Ak-Sar-Ben Kings Plate Attracts Field of Seven: My Time, Undone, Mt. Haro and Fine Fiddle Named for Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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AkSarBen Kings Plate Attracts Field of Seven SevenMy My Time Undone Mt Haro and Fine Fiddle Named for Sprint SprintBy By ART KENNEDY KENNEDYStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentAKSARBEN AKSARBEN Omaha Nebr June 12 The fifty ninth and reigning king of AkSarBen Harry B Coffee will present the traditional Kings Plate tomorrow to the winning owner in the annual AkSar Ben Kings Plate Handicap feature event on the Omaha Civic organizations Satur ¬ day race card cardCoffee Coffee who is president of the Omaha Stockyards Company and a member of the AkSarBen board of governors was crowned King of AkSarBen in the coro ¬ nation ceremonies last fall in recognition of his outstanding civic contributions to the midwestern region regionThe The eightrace card includes three other feature events The fourth race has been named the Fathers Day Purse The fifth race has bee named the Nebraska Stock Growers Purse and the seventh race has been named the Omaha Live Stock Ex ¬ change Purse PurseThe The AkSarBen Kings Plate Handicap has a field of seven to compete for its 3000 purse It is for threeyearolds and upward and at six furlongs furlongsAmong Among the top sprinters who have been entered is My Time W Fudges fleet six yearold who has scored twice here most recently a week ago when he led home Undone and Charing Light in a swiftly run five furlongs He came up to that race off a winning effort and in his only other appearance was second to Auntie and in front of Dutch K in the Inaugural InauguralJ J W Coopers Undone will be making his seventh start here tomorrow As noted above his last effort was as runnerup to My Time when he became anchored in the deeper going along the rail and bowed to that one He has reached the winners circle once and has been unplaced once only in his local campaign campaignMt Mt Haro the M H Robineau entrant was withdrawn Wednesday and his entry mate Free Soul sent against Butch K but on Memorial Day with 113 pounds up he made the pace most of the way in the mile and 70 yards feature and finished third to Butch K He proved useful at Santa Anita last winter winning three at that point pointwA wA newcomer to AkSarBen is the four yearold First Fiddle filly Fine Fiddle who races hi the colors of M V VanBerg Columbus Nebr owner and breeder breederShe She was shipped here this week from Chicago where she acquitted herself credi ¬ tably In a recent effort she finished a bangup second to Sky Maid in a high bracketed claimed and prefaced that with a victory in which she led home her stable mate Jackie Van VanHairbow Hairbow Busy Fox and Charing Light have each shown speed here against top company and may be expected to furnish live competion with any of them an upset possibility possibilityAttendance Attendance for the eightrace program yesterday was 7800 while the mutuel handle amounted to 374195

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