Seven Named to Contest Springfield at Cahokia: Pearl Corral, Mr. Hendricks Top Field for Sprint Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07


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Seven Named to Contest Springfield at Cahokia CahokiaPearl Pearl Corral Mr Hendricks Top Field for Sprint Feature FeatureBy By A L SHIELDS SHIELDSCAHOKIA CAHOKIA DOWNS East St Louis 111 May 6 The rains of the week end have had no appreciable effect on the number of runners entered to race here Wednesday night Of the nine races scheduled six have drawn capacity fields The most interest ¬ ing event named the Springfield Purse for threeyearolds and older is carded as the sixth and has attracted a field of seven to contest the 6 z furlongs under allowance conditions James M Burns Pearl Corral heads the field in the stellar attraction which is rounded out by G E Geiers Mr Send ricks Canoil P Poland coupling of Silly Sis and Shes A Bang Vernon Hermans G Lad Mattingly and Hardicks Pillway and V F Crowders Tribal Custom CustomPearl Pearl Corral was third to Egyptian Queen in Saturday nights Belleville Hand ¬ icap an effort in which the Pleeting Star filly showed a dislike for the mucldy racing strip as she finished 11 lengths behind the winner The local weatherman holds out the promise for clear skies at least until the coming week end which should enhance Pearl Corrals chances Wednesday evening eveningMr Mr Hendricks scored twice at Detroit last year and was fourth in hi first outing at the local course last week and probably needed that effort The f our year old Colonel OE Bright Harvest cqlt will be handled by J R Vinson VinsonSilly Silly Sis and her running mate Shes A Bang are capable of furnishing serious conr tention Both were winners at the recent Sunshine Park meeting scoring five times between them at that point G Lad has had two outings here was outrun in the Inaugural Handicap openingnight but was third to Little Nemo and Nature Trail last Saturday night in the mud andjshows signs of improvement improvementThe The racing strip at the present writing is muddy but with the prevailing clear and sunny weather plus the constant attention track superintendent Claude Wiseheart and his crew are giving it the track might be no worse than good for Wednesdays activities f

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