Stakes Candidates Given Final Preps: Six Hopefuls for Saturdays Suffolk Downs Turf Handicap Turn in Satisfactory Trials, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-08


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Stakes Candidates Given Final Preps Six Hopefuls for Saturdays .Suffolk Downs Turf Handicap Turn in Satisfactory Trials By ELI CHIAT Staff Correspondent SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., May 7. — Candidates for Saturdays 5,000 added Suffolk Downs Turf Handicap dominated the workout period this morning with a half dozen of the probable starters getting in their final licks over the well-groomed grass course in preparation for the about 1 1-16 miles test. The weatherman has given valuable assistance this past week in getting the course into its best shape of the season, and this mornings trials idicate that it will be in excellent condition for this first of three major infield events at the meeting. Trainer Charlie Reynolds came in from Jamaica this morning to supervise the trial of Sidney Bartons Greek Star, who finished second in last Saturdays Puritan Handicap. This four-year-old roan son of Heather Broom — Silver Queen, with jockey Bill Skuse in the irons, was sent a half mile in :52, a most -satisfactory trial. Skuse will have the mount on Saturday. Camarista II. Goes 3 Furlongs Three other potential starters were asked to go three-eighths of a mile with Lou Sommers Camarista TJ. turning in the best time, getting the distance in :37%. He worked under the careful eye of Gigi Moore. Roxbury Farms OKeegan, who made most of the pace in the Puritan Handicap, was clocked in :38 while John andPat Venutis Brookwood required :38%. Brookwood won his last start here, defeating a field of allowance performers at 1 1-16 miles. Pete Issaris Saratoga Pete and Hept Stables Dark Tale were drilled 5 furlongs, each being caught in 1:05. Both worked in handy fashion. Saratoga Pete won the New England Turf Handicap here two years ago, while Dark Tale has been given a pair of sprint tighteners for the week end test. The latter was claimed for 5,000 by his present owner during the Florida season. Others expected to start Saturday are W.C MacMillen Jr.s Prince Willy, Peter Fullers Goulash, Bill Resseguets War Signals, Mclver Pricketts Motor Line, Liz-Tree Stables Necromancer, and Louis Rit-tiners Marlow Road. The latter was drilled over the main track this morning and was timed a half mile in :49.

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