Eilken Due Here Saturday; Seeks Ak-Sar-Ben Nominees, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-08


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Eilken Due Here Saturday; Seeks Ak-Sar-Ben Nominees OMAHA, May 7. — Racing secretary Lou Eilken, of Ak-Sar-Ben, will be in the Chicago area Saturday to discuss the coming Omaha meeting with horsemen at Sportsmans and Washington Parks. Eilken is seeking nominations to the first two stakes at the Nebraska meet, the 0,000 Inaugural and ,500 Ak-Sar-Ben Princess Handicaps. The Inaugural is scheduled to launch Ak-Sar-Bens 37-day season Friday, May 15. It is a 6 fui-longs handicap for four-year-olds and upward. The first Saturday program will feature the Princess, for three-year-olds at 5V2 furlongs. Eilken, who has been an official figure at most California tracks, is serving his first season at Ak-Sar-Ben. He is slated to return to similar duties at Centennial, near Denver, following the meeting here.

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