Kingmaker Defeats Jersey Rivals in Driving Rainstorm, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Kingmaker Defeats Jersey Rivals in Driving Rainstorm RainstormGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 4 Happy Hill Farms Kingmaker defeated five other nominees for the 50 000 added Jersey Stakes through a driving rainstorm in todays featured Frankford Purse Joe Regalbuto had the son of Princequillo doing his best at the end of the mile and onesixteenth to stave off Elmendorf s Bills Sky Boy by a nose The latter rated off the pace closed with a rush and he was second by a length over Calumet Farms Cherokee Chief who lugged in and could not be effectively rid ¬ den through the last stages stagesKingmaker Kingmaker returned 440 as a staunch favorite among a crowd of 16362 In his only two previous starts this year he fin ¬ ished third to Besomer and Decathlon in the Governors Gold Cup and second to Frosty Mr in the Chesapeage Stakes The sudden downpour came during the post parade for the feature and passed almost as quickly after the race had been run The track was officially termed good and Kingmaker carried 117 pounds the mile and onesixteenth in 146

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