Dots Daughter Captures Opening Rae at Maumee: Sharp Flight Completes Double Worth 54 Before 8,500 Fans, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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* Dots Daughter Captures Opening Race at Maumee Sharp Flight Completes Double Worth 54 Before 8,500 Fans [ By V. .V MULLIGAN MAUMEE DOWNS. Maumee, Ohio, May 3. — An estimated ,8,500 devotees of the sport were on hand for the festivities at this popular plant this afternoon and wagering was brisk during the early races. The skies were overcast and the facing strip was termed "good" after it dried out rapidly following early Saturday morning rains. Dots Daughter, a chestnut mare per.- "* forming under the banner of Mrs. H. New-land and J. Schlenk. registered a three-quarters length victory in the curtain raiser under the able guidance of jockey Billy Buell. The longshot players were delighted when a 0.80 straight mutuel was posted on the board, one of the largest pay-offs at .the current meeting. Hy-Liberty, from the barn of M. J. Connors and favored in Continued on Page Forty-Bight Dots Daughter Captures Opening Race at Maumee Sharp Flight Completes Double Worth 54 Before 8,500 Fans Continued from Page One the wagering, was three lengths before J. Pf lugs Texas Ike. The winner was clocked in 1:12%. Jockey Jack Robertson was astride Sharp Flight, from the Kay Dee Farms, for her winning effort in the second event. The daughter of Jet Flight won as her rider pleased, scoring by a- half-dozen lengths. C. Biddles Green Gal finished second while Volt Jr., who races for H. H. Jr. and J. C. Morris, wound up in the third slot. Sharp Flight returned 1.00 and completed a Daily Double worth 54.80. Jockey J. D. Porter and Navy Bouquet were a winning combination in the third event of the. .afternoon. The bay daughter of King Dorsett paid .4.0 and her margin of victory was two and one-half lengths. .Ralph LaPlants Ultimatum took down secondary hpnors, two and one-half lengths in advance of L. W. Coppings Torchlight II. The winner negotiated the 5 panels in 1:03*5. Porter came right back to grace the charmed circle i.i the fourth race with J. Fosters Bills Best to give him a riding double for the day. Mrs. L. Stones We Depend was three and one-quarter lengths in arrears of the winner and a short neck before W. Claytons Bull Gage. Overdone, who was installed as the public choice in this dash, finished fifth in the 10 -horse field.

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