Valhalla Registers Surprise Triumph at Garden State Park: Hickman Filly Defeats Foes In Paulsboro; Noble Creek Takes Place Honors in Dash, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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JOE W CAMAC Is severing his train ¬ ing relations with the Rarco Stable at the conclusion of the present Garden State Park meeting Valhalla Registers Surprise Triumph at Garden State Park Hickman Filly Defeats Foes In Paulsboro Noble Creek Takes Place Honors in Dash DashGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 27 Racing the fastest six furlongs of her career Baylor O Hickmans fouryear old bay filly Valhalla easily trounced six favored rivals in the featured Paulsboro Purse here today Making her first start of the current semester but geared for a superb performance by the veteran condi ¬ tioner George S Howell Valhalla com ¬ pleted the six furlongs over a fast track in 111 to lead Cain Hoy stables well played Noble Creek five lengths with the latter an additional length clear of Mrs A L Hammers Sonadora who was third William Helis Uranium Elmendorf Farms Shoe Buckle J W Rodgers Gay Gallant and W I Jones Grand Actress finished in that order to complete the field fieldExtreme Extreme Outsider OutsiderAlthough Although she had worked well for her seasonal debut Valhalla went postward the extreme outsider in the Paulsboro field and her straight payoff was 3240 The bay daughter of Bull Lea Hemedora was hustled to the front at once by Porter Roberts and drew steadily away from her opposition to hold a commanding five lengths lead entering the stretch Roberts had merely to sit still to maintain this clear margin of superiority through the final eighth of a mile mileValhallas Valhallas surprising victory completed a saddle double for the veteran Roberts who had ridden G R Watkins favored Rough Feathers to a vastly popular victory in the first race Until the Hickman miss came along to upset the dope favorites had re ¬ ported punctually in the first four races on the card cardMyron Myron Newmeyers once formidable han ¬ dicap star Turbine revealed little trace of the rheumatic condition that forced him out of training last year when he dashed to an easyily scored six lengths victory over Mrs I Tuzenews Balanced and four other stout distance runners in the one mile and a sixteenth Kings Highway Purse

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