Ward Rides Two Winners on ThistleDown Program: Case Law, Clotted Cream Pairing Worth 09.00 in Daily Double, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-06


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Ward Rides Two Winners On ThistleDown Program Case Law, Clotted Cream Pairing Worth 09.00 in Daily Double By PAT CAUDILL THISTLEDOWN, North Randall, Ohio, June 5. Jockey Paul. A. Ward rode his second winner of the afternoon today by easily accounting for the sixth race, the Town and Country Restaurant Purse, aboard Mrs. C. Sitgraves and Mrs. J. Smiths Aventine as the three - year - old took down his second purse in as many starts at this meeting. The five and one-half furlongs affair for racers entered for claiming prices of ,000 drew eight starters and Ward had the winner in front soon after the break. Enjoying a three lengths lead entering the stretch, the winner was never seriously threatened and won by two lengths over Helsing and Mrs. A, J. La-costes Tiger Bay who bested E. J. Cues Danger Cue by five lengths. Favored in the wagering, Aventine re- Continued on Page Thirty-Eight Ward Rides Two Winners On ThistleDown Program Case Law, Clotted Cream Pairing Worth 09.00 lit Daily Double Continued from Page One turned .20 to win and stepped the distance in 1:05. Wards earlier winner was in the fifth race, a five fuilongs dash for two-year-olds when he got Thomas and Flemings My Story to the wire with three-quarters of a length to spare over the strongly closing Jo-See-Jo, owned by A. M. Holman. Finishing only a head back of the place horse was W. L. Huntleys Jets Princess, favorite in the event. My Story paid 8.4.0 to win. It appears some kind of a record might have been established in the Daily Double pay-offs here for. the first eight days of the meeting. The smallest to date is 01.00 with the remainder being over the 00 mark and today was no exception. A return of 09.00 was posted for those coupling Mrs. M. Calvo and E. E. Hendersons Case Law, upset winner of the first race paying 9.00, and T. E. Gilmans Clotted Cream, easy winner of the second event returning 8.60. Jockey Vernon Bush nicely handled Case Law for his nose verdict in the first with Jockey Buck Thornburg having the mount on Clotted Cream,

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