Hillsboro Lass Outlasts Roue in Wheeling Sprint: Mar Mike Third, A Neck Back, In Three-Horse Blanket Finish, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Hillsboro Lass Outlasts Roue in Wheeling Sprint Mar Mike Third A Neck Back In ThreeHorse Blanket Finish FinishBy By J J HAHN HAHNWHEELING WHEELING DOWNS Wheeling W Va May 8 Apprenttce Jimmy Johnson who won the first race of his career at this meeting gave Leopoldo Sierras Hillsboro Lass a rousing ride in the third race and I they splashed through the muddy 6yz fur ¬ longs to defeat Frederick Jacksons Roue W J Ayres Mar Mike and three others in a blanket finish I IThe The threeyearold daughter of Diamond Dick making her third start at this meet ¬ ing came from behind to down Roue by a nose The latter finished a neck before Mar Mike who hung in the final furlong Blen ville was a badly beaten fourth and trail ¬ ing him were Gang War and Sleek tlfe early pacesetter pacesetterHillsboro Hillsboro Lass who failed to win as a twoyearold was second choice with the near 2400 fans on hand and returned 740 It w4as one of the better events on the allclaiming program presented under favorable conditions that followed five straight days of rain rainThe The opening event was at 5 furlongs and Jr Ireland making his first appear ¬ ance since last July made a show of his field under the handling of JohnSoto to easily defeat Arquil and Nip Mah The winner was second choice to Nip Mali and paid 540 Fans who coupled Jr Ireland in the Daily Double with The Glaw win ¬ ner of the second race received 5980 San Four was second to The Claw and Dashing Count third

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