Healthy Edges Bamaway In Tight Lincoln Finish: Wins by Neck With Switch Off Nose Behind Pair in Headliner, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07


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Healthy Edges Bamaway In Tight Lincoln Finish FinishWins Wins by Neck With Switch Off Nose Behind Pair in Headliner HeadlinerBy By TEDDY COX COXLINCOLN LINCOLN DOWNS Lincoln R I May 6 Circle K Farm representing Albert N Kreihs of New Orleans gained victoiy in the Valley Falls Purse when the speedy threeyearold filly Healthy scored in an exciting finish before a crowd of 7443 here this afternoon The daughter of Take Away Flare Time by Flares held on stubbornly through the final stages and at the end her margin was a neck neckMrs Mrs William Gatemans Bamaway who was making her initial start of the meet ¬ ing displayed a high flight of speed in the going and then held oi gamely when challenged to finish second Gerald S Colellas Switch Off was third while Little Rhody Farms Barba Sue was next in line in the field of seven sevenHealthy Healthy who closed with a powerful rush in a previous outing here was more alert in the Valley Falls today She was in a contending position from the begin ¬ ning of the 5 furlongs until she made her winning thrust through the stretch She raced the distance in l0iover a heavy track and returned 960 Evan Jenkins was in the irons ironsInclement Inclement weather continued in the pat ¬ tern of recent days with rain falling dur ¬ ing the day and the mercury descending as the program progressed progressedBamaway Bamaway was hard put to gain the lead then opened a wide advantage as the field headed into the far Jum But here Healthy began to pare down the ad ¬ vantage and had dead aim as they came into the stretch However she met a will ¬ ing foe in the Gateman filly who con ¬ tinued on when collared Switch Off also entered contention along with Barba Sue in the final sixteenth to make the dash one of the most stirring of the meeting meetingThe The continuous flashing of the objec ¬ tion sign here continued and for the thirtysixth time of the meeting it was signaled after the running of the second race Jerry Parenti who piloted L W Ma langs Staff of Life complained that he was bothered by C and S Tassistros Jude who was up in the final strides to win by a head headThe The pictures showed Staff of Life being steadied somewhat on the turn but simple to keep from running up on the heels of horses in front of him Henry Wajda as a matter of fact came out somewhat at the top of the stretach and allowed Staff of Life to get through a narrow opening openingThereafter Thereafter the leading reinsman of the meeting sans the whip after trainer Sal Tassistro obtained special permission from the stewards to leave it in the jocks room settled down to a mangnificient hand ride to gain the decision decisionThird Third mthes pin of 5 furlongs was E Millens Emboss while I J Whites Little Ferd was next in line Time for the dis ¬ tance was 102 and Jude who had tired badly in a previous start at 7 fur ¬ longs returned 2920 2920Judge Judge complete a 33700 Daily Double with H L Cornwells Fighting Harp an eightyearold who was ridden by appren ¬ tice Robert Marshman It was the latters initial winner i He drove the gelding over the 1 mile in 144 and the straight re ¬ turn was 860

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