On the Trot: Sell Trotter Filet Mignon for 0,000 Mills Stable Maywood Park Arrival Red Dominion Starts 54 Season Well, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-07

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XV1.V : .J, Of- t-V - Arr f On the Trot By MORRIE KURLANSKY 1 Sell Trotter Filet Mighon for 0,000 Mills Stable Maywood Park Arrival Red Dominion Starts 54 Season Well MAYWOOD PARK, May wood, 111., June 5. Tom Mills, veteran Hoosier owner-trainer, arrived here last week from Hazel Parlr and will rar.e his small stable for the remainder of this meeting. He sold his good trotting mate, Filet Mignon, a winner of 10 races in 1953 and earnings of over ,000 last season, for 0,000 to Clearview Stables, Winthrop, Me. The Darnley daughter is currently racing at Kooseven itaceway in charge of trainer Earl Avery . . . Six-year-old pacing gelding, Scotch Spencer, was never better than this season. The Nebraska-owned son of Scotland was winter-trained in Florida and shipped to California for the Santa Anita meeting, where he won two stakes events with trainer Neal Houslet in the sulky. "Within one month after his last start on the coast Scotch Spencer won a free-for-all pace at Yonkers Raceway defeating among others the -highly regarded Prince Adios and Irish Hal in 2:03. The crowning effort of an already distinguished racing career, however, came last week at Roosevelt Raceway, when Neal Houslet drove Scotch Spencer to victory in the 5,000 Roosevelt Special No. 1 in the splendid time of 2:02 for the mile. In 11 starts this year Scotch Spencer already earned close to 0,000. Chicago harness fans might be interested to learn that Ray Gillilans Elgin-owned pacer King Gaines finished a very creditable third in the rich Roosevelt event to bring his seasonal earnings to over 2,000. Red Dominion, five-year-old chestnut gelding owned and bred by Jay Weller, Republic, Ohio, who compiled such an impressive winning streak during the Sportsmans Park meeting last year and then went on to New York to win three more races at Roosevelt Raceway, recently opened his 1954 campaign at Hazel Park and in his very first outing defeated a good field in 2:04. Coming back last week in the first division of the Sep Palin Pace the Dominion Grat-tari son, with June Dillman at the reins, garnered both heats of this ,750 early-closing event in great style. Starting from the fifth post position Red Dominion took over the lead at the quarter pole and led all the way from there. "Withstanding the mighty stretch drive-of Wheaton-owned Chuckie Scot with Red Scott in the sulky Red Dominion won the first heat by the slim margin of a head, but in new Hazel Park record time of 2:01. In the second heat Red Dominion not only showed great stamina, but enormous speed-to win by two lengths in 2:02 with Chuckie Scot again second. In the second division of the Sep Palin Pace, W. J. dingers Miss Abbe Cash was declared the trophy winner after Winning the second heat in 2:06 and f inishing second to Josedale Chief in the first heat. Edgar Leonard was in the sulky behind the Illinois-owned-and-bred daughter of Poplar Abbe. William Butlers aged trotting gelding, Earls Pied Piper, an old Maywood Park favorite, currently competes with .- signal success on the Maryland circuit. In a recent handicap trot at Rosecroft Raceway the nine-year-old free-for-all trotter defeated such outstanding trotters as Alfred Hanover, Bluejacket, Thunderatioh, the world champion trotting filly Stenographer 2, 2:01, General Meredith, Bewitch, and Fiesta Hanover. The Don Ce-Sar found the muddy surface made to order for him and won in 2:10 to pay 9.40, 0.20, .20, across the board . . . One of the best pacing fields contested a ,000 free-for-all event at Rosecroft, which resulted in an impressive victory of Meadow Rice. Driven by Jimmy Arthur the five-year-old sidewheeler was timed in 2:02 with fractions of :29, 1:00, 1:31. Little Brown Jug winner, Keystoner, finished seventh in the field of eight. The. E. C. Moriarty stable, for many seasons racing on the Chicago circuit, after a Santa Anita campaign went East and last week the Everett Osborn-trained outfit was successful on two fronts. Bill Bloss won a pacing event in New York, while June Darnley, Jesse Chisholm, and Leon Grey were victorious at Rosecroft Raceway . . . Thomas B. Scott, the free- legged picture pacer, after serving a number of mares in his owners stud, recently trained a mile in 2:031f at Rosecroft Raceway in preparation for the 0,000 Henry Volo Pace May 31 at the Maryland track . . . The Michigan and Ohio Harness Horsemens Association have announced that reciprocal relationships have been established between the two associations wherein members racing in the other state will have the same protection and benefits accorded their members. This relationship was established by Board action of these two associations. Among the foals recently arrived .at S. A. . . Camps farm in Springville, Calif., was one by Scotch Victor 3, 2:00. His dam is the good trotting mare Miss Bovee, 2 :04 . Scotch Victor is still racing in the Camp colors and has been one of the outstanding trotters on the Grand Circuit the past three seasons.. He is currently with trainer Joe OBrien at Hazel Park . . . Richard Blake-man arrived at Maywood" Park with the horses owned by Leosta Tool Co., Albert Lea, Minn. . . . Mrs. Delila Riegle paid a paltry 00 for Perpetua Hanover, a royally bred trotting filly, at the Harrisburg sales last fall. A scrawny looking two-year-old, Per-petuahas grown quite a bit and has a nice turn of speed for a green trotter, which enabled her to win her first race last week by six lengths ... Oscar Mapes Fayette Hanover is training in promising style and will make her first start of the season at Sportsmans Park in a fast class trotting race. Dresden, a 0,000 plus yearling, now a three-year-bid, has the distinction of being the great Volomites last foal. She is out of the dam of the trotting sire, Darnley, but according to Oscar Dresden, in size not bigger than Good Time, most probably will pace instead of trot if and when ready to racp.

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