Horses to Watch, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-02

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Horses to Watch Horses who impressed Daily Racing Form representatives as being ready to win: SPORTSMANS PARK APPRAISAL — Turned in a good effort to be third in first outing. Could move up a notch or two. LONS CHOICE — Finished well in seven-furlong race to be second. May prefer mile and a sixteenth. STRATONAUT— Raced wide most of the way in last, but turned in good effort. Could be dangerous in next. WHIRL AWHILE — Beaten as odds-on favorite. Could be deserving of another chance in similar company. BROOKY — Seems to be in good condition now. Game race in last. Tab for early success. BLACK POPPY — Might have won last start but for bearing out on the stretch turn. Turned in a game effort. JUDY ROUNDERS— Well played recently and made a belated move to be close up. Seems to be worth following.-GOLDEN ADMIRAL — Beaten as public choice. Raced wide or might have taken it all. In good shape. LADY RIDGEWELL— Second in last and could win if spotted for ,500 claiming price. STREAKING — Seven-year-old looked good in winning first start here. Is in hands of capable trainer. REIGHS LASS — Is in excellent condition. Won first outing by eight lengths and may be capable of beating better. SIXTY TWO — Ran a game race to be second on opening day and could come back with a smasher in like company. CHURCHILL DOWNS JENJAY — Speedy four-year-old filly is near peak form and dockers caught her six i furlongs in l:143/s. LEA LANE — Hard-hitting three-year-old filly is training impressively for Kentucky Oaks. Worked mile in 1:40 handily. ALLEGHAN — Walmac Farm three-year-old is eligible to good spot in overnight race and is reported razor sharp. HASKINS— Useful ,500 class middle distance plater just missed in last Keene-land start. Morning trials are on quick side. GOLLY — Four-year-old Alorter filly comes from smartly-trained barn. She stepped three-quarters mile here recently in 1:13% handily." BREAKERS — Consistent son of Ocean Wave raced well at Keeneland. He worked five furlongs in 1:01%. BEANIR — Nirgal four-year-old filly is one of the best of her sex. She has been five-eighths of a mile here in 1:00 handily. MR. FANTASTIC — Maiden two-year-old is showing steady improvement and appears due for early visit to winners ring. BLUE VIOLIN— Cavannaugh Stable filly was never better. She worked three-quarters of a mile last in 1:12% handily. FIRST LAP — Manner in which the Lewis colt won Lafayette Stakes stamps him early favorite for the Bashford Manor. PARR — Mooers Stable three-year-old is training satisfactorily and he can handle muddy or dry track. GEMERICA — Maiden three-year-old gave sharp effort behind Jock Scott at Keeneland. Should earn initial victory during current meeting. BELMONT PARK RED HANNIGAN— Appeared a trifle short in first start following a lengthy absence and that one may have served as the necessary tightener. BORDER SON — Medium grade claiming performer has never been better and appears ready for winning effort. Is at best over an "off" strip. TWEETSIE — This juvenile filly displayed high early speed in debut and should not be long in earning initial set of brackets. FLOWER BOWL — The manner in which this three -year-old filly turned back her rivals last time would suggest additional future successes. POCO G. — Slight drop in classification is all required to assure victory for this better-than-average performer. GOLDEN GLOVES— Was compelled to take overland route when starting stretch bid last time. Tab for future score. SORCERESS — Came forth with an impressive effort following long period of inactivity. Probably needed that one to regain top form. UP BETIMES — Disappointed last time at short odds, but should atone for that setback at next asking if not too ambitiously placed. LAVENDER HILL— One of the leading handicap mares of last year is gradually • regaining top form and shoould score in the immediate future. MUHARRAM — Lugged in repeatedly when making belated challenge in previous start which may have cost the victory. Merits another chance against similar foes. GOLD BOX — Went into the air at the break at previous start and lost all chance. Continues to train cleverly as recent six panels in 1:14 would indicate. GRECIAN LURE — This three-year-old miss possesses good early speed and should find atfield to her liking mthe? very near future. * * LAUREL RACE COURSE SONGAI — Has trained well for seasonal bow and should be set for brackets at first asking. SARAGINO — Sharp improvement netted, initial victory for this filly and repeat should find her winning another. SHERIFF BRACEY — Overcame considerable trouble to be fourth in last. Victory over ,500 company seems likely. COLONEL FRU — Slow to settle into stride in last but effort was good enough to suggest early victory. SO EASY — Showed a tendency to loaf after forging to the front in last and should make amends. THE SPANIEL— Appeared unable to handle the going in last but fast track could bring about brackets. OPEN SESAME — Beaten narrowly in seasonal bow but could win first race to which she is eligible. ONE THROW — Some Chance six-year-old is as "good as recent win suggests. May be sent a mile and a sixteenth in next. REFEREE — Fair effort in debut assures that this fellow is ready for top performance. BROWSE — Satisfactory effort when apparently overmatched points out this one for brackets in