Dr. Eugene J. Concedes Weight to Six Ascot Rivals in Akron Beacon Journal: Totes 124 and Spots Akboy Two, Speak Free Five and Snoozie Eight in Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Dr Eugene J Concedes Weight to Six AscotHRivals in Akron Beacon Journal Totes 124 and Spots Akboy Two Speak Free Five and Snoozie Eight in Sprint SprintBy By R E HURLEY HURLEYASCOT ASCOT PARK Cuyahoga Falls Ohio May 9 Croyelton Stables Dr Eugene J winner of the Akron Handicap here two weeks ago picks up three pounds from that win to shoulder topweight of 124 pounds in the GVz furlongs 7500 Akron Beacon Journal Handicap here tomorrow The fouryearold son of Bolero Psychic Cloud was only threefifths of a second from the track mark for 7 furlongs in the Akron and was an easy two and threequarter lengths victor in that outing while timed in 125 flat for the distance He will attempt to concede from two to 16 pounds to six other topflight sprinters in the Beacon Journal which has been raised in value to become the third 7500 purse presented at the current meeting meetingNewman Newman R Lows Akboy winner of the Iron City Purse here last week follows in weights at 122 pounds with Morgan Lewis Speak Free third in the Akron Cap and holder of a decision over Dr Eugene J in the Rubber City Purse following in racing secretary Charles Henrys weights at 119 The field is completed by Horace J Wises Shoozie 116 Virginia MeKenneys Honey nob 115 Mr and Mrs W H Barkers Mad Roman 109 and B W Simpsons Dawney 108 pounds poundsDr Dr Eugene J came to Ohio from the Maryland scene where he had won a race apiece at Bowie and Laurel after missing most of his sophomore year due to an early season injury The only blemish on his local form was in the Rubber City Purse when he suffered interference in the run ¬ ning and was placed second to Speak Free after being impeded while finishing third thirdAkboy Akboy and Speak Free seem most dangerous to the Croyelton colorbearer with the first mentioned seeking his sec ¬ ond straight success in a Saturday feature Lows Akbar gelding scored a hollow three length score in the Iron Liege Purse here on Derby Day jover a sloppy strip and has been one of the top sprinters in the north ¬ ern Ohio area for the past two seasons seasonsHe He will be ridden again by leading rider Jimmy Clemens with Joe Snyder once again astride Dr Eugene J and Buck Thornburg on Speak Free The last named receives a fourpound shift in the weights from the Akron Cap to aid him and if in a running mood could measure the Maryland invader invaderIn In addition to the Beacon Journal Henry has carded an attractive allowance race at 1 116 miles which pits Pete Maxwells FitzJames against Iron Hand Attempt Day Dreaming Rebel Ruler Landable Hadareward and Monsieur Tiger with the Maxwell racer pegged at topweight of 122 pounds in the conditions conditionsThere There will also be two 1 916 miles marathons on the card to further clarify the nominees for the coming Ascot Gold Cup These two route affairs will be run as the eighth and ninth races on the program

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