Venne Rides Economy Boy To Maumee Downs Score: Triumph Gives Rider One-Win Edge in Battle for Meet Honors, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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Venne Rides Economy Boy To Maumee Downs Score ScoreTriumph Triumph Gives Rider OneWin Edge in Battle for Meet Honors HonorsBy By T J MULLIGAN MULLIGANMAUMEE MAUMEE DOWNS Maumee Ohio May 7 Jockey Robert Venne once again got to the front in the hectic battle for lead ¬ ing riding honors when he displayed su ¬ perb horsemanship in the second race here this afternoon astride Mr and Mrs F E Riddles Economy Boy Venne was one winning mount in front of Kenny Robert ¬ son on Tuesday Then Robertson came back in a later race that afternoon with a winner to again tie the race raceEconomy Economy Boy a chestnut son of Scullys Boy owned by Mr and Mrs F E Riddle reached the wire a short time in advance of Mrs J Birds Bound Fast in the second event while A F Thomas Fanborough who closed fastest ofv all through the stretch finished third three and onehalf lengths in arrears of Bound Fast Economy Boy and Bound Fast put on one of the most thrilling stretch duels of the current meeting meetingJockey Jockey Phillip Sage hustled Bound Fast into the lead after traveling three furlongs and held u comfortable lead at the final bend Then jockey Venne aboard Economy Boy moved up to challenge and it was a dingdong battle nil through the final six ¬ teenth with Hound Fast on the inside along the rail saving ground and Economy Boy racing strongly ou the outside wear Ing down his opponent at every stride When the pair hit tho wire a photo was called for to render the verdict and the theContinued Continued on Page FiftyTVo Venne Rides Economy Boy To Maumee Downs Score ScoreTriumph Triumph Gives Rider OneWin Edge in Battle for Meet Honors HonorsContinued Continued from Page One Onephotofinish photofinish camera called it Economy Boy by a head headEconomy Economy Boy well supported in the wa ¬ gering paid 740 and negotiated the 5 furlongs in 109 over a fa st track The winner coupled with Alonzo B who was victorious in the curtain raiser paid a slim 2300 for the Daily Double Fanolou sporting the silks of T Heyser and making her second start of her brief racing career graduated from the maiden ranks when she registered an easy victory in the third race Her margin of victory was three and onefourth lengths with jockey Ray Frazer in the saddle with Z Kowals Ginny Lark finishing second two and onehalf lengths to the lore of Tack etts Pride a firsttime starter racing in the partnership of Hardesty Crigler The latter turned in a commendable perform ¬ ance and is likely to improve Bells Way another threyearold facing the starter for the first time in his career unseated his rider in the post parade and ran off a quarter mile before being taken in hand and after the field was dispatched he broke slowly raced greenly and trailed the field the entire trip The winner over ¬ looked in the wagering returned 3480

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