Withers Hopefuls Meet in Freetown: Nisht Amool Gives Weight to Nasco, Sir Robby, Wing Jet over Route at Jamaica, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-02


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. — _ , Withers Hopefuls Meet in Freetown Nisht Amool Gives Weight To Nasco, Sir Robby, Wing Jet Over Route at Jamaica By Staff Correspondent . JAMAICA. L. I., N. Y., May 1.— The 0.-000 Freetown and the ,0p0 Ambrose Light Purses, a pair of 1 1-16 miles allowance races, will share the spotlight on Fridays excellent- program at the- local course. The Freetown is to bring out five three-year-rilds. four of them Withers Stakes candidates, while seven hard-hitting middle distance racers, four-year-olds and upward, will go to the post in the Ambrose Light. Under the conditions of the Freetown. Alexander J. Ostrikers Nisht Amool, a stakes-winning Stymie colt, will shoulder, top weight of 122 pounds and he will have jockey Hedley Woodhouse at the reins. Nisht. Amool, who appeared to dislike the sloppy footing prevailing for the recently-decided Jamaica Handicap, has trained rather wel" for the Friday engagement, which he will use as a preparatory step to the Withers. - . In the field slated to oppose the Ostriker colt are J. S. Kroeses Sir Robby, 114, pounds with the apprentice allowance claimed; Wheatley Stables Nasco, a full brother to Bold Ruler, 113, and Merrick Stables Wing Jet, 113 poundsAlso.iilmen-dorfs Day Court, 116 pounds, an invader from Florida scheduled to make his New York seasonal debut in the Freetown. Ruanc Rides Day Court Day Court, who will be ridden by Johnny Ruane, is the only one in the Freetown band not eligible to the Withers. The English-bred colt, a" good, class winner during his winter campaign in the Sunshine State, ran third in his last outing behind Belleau Chief and Lincoln Road in the Bis-cayne Bay Handicap at Gulfstream Park April 12. Wing Je* and Nasco were starters in the Wood Memorial but both were beaten "off, Wing Jet finishing fourth while Nasco wound up fifth after he had flashed early speed. Sir Robby was far ba;k in* the Experimental but he has worked impressively since his last public appearance. Apprentice William Peake will guide Sir Robby, TedVAtkinsom is to handle Nasco, and Bobby. Ussery will be up on Wing Jet. The Ambrose Light may develop into one of the best middle distance offerings of the New York season. Under the conditions of the race, Laudy Lawrences stakes winner, Promethean, will be the highweight at 122 pounds and he is to be guided by jockey Ruane. Natalie R. Clarkes Arnica, Mrs. T. M. Wallers Mustato, C. Mahlon Klines Saim, and W. C. MacMillan Jr.s Prince Alley each is to take up 119 pounds. Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs improved Wesley Smiley, 116, and R. O. J. Streubers Tippecanoe, 113 pounds, completes The overnight field. Jockey Atkinson has calls for his saddle services on Mustato and Tippecanoe, Wood-house is engaged for Arnica, Mike Sorren-tino rides Saim, and August Catalano is named on Prince Willy. Paul Bailey may accept the mount on Wesley Smiley, the latter successful in his last local start.

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