Castle Grande Purse Attracts Seven: Talent Crop Rated As Likely Favorite; Hy-Skeeter and Fantisysim Expected to Offer Strong Contention at Sportsmans, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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1 i t Cdstle Grande Purse Attracts Seven Talent Crop Rated As Likely Favorite FavoriteHySkeeter HySkeeter and Fantisysim Expected to Offer Strong Contention at Sportsmans SportsmansSPORTSMANS SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero 111 May 8 The National Jockey Clubs semifinal racing program at Sportsmans Park Fri ¬ day features the 6 furlongs Castle Grande Purse for threeyeaivolds The current 19 day spring session closes Saturday with the 15000 Sportsmans Park Handicap as the attraction Top spot in Fridays Castle Grande goes to Mrs Grace Kosibas Talent Crop a winner here on April 21 and a third in his next engagement He looms as the favorite to defeat his six rivals rivalsTalent Talent Crop a dark brown colt by Leu coton Tre Tio will be challenged by such useful sprinters as Wallace Strongs Hy Skeeter Earl B Smiths Fantisysim Rudy Tryons Bill Huey Dan Logans Mr Dan L Mrs Carl Greenes Private Way and Ed A Bisschoffs Pamela Jean On April 21 Tal ¬ ent Crop was much the best of the field winning a 6 furlongs event by one and onehalf lengths over Commodier and Pamela Jean In his next start the Kosiba campaigner finished third behind Steel Pick and AblaJay in a one mile affair last Monday MondayHySkeeter HySkeeter Rated Contender ContenderRated Rated a contender in Fridays feature is HySkeeter who was second and third in four outings this meeting HySkeeter placed behind Blue Safari on April 30 at 6 furlongs Wallace Strongs racer was third behind Fantisysim and Blue Safari on April 26 when the latter pair finished in a dead heat to win Fantisysim is also among the solid challengers in the Castle Grande GrandeThe The best handicap field assembled at the meeting is slated to go postward in Sat ¬ urdays Sportsmans Park Handicap over 1 116 Miles MilesEmil Emil Denemarks Racetracker winner of last Saturdays 15000 Thomas D Nash Memorial is expected to be in the feature Silver State winner of the 15000 Inaug ¬ ural Handicap on opening day is a strong candidate for the honors and Bernburgoo from the Bishop barn is also likely to be 4 factor

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