Hy Limited, Running Girl Annex Double at Maumee: First Four Favorites Register Before Large Ladies Day Crowd, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-02


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1 I Hy Limited, Running Girl Annex Double at Maumee First Four Favorites Register Before Large Ladies Day Crowd ~ By T. J. MULLIGAN MAUMEE DOWNS, Maumee, Ohio, May 1. — Today was Ladies Day here. The fair sex was well represented among the upwards of 4,500 fans, that turned out. Clear and warm weather prevailed and the racing strip was drying out rapidly with the aid of the sun and gentle breezes. The second smallest Daily Double of the local season was posted when Hy Limited won the curtain raiser and Running Girl was first to the wire in the second event. This combination paid 8.40. The "chalk" players were in their glory as the first four favorites on the eight-race card made good. Robert Venne, who has been plying his trade here the past three, days, is riding an excellent form. Venne rode three winners here Tuesday, chalked up a pair of wins yesterday and registered astride the first, third and fourth winners this afternoon, giving him his second tripleand boosting his total to eight victories in three days. Venne got off to a flying start when he guided the favored Hy Limited to victory in the opener. The black daughter of Hyno, owned and conditioned by R..R. Perl, was three lengths" to the fore, of Cold Wave, who is owned by Mr. and Mrs. George N. Schuele. Al Sarmentos Persephone was one and one-quarter lengths behind Cold I Wave. The victor returned .60, and was timed in 1:11% for the 5 Ms furlongs, j M. L. Tuttles Running Girl, a hine-year-" old mare by Halcyon out of Lady Gayheart, was the winner of the second race and paid .20 straight. Her margin of victory was . Continued on Page Nine Hy Limited, Running Girl Annex Double at Maumee First Four Favorites Register Before Large Ladies Day Crowd Continued from Page Three three lengths over E. Comstocks Winston Blue, who defeated L. Rinckers Busy Pawnee for the place award: William Allans Persian Arch took down major honors in the third race with Venne in the saddle, and paid .20 to win. The chestnut daughter of Archworth scored an easy five-lengths victory in this test while Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Schueles Fly Spray took down secondary honors. J. Arnolds Facet wound up third in the eight-horse field. Venne guided R. L. Stewarts Rough Cookie to the winners circle in the fourth race. He registered by a half length over C. W. Straus* Zaca Prize. The latter was one and one-half lengths the best of-J. Shanahans Shadow Boxing. The winner, who appeared well beaten at the head of the stretch, slipped through an opening along the rail after entering the home lane and got up in time under the good handling of his rider. Rough Cookie, another "chalk" horse, returned straight.

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