Lucky William Proves Too Strong for Ascot Rivals: Outsprints Favorite Jims Pal By Three; Speed Wrinkle Third, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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Lucky William Proves Too Strong for Ascot Rivals RivalsOutsprints Outsprints Favorite Jims Pal By Three Speed Wrinkle Third ThirdBy By R E HURLEY HURLEYASCOT ASCOT PARK Cuyahoga Falls Ohio May 14 George R Whites Lucky William scored his second win of the meeting and third of the season when he finished three lengths ahead of James R Palmers fa ¬ vored Jims Pal who was a length to the good of Donald Schmidts Speed Wrinkle WrinkleLucky Lucky William engaged the favorite a few strides after the start of the dash over the Ascot course and the pair raced head and head through the first three furlongs with neither showing more than a head advantage advantageJims Jims Pal remained on the inside round ¬ ing the turn which normally yould give an edge to his drive but this time Lucky William just kept running harder and though going to the middle of the course courseContinued Continued on Page Tweye Lucky William Proves Too Strong for Ascot Rivals RivalsOutsprints Outsprints Favorite Jims Pal By Three Speed Wrinkle Third ThirdContinued Continued from Page One Onegained gained a length and a half margin which he increased racing to the wire wireJockey Jockey Buck Thornburg completed a double with the White racer and guided the Lucky Tom sired gelding to within onefifth of the track record in 5145 for the distance distanceOverlooked Overlooked by the majority in the mid ¬ week crowd of about 4900 Lucky William paid 2980 The double brought Thorn burg into a tie for fourth place in the jockey standings with 20 wins the same number ridden by Boyd Morris MorrisKenny Kenny Kemps Socar Pine making his first local start since the Gulfstream Park meeting rushed boldly in the closing six ¬ teenth of an Ascot course dash today and registered a length win over Mike Shel tons Junior Top Socar Pine paid 720 while being timed in 52 for the distance Buck Thornburg rode the Pinebloom geld ¬ ing with confidence and never laid his stick on his mount despite winning by only a length lengthD D E Eddys Light Jean a close second choice in the wagering gained his second straight victory here by a nose over Rich ¬ ard Schmidts Spoiled Brat with leading rider Jimmy Clemens picking up his 27th saddle success aboard the Eddy racer Light Jean also paid 720 while racing the 7 furlongs in 128 and the Daily Double was worth 3460 The Ambrose Light gelding appeared to have Spoiled Brat at his mercy entering the home lane but then loafed badly once on even terms with the pace ¬ maker and almost tossed the victory aside because of this bad habit

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