Dusky Hill Successful On Maumee Downs Card: Throng of 5,500 Views Sport In Summer-Like Surroundings, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-04


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Dusky Hill Successful On Maumee Downs Card Throng of 5,500 Views Sport In Summer Like Surroundings By T. J. MULLIGAN Staff Correspondent MAUMEE DOWNS, Maumee, Ohio, May 2. — Warm, summery weather with the temperatures in the high 70s was the order of the day for the throng of 5,500 who witnessed the nine-race program. The track dried out somewhat but was termed "heavy" for the afternoon. Dusky Hill, from the barn of R. Moyer, got up in time while racing on the outside in the second to register by two lengths over Jeanne C. Birds Bound Fast. The latter was one length in advance of Mrs. A. Breedloves Plumanelli for second money. Jockey Bobby Wall was astride the winner to give him his 23rd saddle victory of the meeting. The bay son of Dusky Prince returned 5.80 and completed an 2.60 Daily Double. M. Fuscos Lead Pad, who was in Continued on Page Fourteen Dusky Hill Successful On Maumee Downs Card Throng of 5,500 Views Sport In Summer Like Surroundings Continued from Page One front entering the stretch, flattened out badly to finish eighth in the 10-horse field. Unavailable, a bay son of Alorter, performing in the blue and white racing silks of M. Banks, scampered to an easy seven lengths victory in the opener to return .20. H. J. Whites Unchained was second, one length before O. D. Moores Re-Crack at the end of the 6 furlongs. Jockey A. Wolfe was aboard the winner who was clocked in 1:20%. Almar Super, the R. L. Wilson standard-bearer, finally made good after seven previous unsuccessful attempts to grace the charmed circle at the current meeting when she crossed the wire five lengths in advance of W. J. Walshs Fate of War. The latter finished one length ahead of His Glory, from the C-V-C Stable. Almar Super was the second straight winner for jockey Wall.

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