Seven Routers to Meet At Fairmount Tonight: Gerry Grayson and Chance Snow Expected to Draw Most Support, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Seven Routers to Meet j j At Fairrnount i Tonight j jGerry Gerry Grayson and Chance Snow Expected to Draw Most Support SupportBy By J J HAHN j FAIRMOUNT PARK Collinsville 111 May 4 The 2500 St Louis Handicap an annual event here and which was sched ¬ uled to bs staged over the one mile and 70 yards distance was to headline the nine race card here Saturday night but it failed to attract enough entries and was declared of f Jate this afternoon by racing secretary JtihrrTT Klucina The intended cofeature a six furlongs dash under allowance condi ¬ tions drew only five probable starters and it like the St Louis Handicap was not programmed However a one mile and a sixteenth race in the book of conditions did j fill and it will be used as the main event i iThe The best race has been named the St Louis and the distance affair has seven possible starters Named for the Jieadliner are Host Gogi Gerry Grayson Chance Snow Lady Pheasant Captain Buster and the Annie Manzo entry of Traffic Miss and Triple Flight Under the conditions Chance Snow a winner on opening night drew top weight of 118 pounds Gerry Grayson another one who has a victory at this meeting is in at 115 pounds followed by Host Gogi at 112 pounds The remainder of the field narrows down from the 107 given Triple Flight to the 104 assigned Traffic Miss and Lady Pheasant PheasantThe The supporting numbers are the six fur ¬ longs fifth and the five and onehalf fur ¬ longs sixth races The fifth will see Lonoke Flash trying for his second success of the season and he is matched against Blit Me Gee Ziggity Swivel Hips Donald Sea i Bridge Watch and Harquin while the shorter race brings together Mr Blue Sky I Timeothemoon TeeJayM Blazer Hornet Liberty Andy Fancy Iteward Mrs Rusty and Signal Code Another interesting contest is the fourth in which threeyearolds are to furnish the sport It is a six furlongs dash and of those named to race against TsaToke a winner several nights ago are Shade S Marcy Anne Law Shifter Captain Wave Tex Lerno and Prodigious ProdigiousThreeyearolds Threeyearolds are also matched in the to go to the post in this dash which is also third race and several local favorites are at six furlongs furlongsThe The first race is scheduled for the usual

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