Sextet Travels Mile, 70 Yards in Ak-Sar-Ben Test: Tipster, Grey Duck, Abbotsford And Fashion Hill Match Strides, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-12


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Sextet Travels Mile 70 Yards in AkSarBen Test TestTipster Tipster Grey Duck Abbotsfotd And Fashion Hill Match Strides StridesBy By ART KENNEDY KENNEDYStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentAKSARBEN AKSARBEN Omaha Nebr June 11 The Sir Gallahad Purse featured on to ¬ morrows AkSarBen program is for three yearolds and upward at a mile and 70 yards and has attracted a field of six which have been found suited to its allowances Half their number have visited the AkSar Ben winners circle one or more times dur ¬ ing the current meeting meetingTipster Tipster who races in the lavender colors of Alice Likins Oklahoma sportswoman is credited with two victories here and is coming off a winning race In his previous start carrying 104 pounds he led a com ¬ parable lot all the way for a mile and one sixteenth and won by daylight daylightGrey Grey Duck D Abbotts pale son of Andy K practically circled his field on the turn in a sixfurlong event a week ago to win going away in betterthanaverage time This was also a second score at the meeting for him his prior winning effort was at five furlongs and against lesser competi ¬ tion But again he came from behind in ¬ dicating the possibility that tomorrows further distance will suit him as he won at a mile last season at Golden Gate GateAbbotsford Abbotsford third winning member of the Sir Gallahad roster swill be making his sixth start here and the third in the colors of his present owner Mrs J Tennant who acquired him via the halter route He has yet to finish out of the money his recent AkSarBen form including two seconds and two thirds He was second to Tipster last out laying off the pace and making his unsuccessful bid from the threeeighths mark markAllowances Allowances get him in a pound lighter to ¬ morrow and with a 10 pound shift in his favor over Tipster who finished two and a half lengths in front of him in the previous affair Fashion Hill in three starts here has been beaten narrowly on two occasions finishing second each time and in her last appear ¬ ance was a fastclosing third to Nymphs Pride Aspirant has a good race back of Brillgal to recommend him when he fin ¬ ished only three parts of a length back of that one going a mile and onesixteenth Motorist has been unplaced in two starts at AkSarBen although flashing early speed in his local debut He was the winner of a mile race at Atlantic City in late August last season seasonButch Butch K who disappointed here in the mile and onesixteenth Man o War Handi ¬ cap a week ago was sent back yesterday under the same impost at a mile and 70 yards and redeemed himself earning a clearcut victory in the AkSarBen Queens Plate Handicap over Royals Last Sending him to the post second choice on this occa ¬ sion 6182 racing fans saw him score de ¬ cisively after a stretch battle which proved his superiority

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