Ky. Rainbow Continues to Triumph; Munchausen Tallies Over Invalidate: Logan Filly Whips Varsity in Sprint; Sportsmans Park Success Her Third Victory in Row; Flashy Token Sets Record, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-08


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JOCKEY JACK FIES ELM AN— Scored astride Off n Clear and Blue Ember yesterday at Sportsmans Park. Ky. Ky. Rainbow Rainbow Continues Continues to to Triumph; Triumph; Munchausen Munchausen Tallies Tallies Over Over Invalidate Invalidate Logan Filly Whips Varsity in Sprint Sportsmans Park Success Her Third Victory in Row; Flashy Token Sets Record By J. J. MURPHY SPORTSMANS PARK. Cicero. 111.. Mar 8. — Dan Logans four-year-old filly, Ky. Rainbow, ably ridden by Howard Craig, was a three and one-half lengths winner in the featured Market Wise claiming event here this afternoon. Saving all possible ground. Ky. Rainbow, winning her third purse in succession and her first at Sportsmans Park, took command next the rail entering the stretch to shake off the pacemaking Endon and have a good margin over William J. Schmidts Varsity at the end. Endon, although going wide, had no trouble saving third place. The disappointment of the affair was Dr. Joe Kay. a well-played public choice who wound up in sixth place in the eight-horse field. Ky. Rainbow paid 8.40 and her time of l:lt% for the six and one-half furlongs was the fastest of the meeting for that distance. Pacemaker Avoids Rail Endon. an old-time campaigner at this track, went to the front early to make the pace, but seemed averse to running next to the rail. Down the backstretch, Ky. Rainbow, moving up on the inside, gained on him gradually and when Endon swung wide on the far turn, drew ever closer. Then, on the stretch turn, Endon continued to go "sight-seeing." and Ky. Rainbow, slipping through next to the rail, went to the front It was easy for the filly to pull away in the final furlong. Varsity was in close quarters around the far turn and came again in the stretch in a good effort. Dr. Joe Kay, in second place rounding the first turn, dropped back to Continued on Page Forty-Six Ky. Rainbow Registers Her Third Straight Win Whips Varsity at Sportsmans; Flashy Token Sets Track Mark Continued from Page One third on the backstretch and fell completely out of it in the stretch. Summerlike weather and a fast track prevailed and the attendance was 10,483. Flashy Token, a two-year-old owned and bred by J. Kel Houssels, set a new track record for a half mile in winning his third race of the meeting when he took the fifth event. His time was :463i, clipping two-fifths from the mark established by Kid Jr. last year. Ridden by Don Wagner and coupled with Flashy Bond, the winner, making the seventh start of his career, scored by four lengths over Nagol. who made up much ground after having been off slowly. Satin Parasall took third place. Reddy Jones, the favorite, lost all chance in bearing out badly on the stretch turn while racing in front. Clarence Meaux, the jockey leader here, added to his score when he brought the favored Honor More from the rear to take the second race by a scant nose from Vinel. Honor More, owned by Elge Ras-berry got up in the last stride in the mile and one-sixteenth event. The filly completed a 6.00 Daily Double that was started when Off n Clear, with Jack Fieselman up. won the initial event. Asking won his second straight race when he lasted to hold the favored Bright Sal in the fourth. Ronnie Baldwin was the winning rider and, following the event, Asking changed barns, being claimed by the M. and G. Stable. Flaming Rebel, piloted by Hector Viera, broke out of the ranks of the non-winners in taking the third from Wise Eddie. Flaming Rebel was the public choice.

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