suitable company. CUBED ICE — Maiden filly has been second on several occasions and should not have been beaten in last. Tab for early score. EPPA JEPPA — Recent efforts found this one closing well and a score over ,500 claimers appears probable. SUFFOLK DOWNS JIM FIELDS— Give this two-year-old another chance, for he was knocked down at start in last race. TERRY S. — Clever sprinter that has been right there in all his races to date. Goes best against ,000 company at six furlongs. BILLS HYGRO — Off last race this one is coming to life arid should be ready for a winning* effort in very next outing. Last try was a smasher, for just as he was making his move entering stretch he was blocked and was forced to take up sharply. BUSS UP — Do not overlook this speedy gelding, for in his initial outing, here he caught an "off" track and appeared unable to handle going. Tab him on a fast strip against a band of ,000 claimers. RED PERFUME — This filly bore out badly in her last try and can do much better than shown. Take her right back in a six furlong conditioned event. SOFT REWARD— Lost all chance in last try, for he was soundly bumped at start and forced to drop far back in early stages. However, he still was able to make up a world of ground in late stages and be running over leaders. STRIDE AWAY— Encountered interference while racing in a contending position in his last start and forced to take up. Give this clever sprinter another try in a six-furlong tlash. BENEFICIAL— This juvenile colt has had two starts at the meeting and performed greenly on both occasions. Deserves another chance for he is fully capable .of handling a field of maidens. OUR MARGO — Narrowly missed in last start in a four-furlong dash for two-year-old maidens. Should benefit greatly from the race and go all the way next time out. GARDEN STATE PARK BLUE SPARKLER— Was rated one of the top two-year-old fillies in New Jersey last season. Reported to have wintered well and her recent .works indicate she is ready. » DR. ROBERT — Has shown promising speed in his trials and is a juvenile who will bear watching. RIPPISH — Better than a fair sprinter. Comes from a good barn and he appears in top condition. VARSITY — Appears razor sharp. Was a steady performer over this course last year. . BLOW GABRIEL — Seems well suited to racing over a distance of ground and should not long remain in the maiden ranks. GAME IN HAND — Training nicely for his local debut. Showed a liking for this track last season. DAYLIGHT EXPRESS — Has been impressing dockers with his morning moves. Should be ready when called upon. SCANDIA — A recent winner at Gulf stream Park. Best effort can be anticipated when he goes over an "off" track. SHAMROCK HILL— In winning form and should continue if not placed too high. NOSTREBOR — At best racing over an "off" strip, but has always displayed a •fondness for the local course. FORT MIAMI FIREY ONE — Has already earned two sets of brackets at the meeting. " Has been sharpened up rather steadily and could score while moving up the ladder some. TRIP NORTH-— Was- a bit more sluggish than usual the last* time: Usuallysgoes to the front immediately and is difficult to catch when not too ambitiously placed. CAILLOU— Recent morning trials have been impressive with a mark of :48%, handily, for a half-mile. She should improve sufficiently to have things much to her own the next asking. FOXSY RAGAY — Finished, a bang-up second to the stalwart Redeal last Thursday. A fleet-footed maiden who should graduate from that rank in the very near future. BALLA FLIGHT — A local favorite which has been going well in the early hours. The first start this year could find this aged Balladier gelding taking the top from start to finish in one of the cheaper claiming affairs. DOTTY MAC — Appeared a bit short in the most recent try. A highly steady mare which usually earns her share at any meeting. TIME ROCKET — Was bothered repeatedly the last time out. A bit of racing luck should help this one to grace the charmed circle. DEPIC IT — Was sandwiched between • horses through the stretch the last time and was unable to gain stride any of theremaining distance. Will undoubtedly redeem that effort under more judicious handling. TASK — Initial outing and the first start of the meeting was impressive. Appeared to be running strongly at the end and may do best when stretched out a bit. ASCOT PARK SUN BUD — Finished second in most recent try and indicated he is ready to tally soon. SCOTSUN — This veteran plater turned in a game effort in latest and might improve when sent a longer distance. RED APRIL— Came from far back to be second. Deserves another chance. LITTLE XS — A fast track should suit this one better. Raced quite wide in most recent endeavor. BUCKEYE STAR — A consistent sort who should earn a purse soon. DEEP DIP— Bore in at the start and failed to rally thereafter when a beaten choice here recently. Figures to make amends. BEATS — A useful sort of sprinter who might earn brackets in next outing. GRAND NUGGET— The manner in which this one scored last week served notice he is at peak condition and should repeat against the same brand. A PLUS — Finished second after being impeded early during the running of his most recent outing. Tab for early score. DRYOK — Turned in a winning effort going seven furlongs recently and is being pointed for longer distances. Appears capable of repeating.

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