Tomy Lee Will Pass Up Preakness; Palisade II. Seven-Length Winner: Outclasses Six Sportsmans Foes; Imported North Star Ranch Colt Shows Way Home to Model Jeep, Cheaten Bill, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-05


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Tomy Tomy Lee Lee Will Will Pass Pass Up Up Preakness; Preakness; Palisade Palisade II. II. Seven-Length Seven-Length Winner Winner Outclasses Six Sportsmans Foes Imported North Star Ranch Colt Shows Way Home to Model Jeep, Cheaten Bill By TEDDY COX SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, 111., May 4. — North Star Ranchs Palisade II., one that was claimed for 0,000, made a shambles of the ,000-5,500 opposition in the sixth race here today. The imported four-year-old son of Palestine — Giselda, by Dante, was moved into the lead at the start by Howard Craig and remained there throughout, reporting at the finish with seven lengths to spare. R. H. R. Stables Model Jeep was second, and Mrs. Carl Greenes Cheaten Bill was third. Fourth in the field of seven came M. D. Haynes Hi Starmond. Because of several fine races in Florida against what seemed to be superior company. Palisade II. was backed into .60-for- favoritism. His official time was 1:45, as posted by the electrical timer here, but the Daily Racing Forms staff docker recorded the race at 1:45%. Dubin Trains Winner The North Star Ranch is owned by Edward E. Voynow, a member of the Illinois Racing Board, and Stanley E. Hubbard. Their silks were carried to numerous brilliant victories by Dark Vintage in the two-year-old filly division last year. The stable I is being trained, however, by Melvin A. Dubin, and he made his initial appearance | here today. I The turnstile count was 8,883 as the sweltering and unseasonable heat spell remained on through this area. Heavy rains of last night, which put the track in "good" condition, had no cooling effects so far as ■ the mercury was concerned. There was no reason for rejoicing for any of the patrons who did not support Palisade Continued on Page Forty Palisade II. in Popular Sportsmans Park Score North Star Ranch Colt Outruns Model Jeep by Seven Lengths Continued from Page One II., for he moved into the lead, opened a j wide advantage and was never threatened | as he coasted under the line. Model Jeep worked his way f orwardly gradually during the first half mile of the 1 1-16 miles jaunt, but thereafter could not muster energy. Jle was much the best of the others. Cheaten Bill, who was racing under the Mrs. Carl Greene silks for the first time •ftar having been claimed for ,000, showed his usual plodding race to be third. Kathleen H., a six-year-old mare from the stable of E. F. Lovelace, finally made good after three unsuccessful starts at this meeting when she was able to slip through on the inside of the pacesetting M. G. Skid and win the opening event by a half length. The daughter of Harmony Now, ridden by Evan Anyon, was well placed in the early stages of the 6V2 furlongs dash, and taking advantage of the fact that the pacesetter was drifting out, was able to move up under hard urging and get to the fore just a stride or two from the finish. Time for the first event was 1:19% over a track labelled good. M. G. Skid, who looked a cinch winner when he was able to get four lengths in front rounding the seretch turn, gave way when he bore out in stretch, and although unable to hold the winner, was" far the best j of the remaining eight starters. Third 1 money went to Sky Capers, from the barn of E. Meloncon. The winner paid 0.80 to win. C. R. Whites sophomore colt, Eldoit, favorite of the 10-horse field that made up the second event, was hustled to the front early and under stout urging by jockey Ronnie Baldwin, was able to maintain the lead to win by a three-quarters length over his closest rival, Agoura Call. The victory of Eldoit was but his second start of the meeting. The Cho-Chie Stables Agoura Call gave a real game try despite having raced on the outside in the last quarter to get the place while the show end of the purse fell to Fort Surprise. Eldoit hung up 1:21 for the 6V2 furlongs and paid his backers .40 to win. Completing the Daily Double with Kathleen H., winner of the first event, the holders of winning tickets collected 3.00 for .

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