Miss America Hopes in Friar Rock: Trio Faces Eight Other Youngsters; Lincoln-at-Washington Tilt Brings Forth Speedy Seely, Miss Sal K., Gay Rhythm, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-04


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Miss America Hopes in Friar Rock Trio Faces Eight Other Youngsters YoungstersLincolnatWashington LincolnatWashington Tilt Brings Forth Speedy Seely Miss Sal K Gay Rhythm RhythmWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood HI June 3 A field of good juveniles includ ¬ ing several candidates for the 10000 Miss America Stakes to be run a week from Saturday will contest the Friar Rock Purse best race on the Lincoln Fields card offered here tomorrow afternoon The filly candidates for the Miss America scheduled to meet some tough colts in the Friar Rock are Torrence C Melroses swift Seely Arthur B Hancock Srs Gay Rhythm and Harry Bensingers Miss Sal K KCompleting Completing the 11 horse field arc Mrs Emil Denemarks Slick Pigeon Rob ¬ ert E Cudahys Martin Whelan Mr and Mrs I K Brenneckes Podner Mrs F P Letelliers filly Chall Reward Hill Top Stock Farms filly New Top Charles H dearys Fair Degree Joseph A Goodwins Pnut Vendor and Af ton Villa Farms Af ton Prince Every one of the probable starters has won at least once except Afton Prince a son of Rhodes Scholar Ill Say who is to make his racing dbeut dbeutSeely Seely who undoubtedly will be favored in the wagering won her first start at Churchill Downs on April 30 by five lengths Next time out the daughter of Best Seller Night Lady was defeated a neck by Alsabs Day in a five furlong dash run over a muddy track at the Louisville course Seely has been training smartly one of her recent moves being three eighths in 35 handily handilySuccessful Successful at Churchill ChurchillGay Gay Rhythm also was successful in her Churchill Downs bow winning by six lengths She then ran fourth in the fast race 58 won by Ol Skipper last Mon ¬ day when the Marsch colt tied the track mark Gay Rhythm a daughter of Blen ¬ heim n Gay Music closed willingly in the dash dashMiss Miss Sal K has been in the money four of six times In her latest start May 5 she ran third behind Alsabs Day and Seely at Churchill Downs Slick Pigeon who runs coupled with Martin Whelan won once been second once and third twice in four outings He finished third behind Tiger Trap and Bonrilla in a Home wood sprint early in the meeting Martin Whelan scored nicely at Oaklawn Park Podner was a winner at Churchill Downs DownsChall Chall Reward also scored at the Ken ¬ tucky Derby Track and later ran second to Brownstown in a dash there on May 15 15New New Top a Balladier filly was gradu ¬ ated in a sprint here may 26 She led throughout and achieved her victory in impressive fashion Fair Degree is an im ¬ proving son of Third Degree Fair Alice The colt scored easily the second day of the meeting while running with 000 class platers Then on May 25 stepped up to the 10000 claiming price he won by two and a half lengths going away even though he was blocked in the stretch and jockey Billy Parnell had to use all his skill to secure racing room roomPnut Pnut Vendor who ran second and first in his initial two appearances at the Downs ran fifth as the two to one favorite in the race won by Tiger Trap The Bal ¬ ladier Inundation colt broke from the extereme outside on that occasion but he drew the No 1 post position for the Friday feature

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