Two Pimlico Tallies For Harford Stable: Favored Aberdeen Graduates At Route Following Initial Success for Royal Voyage, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-13


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, , . . . 1 f v % %, FIRST LANDING with trainer J. H. Casey Hayes — The Derby favorite arrived at Pimlico for a try in Saturdays Preakness. ► ___ Two Pimlico Tallies For Harford Stable Favored Aberdeen Graduates At Route Following Initial I Success for Royal Voyage By Staff Corre*vondent PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 12. — Thoroughbreds from the Harford Stable accomplished a double on Pimlicos program this afternoon as a small crowd of 8,139 witnessed a program in sweltering midsummer heat which sent the mercury over the 90 degree figure. The two winners sent out by trainer Frank Y. Whiteley, Jr. were Royal Voyage and Aberdeen in the fourth and sixth races, respectively. Aberdeen, English-bred son of Abernat, graduated from the maiden ranks while taking the measure of seven other three-year-old non-winners as a .60 favorite under Karl Korte. After 1 1-16 miles in 1:49%, Aberdeen was two lengths in front of Mrs. Lawrence R. Troianos Fickle Nick, with Thomas C. Eastmans Steerf orth slightly more than a length farther back in third position. Aberdeen was unhurried while Devilbird increased his advantage steadily to the stretch, then responded well to wear down the leader and hold safe the others. Fickle Nick failed to menace the winner but had little difficulty withstanding the bid of the well-played Steerforth. Ridden by Willie Lester Royal Voyage, a son of Royal Coinage, also was scoring his maiden victory, whipping fellow two-year-olds with 5 furlongs in 1:01%. Ridden by Willie Lester, Royal Voyage was taken up sharply nearing the stretch, recovered well and rambled down the center of the stretch to gain a head score in a three-way photo to pay 3.20. John A. Hoys Adapt was second, with Alec J. Bullocks odds-on Side Kick another head back in third position. The two-year-old race on the program went to Hillside Farms Grandherst, a daughter of Danherst who was scoring her second win at the meeting. Ridden by Art Chambers, Grandherst established a commanding early lead, saw that advantage decreased while drifting wide, then finished well to report three and a half lengths in the van. Grandherst paid .80 after getting five furlongs in 1:00%. The other money horses were Ernest G. Howe, Jr/.s Un Ami and Glenn Smiths Willie the Whale. "~ * DUNCE Steve Brooks up— Is due at Pimlico today to fill his engagement in Saturdays Preakness.

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