Louisville Handicap Honors to Dogoon: Drake Sprinter Assigned 121 for Stake; Ezgo Next With 119, Shan Pac, 117, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-07


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Louisville Handicap Honors to Dogoon DogoonDrake Drake Sprinter Assigned 121 for Stake Ezgo Next With 11 9 Shan Pac 117 By BUD LYON s sCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 6 E Gay Drakes Dogoon which made his seasonal bow here last week in the Churchill Downs Handicap at 7 fur ¬ longs as the highyeighted at 122 pounds has again been honored by Al Lavin Churchills racing secrejryhandicapper with top weight of 121 pounds for Satur ¬ days twentieth running of the 10000 added Louisville Handicap at 1 116 miles Rated close behind this fleetfooted full brother to Swoons Son at 119 pounds is iarry Thompsons Ezgo who will be asked to concede but two pounds fo T Alie Gris soms Shan Pac for this middle distance test Paul Butlers Clermont follows at 116 while grouped at 114 pounds are Erhil Denemark Jrs Racetracker and My Night Out from the Estate of D H Wells Hasty House Farms Innishowen and T A Gris soms Rockport complete the group weighted within 10 pounds of the high weight This pair is rated equally at 112 pounds poundsSet Set New Track Record RecordDogoon Dogoon was particularly impressive in his bow as the A G Lex Wilsontrained campaigner cut out all the early fractions in the Churchil Downs Cap ultimately al ¬ lowing the winner Shan Pac to go on and clip an astounding threefifths of a second1 from the course record reaching the end in 122 All observers felt that this six year old son of The Doge Swoon needed that race rather badly as he went gamely to the sixteenth pole before suddenly suc ¬ cumbing to the belated bids of Shan Pac and Ezgo He stepped his initial quarter mile in 23 half mile in 45 and the 6 furlongs in 110 while under 122 pounds Weight poundsWeight allotments for Saturdays longer run will be shifted slightly as the high weight will drop a pound while Shan Pac will be forced to pick up two and Ezgo one The changes are minor but possibly con ¬ clusive as Shan Pac enjoyed a head ad ¬ vantage over Ezgo in his recordbreaking run while Dogoon was another two and onehalf lengths away Louisville Handicap weights follow Horse WL Horse Dogoon 121 Cardinal Sin Ezo EzoShan 119 Big Sweep Shan Pac 117 Camelback Clermont 116 Ficha Racetracker 114 Dark Toga My Night Out 114 Negro trece vStyrunner 113 Cosmic Force 106 Innishowen 112 Prince Killer 104 Rockport 112 Jimmy the One 104 Magic Forest 109 Swayalong 108 Can Trust 108

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