Disqualify Bank Account in Division of Youthful: Iswas Winner in Unusual Setback; Second Half Goes to Battlefield, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-06


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Disqualify Bank Account In Division of Youthful Iswas Winner in Unusual Setback; Second Half Goes to Battlefield JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 5.— Edward M. OBriens Bank Account, the favorite, got home in front in the first edition of the split Youthful Stakes at Jamaica today, but was disqualified and placed last. Oddly enough the foul claim was made by George Hettinger, who finished third on Sam E. Wilson, Jr.s Bugledrums and Jimmy Nichols, who was fourth astride Gustave Rings Fighting Gus. Bugledrums was bothered at the head of the stretch, while Nichols claimed he was shut off going into the far turn. It also appeared that Bank Account cut off Belair Studs Happy Devil soon after the start. Brookfield Farms Iswas. who closed with a rush that just missed by a wrestlers neck, was given the victory by the stewards, while Bugledrums was moved into second place and Fighting Gus was placed third, with fourth money going to Mrs. F. A. Clarks Pictus. Bugledrums finished "a length and a half behind Iswas, who was ridden by Johnny Gilbert, while Fighting Gus was only a nose farther back. Iswas, who has been racing at Havre De Grace, paid 9.40 and Bank Account was timed in 1:00% for the five furlongs over a muddy track. The second half of the Youthful was less eventful. George D. Wideners Battlefield made 4 1 four wins in as many starts as he charged to the wire a length before J. J. Amiels Count Turf without being fully extended. Mrs. Tilyou Christophers Liberty Rab finished nine lengths farther back after setting the pace before the winner for a little more than three furlongs, while Joe W. Browns Point Chicot was almost a. length out of. the money. Eddie Arcaro rode Battlefield, who paid .50 and was timed a sizzling :59*A over the muddy strip. The first three youngsters in this division of the Youthful carried the top impost of 122 pounds. One of the smallest crowds of the meet- Ing, 17,410, came out to pay their final respects to the Metropolitan Jockey Club meeting, which has been sadly let down by the weatherman, who seems unable to parlay two good days.

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