Reville Tops Line-Up in Rosinante Handicap: Shoulders 122 While Engaging Magic Words, Mr. Ace and Spats, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-04


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Reveille Tops Line-Up In Rosinante Handicap Shoulders 122 While Engaging Magic Words, Mr. Ace and Spats JAMAICA, I. Ii., N. Y., May 3.— The Rosinante Classified Handicap at six furlongs heads tomorrows moderate program at Jamaica. This dash has attracted a field of seven, headed by George D. Wideners Reveille with 122 pounds, most of which will be George Hettinger. Reveille showed considerable promise during the winter of 1948-49 at Hialeah, but failed to fulfill those intimations of class last spring and summer. He has been on the sidelines since the Saratoga meeting last August and comes from a barn that rarely has its horses ready at the first asking. The Widener four-year-old is opposed by Jan Burkes Magic Words, 121; William Helis Mr. Ace, 117; Mose Rauzins Buzfuz, 115; A. G. Vanderbilts Newsweekly, 113; Mrs. Tilyou Christophers Spats, 107, and Robert Greens Roseborough, 103. Magic Words, a fugitive from the higher claiming brackets, won two sprints here before succumbing by inches behind the capable Sagittarius last week. No rider has been assigned to the Easy Mon sprinter as yet. Mr. Act has showed speed at times, but his last effort in the Jamaica Handicap was nothing to inscribe in your memory book. The aging Buzfuz, formerly one of the most popular sprinters racing at Jamaica, finished fourth in his most recent start, soundly beaten by Magic Words, but appears well placed in the weights and may have needed the race. He ran as though a trifle short, making a strong bid near the head of the stretch, then hanging at the end. Spats will revel in the going if the track continues to be sloppy. Mrs. Christophers filly won the Schuylerville Stakes as a juvenile and had her moment of glory at Saratoga last summer, when Ted Atkinson guided her to a front-running score in the Diana Handicap, beating such stars as Adile, Gaffery and Harmonica over a soupy surface. Pat Milligan, who has been riding well at this meeting, will be in the saddle. Newsweekly was a clever winner of his only start here, early in the meeting, scoring easily over such as Bannerday and Coyote. Eric Guerin will ride the son of New World. The Balance of the program is made up of maiden and claiming races, bringing together medium-sized fields of familiar horses.

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