Cohoes Sharpens Speed for Toboggan; Seven Corners Sizzles Six in 1:13 1/5: Dotted Line Drills with Grey Lag in View; Waltz, Greek Spy, Devaluation in Preps, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-08


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Cohoes Sharpens Speed for Toboggan; Seven Corners Sizzles Six in 1:131/5 Dotted Line Drills with Grey Xag in View; Waltz, Greek Spy, Devaluation in Preps By COSTY CARAS • Staff Correspondent JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 7.— Green-tree Stables Cohoes, an easy winner here earlier in the week in his seasonal debut, finished well during his 1:15 6-furlong prep for the Toboggan Handicap, a 6-furlong sprint which headlines Belmont Parks opening card on Monday. Moving in picturesque motion over the Belmont main track, the five-year-old son of Mahmoud — Belle of Troy, by Blue Larkspur pleased veteran trainer John M. Gaver, who pronounced his charge ready to tackle the handicap ranks. Cohoes could very well be the leading sprinter in training today. If Gaver can-solve Ccihoes occasional slow-breaking habits, this horse would be a gem of consistency. Trainer Jack Skinner sent Rokeby Stables Seven Corners a crisp three-quarters of a mile over the main track in 1:13%, handily. This was the quickest 6-panel move of the morning on that strip. W. Arnold Hangers Waltz went along evenly as he completed a 6-furlong work in 1:14, while veteran conditioner Max Hirsch had King Ranchs good mare, Dotted Line, breeze seven eighths in 1:26%, .handily. Dotted Line is an eligible for the Grey Lag, and was accompanied in her tour by Bespoken. -. Trainer Bill Hicks Devaluation from the Cambridge Stable string, .who appeared to be a trifle short in her local bow, posted a quick half mile drill in :47. This performer will be a tough foe in his next outing. The Meadow Stables Prince Gem covered a like distance two-fifth of a second slower. Mrs. Charles Silvers Page Seven, a possible starter in the Grey Lag, worked for that stake with a mile jaunt in 1:42, handily, while Mrs. Josephine Bay Pauls stakes winner, Greek Spy, continued to impress trainer Sherrill Ward with his early morning tests. Greek Spy covered the mile in 1:46% while under, slight restraint. Conditioner Eddie Neloy, one of the more successful trainers on the local scene, sent Tempestuous, a winner his last out, four panels in :49% over the Belmont training surface. Trainer Horatio Luro had Mrs. Harry L. Nathensons imported runner, Greek Sov-erign, drill five panels in 1:02, handily, and he was accompanied by Revoque. Johnny Nerud put Ask the Prince through a 4-furlong :51% breeze, while Ramadel sped 3 panels in :36%. • On the Jamaica track, Edward Seinfelds Admiral Vee went a leisurely 4 furlongs in :53%, while Mrs. Joe W. Browns Tenacious sped 5 furlongs in 1:03, breezing. Lineage, from the Hirsch Jacobs brigade, traveled a mile in 1:45, handily.

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