of ,600, the feature occupies the eighth race spot on the nine-race program. Post time-remains 2:30 p. m. Heading the field in the Schoeling are i Dunn and Kirkpatricks Roman Sandal. P. | R. Cramers Babys Broke and G. McFar-lands Fighting Man. The field is completed by Bowie Stables Moose Pone, P. H. Swaims Mr. Piske, T. W. Fergusons Isit Cash, L. W. Johnsons Little Buck and Char-Mar Farms entry of Ariel Streak and Ed Man. ! To be decided at the six-furlong distance, the allowance affair for four-year-olds and upward seems to suit best Roman Sandal, a four-time winner this season at various tracks including Churchill Downs and Keeneland. This four-year-old son of Roman— Alaport was involved in the spectacular highway pile up horse vans in which two drivers were killed but none of the animals were seriously injured. Trainer Doug Davis agains has his charge in good shape and it appears that this runner has the field at his mercy. F. R. Cramers Babys Broke is the most solid contender coming fresh from a hollow score on Memorial Day at Beulah Park. Previous to this success the Bolingbroke gelding had been a winner at the Louisville scene and is sure to argue the credentials of Roman Sandal tomorrow. Fighting Man has not been as successful this season as in other campaigns but the McFarland colorbearer has been showing signs of improvement lately and may choose the Schoeling to return to his best form. The others undoubtedly will provide the expected crowd with ample odds for their chances. The River Downs locale may be just the type needed by one of them to spring the upset but this is not generally anticipated.

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