Italo-American Purse Sparks Wheeling Card: Calamity and Early Bull Clash In Seven Furlongs Headliner, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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ItaloAmerican Purse Sparks Wheeling Card CardCalamity Calamity and Early Bull Clash In Seven Furlongs Headliner HeadlinerBy By J J HAHN HAHNWHEELING WHEELING DOWNS Wheeling W Va May 9 The seven furlongs ItaloAmeri ¬ can Purse titled for fouryearolds and up ¬ ward and to be used as the eighth race is the main attraction here Saturday after ¬ noon and should the rains bypass the local course for the next few days racing fans in this region probably will witness the best racing program of the season In addition to the main event racing secretary Edward A Miller has programmed two other allow ance races one of them a 5 furlongs dash to be used as the fourth and the other at 1 18 miles to be staged as the NightCap NightCapThe The original handicap in the book of conditions failed to attract enough entries and in its stead Miller drew up conditions for an allowance heat that suited a ma ¬ jority of the intended starters in the hand ¬ icap Heading the feature are Calamity and Early Bull who are twotime winners at the meeting and topweighted at 119 pounds apiece Expected to match strides with these local favorites are Mo Supreme a stretchrunner who was bred in Missouri Yucca Flat who has not shown much at this meeting and the firsttime starters at this session Incriminatibn and Sneak Preview PreviewThe The latter will be remembered as winning last fall at Tropical Park in Florida and paying a handsome 14360 The high weight ones are spotting their opposition from five to 10 pounds Mo Supreme gets in at 114 Sneak Preview 111 and the others 109 each eachThere There are also half a dozen in the fourth and it brings together such fine speed balls as Sun Blush Sergeant Spook Cathy Carson Atheneum Rag Doll and Sun Night Cathy Carson and Atheneum are being dropped down from the handicap division divisionThere There are eight in the finale titled the Independent Order Sons of Italy and many winners at the meeting are to match strides in the route event Another race at the same distance is programmed as the seventh a claiming affair

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