Kelmarsh Mild Upset Winner Of Bridgeton at Garden State: Imported Son of Abernant Is Home Clear of Jerilynn and Flag Waver on Sloppy Oval, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Kelmarsh Mild Upset Winner Of Bridgeton at Garden State Imported Son of Abernant Is Home Clear of Jerilynn and Flag Waver on Sloppy Oval OvalBy By FRED GALIANI GALIANIGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 8 Kelmarsh a gray fouryearold son of Abernant Wild Success won the first race of his career over this strip last November Since then he has started eight more times managing to win one race at Gulfstream Apparently the return to his favorite stomping grounds was what he needed and this afternoon he caused some ¬ thing of a mild upset by taking the Bridge ton Purse for Mrs M Owsley With Sammy Boulmetis at the controls Kelmarsh scored by two and a quarter lengths before Bon crist Farms favored Jerilynn The latter came from far back and though he closed ground through the stretch did not men ¬ ace the leader A length and a half back in third place came Mrs Priscilla Mitch ¬ ells Flag Waver who came into the stretch with a slight lead Single Victory Last Year YearKelmarsh Kelmarsh returned 14 and covered the C furlongs in l1215 over a track termed sloppy For the first time in a week the sun showed but there was still a trickle of rain in the morning A crowd of 15113 took advantage of the warm afternoon to take in the sport sportKelmarsh Kelmarsh was bred in England by D H Wills Last years score was his only one of the season in 15 starts so that for this year he has already doubled his record recordRestricted Restricted and Flag Waver fought it out for the lead in the early running of the Bridgeton with Kelmarsh being the next in line followed 6y Reawake Kings Ore Jerilynn and Manpower Down the back stretch Restricted to hold on to his lead but was being constantly prompted by Flag FlagContinued Continued on Page ThirtyNine Kelmarsh Mild Upset Winner of Bridgeton BridgetonImported Imported Son of Abernant Home Clear of Jerilynn Flag Waver WaverContinued Continued from Page One OneWaver Waver who eventually moved to lap him going to the far turn On the bend itself Flag Wager closed in on Restricted and the two of them were only a head apart as they came into the stretch Restricted dropped but of it leav ¬ ing Flag Waver in command but for just a fleeting moment Boulmetis who had Kelmarsh in a striking position gave his mount his head at the top of the stretch and Kelmarsh quickly moved to take com ¬ mand of the situation situationFlag Flag Waver was wavering and Jerilynn finally coming on under lefthand whip ¬ ping by Joe Culmone closed through the stretch but not strongly enough to get to the leader leaderThere There was a roar from the crowd after the stewards viewed the films of the fourth race and then disqualified Robert Casey Jis Covey Rise from first place and moved up Mrs Richard Taylors Hockes sin who originally finished second Hock essin making his first start of the year returned 7780 2520 and 880 across the board The fowl claim was lodged by Jerry Truman on Top Value the original third horse against Covey Rise With the latter being disqualified Hockessin gained the winners spot spotCovey Covey Rise nosed out Hockessin right on the wire in the fourth race but swerved out near the finish and impeded Top Value and for this offense her number was taken down Top Value closed fast through the stretch and slammed his way between horses despite being crowded by the winner Hockessin was ridden by Har ¬ rison W Wilson WilsonThe The second and third races gave a con ¬ secutive double to the Pebble Hill Farm jockey Walter Blum and trainer Lyman Brusie when Pebble Ace and Pebble Dawn were victorious Pebble Ace took the second race in frontrunning style defeating Trio Stables Trincomalee by two lengths Pebble Ace paid 940 and covered the 6 furlongs over the sloppy track in 114 A half hour later Pebble Dawn a 640 chance stayed off the late rush of Harold Folks Toluene to take the third race raceThe The Daily Double of F B Holbrooks Shot Cay and Pebble Ace was good for 13020 Shot Cay caused something of an upset in the opener when she paid 2760 after scoring by a length and a half She was piloted by William M Cook

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