Bullheim Returns to Winning Ways: Beats Duke of Chi. at Lincoln Fields, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-19


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Bullheim Returns to Winning Ways Seats Duke of Chi. i Lincoln Fields Length Separates Pair in John A. Morris Purse; Dr. Ole Nelson Victorious By J. J. MURPHY LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, HI., June 18.— fith John A. Morris, president of the Thor-ughbred Racing Associations, and Mrs. Iorris looking on, the three-year-old Bull-eim, owned by Reverie Knoll Farm, trained y Frank Sanders and ridden by jockey ton Scurlock, won the feature here this f ternoon. The race was named in honor of Iorris, who is visiting from New York, and ckey Scurlock was riding his second Winer of the afternoon. Bullheim, making his irst start here, defeated Duke of Chi., the avorite, after tangling with the latter a ixteenth from home. The winning margin as one length and Bullheim paid .40 in he ten-horse field. The distance was six urlongs and the victorious colt ran it in : 12 1/5. Le Sabre set the pace in the feature, with Ady Elliott close up, but the leader bore ut on the stretch bend, taking the filly dth her and thereby leaving the way wide pen for Duke of. Chi. and Bullheim to ome through on the inside. Duke of Chi. ot to the front at the eighth pole, but the reverie Knoll runner was too good in the nal test. For the ninth straight day the tempera-ore soared to well over 90 degrees and the rowd was comparatively light for a Fri-iay, but 6,391 being in attendance. lalph Adams in Saddle Dr. Ole Nelson, eight-year-old cam-•aigner who in his younger days accounted or a Hawthorne Gold Cup, found a field nade to order for him in the fifth race .nd won as he pleased. The distance was ne and one-sixteenth miles, and the vet-ran gelding, with J. Ralph Adams in the addle, came from fifth place in the early tages to accomplish his task. Gus Fan set he pace, but Dr. Ole Nelson, who is owned y Maury and Roy Saffir, had no trouble assing her in the stretch and scoring by hree lengths. He was a well-played fa-rorite and paid .40. The public choice, High Mio, was winter of the opening number. Jockey Dave Srb had the eight-year-old in good conten-ion in the early running and High-Mio noved to pass the pacemaking Ashes in he stretch and win under urging. Ashes ield on well in the final drive. The distance was one and one-sixteenth miles. Indirana, a California -bred four-year -ld filly whose last start was at Santa Vnita, proved her worth in wearing down ?. O. Bee in the stretch in the second ivent under the. guidance of Job Jessop. The winner is owned by H. C. McGowan tnd the Daily Double paid 8.20. Eight three-year-olds traveled one mile n the third, and Rennie Gem, the second 5hoice, was an easy victress. The filly fol-pwed the favored Burstin Bubble closely to She stretch, then went to the front with ;ase to register by five lengths. Olympia Lou, making the second start of ler career, was much too good for a band f maiden two-year-old fillies in the fourth ;vent and won as she pleased.

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