Jack Tyrie Scores Upset in Thistledown Sprint: Noses Out Moose Eye in Thrilling Finish, While 11,000 Look On, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-06


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Jack Tyrie Scores Upset In ThistleDown Sprint Noses Out Moose Eye in Thrilling Finish, While 11,000 Look. On By J. R. BATTY Staff Correspondent THISTLEDOWN, North Randall, Ohio, June 4. — Arthur Crowthers Jack Tyrie registered an upset tally when triumphing in the fifth race, one of the better contests decided on the nine -race program here today. Although a victor in his only other start this season, the majority of the estimated gathering of 11,000 fans overlooked Jack Tyrie in the wagering and he paid 9.80 after downing Moose Eye, owned in partnership by Wiles and Stephen, by a length margin. Another half length back, Ray Clas Wee Moon finished third among the nine who went postward in this dash of six furlongs. Apprentice George Leone, accepting mounts today for the first time since the meeting got under way, was aboard Jack Tyrie. A six-year-old gelded son of Quarter Moon — Jeune Etoile, the winner was timed the distance over a firm, dry strip in 1:12%. Jack Tyrie arrived here recently, from Wheeling Downs where on May 26 making his 1955 debut, he led throughout a six and a half furlongs sprint but was the public choice in that score. Belfaster, trying to make it four straight tallies when competing in" the third race, missed by a nose margin to Talion. Continued on Page Forty-Two Jack Tyrie Scores Upset In ThistleDown Sprint Noses Out Moose Eye in Thrilling Finish, While 11,000 Look On Continued from Page One Favored in the wagering, Belfaster bore out slightly leaving the turn but came again in the dyrive, failing in a game try. Talion, owned by E. J. Moore, was piloted by apprentice Woody Slinker and paid 4.80 after touring-six furlongs in 1:12%. Northquest and Jack Kenny, winners of the first and second races, respectively, compiled a Daily Double of 9.20. The first race brought together a dozen maiden sophomores and Northquest reached the wire first of the band. Owned by Northhill Farm and ridden by Benny Civitello, Northquest bounded home a neck before Hasty Flight, who saved the place award b ya similar margin over Djeddahs Star. Northquest paid .60 at the straight windows after going five and a half furlongs in 1:06%;. Jack Kenny, owned by Dorchester Farms Stable, was 4-to-l in the wagering and won the second race, a one and a sixteenth miles test for seasoned horses of the ,500 claiming variety, by taking a length decision from Beau Rambler while Montaera, who was favored and broke tardily, finished third. Jockey Paul Ward rode Jack Kenny over the distance in 1:47%. . Mondays program, as this 44-day meeting enters its second full week, attracted maximum fields of 12 starters in half of the eight races carded. The lone distance race is posted as the final .contest of the card and featured on the program will be the seventh race, which offers a purse of ,000. Eleven sophomores are named overnight to compete at six furlongs in the headliner. Sports Play, Kates Rebel and Collins Road are winner at the current meeting and opposing them will be Willow Broom, Rose Pearl, Bumpsy Up, Swick Cassia, Texas Plains, Told Before and Shooting Star. Other feature attractions scheduled for the coming week here include the Ohio President Series No. 2, a handicap for sea- soned routers who will be requested to match strides at one and a quarter miles. This race is slated for Wednesday an on the same card another handicap at six furlongs is listed and offers a purse of ,500. On Saturday, the Susan, a ,500 added dash for two-year-old fillies, is the best offering.

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