Old Pueblo Swings Into Action Today: Will Be Opposed by Five Foes in Debonair Stakes On Hollywood Park Card, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Old Pueblo Swings Into Action Today TodayWill Will Be OpposecTby Five Foes in Debonair Stakes On Hollywood Park Card CardBy By Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD PARK Inglewood Calif May 9 J Runkin Jelks and Atholl Mc Beans Californiabred Old Pueblo returns to action Saturday at Hollywood Park in the 6 furlongs 27100 Debonair Stakes in which he will be opposed by five other threeyearolds Under the conditions of the Debonair Old Pueblo must pick up 127 pounds conceding 15 to each of his rivals Handling Old Pueblo for the first time in place of the customary Eddie Arcaro will be Bill Shoemaker and they will break from the number 2 post position positionNamed Named to test the Windy City n colt who has been burning up the Hollywood Park strip in training moves for Bob Wheeler are Muczulski Fairchilds Sullys Boy C W Smiths Hillsdale J R Clark IIs Radium Rays Warner Ranchs Anwar and Kerr Stables Sabredale SabredaleString String Snapped in Anita Derby Prep PrepOld Old Pueblo a compact chestnut colt was unbeaten in six starts in 1957 earning 123020 He finished second to Strong I Ruler in the Hollywood Park Starlet but was awarded first money when Strong Ruler was disqualified for coming over on Fleet Nasrullah Old Pueblo extended his unbeaten skein to eight straight by win ¬ ning his first two starts at Santa Anita last winter capturing the 7 furlongs San Vicente and then stalling off the rush of Silky Sullivan in the 1 116 miles Califor ¬ nia Breeders Champion Stakes StakesThe The colts unbeaten string was snapped in hisnext out an allowance prep for the Santa Anita Derby In attempting to rate the colt Eddie Arcaro nearly threw him down in the early running and Old Pueblo pouted and decided not to run finishin some 22 lengths behind The Shoe at one tofive In the Derby itself he Was once again permitted to run freely early but his sad experience had evidently robbed him of some of his vitality and eagerness for he could never take the track away from Aliwar finally finishing fourth in back of Silky Sullivan Harcall and Aliwar AliwarObviously Obviously not himself he was withdrawn from the Triple Crown classics freshened and brought back for this Hollywood meet ¬ ing Trainer Wheeler reports the colt as being himself once again and Old Pueblo suggested as much by reeling off a half mile in 44 in a recent work workOld Old Pueblos most serious threat Satur ¬ day could well be Aliwar the Alibhai colt from Myrtlewoods family who outran him under equal weights in the Derby and will be carrying but 112 to Old Pueblos 127 Aliwar was a gem of consistency at Santa Anita winning the San Miguel and earning portions of three other stakes He appeared to be an improving colt Young Warren Ferguson who took the Premier with The Searcher here Thursday is up on Aliwar

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