St. Vincent Assigned 125 for Dixie: 5,000 Pimlico Turf Race Saturday; Ask English Importation to Give Master Boing, Jahneh, Lofty Peak Five Pounds Each, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-08


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St. Vincent Assigned 125 for Dixie 5,000 Pimlico Turf Race Saturday Ask English Importation to Give Master Boing, Jahneh, Lofty Peak Five Pounds Each By PALMER HEAGERTY PIMLICO, Baltimore. Md., May 7. — Alberta Ranches St. Vincent, a recent plane arrival from the West Coast, has been assigned top weight of 125 pounds for Saturdays renewal of the 5,000 added Dixie Handicap, mile and three - furlong turf event for three-year-olds and upward. In burdening the importation, racing secretary J. Fred Colwill is asking the six-year-old to concede five pounds to Mrs. Eugenia E. Bankheads Jabneh, C. Mahlon Klines Lofty Peak and Norman B. Hunts Master Boing. each of whom has been assigned 120 pounds. Not only is St. Vincent -on the grounds, but trainer Vance Longden has announced that he is a definite starter in the weekend offering. Vances father, Johnny Longden. who boasts more than 5,000 victories to become the worlds winningest rider, will fly here after handling Llangollen Farms Porterhouse in the Hollywood Premiere Handicap on Thursday. Master Boing Absentee Jabneh and Lofty Peak are expected to accept their assignments, while Master Boing. 1956 Washington, D. C, International winner while representing France, will be among the absentees. Jabneh, winner tff the 5,000 added Hialeah Turf Handicap during the winter, ran poorly in the Laurel Spring Turf Handicap last week but is expected to show marked improvement. Lofty Peak was the beaten favorite when third in the Laurel event and prior to that established a new course record of 1:404-, for the about a mile and a sixteenth distance at that track. The winner of the Laurel Spring was Doug Smalls Aeschylus, who has been assigned 118 pounds for the Dixie, one pounds more than the weight given to George D. Wideners Tellarian and Mrs. C. Ulriek Bays Greek Spy. Tellarian, who proved his ability on- grass at Hialeah last winter, established a worlds record for a mile and 70 yards in winning the Valley Forge Handicap on the Inaugural Garden State program last Saturday. Mrs. Harry L. Nathensons Blue Choir, somewhat of a disappointment thus far in his current campaign, drops down to 116 pounds, while three pounds down the scale come Mrs R. H.. Lomass Gallant Tonto and Cockfield Stables Akbar Khan, with 113 pounds apiece. Then comes Greentree Stables Maharajah, with 112 pounds, followed by Courtney Burtons Roman Battle and Eugene Containtin Jr.s Roman Fan, each with 110 pounds. Complete list of weiehts follows: Horse. Wt. St. Vincent 125 Jabneh 120 Lofty Peak 120 Master Boinu 120 Aeschylus 118 Greek Spy 117 Tellarian 117 Blue Choir 116 Gallant Tonto 113 Akbar Khan 113 Maharajah 112 Horse. Wt Roman Battle 110 Roman Fan 110 Leap Tide 109 Lough Ree 109 Muguet II. 109 Spin 109 Lovely Shade 108" Oligarchy 108 Wonder II. 108 Ocean Lane 107 Lagides 105

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