Five Favorites Score On Cahokia Program: Jockey Gene Garcia Has Triple; Feature Norwood Purse Tonight, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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Five Favorites Score On Cahokia Program ProgramJockey Jockey Gene Garcia Has Triple Feature Norwood Purse Tonight TonightBy By PAT CAUDILL CAUDILLCAHOKIA CAHOKIA DOWNS East St Louis 111 May 14 Perfect spring weather prevailed for Tuesday nights program the track was in excellent condition and a crowd of 4283 fans turned out to witness a pleasant evening of sport Highlights of the pro ¬ gram were five favorites winning during the nine events a triple registered by jockey Gene Garcia and the fastest time of the meeting for 6 furlongs being hung up in the featured eighth race the Bella Villa Purse PurseThe The headlirier designed for threeyear olds and upward offered a purse of 1200 and seven sprinters went postward Emerg ¬ ing the winner was the Virginia Enter ¬ prises Incc Sharp Mark who reeled the distance in 118 to score by a half length over Mr Mrs G B Holmans pace making A Toute Force who safely held the place position by six lengths over R D Paytons Bolero Jane The latter was a length to the good over E L Suttles Little Nemo who bested the favored Gran racing for lengthA C P Poland by a half length A Toute Force quickly gained a two twoContinued Continued on Page fiftyThree Five Favorites Score On Cahokia Program ProgramJockey Jockey Gene Garcia Has Triple Feature Norwood Purse Tonight TonightContinued Continued Irom Page Three Threelength length lead in the early going and ap ¬ peared well on her way for her second consecutive score at this meeting but failed to withstand the winners late bid Much credit for Sharp Marks sterling perform ¬ ance goes to Jockey J R Vinson who strongly urged his mount down the back side in spite of being in close quarters when racing nearest the rail It was in the far turn and benefiting from the inside position when he was able to move to be nearest the leader and then after being taken to the outside got up in the closing stages under brisk handling by Vinson Permitted to race as third choice in the wagering Sharp Mark paid 1020 which was the largest win price of the night nightJockey Jockey Garcia rode his third winner of the evening and his sixth of the meeting when he got F L Gradys Reservation home to score by a length over his nearest rival in the seventh Young Garcias pre ¬ vious victories of the night were the E F C Stables Easyrab who accounted for the sixth race by six lengths and C N Salernos twoyearold Sals Jet easy win ¬ ner of the fourth event Each of the trio was a strong favorite in the wagering wageringThe The Norwood Purse top event of Thurs ¬ day nights program slated as the seventh affair drew a capacity field and will be contested at 5 furlongs The feature offers a purse of 1200 and is supported by two allowance events the Algonquin Purse as the sixth race with 11 entered at one mile and the Sunset Hills which will be the final event of the evening offering a purse of the same value as the feature to be decided at 7 furlongs furlongsThe The Partlow Farms Miss Frae Job a threeyearold daughter of Depth Charge Royal Wedding will be ridden by appren ¬ tice Dale Parks and gets in with the light impost of 101 pounds as she seeks her sec ¬ ond consecutive victory in the Norwood This filly was a driving one length winner of the Affton Purse here last Friday when she handled six opponents of her own age Chief ageChief threats to Miss Frac Job appear to be Mrs Sam Orrs Imurguy who is listed as an entry along with the same owners U S Weed and Mrs E B Shipps Birch Birch is also listed in an entry along with Mrs Shipps Franks Maude f however both U S Weed and Franks Maude are listed as also eligible An entry listed among the regularly named starters in the event are Mr and Mrs R G Jordans Gilded King and Mr and Mrs E C Logs dons Eternal Sam

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