Ten Speedsters Clash in Nebraska City Purse: English Lad Striving for Third Straight Win in Ak-Sar-Ben Test, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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Ten Speedsters Clash In Nebraska City Purse English Lad Striving for Third Straight Win in Ak-Sar-Ben Test By PAT CAUDILL Staff Correspondent AK-SAR-BEN, Omaha, Nebr., May 31.— The Nebraska City Purse, an allowance event for four-year-olds and upward will bring together 10 good grade performers at the distance of five and one-half furlongs and heads the eight-race program honoring the southeastern section of the state with each of the events bearing the title of a city. The feature offers a purse of ,500 and 10 have been named to go postward. English Lad, owned by Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Kidd, will be ridden by apprentice Lawrence Unger and carry 112 pounds in his attempt for a third consecutive victory over the local oval and stretch his winning streak to four, having accounted for his last outing at Golden Gate Fields before being shipped here. His latest winning effort was in last Saturdays seventh race when he turned back a classy field, including Black Hand, Flashy Ways and Riskie Bound. J. P. Neals Lucky Post, topweighted of the group at 116 pounds. To be ridden by jockey Jay Fishburn, Tickapoo, owned by the partnership of Clark and Phillips, J,. W. Coopers Undone and F. O. Akins Plane Lucky are entered against English Lad and each have been racing well enough to merit strong consideration. Lucky Post turned back the highly regarded Mr. Favor in last Fridays Governors Purse and is certain to draw a goodly share of sup porters in tomorrows event from that effort. Completing the field will be W. D. Rorick and L. O. Lanes Peppern Salt, O. D. Forneys Hay Whirley, L. Jeffers "Waco Scamp, S. D. Chesnuts Flying Gilda and Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Burgess Magic City. An evenly matched group of only six middle distance runners comprise the field for thv, seventh race, the Syracuse Purse, a claiming event at the distance of one mile and 70 yards with E. K. Careys Pintail Sprig, W. R. Warrens Smokey Point, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Kidds National Valor, Fred Wyses Andromeda, A. Knights Rose Beam and W. J. Hocks Atabee being the contestants.

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