Slam Bang Expected to Keep His Engagement in Dixie, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-04


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Slam Bang Expected to Keep His Engagement in Dixie PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 3.— Maryland Jockey Club officials were happy to note that C. Mahlon Klines Slam Bang was victorious at Garden State Park in his third start of the years campaigning. Slam Bang, who is a four-year-old son of Shut Out and Offensive, is eligible for Pimlicos Dixie Handicap, due one week from Saturday. Slam Bang, trained by Morris H. Dixon, is making a comeback after an injury which put him on the shelf following last years Wood Memorial and kept him there until this spring at Havre de Grace. Winner of the Sanford Stakes at two, second in the Walden and the Pimlico Futurity that same year. Slam Bang was highly regarded as a three-year-old prospect last spring. After finishing fourth in the Chesapeake Trial, he raced Greentree Stables Capot In rugged fashion in the Chesapeake and was beaten narrowly in that stake. Apparently he has fully recovered, as his victory yesterday indicates, in -which case he looms as a stout contender here for Dixie honors.

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