Oil Capitol Will Pass Up Engagement in Preakness, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


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Oil Capitol Will Pass Up Engagement in Preakness CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky., May 10. — After a conference with owner Thomas Gray, Harry Trotsek, trainer for the Oklahoma sportsman, announced that it has been decided not to ship Oil Capitol to Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes. Oil Capitol, victor in the Flamingo, ran second to Mr. -Trouble in the Blue Grass Stakes and then finished in a dead heat for fifth in last Saturdays Kentucky Derby. Oil Capitol is to be given a rest before resuming competition in several summer stakes engagements, according to Trotseks present plans and the son of Mahmoud probably will make his next appearance under silks during the Arlington Park meeting. .

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1950051101/drf1950051101_1_8
Local Identifier: drf1950051101_1_8
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800