Jesse Davidson Notches 20th Ascot Park Winner: Longshots Combine for 45.60 Double, Largest of the Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-02


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Jesse Davidson Notches 20th Ascot Park Winner Longshots Combine for 45.60 Double, Largest of the Meeting By It. E. HURLEY ASCOT PARK, Cu5*ahoga Falls, Ohio, May 1. — Leading apprentice Jesse Davidson gained his 20th winner of the meeting and the first for his contract employer, as he piloted George Striblings Osophar to a neck victory over Paul Holthus Formal Pose with Cremona Farms Worth-ington a length and a half further back in third position. Osophar. making but his third start or the current campaign, raced the G1 furlongs in 1:23 flat and paid 0.60 after coming between horses on the turn and outfinishing Formal Pose in the final sixteenth of a mile. It was the initial victory for Stribling at the meeting and the win moved Davidson to within one winning mount of leading rider Guy Smithson who is currently under a ten day suspension. A crowd of about 4,600 Continued on Page Forty-Fire Jesse Davidson Notches ! 20th Ascot Park Winner Longshors Combine for 45.60 Double, Largest of the Meeting Continued from Page One attended under perfect weather conditions. Jockey Ronny Behrens sained his second win of the afternoon .a race earlier as he drove Powell and Kirbys Saucy Me to a nose decision over Paul Holthus Dee Mee Dee while racing the 6V2 furlongs in 1:22. Saucy Me, an eight-year-old daughter of Fighting Prank from Predictable paid .20 for the score and the double provided the ex-New Yorker with his third and fourth winners of the meeting and help.%3 him forget the black eye and patched cheekbone that he suffered in a training! I mishap this morning. | i The largest Daily Double of the season., and the longest straight mutuel return since May 1956, resulted after Raymond Loughlins Overside camevfrbm eighth posi tion in the early running of the second race "to nip James R. Palmers Star Worship by a head while running 1 1-16 miles in 1:50 s. Overside paid 37,80 and completed a Daily Double worth. 45.60 to 25 holders of the winning .8 and 6 combination. Jockey Ronal Behrens, who rode the sec-end half of the 15.80 Double earlier in the beeting, turned the trick again today with Overside, who was winning his first race of the 1958 campaign. Behrens had escaped serious injury this morning in a training mishap when he suffered a cut which required 10 stitches. Oscor B Jones Grabber raced to his maiden victory in the opening race under apprentice Andre Boucher, -scoring by a length over Morgan Lewis Potville. The Challenge Me — Nancys Baby filly raced the 6 ,2 .furlongs in 1:24 and paid 3.40. with Boucher picking up his sixth victory of the meeting. Jockey Behrens got his third winner of the afternoon as he piloted James Kings Pedregal to a neck victory over Bimegar in the Factory Tire Purse. Pedregal paid S8.80 for the usual win investment. Time for the race over il„-fm§ngs a5.12,.4.

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