The Snapper Meets Six In Fonner Park Sprint: Also Card Nebraska-Bred Juvenile Stakes With Eight Slated to Vie, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-08


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The Snapper Meets Six In Fonner Park Sprint Also Card Nebraska-Bred Juvenile Stakes With Eight Slated to Vie By DEAN WILLIAMS FONNER PARK. Grand Island. Nebr.. May 7. — An excellent program of eight races will be presented Wednesday here at Fonner Park. The six and one-half furlongs seventh race drew a top field of seven horses, while the co-feature will be the Nebraska Bred Juvenile Stakes which has been carded as the sixth race. Ed Luthers The Snapper will be making his first appearance since being beaten narrowly by Mephistopheles in the Nebraska Flying Farmers and Ranchers Handicap. The Snapper, one of Nebraskas top homebreds, turned in his top effort at Fonner Park in that excellent showing. He forced the H. G. Wells colorbearer from the outset and was only beaten a nose in track record time of l:lt%. Laird Star and Reno John have been racing in top form and can be expected to offer the greatest threat of the remainder of the field including Uptrend, Owl Martin, Rusty Dream and Bud Flowers. The Nebraska Bred Juvenile Stakes is the first in a series of homebred stakes that is offered on the Nebraska racing circuit. The stakes will have eight horses going postward. namely, Sondean, Pap. Olos Last. Cinchie. Limealee, Careys Corner, Fargo, and Curly Kem. Curly Kem and Fargo both have impressive victories to then- record at the meeting. Curly Kem defeated the highly regarded Bold Reply in his most recent effort, while Fargo la the track record-holder for the three furlongs and 70 yards that they will be asked to cover Wednesday.

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