Hel-Doc Tops Sophomore Rivals in Wheeling Sprint: Overhauls Favored Full Day; Seven Ways Holds for Third, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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HelDoc Tops Sophomore Rivals in Wheeling Sprirft Overhauls Favored Full Day Seven Ways Holds for Third ThirdBy By J J HAHN HAHNWHEELING WHEELING DOWNS Wheeling W Va May 7 Af ter knocking at the door in five previous starts at this meeting the Hel Doc Stables appropriately named HelDoc finally found a field he could handle and left the ranks of rionwinners here this rainy afternoon The gray altered son of Play High defeated Mrs G Mohrs Full Day a slight favorite over the winner JarieG Kramers Seven Ways and four other sophomores in the 6l2 furlongs third race Full Day went to the front quickly and opened up a three lengths lead over Seven Ways while the ultimate winner raced third When they settled on the back stretch HelDoc moved up steadily and and eighth from the finish was a length Continued on Page FiftyThree HelDoc Tops Sophomore Rivals in Wheeling Sprint SprintOverhauls Overhauls Fayored Full Day Seven Ways Holds for Third ThirdContinued Continued from Page Four away from the public choice who was still racing stronglyl A sixteenth from the fin ¬ ish Full Day began to shorten stride and HelDoc under steady pressure by Nick Fernicola drew awajr quickly The favorite finished another two lengths ahead of Seven Ways EnKayEn won the second race a 5 furlong dash but was disqualified and placed fQiirth The favorite North Eternal was moved into the winners position Sun Melvin was placed second and Retrouve third thirdEnterpriser Enterpriser and apprentice Jimmy John ¬ son was the winning combination in the Srfuiiong opener South Gate finished sec ond and Forsaken was third The rider of Forsaken claimed a foul against the win ¬ ner but it was not allowed by the stewards Fans who coupled Enterpriser and Nprth Eternal in the Daily Dxmble received 7340

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