Wing Kittys Win Aids Walter Fischers Cause: Puts Conditioner in Maumee Tie With E. J. Bolser for Top Spot, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-06


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Wing Kittys Win Aids Walter Fischers Cause Puts Conditioner in Maumee Tie With E. J. Bolser for Top Spot By T. J. MULLIGAN Staff Correspondent MAUMEE DOWNS, Maumee, Ohio, May 5. — Walter Fischer, local conditioner, is deadlocked for leading training honors with E. J. Bolser after he saddled his Wing Kitty for her winning performance in the third race here today giving him nine wins and placing him in a tie in the hectic battle for the leading trainer honors. This was Wing Kittys first visit to the charmed circle at the current session and she returned .00 under the able guidance of apprentice M. C. Rodriguez. This event was one of the most thrilling races of the afternoon with Wing Kitty and R. Keiths Tom Green battling it out stride for stride all through the stretch. Rodriguez kept his mount to the inside along the rail saving ground and eked out a neck verdict at the end of the 6 furlongs. H. Millers Pom-Roy, making his initial appearance at this meet-Continued on Page Nine ; j I ; [ , ; . ; I l . . I • " I 1 1 1 ; t 1 - r , I Wing Kittys Win Aids Walter Fischers Cause Puts Conditioner in Maumee Tie With E. J. Bolser for Top Spot Continued from Page One ing and his first start in two years, finished in third place. He came up a good thing" and was backed into favoritism in this test. Pedregal, owned by V. Hager, had to survive a claim of foul to be victorious in the fourth race. The altered son of Mr. Chair- man was three parts of a length before J. J. Costellos Devils Verse. The latter was two and one-quarter lengths in advance of Roguish Boom. Pedegal paid 2.60 and was ridden by Jimmy Fowler to give him his second saddle win of the day. Jockey John Soto, who was astride Devils Verse, lodged an objection for alleged interference but after viewing the films of tthe race the stewards disallowed the claim and the numbers remained on the mutual board as originally posed. Pedregal broke with the leaders, wrested command after entering tthe home lane and held on stubbornly under brisk urging. Devils Verse trailed the field the first half-mile while under snug restraint then closed fastest of all the final sixteenth. Roguish Boom, who flaunted the silks of Mr. and Mrs. P. Bayley, set the pace to tthe head of the stretch then could not cope with the top pair when the real test came. An estimated crowd of 2,600 turned out to witness the eight-race card under ideal racing conditions. Unavailable, a bay son of Alorter, performing in the red, white and blue racing colors of M. Banks, chalked up his second consecutive victory at the current meeting when he gained a neck verdict over W. C. Myers Malzinia in the second race of the afternoon. C. Schuberts Ann Mar finished third a pair of lengths in back of Malzinia. Jockey Albert Wolfe was aboard the winner who paid .00 and completed a 7,40 Daily Double pay-off. H. J. Whites Unchained registered her initial victory at Maumee Downs when she had one length on E. Sorbers Ari Gold in the opening race on the card. R. Guciardos Clean Stock wound up third beaten a short head for the place award. The chestnut daughter of Phar Mon returned .60 and was ridden by jockey Jimmy Fowler who is third leading rider here, bringing his total to 19 trips to the charmed circle.

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