Maryland: Sire Colonel Mike in Limelight; Progeny One-Two in Md. Derby; Outer Space Brings Saggy Honors, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-12


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Maryland MarylandBy By JOE B HICKEY Jr JrSire Sire Colonel Mike in Limelight Progeny OneTwo in Md Derby Outer Space Brings Saggy Honors HonorsBALTIMORE BALTIMORE Md May 10 While Bill Corum was having his annual field day at Churchill Downs Colonel Mike 12year old stallion standm standing at Halcyon Farm Lutherville held the spotlight at Laurel on Maryland Derby day The son of Heli opolis Aero by Teddy is the sire of Mickey Boy and M o v i t a v e first and second re ¬ spectively in the in ¬ augural running of the stakes for Maryland b r e d threeyearolds Colonel Mike who is owned by Willy Schwab and Eugene Jacobs was second to Occupy as Marylands leading sire of two yearolds last year While outstripped by Occupy in first money won Colonel Mike was the Free State leader in number of twoyearold winners nine and races won 20 The Shevlin Stakes and Lamp ¬ lighter Handicap winner made his first season at Halcyon irT1954 irT1954Colonel Colonel Mikes best progeny to race last year was Movitave winner of the Pimlico Breeders Stakes and second in the Mary ¬ land Futurity This season the daughter of the Ramillies mare Littlewhitelie has won the Miss Maryland Stakes and Barbara Frietchie Handicap defeating older fillies in the latter race Mickey Boy edged her by a half length in the Maryland Derby after she had lost ground on the final turn Mickey Boy bred by Mrs George Brown Jr and owned and trained by Alec J Bul ¬ lock of Brooklandville was slower to ma ¬ ture than Movitave As a twoyearold last season he was a green loosegoing colt but he managed to win two of his 19 races Wintered at Pimlico Mickey Boy had his training interrupted when he rapped him ¬ self and ran into his stall screen upon be ¬ ing frightened by the roof giving way un ¬ der the weight of a heavy snowfall Three stitches were taken to close an eye wound woundMickey Mickey Boy the star of Bullocks six horse stable won three of four races dur ¬ ing a Laurel campaign climaxed of course by his strongfinishing victory in the Maryland Derby DerbyMickey Mickey Boys dam the good old pro ¬ ducer Furr Buckle died last year at the age of 20 while carrying a full brother to the Maryland Derby winner The latter is Furr Buckles second stakes winner she having been represented earlier by Ring o Roses winner of the 1956 Delaware Spring Maiden Steeplechase and George ¬ town Steeplechase Handicap HandicapMrs Mrs Brown widow ofthe late Maryland steward and the aunt of Bullocks wife has sent Mermaid a half sister to Citation to Colonel Mike this season Others mares included in Colonel Mikes 1958 book are Knollwood Stables Little ¬ whitelie dam of Movitave Binna Farms Little Lisa J M Mulfords Interrupt and Sabine Lass J B Watriss Hyacinth John Merrymans Bonaventue Glenn Smiths Alma B Dr R N Leonards Imacinch Sam M Pistorios Vema Lee and Rip Fleet Ray Vogelmans Bad Light and Roy Mc Clarins Southern Cross and Lily M MAlso Also Charlie DeWalds Gay Beauty Peter DePauls All Busy dam of the fivetime winner this year Jimmies Busy Dr John A Hoys Disparage Dr W C Ensors Love ¬ lock Schwab Jacobs Playful Pal Sweet Music and Scotts Pal Mrs J Fred Col wills Ala Femme and Bird in Hand and Willy Schwabs Glenban GlenbanThe The victory of Mrs Gerard S Smiths good filly Outer Space in the Bed V Roses Handicap which followed Superbs smart win at Jamaica has focused attention on Saggy who stands at Country Life Farm Bel Air Outer Space was voted the fourth best threeyearold filly of 1957 in the DAILY RACING FORM and The Morning Tele ¬ graph poll She tried highly as a twoyear old but sore shins limited her campaign to one start startLast Last year she won six of 12 starts in ¬ cluding the Mother