Barroco Triumphs at Lincoln Downs: Whips Des Plaines in Sprint Offering, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-01


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Barroco Triumphs at Lincoln Downs Whips Des Plaines In Sprint Offering Sundance Stable Colt Shows Improved FormWhileComing Off Pace to Tally by Length By TEDDY COX LINCOLN DOWNS, Lincoln, R. L, April 30. — Sundance Stables Barroco, a well bred son of Devil Diver — Traditional, by Bull Lea, proved himself to be one of the most improved sophomores on the grounds when he came from off the pace to account for the Brook Manor Purse before a crowd of 8,601 here this afternoon. The veteran, Allen Fairbanks, was astride the leader and at the finish he was a length clear and much the strongest. J. J. Nashs Des Plaines, who led most-of the 7 furlongs trip, held on with a degree of gameness to be second, while Phil Schwartz provided the third to finish in Prince Ariel. P. J. Richards Ronald J. was best of the others in the field of eight. Barroco, who had beaten a rather poor field, by comparison, in his previous race, stepped over the distance in l:293/s and was a somewhat surprising favorite, paying .80. He was listed at 8 to 1 on the "opening line" on the tote board. Weather conditions were much better, after a pair of cold, rainy days. *The racing strip improved during the program and for the headliner it was described as "slow." • Sea Hymn First Out of Gate Circle K Farms Sea Hymn was one of the "good things" in the Brook Manor, starting at .80 to 1, after, having shown at pair of poor performances on this course. He was strapped out of the gate by Evan Jenkins, who continued to hustle him down the backtstretch and around the turn without a semblance of a breather. The colt, who was one of the best to show in these parts last season, rather quite naturally backed up when asked for additional speed in the closing stages. Barroco, on the other hand, was given a splendid ride by Fairbanks, who nursed him carefully in the unfavorable, sticky footing. He waited until the leaders began to falter and then pushed forward, sweeping around his foes with, a relish and finding a perfect position for the closing drive. He ran down Des Plaines without too much difficulty and was in the process of drawing clear at the finish. Jimmy Reil, diminutive apprentice who finished fourth on Lustre Proof, owned by J. Jaeger and F. Griffo, in the opener, continued to keep the "objection" sign active when he claimed foul against the first three to finish. After viewing the films, the stewards decided that Jorge Contreras ■was the main offender and they placed his mount. Passing Age, who finished second, fourth. G. Lottis True Brace showed a greatly imprqyed effort to score in the 1 1-16 miles. Moved up from third to second, as the result of the alteration of the placing, was E. Millens Quite Well, and Reil on Lustre Proof gained the show honors. Completing the Daily Double of 47.80 "was B. F. B. Stables Southern Pine, one that led throughout. She was ridden by Paul Bohenko, who had piloted True Bruce in the opener.

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