Star Bout White Cockade Favorite: Faces Six Rivals At Belmont Park; Greentree Stable Gelding And King Rhymer Seeking Repeat Scores in Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-04


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Star Bout White Cockade Favorite Faces Six Rivals At Belmont Park ParkGreentree Greentree Stable Gelding And King Rhymer Seeking Repeat Scores in Sprint SprintBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 3 The White Cockade Purse named for Ogden Phipps Withers winner of 1936 Is the feature offering at Belmont tomor ¬ row This sixfurlong dash for threeyear olds on the main track has attracted a field of seven headed by Mrs John Payson Adams Grandpere 122 Mrs Rea Warners King Rhymer 116 and Greentree Stables Star Bout also at 122 pounds King Rhy ¬ mer and Star Bout won their last starts here and both have showed signs of class at times The former holds the worlds rec ¬ ord for three furlongs established at Santa Anita last year and beat a fair field in game fashion last week Star Bout won several stakes as a twoyearold sulked badly in his first two engagements this year then came from behind to beat Quar ¬ ter Pole easily in his most recent effort Quarter Pole beat a good field in the Con ¬ stitution Handicap at Suffolk Downs last Saturday King Rhymer and Grandpere finished far behind Star Bout in that race and the Greentree gelding looms an odds on choice tomorrow tomorrowSurprise a Surprise Winner of Remsen RemsenThe The others in the dash are Alfred G Vanderbilts Newsweekly 119 C A ONeil Jrs Galedo and J H Skirvins Alphara 113 each and Mrs J T Maloneys Big If 122 The latter was the surprise winner of the Remsden Handicap at Jamaica last fall and will be making his seasonal debut debutGaledo Galedo has been racing well in New Jer ¬ sey while Alphara succumbed by only a head behind King Rhymer last week News weekly won a minor stake last fall and has showed flashes of speed on occasion this year yearFive Five highlyregarded twoyearolds four of them candidates for the male division of the National Stallion on June 12 meet in the 5000 Apple Knoll Purse which is fourth on the program This fivefurlong dash on the straightaway has attracted William Helis Emulate Alfred G Vander ¬ bilts Stone Age King Ranchs Curandero Mrs Walter M Jeffords Warmonger and Circle M Farms Foray Vina All of these youngsters have showed speed and all but Curandero are eligible to the stake Stone Age finished a good second to the impres ¬ sive Gambler after going into the air at the start of his recent debut and will prob ¬ ably be the choice

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