Bennie Green Will Return to Ride at Centennial Track, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-27


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0 12 2 12 2 12 2 12 2 0 10 J 10 ° 10 10 q 0 5 12 2 ■ 10 12 2 3 8 10 0 0 10 0 12 ! 12 2 12 9 9 9 12 2 8 1 9 5 6 9 g ■ 10 8 Bennie Green Will Return To Ride at Centennial Track LITTLETON, Colo., June 26. — Bennie Green, leading rider at Centennial Race Track two years ago, will return for the coming meeting, it was learned from jockeys agent Ronnie Clark today. Green called Clark, who handled his assignments here in 1950, at Omaha this morning to confirm previously arranged mounts for two of Ak-Sar-Ben Race Tracks coming feature races. In the Omaha Handicap, July 4, Green will ride Curtain Raiser, and Hear Me the next day in the getaway feature, the Ak- Sar-Ben Handicap. Following that, hell drive to Centennial. Green was born in Guthrie, Okla., in 1926. He rode his first winner at Billings, Mont., in 1946. The next year, he established him-2 self around Phoenix, Ariz., tracks and finished the year with 68 wins. His best record was compiled in 1950, Centennials first year of operation. He finished with 117 winners, 100 seconds and 79 thirds. Sixty-2 seven of those victories were scored at Cen-9 tennial. In all, Green has ridden 472 winners out of a total of 3.829 mounts. After the Denver meeting that year Green went to New York for fall racing. There he rode under contract for John Hertz. Last year he rode for such top flight owners and trainers as Harry F. Guggenheims Cain Hoy Stable, Hirsch Jacobs, and Robert J. Klebergs King Ranch. Most of those organizations campaigned along the East-g ern Seaboard.

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