Olympias Ace Awarded Purse As Running Wolf Is Set Back: Latter Lugs In Last-Twenty Yards of Sportsmans Test And Stewards Act Promptly, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Olympia s Ace Awarded Purse As Running Wolf Is Set Back Latter Lugs In Last Twenty Yards of Sportsmans Test And Stewards Act Promptly By J J MURPHY MURPHYSPORTSMANS SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero HI May 4 Olympias Ace favorite in the King Cherokee Purse feature race here this afternoon was declared the winner after Running Wolf who finished first had been disqualified The situation that brought about the disqualification came in the final 20 yards when Running Wolf moving up fast on the outside of the Hooper gelding lugged in to jostle Olympias Ace quite severely The stewards called for the pho ¬ tographs and displayed little hesitation in reversing the order of finish setting Run ¬ ning Wolf back to second place and declar ¬ ing Olympias Ace the winner Olympias Ace was ridden by Job Jessop and it was the runners second score of the meeting Milton Dalgo handled Running Wolf Third money went to Will See Ya YaEight Eight threeyearolds went to the post in the one mile affair with Le Chall set ¬ ting the early pace Down the backstretch Steven S moved to take command but his tenure of domination was brief as Olym ¬ pias Ace moved on him nearing the far turn and was a length to the good at the stretch turn approach Once in the clear in the stretch Olympias Ace widened and then along came Running Wolf from fifth place to make it a contest The leading pair fought it out through the last 50 yards with Will See Ya being ejght lengths back of them at the end endScores Scores Over Heavy Footing FootingOlympias Olympias Ace paid 640 and his score was viewed by a crowd of 9521 in cool but pleasant weather The track was muddy at the outset but became heavy about mid afternoon afternoonBaby Baby Tucky a fiveyearold gelding from the Bishop stable saved the favorite players from a white washing in the early races when he came through with a tri ¬ umph in the fifth His margin at the end was none too assuring as it was but a nose and he would likely have been beaten by the fast closing Elliot L in a few more strides It was the first Bishop victory in about a week and Baby Tucky was ridden by Ray Broussard BroussardHy Hy Apache and Our Henry favorites respectively in the first and second races each finished second being beaten after having reached the front end Hy Apache was trimmed by the fastclosing Ocean Wave with William Carroll up while Judith Ann with Roy Lumm aboard reached the wire slightly in advance of Our Henry The Daily Double paid 6400 6400Apprentice Apprentice Mike Mulkerrin rode his first winner of the meeting when Black Cur ¬ rant was victorious by several lengths in the third James T the favorite set the pace but Black Currant had no trouble passing him in the stretch Medina County was up in the last stride to get a deadheat with James T for second place placeTalipn Talipn an outsider ridden by Ronnie Baldwin came from some distance out of it to eke out a neck victory over Ososlo in the fourth race Both runners were coming off distance races and each showed stretch power Cordite was a closeup third with Lone Pilot and Coffeyville the most fan ¬ cied ones being unplaced

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