Searching Tops Distaff at Belmont: Jacobs Mare Faces 13 Foes in Sprint; Ismael Valenzuela Astride Handicap Topweight; Outer Space, Lori-El, Plotter Go, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14


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Searching Tops Distaff at Belmont Jacobs Mare Faces 13 Foes in Sprint SprintIsmael Ismael Valenzuela Astride Handicap Topweight Outer Space LoriEl Plotter Go GoBy By DON FAIR FAIRBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 13 Mrs Ethel D Jacobs Searching a speedy sixyearold daughter of War Ad ¬ miral and Big Hurry heads a field of 14 topclass fillies and mares scheduled to meet here Wednesday afternoon in the fifth renewal of the 24700 Distaff Handi cap Searching who will be handled by clever Ismael Valenzuela t is the highweight for the 7furlong stakes at 123 pounds and will be in quest of her second straight Dis ¬ taff triumph having trimmed a crack field in the event last season seasonSearching Searching victorious in the 6furlon Correction Handicap at Jamaica April 16 and third at the same course in the 1 116 miles Bed O Roses May 3 will probably find the Distaff distance toher advantage During her 1957 campaign the Jacobs mare not only captured the Distaff but also earned major honors in the Vagrancy and Gallorette She placed in Saratogas Diana and ran third in Keenelands Spinster picking up 53631 through her seasons activity activityMrs Mrs Gerard S Smiths Outer Space a fouryearold Saggysired filly may be the one to give Searching the stiffest battle in the Distaff Good winner of the Mother Goose last year and successful in the Bed O Roses the Smith stable star unques ¬ tionably will take some beating in the mid ¬ week feature She defeated three of her Distaff rivals in the Bed O Roses Michael R Sotos LoriEl Searching and Harry La Montagnes Plotter PlotterBoland Boland Rides Outer Space SpaceOuter Outer Space will be ridden in the Distaff by capable Bill Boland while LoriEl and Plotter each assigned 117 pounds are to have the saddle services of Tony DeSpirito and Eddie Arcaro respectively respectivelyLoriEl LoriEl a good stakeswinner last year shipped to New York from OaklawnPark after scoring in a pair of major engage ¬ ments then was sharp enough to take the measure of Willamette Lucie Manette and several other quick fillies and mares in an overnight middle distance event at Ja ¬ maica She was but a length and onehalf off Outer Space in the Bed O Roses de ¬ cided on a sloppy track trackPlotters Plotters best performances have been on firm footing arid she did no better than fourth in the sloppy going that prevailed for the Bed o Roses The latter stakes marked her initial engagement of the cur ¬ rent season and it must be remembered that the Montague mare was sharp enough to capture the 1957 renewals of the Vag ¬ rancy and Top Flight handicaps She placed in the Beldame and was third in the Distaff DistaffCain Cain Hoy Stables fouryear9ld Roman filly Nile Lily drew 117 pounds for the Distaff a burden she is qiute capable of handling on an ytype track Unquestiona ¬ bly one of the best of her sex Nile Lily who will be guided by Ted Atkinson may be the one to catch for she has a high flight of speed away from the gate gateOthers Others expected to go to the post in this edition of the Distaff are Joe W Browns Fanciful Miss 113 Darby Dan Farms Eve ¬ ning Time 114 and M D Lewis Happy Princess 116 recently returned to New York from Jersey Also H H Folks Lin ¬ das Dream 112 McGurck Stables Lucie Manette 107 John A Manf USDS Clear Sailing 107 John M Schiffs Wavy Navy 105 and Mrs Ada L Rices Chicagoowned invaders Inquisitive 110 and Plucky Roman 108 pounds poundsJockey Jockey Manuel Ycaza will be at the reins on Inquisitive or Plucky Roman Karl Korte rides Lindas Dream Johnny Ruane will be up on Lucie Manette and Hedley Woodhouse is named on Happy Princess Ray Broussard affiliated with the New Or ¬ leansowned Brown establishment will handle Fanciful Miss

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