Hy-Cap Surprises in Debut at Cicero; Bold Captain in Third Straight Score: Leads Swiv Home In Downs Feature; Over Length Between Pair In Oak Ridge Farm Purse--Reeves Stars in Saddle, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-04


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HyCap Surprises in Debut at Cicero Bold Captain in Third Straight Score Leads Swiv Home In Downs Feature FeatureOver Over Length Between Pair In Oak Ridge Farm Purse Reeves Stars in Saddle SaddleLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 3 Bold Cap ¬ tain a threeyearold whose connections thought enough of him to make him eligi ¬ ble for the Kentucky Derby even if they did not start him hung up his third straight victory in winning the Oak Ridge Farm Purse a sprint of six and a half furlongs which highlighted todays sport at Churchill Downs The son of the 1936 Kentucky Derby winner Bold Venture owned by Devereux Farrell ran the dis ¬ tance in 118 on a fast track and won by a length anoTa quarter from Swiv as Alforay ran third Sharing honors with Bold Captain in his smart success was jockey Chalmer Basham who capably han ¬ dled him and who rounded out a triple for himself himselfBold Bold Captain who paid 1340 for 2 raced the early furlongs well up in hand Upon reaching the home stretch he moved up to challenge the pacemaking Swiv whom he passed about a furlong from the wire drawing gradually clear the rest of the way Swiv made a fast pace and though he could not stall off the winner was good enough to take the place three lengths in advance of Alforay another who had been well placed from the beginning beginningBest Best of the others in the field of eleven threeyearolds was Queens Risk who turned in a steady enough performance in finishing fourth fourthSon Son of Peace Never Threatens ThreatensReeves Reeves came back with Gourmet in the sixth and Isaroma in the seventh to in ¬ crease his days total to four fourSon Son of Peace who was strongly sup ¬ ported in the mutuels was allowed to drop back soon after the start and never threat ¬ ened though he might have been consid ¬ erably closer under more spirited handling than Wendell Eads gave him As it was the Calumet Farm gelding finished on his own courage and wound up in sixth place placeJockeys Jockeys C Basham and Robert Reeves shared the limelight earlier in the day as they handled the first four winners Basham riding the victors in the first and second events and Reeves taking the third and fourth fourthBasham Basham achieved his first success astride Walter Wilkersons Sidonia who outfin ished Some Ad to get the decision by a half length at the end of six furlongs Lady Romery was third in this event The Louisville reinsman came back in the sec secContinued Continued on Page ThirtyTwo Bold Captain Annexes Third Straight Purse PurseContinued Continued from Page One Oneond ond event to score with Nediaria owned by Rivermont Ranch Nediana emerged the winner in a rousing finish in which Flying Double was second just a nose back of the Rivermont filly and a neck in advance of Lazy Tongs Nediana paid 11380 for 2 and Sidonia 2060 Mrs Ethel Ferris The Duck and H J Brennans My Reward who accounted for the six furlong sprints which were offered as the third and fourth events were Reeves winning mounts The Duck followed Timocracy for a half mile and then took command herself drawing out in the stretch with two lengths to spare as Miss Advice ran second and Carbonate and Kathy deadheated each other for third honors In My Rewards race Cyclorama who might have won but for running into the railing nearing the end was second and Sal Old Pal third

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