Boy Anglers Winning Streak Now at Three: Gullatt Colorbearer Encounters Little Trouble in Latest Tally, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-02


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Boy Anglers Winning Streak Now at Three Gullatt Colorbearer Encounters Little Trouble in Latest Tally PAWTUCKET. R. I., June 1. — Boy Angler, aged son of Burgoo King and Beauty ; Slave, kept his 1945 record clear when he carried Walker Gullatt s silks to an easy victory today in the featured Oak Hill Purse ! at Narragansett Park. Boy Angler had no j difficulty whipping his seven rivals in the j six furlongs sprint, coasting to the wire j three and a half lengths before Mrs. Weston W. Adams* Cavatorta. second by two and a half lengths over C M Stables Republican. Jockey Rocco Sisto, who rode Boy Angler in two previous winning starts at the local course this season, sent the victor to the front after a brief skirmish with Harpsichord and then permitted his mount to make his own pace during the run to the wire. Boy Angler, installed an odds-on choice by the crowd of 10.000 present for the sport, paid but .00 after winning his third purse in as many starts. Running time over the fast track was 1:11%. S. W. Shapoff sent War Page out to win the five and a half furlongs fifth event and the gelded son of Flag Pole held a length and a half advantage over Mrs. L. Wolfs Dansation at the final marker. Brosnan and Halleys Don Miller, who cut out the early pace, lasted to save third, another length and a half back, downing the six others. War Page, ridden by Herb Claggett. was favored at 7-to-10 and ran the distance in 1:05%.

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