Round Table Third Millionaire Money Winner in Turf History: Boosts Lifetime Earnings to ,005,764 in Facile Score In 1 1-16 Miles Caliente Cap, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-13


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Round Table Third Millionaire Money Winner in Turf History Boosts Lifetime Earnings to 1005764 in Facile Score In 1 J 16 Miles Caliente Cap CapBy By OSCAR OTIS OTISAGUA AGUA CALIENTE Tijuana Mexico May 12 Round Table became the third horse in history to earn more than a million dol ¬ lars here Sunday when he breezed to a new track record for thexl 116 miles in the 50000 Caliente Handicap to score by nine and onequarter lengths from War Marshal and Like Magic MagicToting Toting 126 pounds and Willie Shoe ¬ maker Round Table overcame trouble at the first turn to round his field at the far turn and drew away in the stretch to win as Shoemaker pleased His net earnings in the Caliente Cap were 31850 a sum which vaulted his lifetime earnings to 1005764 He now takes dead aim on the two horses above him on the monetary standings Nashua with 1288565 and Ci ¬ tation with 1083760 Round Table could surpass the Citation mark and move into second place if he can win the 100000 Calif ornian at Hollywood Park on May 24 24While While Round Table leaped over the mil ¬ lion mark in earnings with ease the handi ¬ cap nevertheless had its thrilling moments for the estimated crowd of 13500 a throng far under expectations because of morning rains Round Table broke alertly but was outrun to the first turn by War Marshal Stiaight A and for a moment by Like Magic a stablemate of Straight A racing as the Ellsworth entry The Travis M Kerr colt was caught in a speed jam at the first turn and Shoemaker was forced to take up sharply and out f rom the rail railWhen When clear and on the backstretch Shoemaker bided his time and then made one big run for it around the final turn But War Marshal Like Magic and Straight A held on stubbornly and the four hoises ran head and head abreast as a team with Round Table on the extreme outside At AtContinued Continued on Page Nine TRAVIS M KERR Owner with his wife and daughter of Round Table ROUND TABLE Third horse in racing history to pass 1000000 in earnings Round Table Now Has 1005764 to Credit CreditBecomes Becomes Third Horse in Racing History to Pass Million Mark MarkContinued Continued from Page One Onethis this point Straight A was pinched into a pocket and took up sharply and back to lose all chance War Marshal and Like Magic still held on stubbornly stubbornlyShoemaker Shoemaker actually had to rail y his horse and when he did that he gradually drew clear then widened his margin as he came unde the wire in 141 a time which snipped a full second from the old track mark established by Matinee Idol three years ago The track labeled as good was nevertheless in our opinion just a shade off being truly fast Round Table rail his mile in 135 the 6 furlongs in 111 Earlier fractions belonging to War Marshal were quarter in 23 and a half mile in 46 46Mr Mr and Mrs Travis M Kerr and daugh ¬ ter Nancy owners of Round Table were elated with the score and in addition to the purse received as a trophy a specially designed solid silver sombrero War Mar ¬ shal received 10000 for finishing second and Like Magic 5000 for third thirdRound Round Table went to the post a prohibi ¬ tive favorite in the wagering paying 220 to win and 220 to place War Marshal paid 220 to place There was no show wagering in the mutuels and the books which operate here in competition with the tote did not quote prices on the race The handle for the race 94846 was a new modern day oneracevrecord for Caliente Of this sum 79450 was backing Round Table TableRound Round Table now has won 19 of his last 20 races And the Caliente Handicap marked the colts nineteenth stake win in 39 lifetime starts He is undefeated to date as a fouryearold in seven starts startsThe The morning rain was the only thing to marvwhat would have otherwise been a perfect day It kept the crowd down far below an anticipated 25000 More than 2000 canceled on the buses from Los Ange ¬ les alone The showers persisted until early in the afternoon when the sun began to break through and the track dried rapidly rapidlyThere There were 14 races run during the day three in the morning 11 in the afternoon Press coverage was the most extensive Caliente has known in 25 years with all Los Angeles metropolitan dailies repre ¬ sented by their staff turf writers and sports editors andor columnists columnistsThe The fiveten pool while not a record saw a whopping 94696 wagered wageredRound Round Table is scheduled to leave today for Hollywood Park where he will con ¬ tinue in training for the California

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