Maid O Athens Captures Lincoln Downs Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-03


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Maid O Athens Captures Lincoln Downs Feature LINCOLN DOWNS, Lincoln, R. I.. May 2. — J. Matteras Maid O Athens and Henry Wajda, leading rider of the meeting, combined talents to account for the White Hall Purse on this fine, summerlike afternoon.: The five-year-old daughter of Ten to Ace — Queen of War, by War Peril, outgamed the favorite, Sockie Creek, through the stretch and at the finish won by a neck. Rockie Creek, who was expected to be the early leader, failed to get away with his usual alertness. He represented the I. Prickett stable. In third place was Sid Bernsteins St. Marks, who was making his first start since last October, while Colonial Farms Hello Pop was fourth. Maid OAthens, who usually shows to" her best advantage over unfavorable footing, handled the fast strip well, racing the five furlongs in :59. She paid 3.40. A crowd of 8,155 was in the stands as the field for the White Hall paraded. Several competitors were making their seasonal bows and indicated that they needed the race to ready them for future efforts.

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