Goose Stakes She was second in the Top Flight Handicap and Test Stakes and third in the Alabama Stakes Appearing a bit sour after the latter race she was returned to Country Life Farm to be freshened The diagnosis proved correct Turned over to trainer Jim Maloney on February 1 she took to her training eagerly and came out a running filly winning her first start this year at Jamaica JamaicaIn In the Correction Handicap which fol ¬ lowed she couldnt take care of all the early pace finishing third In the Bed o Roses Handicap named for the brilliant but illfated Marylandowned mare Outer Space caught an off track her sire beat Citation in the mud and came from off LoriEls pace to win by a length and a half halfNative Native Dancers 1958 book includes a large number of imported mares whose owners probably are seeking an outcross Taylor Hardin Stoner Creek Stud Green tree Stud Lazy F Ranch and C M Baxter are among the breeders sending imported mares to the brilliant son of Polynesian Geisha A A APullin Pullin up Among the Free State breed ¬ ers present to witness the first running of the Maryland Derby were Danny Shea Walter Appel Sam Pistorio Mrs Walter A Edgar Alan T Clarke Dorsey Shipley and Mr and Mrs John P Pons The Double Brandy syndicate is pleased with the book of mares its Questionnaire stal ¬ lion attracted this season Jouett Shouse is sending East to Occupy looking for an ¬ other Cinda perhaps Dannj Shea own ¬ er of Merryland Farm reports that Sun Bahram has a full book this year Sagamore farm manager Ralph Ker cheval was selected on several AllAmerica teams while playing halfback at the Uni ¬ versity of Kentucky some years ago As a aContinued Continued on Page Fifty MARYLAND MARYLANDBy By JOE B HICKEY Jr Continued from Page Eleven Elevenmember member of the old Brooklyn football Dodgers he set a record for the longest punt 91 yards in the air in professional football history Kercheval also was cred ¬ ited with a 51yard field goal He now confines his punting to Pimlico or to wherever A G Vanderbiltbred horses are running when he can slip away from his manifold duties at Sagamore SagamoreReg Reg Webster might fancy the Shut Out colt out of Ilahae at Country Life Farm Quiet Step recently was credited with his first winner when the twoyearold filly Tu Amiga won at Jamaica Peeping Toms Bowie Breeders Stakes win continues to brighten Ray Brysons days Tlie 1956 and 1957 Pimlico Breeders Stakes winners ProBrandy and Movitave were foaled at Halcyon Farm now home to 15 new foals foalsJohn John B Clark familiar railsidei at Maryland tracks is making good progress toward recovery from his recent illness John and Joe Pons report 28 foals at Coun ¬ try Life Miss Jean Edgar daughter of the owner of the Prioress winner Milady Dares is planning an extensive tour of Europe this summer Doc Irwin W Frock pegs a chestnut Double Brandy colt out of Marcia P as the best foal hes seen this year Mrs Gerard S Smith has sent Jack awake to Saggy hoping for another Out ¬ er Space Alan Clarke started three horses by his home sire Fritz Maisel at Laurel All three won Fritz Maisel bred by Clarke and named for the major leaguerturned scout has had 17 winners from his 21 starters Stanley Saggy Sagner recently returned from Puerto Rico RicoOverhead Overhead in the Laurel paddock How come you Marylanders get so worked up over your homebreds pause Maybe its because Horseoftheyear Bold Ruler is put of a Marylandbred mare as is Iron Liege 57 Kentucky Derby winner winnerRising Rising Temper property of Binna Farm Snowden Carter and Louis Pascal and the dam of the Bowie winner Guilty Ver ¬ dict has a bay colt foal by Double Eclipse Binna also reports that Little Lisas Tus ¬ cany filly died soon after birth J J Jimmy Rowan has four Prince Dare twoyearolds three fillies one colt in trainirfg for Mrs Walter A Edgar

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