Missy Roman, Venne Up, Scores at Maumee Downs: Returns 0.20 Mutuel; Bovine, Wall Battle for Jockey Honors, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-08


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Missy Roman, Venne Up, Scores at Maumee Downs Returns 0.20 Mutuel; Bovine, Wall Battle for Jockey Honors By T. J. MULLIGAN Staff Correspondent MAUMEE DOWNS, Maumee, Ohio, May 7. — Jockey Robert Venne lost no time finding the winners circle when he guided C-V-C. Stables five-year-old-mare Missy Roman, to a four-length victory in the second race "on the probram. Venne, who just arrived here this morning from Suffolk Downs, accepted his first mount here in the first race astride Doc Holliday, who was out of the money. However, Venne hit his stride in the second with his capable ride aboard the daughter of Hannibal, who returned a 0.20 straight mutuel. H. Rylees Strictly Cash was second, one length in advance of Minty Green from the Clay Hill Stock Farm. Bundon, who was installed as the choice, wound up sixth in .the 10-horse field. A crowd of 2,700 turned out to witness the Ladies Day program, which was conducted under clear skies and springlike weather. • Vic Bovine and Bobby Wall are still battling for leading riding honors. Bovine, who piloted Mr. and Mrs. P. Bayleys Spindanny to victory in the third race; evened up the score after Wall rode the winner of the opener. W. C. Myers Malzinia was second, one length behind Spindanny and a short head before Lou Saks Grecian Maid, who was backed into favoritism. In the curtain-raiser, Wall was astride F. Iacois Dandy Lass, who crossed the wire three parts of a length the best of G. Hep-piers Busella to put Wall one win ahead of Bovine. Busella was a pair of lengths in front of Dorseyville, who performs in the partnership pf M. Roberts and K. Scott. Dandy Lass, as favorite, paid .60 and covered the 6 panels in 1:16% over the fast racing strip. Hunt Plate, sporting the pink and black silks of B. Hedges, registered a two-length win in the fourth race. F. E. Winks Wack-er finished second, five lengths ahead of L. Lockharts Ripover. Hunt Plate forged to the front at once, followed by Wacker, with Ripover in third place. This trio remained in this position the balance of the trip. The son of Hunters Moon IV., as an odds-on choice, paid .40 and was ridden by Bovine to give him his second win of the day and make his total 32, placing him one saddle victory before Wall.

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