Bay Boy Wins Again at Sportsmans; Colleoni Swamps Downs Opposition: Hough Racer Beats Discordant by Five; Travels 6 Furlongs in 1:12 To Capture Platan Purse; Pemberton Finishes Third, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


view raw text

MAURICE GINSBURG Brother G car ¬ ried his Woodwiew Farm colors to victory in the Idle Memory Purse at Sportsmans Park yesterday Bay Boy Wins Again at Sportsmans Coileoni Swamps Downs Opposition Hough Racer Beats Discordant by Five FiveTravels Travels 6 Furlongs in 11 2 To Capture Platan Purse Pemberton Finishes Third ThirdBy By J J MURPHY MURPHYSPORTSMANS SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero 111 May 8 The smallest field of the meeting went to the post here this afternoon when but five racers faced starter Dickerson in the featured Platan Purse The route was 6 furlongs and Harry Houghs threeyearold Bay Boy who set a track mark for the distance early in the meeting ran back to the time established in that race by wind ¬ ing up the threequarters in 112 That was onefifth slower than the standard set by Pan whosucceeded Bay Boy as the holder holderThe The winners margin was five lengths over the favored Discordant owned by John E Hughes while William Hal Bishops Pemberton was third Smoke Me Now fourth and Galant Parcel last 9727 Turn Out in Warm Weather WeatherBay Bay Boy was ridden by Jack Fieselman for that riders second score of the day and he paid 820 as the third choice His victory was viewed by a gathering of 9727 in fairly warm weather weatherThe The track was fast fastGalant Galant Parcel sprinted to the front soon after the start to be followed closely around the first turn and into the back stretch by Discordant Around the far turn Discordant took over to open up a lead of one length As the stretch was reached Galant Parcel dropped back and Bay Boy who had been running in third place made a strong move on the outside to get to the front and pull away easily in the last six ¬ teenth Pemberton came from last place to save ground in the stretch and best the others othersBrother Brother G an evenmoney favorite rid ¬ den by Jack Fieselman proved best in the Idle Memory Purse sixth race here today todayContinued Continued on Page FortyNine Colleoni Swamps Downs7 Opposition OppositionCosmic Cosmic Force Runs Second Sagacity Third Over Fast Oval Triple for Heckmanh HeckmanhContinued Continued from Page One tuckian Henry Forrest returned 940 940Mundy Mundy and Forrest came right back with a consecutive double in the sixfurlong seventh event when their oddson entry of Skeno and My Pick Too finished onethree with Johnny Heckmann on the winning portion for his third victory of the after ¬ noon noonSkeno Skeno proved the easiest kind of winner as the Bobs Pick threeyearold col reached the end six lengths before Gene Semlers Redbird Maid who was but a head in front of the winners stablemate J H I Homans My Pick Too TooHeckmann Heckmann had little to do but sit there for the ride as he had the colt under a snug hold through the initial quarter mile moved along the outside thereafter to take over at the threeeighths pole and coasted home about as he pleased pleasedAs As jn the earlier races the accent on speed with Skeno stepping the threequar ¬ ters in 110 while earning his second straight purse of the meeting and reward ¬ ing his backers with a 280 payoff which equalled the lowest price paid at the meet ¬ ing ingJohnny Johnny Heckmann solidified his position as leading rider at Ihe meeting with a consecutive double in the opening events with the popular reinsmair registering his initial victory while astride Detroiter T Alie Grissoms Warless in the first race The aged Heliopolis gelding led for all but the first few strides of that sixfurlong I dash while winning easily by five open I lengths over the favorite H I Greathouses Hegal Heir it was another nose back to Qlen Sledges Dandy Wag which had forced the pace of the winner right from the outset outsetWarless Warless trained by the nations leading conditioner this year and the past two years Vester Tennessee Wright required but 111 to get the distance and re ¬ turned 1340 1340Doll Doll Mason Prevails in Sprint SprintPete Pete Durfeys Doll Mason had a bit tougher time of it in eking out a three quarter length decision over Taters What leys Shannons Leap in the sixfurlong second race as the mare was forced to come from well off the early pace under Heckmanns guiding hand to wear down the pacemaker at the eighth pole andthen go into an allout drive to hold the run ¬ nerup safe safePacy Pacy Mickey the early leader and choice with the fans finished third just another length back Doll Mason paid 860 after getting the threequarters mile in 111 111The The Heckmann Daily Double payoff re ¬ turned 34 I IJimmy Jimmy Preston guided the first favorite of the afternoon home safely in the fourth when he registered decisively with M S Oppenheimers Condi Lu in that sixfur ¬ long dash Finishing second to Condi Lu a length and onehalf shy but six lengths before Miss Sap was J S Abercrombies Catch Fire FirexThe xThe winner came from far back eighth in the 10horse field to make her belated stretch run which proved sufficient to pick up the nearly five lengths she was back of away The Condiment fillys time was 112 and her happy follower received 420

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1958050901_1_8
Library of Congress Record: