Bold Ruler, Rated at 133 for Toboggan; Works Handicap Distance in 1:10 4/5: Goes Around Belmonts Turn Under Arcaro; Nearest Foes At 117 Pounds for Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14


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Bold Ruler Rated at 133 for Toboggan Works Handicap Distance in 110 Gees Around Belmont s Turn Under Arcaro Nearest Foes At 117 Pounds for Saturday SaturdayBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 13 The weights for Saturdays 25000 Toboggan Handicap were released late Monday afternoon and after a nights thought on the subject of Bold Rulers impost of 133 pounds and a 5furlong workout this morning trainer James Fitz simmos said Hes ready to run and thats what hell do doBold Bold Ruler came out on Belmonts main track shortly after 9 a m this morning under Jockey Eddie Arcaro and after a brief gallop was walked down the back stretch and allowed to break at the five eighths pole Mr Fitz watching from the lower turn called out as the colt passed tke half mile pole eleven elevenThen Then the following fractions were coinit ed off 22 for the quarter 33 for threeeighths 45 at the half mile and the big Wheatley star went under the fin ¬ ish wire in 58 seconds flat Bold Ruler was allowed to continue on his own courage another eighth of a mile to be timed the full Toboggan distance of 6 furlongs in 110 110Arcaro Arcaro knew it had been a fast work but was not sure of the time when he brought the horse back I am always fooled by this horses long easy stride I was letting him run but wasnt sure how fast He was going nice and easy when he finished finishedBold Bold Ruler will be making his first start of the year after being voted Horse of the Year last season The fouryearold son of Nasrullah has won 18 of his 26 starts at two and three and earned 554210 554210Should Should he win the Toboggan in which he is asked to concede from 16 to 28 pounds in the weights Bold Ruler would become the fifth horse to win the Widener course event with more than 130 pounds since its inception in 1890 1890Greentree Greentree Stables Devil Diver holds the topweight position among the 64 winners of the Toboggan winning in 1944 under 135 pounds The other 130plus club con ¬ sists of Banastar 130 in 1901 Iron Mask 130 in 1913 and White Skies 132 in 1954 Not to put a hex on Bold Ruler Sation Devil Diver and Mad Hatter all got beat under 135 too tooThe The complete list of Toboggan Handicap weights follows Horse HorseBold Bold Ruler ClemLofty Clem Lofty Peak Tick Tock Encore Decimal Egotistical ItobeJovial Itobe Jovial Jove Portersville Ben Lomond Cohoes Hastego True Verdict Pipe Echo Saci Horse Wt WtKingHairah KingHairah 110 Arion 109 109Octagonal Octagonal 109 109Sids Sids Gambol 109 Busher Fantasy 108 General Arthur 108 Cavort 107 107Gay Gay Warrior 107 Irate 107 107Bakht Bakht 106 106Jutland Jutland 106 106Saremm Saremm 106 106Amber Amber Diver 105 Charlies Song 105 Commendation 105

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