Maxwell, Morries Post Doubles at Ascot Park: Flying First, beyond Words Successful for, Oklahomans, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-06


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Maxwell, Morris Post Doubles at Ascot Park Flying First, Beyond Words Successful for Oklahomans By It. E. HURLEY •ASCOT PARK, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, May 5. — It was Oklahoma day at Ascot today with leading trainer Pete Maxwell sending out his 17th and 18th winners and Sooner rider Boyd Morris handling both victors for his fellow statesman. Flying First completed the double for Maxwells candy-striped racers as the Flying Doug gelding scored a front-running, length win over E. J. Cues Danger Cue in the fifth race of the afternoon. The solid rains of the week end left the track in a heavy, trying condition, but Morris broke Flying First right to the top in. the six and one-half furlong sprint and turned back Danger Cue while running the distance in-l:23?and. Flying First returned 1.80 while winning his second purse at the meeting for Maxwell. A crowd of 4,453 attended. " A race earlier. Maxwells Beyond Words assumed command after a half mile of* the six and one-half furlong sprint, then raced on to register by two lengths over Betty Rosenbergers Flying Bal. Beyond Words, a chestnut daughter of Full Stride from War Momenf;, needed 1:24 flat to complete the distance and returned a liberal .20 as second, choice in the wagering. The pair of victories raised Morris" count to 10 winners at the meeting and placed him within striking distance of the leaders with over three weeks of racing left at this three-quarter mile plant. Jockey John Rivera picked up a mount Continued on Page Three " ■ JOCKEY J. J. RIVERA— Rode both ends of the Ascot Park 39.80 Daily Double when Valley Flyer and Pirro scored. Maxwell, Morris Post Doubles at Ascot Park Flying First, Beyond Words Successful for Oklahomans Continued from Page One in the second race subbing for Floyd Green who reported sick, and took advantage of the break in fortune to complete riding both ends of the Daily. Double events, winning by a half length with Charles Sokol-skys Pirro. Derral W. Sheltons favored High Rich was second to Pirro after appearing to loaf at the close of the mile and sixteenth race, tossing victory to Pirro who completed the distance in 1:54 over a very heavy track. Pirro paid 2, with Riveras followers picking up 39.80 in the Daily Double. The 26-year-old Puerto Rican had a comparatively easy time of it with Ruby Sharrards favored Valley Flyer in the opening race with the Blue Flyer gelding-scoring by two and a half lengths over Mike Mazzaros What A Guy.. Valley Flyer paid .20 after touring the 62 furlongs in •1:24%. The pair of victories raised Riveras score to seven winners at the meeting and was the fifth time at the current meeting that a jockey had ridden both ends of the Daily Double events.

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