Miss Grillo Goes in Nimba Handicap: Gets Needed Race As Suburban Prep; Gives Conniver, Challe Anne Poundage at Belmont Over Mile and One-Eighth Route, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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Miss Grille Goes in Nimba Handicap Gets Needed Race As Suburban Prep PrepGives Gives Conniver Challe Anne Poundage at Belmont Over Mile and OneEighth Route RouteBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 27 The 7500 Nimba Handicap for fillies and mares at a mile and a furlong highlights tomorrows Belmont Park pro ¬ gram and provides a needed prep race for forMill Mill River Stables Miss Grillo who is slated to attempt to replace Endeavour II and Talon in Mondays Suburban Miss Grillo has the top impost of 126 pounds in the Nimba will carry 11 less in the Suburban and is making her second start of the New York season The hardhitting Argentine Derby winner appeared extreme ¬ ly nervous in the paddock before her Jamaica effort but with that race under her girdle should be able to dispose of Harry Lamontagnes much improved Con ¬ niver 116 F L Flanders Challe Anne who won the Kentucky Oaks with author ¬ ity then failed badly in the Pimlico Oaks 108 Harvey Cantors Pretty Valley 104 and C V Whitneys Dusty Legs 104 104Challe Challe Anne is pointing for the Coaching Club American Oaks to be run on Wednes ¬ day June 2 along with Dusty Legs Scat ¬ tered ran away and hid in the Pimlico Oaks Oaksx x then could finish no better than fifth in the Acorn here Challe Anne fin ¬ ished 18 lengths back of Scattered but looked like a fair sort of filly in the Ken ¬ tucky Oaks It appears to be that kind of crop of threeyearold fillies If would seem that more confidence can be reposed in the older lady horses Conniver has raced well all spring and beat Honeymoon Grillette and Carolyn A in her last start while Miss Grillo showed nothing in the Gallant Fox at Jamaica but has more than once demonstrated herself to be one of the best mares in training trainingPreConsolation PreConsolation for Withers WithersThe The Nimba Handicap is preceded by the Pontiac Purse a six cylinder affair that is a sort of preconsolation for the Withers bringing together 11 colts who are being denied the privilege of chasing Coaltown in the weekend classic classicShort Short Brook Farms Pennant Day ran with Coaltown for almost a half mile of the Swift Stakes before fading back to fifth place and may share favoritism with Greentree Stables Upbeat and Maine Chance Farms Ace Admiral Pennant Day and San Mar Stables Blackmont are equal top weights with 123 pounds poundsOthers Others who rate consideration in the Pontiac include G D Wideners Curtain Time a recent surprise winner Mrs Rea Warners King Rhymer who also had early speed in the Swift and Sunshine Stables Control who may be the dark horse of the race

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