Beam Rider Spots Six Foes Weight: Totes 122 Pounds in Port Washington, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-01


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Beam Rider Spots Six Foes Weight Totes 122 Pounds In Port Washington Boland Gets Mount; Jockos Walk, Bureaucracy Appear Main Danger in N.Y. Feature By DON FAIR JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., April 30.— King Ranchs" Beam Rider, a five-year-old homebred stallion, the get of. Poised and Join the Fleet, will spot seven rivals weight here Thursday afternoon when he goes, to tde post under 122 pounds in the 0,000 Port Washington Handicap. The- Texas-owned, middle-distance racer will be ridden in the 1 1-16 miles headliner by Bill Boland. Beam Rider, a close third to Kingmaker and Third Brother in the recent Excelsior Handicap, will be in quest of his initial success this year and he has worked impressively for his Port Washington engagement. He was slightly less than a length and one-half back of Kingmaker at the finish of the Excelsior and gave an excellent effort, considering that it was his first start since last November. During the prior season. Beam Rider posted a "four-six-two" record while meeting classy company and he probably will go to the post favorite Thursday. " In the overnight band named to oppose-Beam Rider will be Jacques D. Wimpf-heimers Jockos Walk, 118; Ogden Phipps Bureaucracy. 116, and Ethel D. Jacobs* Wesley Smiley, 109, and Rcscce Maney, 117 pounds. Beau Diable Training Well Also Jan Burkes Field of Honor. 114: Sunny Side Stables Infantry, 113. and Laudy Lawrences Beau Diable, 111 pounds. The latter entrant recently turned in several sharp trials and he may prove dangerous at the Port Washington weights. Eddie Arcaro, who will fly to Churchill Downs this week end to handle Maine Chance Farms Jewels Reward in the Kentucky Derby, will be at the reins on Infantry in the Port Washington. Bobby TJs-sery is engaged for Field of Honor, fdon Nelson rides Jockos Walk, Hedley Wood-house, will guide Beau Diable, Johnny Ruane is named on Bureaucracy and Ted Atkinson, who visited the local winners ring twice Tuesday, will be up on one of the -Jacobs stable hopefuls. Major opposition for Beam Rider in the Thursday feature may be provided by Jockos Walk and Bureaucracy. Jockos Walk, a four-year-old Billings-sired colt, is a double winner at the current meeting, having defeated a quick field of sprinters here March 29. He followed that conquest with an easy victory in a 1 1-16 miles overnight handicap April 1. Jockos Walk was no better than sixth in the Excelsior but suffered mild interference in the stretch. Bureaucracy, a homebred four-year-old son of Polynesian and Busanda, ran seventh in the Excelsior and had no excuse, but previous to that outing he was third to Mr. Turf and Third Brother in a condition race at the Port Washington distance and won the Manhasset Bay Purse, but was disqualified for fouling in the latter event and placed second. The New Dorp at 6 furlongs for four-year-olds and upward is the best supporting attraction on the Thursday program. Nine useful sprinters are expected to start in the dash, with Loukenmac. Jujitsu and Recherche expected to come in for the major share of support.

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