Bonnet Gains Length Tally at Jamaica Under Apprentice Soirez Handling: Bolero Mare Makes Good In Favorites Role; Floral Girl Second; 22,168 Attend, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Bonnet Gains Length Tally at Jamaica Under Apprentice Soirez Handling Bolero Mare Makes Good In Favorites Role Floral Girl Second 22168 Attend AttendBy By Staff Correspondent CorrespondentJAMAICA JAMAICA L L N Y May 9 Smoothly ridden by apprentice Steve Soirez Copa lan Stables Bonnet drew out at the finish of todays feature the Middle Island Claiming Purse to triumph by a length over Eugene Jacobs Floral Girl Sanford Stud Farms Louise Bell was a length far ¬ ther back at the end of 6 furlongs in 112 over a track that had become fast under a pleasant sun and brisk breeze Elliott Men akers Elliotts Gem was two lengths out of the money Bonnet returned 450 to the fans iu the crowd of 22168 who made her a heavy favorite favoriteBonnet Bonnet is a fiveyearold chestnut daughter of Bolero Del Turban by Abdel who was running for 12500 She was claimed for only 6500 at Gulfstream Park on March 12 and could have been haltered for 75001 here on April 15 15Gang Gang Miss was first away from the gate at the start of the feature but Eddie Ar caro quickly rushed Forward Look into command along the rail Gang Miss was lapped on the leader at the far turn with Bonnet a close third on the outside closely followed by Elliotts Gem Gang Miss took command nearing the final turn with Bonnet moving into second place while Forward Look dropped back a bit on the inside insideYoung Young Soirez called on Bonnet as they straightened away for the run to the wire and the Bolero mare promptly surged into the lead while Floral Girl moved up rap ¬ idly on the rail Nearing the furlong pole Gang Miss ran out of wind abruptly and Manuel Ycaza had to steer Floral Girl around her This might have cost her the race as Bonnet was also beginning to tire Soirez kept the mare going with a strong hand ride to the wire while Floral Girl was cutting her margin steadily in the last six ¬ teenth Louise Bell closed well on the out ¬ side while Elliotts Gem ran an even race taking fourth money from the faltering Gang Miss in the final strides stridesGiven Given one of Eddie Arcaros better rides Leigh Cottons Presented surged up in the stretch to take the fourth event by a nose over Velvet Acres Natagar who stumbled to his knees at the start but recovered quickly It was five lengths back to Peter Fullers Cherokee Chief who nosed out Canterbury Farms Knockango Presented paid 14 and was clocked in 146 for the 1 116 miles milesStrongly Strongly ridden by Ray Broussard Ang pet Farms Casual Friend came from last place to inn down Canterbury Farms Bel zami at the finish of the fifth event and score by three parts of a length going away Parkfair Farms Jesper was half a dozen lengths farther back at the end of iVa miles in l521s while R O J Streu bers Tippecanoe was four and a half lengths out of the money Casual Friend paid 670

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