Ernest Kaufman Saddles Back-to-Back Winners: Strong Sister and Honor More Make Good at Ascot Park Course, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-08


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Ernest Kaufman Saddles Back-to-Back Winners Strong Sister and Honor More Make Good at Ascot Park Course By BOB HURLEY Staff Correspondent ASCOT PARK, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, May 7. — Trainer Ernest F. "Boots" Kaufman saddled a pair of back-to-back winners before a crowd of 3,801 here today with Mexican rider Victor Espinosa putting up a strong ride on Strong Sister in the fifth race to complete the parlay of Kaufman-trained entrants. Strong Sister, owned by the trainers wife in partnership with Brinton Gray, showed good speed in her 6 -furlong dash to displace Claiborne Carters pace-setting Okapette after a half-mile and then Espinosa left nothing to chance as he rode the Unbreakable matron out for a. two and a -half-length win over. John McGhies Our Beginning. Strong Sister paid .20 while timed in 1:21% with the win the second for Espinosa since his arrival here a week ago from the Hipo-dromo de las Americas. Guy Smithson drew the mount on Jake Sways Honor Moore, in the fourth race and the Virginian did a good job of keeping the requested matron from lugging in Continued on Page Forty Ernest Kaufman Saddles Back-to-Back Winners Strong Sister and Honor More Make Good at Ascot Park Course" Continued from Page One on Bill Mannaghs Mammy Pleasant as she decisioned that one by a neck after 1 1-16 miles had been completed. Honor More was+timed in 1:49% and paid .40 with the win boosting Smithson within one mount of the leading rider as his total swelled to 20 w.inners. Bob Stockers Four Night, four times in the runner-up spot at this meeting, finally elevated himself to the winners position as he scored by a neck over Paul Holthus Dee Mee Dee in the first race. Jockey Otto Crank kept after the nine-year-old Four Freedoms stallion who has been refusing to pass the last horse, but Crank gave him no opportunity to loaf in the sprint over the Ascot course and Four Night paid 3.00 for his initial win of the 59 campaign. George Striblings G. Lad made a shambles of his field in the second race under apprentice Frank Northcutt as the Better Self horse was an easy six lengths winner over Ralph Martins Dandy John. Northcutt broke G. Lad right to the lead in the 7 furlongs dash and G. Lad did the rest, winning easily while being clocked in 1:27%. The Stribling racer paid 5.00 and completed a Daily Double worth 66.60. «

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