Lofty Peak Turns in Sparkling Move: Works Handy Six Furlongs in 1:11 4/5 at Belmont; Pop Corn, Portersville Also Drill, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-26


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, bofty Peak Turns in Sparkling Move Works Handy Six Furlongs In 1 :ll% at Belmont; Pop Corn, Portersville Also Drill By Staff Correspondent BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 25. — This was a comparatively quiet morning at all three Long Island tracks, with only one really impressive trial. This was the effort turned in by C. Mahlon Klines Lofty Peak, who had long been known as one of the better, if not the best, turf course runners, but recently scored sensationally on the main track here. This morning, the Suburban candidate again showed abundant speed on the dirt when working a handy six furlongs in 1:11% on the fast main track, with fractions of :36, :47% and :59, final eighth in :12%, last quarter in :24%. Greentree Stables Pop Corn, whose last two races were disappointing efforts in the Leonard Richards and Belmont Stakes, but who was a brilliant winner before that, turned in a handy mile in 1:40% for John Gaver this morning. The colt was only asked to run at the end of his trial, getting the final quarter in :24%. He is a likely candidate for the 5,000 Saranac Handicap at a mile and one-sixteenth on July 6. Prepping for Roseben Clearwater Stables Portersville, a probable for - Saturdays 0,000 R.oseben at seven furlongs, stepped the distance of the week-end stakes in 1:27%, going along at an even clip. George D. Wideners Tellarian, who is also eligible to the Roseben, went a handy half in :51% on ihc deeper, but also fast, training track. Brookmeade Stables Moral Park breezed an exceedingly easy mile and one-quarter in 2:16=5 for Saturdays 10,000-added Delaware Handicap at the same distance. Floral Park will be trying to emulate the victory of her sister, Flower Bowl, in this stakes a year ago, but is hardly likely to be so. overlooked in-pre-race calculations. Another pointing for a week-end engagement out c-f town is George Zauderers Poly-Hi. who is aiming for the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth. The speedy daughter of Polynesian ripped off a handy half in •AGVs this morning, with fractions of :22 and :34. Claiborne Farms Persia, a Nasrullah colt of some pretensions to class, blew out three furlongs in :34Vs this morning for his engagement in tomorrows National Stallion. C. T. Chenerys Barina breezed three panels in :36Ys from the gate for tomorrows stakes, while Mary H. Hunters Royol Willow breezed in :36%, but not from the gate. E. P. Taylors Nearctic, who last year proved the fastest, for sheer zip, colt ever ■ foaled in Canada, skipped five furlongs in 1:00 this morning. This was the latest of a 4png series of good moves by Nearctic, who has yet to make his 1957 debut.

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