Apprentice C. Picou, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-11


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APPRENTICE ProphsBoy C PICOU Rode Prophs Boy Rodman Keenon and Old Union to tovictory victory on yesterdays Narragansett NarragansettPark Park program Rodman Keenon Winner Under Apprentice Picou PicouDeMary DeMary Horse Gets Masterful Ride in Narragansett Feature FeatureNARRAGANSETT NARRAGANSETT PARK Pawtucket R I June 10 F J DeMarys Rodman Keenon proved best of the field of eight that met in the Cranston Purse featured offering on todays Narragansett Park pro ¬ gram The mudloving son of Charley O sported a length margin over Mr and Mrs W F Mannaghs Liteco at the end of the mile and onesixteenth test with G T Babins Gay Gunner taking third money three and a half lengths back and a head clear of the fastclosing Shadow Shot owned by Sandy Strand Stable StableRidden Ridden by the brilliant apprentice Clar ¬ ence Picon who did a masterful job in rat ¬ ing the eightyearold Rodman Keenon was timed in 150 flat over the heavy racing strip and overlooked in the wagering re ¬ turned the handsome sum of 2160 2160The The running of the fourth race was marred by an accident as the field neared the finish line Mrs Dave Harrisons So Provoked who had set the early pace ap ¬ peared to step in a hole and suddenly fell throwing apprentice Dick Humphreys very heavily to the ground The lad re ¬ mained still until the remainder of the field had passed then raised up and staggered over to the inner rail Upon examination by the track doctor it was announced the lad had suffered a dislocated shoulder and he was removed to the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital HospitalYouthful Youthful Clarence Picou the lad whose riding prowess has horsemen predicting a great future proved the riding star a post of honor he has held since Tuesday by scoring a triple during the afternoon In addition to winning the feature the Beau ¬ mont Texas apprentice won the fourth race with Mrs Georgia Sullivans Prophs Boy and climaxed his days work by guid ¬ ing Clarence Hartwicks Old Union to an easy score in the seventh race

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