Jesse Davidson Aboard Three Winners at Ascot: Astride Outsider Gay Drummer, Bell-Array and Attempt on Card, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-12


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Jesse Davidson Aboard Three Winners at Ascot AscotAstride Astride Outsider Gay Drummer BellArray and Attempt on Card CardBy By R E HURLEY HURLEYASCOT ASCOT PARK Cuyahoga Falls Ohio May 10 Apprentice Jesse Davidson was the riding star here this afternoon riding three of the first six winners on the pro ¬ gram and giving him 25 winners for the meeting totie Jimmy Clemens in the local jockeys race raceDavidson Davidson completed the triple win on Attempt who scored by four and onehalf lengths over Horace J Wises Rebel Ruler with Mr and Mrs Pete Maxwells Fitz James third Attempt paid 740 740A A crowd of 8966 witnessed the Saturday program programEarlier Earlier the 18yearold Kentuckian scored astride BellArray and the outsider Gay Drummer in the opener openerMorgan Morgan Lewis Gay Drummer raised the hopes of many longshot Double players in the packed crowd today as he scored a nose decision over Derral W Sheltons favored High Rich in the opening race of the day The Drum Major gelding was completely overlooked in the 7furlong sprint and paid 9300 in the straight pools and brought possible Daily Double payoffs in the four figure columns Gay Drummer raced the distance in 129 flat over the fast strip and was handled by apprentice Jessie Davidson who protected his second position in the jockey standings with his 23d winner winnerMike Mike Crocks Okafai ran one of her bet ¬ ter races under Joe French in the second event as she registered her fourth win this season by a head overMrs Ann Clancys Honor More Okafai raced the 1 116 miles in 149 J and paid 760 as second choice choiceContinued Continued on Page Sixty Jesse Davidson Aboard Three Winners at Ascot AscotAstride Astride Outsider Gay Drummer BellArray and Attempt on Card CardContinued Continued from Page One Onein in the wagering though the winning 6 and 6 Daily combination of 28960 was the smallest possible payoff There were two ten dollar tickets and 146 deuces sold on the winning combination combinationEugene Eugene Bundus favored Bell Array staved off the closing rush of J J Pichots Grudge Donal Lagues Bedford Boy was three lengths further back in third position positionDavidson Davidson was scoring his third win of the meeting astride BellArray a three yearold daughter of Foray Array from Bell Tracer and she raced the GYz furlongs in 121 to return 460 as the first suc ¬ cessful favorite in the first four races of the afternoon afternoonBellArray BellArray toyed with the pacesetting LOw Price through the first half mile of their race putting that one aXvay entering the final corner and opening up a two lengths advantage while coining to the inside rail Davidson kept urging the fa ¬ vorite alonq as Grudge came from next to last place in the early running and was making a very strong run at the pace ¬ setter in the final 70 yards

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