Sprint, Route Attractions Offered at River Downs: Forever Talked Meets Sophomore Rivals in Pur Sang Purse Today, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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Sprint Route Attractions Offered at River Downs DownsForever Forever Talked Meets Sophomore Rivals in Pur Sang Purse Today TodayBy By R E HURLEY HURLEYStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentRIVER RIVER DOWNS California Ohio June 12 Two classy features have been ar ¬ ranged for the expected Saturday crowd at River Downs as the meeting settles down after the first full week of operation of a 44day schedule Both attendance and mutuel play are running a brisk 30 per cent over Jast season and the cofeatured Pur Sang and Mills Restaurant Purses will surely attract a large crowd crowdThe The Pur Sang is a sixfurlongs allowance test for threeyearolds which has drawn nine sophomores including D G Posts Forever Talked who will be making his seasonal debut against J C Hauers Lous Girl T J Middendorfs TeeJayM and Mrs I T Coopers Fairiam Happy Deb Brownie Lady Just Buster Little Bing and Mels Best complete the field in the Pur Sang named after the winner of the 1952 running of the River Downs Championship which this season has been upped to a 15000 value valueForever Forever Talked caused quite a stir in Ohio racing at the end of his twoyearold campaign with impressive triumphs in his last two races as a juvenile He will have a stern taskmistress in Lous Girl who showed the way to the best sprinters on the grounds in the opening day feature and has been tightened by her capable ownertrainer further since then thenNo No less lustrous is the mile and a six ¬ teenth Mills Restaurant Purse which has drawn eight routers headed by H M Simpsons First Boston F Allens Bold King and C Mailens Kenwood These three will be matched against Doctors Dandy Bleary Bob Mad Saint Teddys Toy and Task with all interests having some merit in a tight iit race raceFirst First Boston has the feel of the local track now after shipping in from West Virginia where he raced with the best there The Simpson racer showed a flash of late foot in his only outing and willl improve enough to give him top billing in the Mills Bold King won his last go at Keeneland against the same company as he meets Saturday while Kenwood was a twotime winner at Oaklawn Park earlier in the season The Alsab gelding may be a trifle short of top form but must be given equal preference with the others

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