Comely Hopefuls Accomplish Moves: Progressing Goes Half Mile In :49; Tufanhai, Vineyard Also Sent Same Distance, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-05


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, , , 4 Comely Hopefuls Accomplish Moves Progressing Goes Half Mile In :49; Tufanhai, Vineyard Also Sent Same Distance By COSTY CAR AS Staff Correspondent JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 4.— Some of the early lights in the two-year-old picture, who have demonstrated a variety of talents during the young meet here, had last minute drills for the Comely Stakes on Wednesday. The Comely, a 5,000 added fixture is the first stakes programmed by Frank E. "Jimmy" Kilroe, racing secretary and handicapper at all New York tracks, for the prospective juvenile leaders. Veteran conditioner "Sunny-Jim" Fitzsimmons sent Wheatley Stables Progressing a half mile in :49 over the Belmont main track while trainer Norman "Yorky" McLeod had Pebble Brook Farms Tufanhai dash a like distance two-fifths of a second quicker. Vineyard, from the Mrs. Walter M. Jef-fords string, drilled a half mile in :49%. Mrs. Maurice Newtons Mystere completed 3 furlongs smoothly in :36. from the gate. James Cox Bradys Quick Brickwork dash 5 furlongs from the gate in 1:0035. Vertex in Good Mile Move Vertex traveled a mile around the Jamaica track in 1:40%, in preparation for Saturdays rich Grey Lag Handicap. The F. A. Piarulli and J. J. Brunetti tiger of the handicap ranks, who takes to the local strip like a duck to water, pounded out fractions of :36 for 3 furlongs. :49 for the half mile, 1:14% for 6 panels, continued smoothly along to post a l:273/5 for seven-eighths and was eased up after hanging up his mile time, and was caught the lYa miles distance in 1:54. Vertex moved evenly in his good mile work and will be ready for Saturdays feature. King Ranchs Black Hills stepped three- ! quarters in 1:15 on the Belmont surface, and covered the half-mile distance in :49. Alfred G. Vanderbilts Village Idiot, a probable starter in the Grey Lag, traveled 7 panels in 1:26%, handily, after eclipsing the three-quarters pole in 1:13. Trainer Tom Waller sent Nimmer a useful mile in 1:4235 and Harris Browns duo of Made Out and On Course covered the same distance in company in l:434/5, handily. Darby Dan Farms Evening Time was , impressive during her 1:0135 5-furlong | work, and trainer Mike Walsh sent his ver- | satile Langton Breeze a mile in 1:43. On i , Sunday, Mrs. Joe W. Browns Tenacious breezed 6 panels in 1:16 over the Jamaica strip, while that stables Little Gil completed the same tour in 1:18%. Kentucky Pride. Calumet Farms ace sprinter who doesnt seem to care for the local running strip, breezed 3 furlongs in :38. Elath, from the Hirsch Jacobs -string, was full of run during a 5-panel 1:01 drill while Solai; Mist covered the same distance in 1:0225.

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