Offer Third Ak-Sar-Ben Twilight Program Today: Peppern Salt Goes after Third Straight Win in Feature Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-09


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Offer Third Ak-Sar-Ben Twilight Program Today Peppern Salt Goes After Third Straight Win in Feature Sprint By PAT CAUDILL Staff Correspondent AK-SAR-BEN, Omaha, Nebr., June 8. — The third twilight program of the meeting with post time for the first race set for 3:30 p. m. will be observed Thursday. The eight-race card will be highlighted by the Evensong Purse. Designed for four-year-olds and upward at the sprint distance of five furlongs with a ,500 purse to be paid, the allowance dash has drawn 11 evenly-matched sprinters. time is the consistent Peppern Salt from the stable of W. D. Rorick and L. O. Lane, who will seek her third consecutive victory. The eight-year-old gray daughter of Dog-away — Grey Weather will carry top weight of the group with 117 pounds as her burden and will be handled by jockey Robert Mun-dorf, who has guided her to both her victories at this meeting. Frank Turners aging Hydro Scott will attempt to turn the tables on Peppern Salt, having been defeated by her in the Grand Island Purse last Friday. Jockey John Lind-quist will again handle the reins and Hydro Scott will carry 112 pounds. Appearing capable of furnishing keen competition to this top pair will be Carl Craigs Black Hand, 115 pounds; L. Jeffers Waco Scamp, 112; M. M. Palmers Royal .Rush, 111; O. D. Forneys Hay Whirley, 109; F. O. Akins Plane Lucky, 107, and G. Whittenbaughs Rida. Broom, 106 pounds. Completing the field are Mrs. B. Beri-gans Breezy C, 101; R- Q. Gilmores Thoughtless, 110, and R. V. Beckwiths Miss Carmine B, 106. Capacity -fields prevail for the remaining events with the first event being for four-year-olds and upward homebreds at the distance of six furlongs, the third race of the day will bring out juveniles and the final two tests will be over the middle distance of one mile and one-sixteenth. Glenn Murphys classy Go-Ye-Far returned to winning ways in chalking up a length victory under the handling of jockey Wendell Leeling in Tuesdays feature, the Flying Farmers Purse. The pace-making Nymphs Pride, owned by the White Spot Farm, held place position with three-quaiv ters of a length to spare over the strongly closing English Lad, racing for the E. K. Carey Stable.

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