Balmoral Headlines Turf Course Sprint: Breakers, Alsab Ace, Farjac and Spring Khal All Coming Off, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-06


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Balmoral Headlines Turf Course Sprint Breakers, Alsab Ace, Farjac And Spring Khal All Coming Off Winning Races Monday WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, 111.. June 4. — The Mucho Gusto, ,500 six furlongs grass handicap, features Mondays eight-race card as the Balmoral meeting enters its final two weeks of thoroughbred sport at Washington Park. Seven veteran speedsters, partial to inner-oval competition, tangle in Mondays optional-claiming headliner, which goes as the sixth event. Highweight of 122 pounds for the Mucho Gusto will be packed by Bwamazon Farms Breakers, while Lucien Knight, Jr.s Spring Khal will tote 117, one more than William Hal Bishops Alsab Ace. John McShanes Farjac carries 114; Asipine Stables Beyler-bey, 111; J. W. Sniders Happy Age, 110, and Reverie Knoll Farms Irish Flare, 109. The Much Gusto shapes up as a battle of winners, since Breakers, Spring Khal, Alsab Ace and Farjac, the four highweights, come off recent Balmoral victories. Breakers scored a come-from-behind victory here May 28 at six furlongs, the third success the gelded son of Ocean Wave — Wichurai-ana has recorded in nine 1955 starts. Earlier, he dropped a head decision in a seven furlongs claiming affair.; Jockey Dave Erb, who was aboard for the conquest, again rides. Winner on May 24 Spring Khal made his years racing debut an auspicious one, scoring cleverly over Washington Parks dirt course, May 24. It was a six furlongs test. Last year the Khaled horse won seven of 23 starts with total earnings of 7,970. Alsab Ace comes off an unexpected victory here last Wednesday when he overhauled Judge Browdee and Demree in a six furlongs sprint. It was his first win of the year. Steve Brooks will be in the irons. Farjac raced to victory here May 26. It was a one mile dirt event, the. second success this year for the gelding who opened the season at Churchill Downs. John Adams will be up. Beylerbey is winless this year in a dozen efforts, his most recent a third place finish in a Sportsmans Park distance event, May 11. He managed seconds at both Gulfstream Park and at Sportsmans Park. Happy Age makes his Balmoral debut. The gelding, who runs his best races on the grass, has not won in six starts this season. Irish Flare makes his first start of the year and has a distinct preference for grass events. -Last August he captured a six furlongs feature on the turf at Washington Park.

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