Furyvan Smart Winner of Golden Gate Derby: Taken 0,000 Handicap Event in Clear; Brief Interlude is Second, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-06


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Fury van Smart Winner Of Golden Gate Derby Takes 0,000 Handicap Event in Clear; Brief Interlude Is Second GOLDEN GATE FIELDS, Albany, Calif., May 5. — Furyvans sights today were being set on a bright galaxy of features for horses of. his age following his smart triumph in the 0,000 Golden Gate Derby here Satur-.day afternoon. The Martin Traub colt, a son of Good Ending and Vancouver, gave evidence that he is a horse of some promise as he beat most of the best three-year-olds in training in California. He packed his 121-pound impost over the 1 1-16 miles in the creditable time of 1:42% to score his second straight stakes triumph. The Derby is a. handicap. Two weeks ago he took the Oakland Handicap at a mile, and his 1958 record now reads three victories, two seconds and two thirds in nine starts. Furyvan, ridden, by Alex Maese, came from, far. off the pace and won going away by a length and a half with Brief Interlude carrying the colors of H. F. Dick into second place. The El See Stables Harcall, runner-up last.winter to Silky Sullivan in the Santa Anita Derby, was third1 and then came Frank Marshalls Circle Lea io beat the others in the field of 11. In order behind the first four were Llan-. gollen Farms Crasher, the Golden Gate Stables Prize Host, Pike, and Pikes El Ca-jon,- the Covert Ranchs Twentyone Guns, Mrs. Dr. R. Thompsons Try It, Co v e r t Continued on Poge Fifty-Three Furyvan Smart Winner Of Golden Gate Derby Takes 0,O0O.Handicap Event in Clear; Brief Interlude Is Second Continued from Page Four Ranchs Collaborator and the Kilroven Farms Ali. Von Dom. Prize Host, the top weight at 122 pounds and! the favorite, made all the early pace, but he could never take a good lead. Brief Interlude. El Cajon, Collaborator and Twentyone Guns were right on top of him at one stage of -the race or another right down to the final eighth; Then he had enough and dropped back, though in finishing sixth, he was only beaten about: three lengths. In fact there was only a spread of five lengths among the first eight . to. finish. _ j Furyvan was last out of the gate and after going a quarter still hadnt passed a horse. Prom that point on, however, he! began to advance! He was ninth after trav-! eling a half mile, seventh nf ter three quarters and by the time he reached the furlong, pole he had only Prize Host and Brief Interlude in front of him. By this time the Traub colt was flying and was up in time to win with more or less authority. Brief Interlude gave an excellent account of himself and in taking second honors wag almost a length in advance of Harcall, who also came from a good way off the pace to present his credentials. Brief Interlude was one of the lightweights of the field at 110 pounds while Harcall was third higlrat 118. Circle Lea, another to make up ground, was a half length behind Harcall and a head in front of Crasher who, in turn, fin- ished a half length before Prize Host,, the latter winner of the Richmond Handicap earlier in the meeting and runner-up to Furyvan in the Oakland. | Furyvans victory was worth a gross of j 6,000 and a net of 5,700 to him and as! second choice of the crowd of 16,929 he paid 3 to 1 in the mutuels.

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