Chicago Handicap Brings Forth Ten: Lucky Codine, Boo Boo Shoo and False Test Speed Again in Sportsmans Main Event, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-05


view raw text

♦ Chicago Handicap Brings Forth Ten Lucky Codine, Boo Boo Shoo And False Test Speed Again In Sportsmans Main Event By J. J. MURPHY Staff Correspondent SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, HI., May 4. — Horsemen will be striving for the richest purse of the meeting at this track tomorrow. The money value of the Chicago Handicap, feature race of the day, will be ,000, an increase of 00 over the originally advertised allotment. The added money had accrued in the tracks coffers through the failure of some of the better races earlier in the meeting to fill, and the field in the Chicago makes for such a good contest that it was deemed appropriate the reward should be increased. The Chicago Handicap at seven furlongs will find a field of 10 representing nine different interests fighting it out. Marion Van-Berg, Nebraska owner, is the man with the double entry. He will have Miss Bobbin, a winner Wednesday, and Connies Boy, who finished third Thursday, as his representatives. Murray Hill Farm will depend upon Boo Boo Shoo, W. H. Bishop will race Little Flower, Phantom Sea will perform for J.H. Nail, Not Sorry for J. Sands, Lucky Codine for John Wolf, Illustrate for Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gunther, Kosadus for Mrs. A. M. Creech, and False for Mrs. Nellie Mikel. Two Handicap Winners at Meeting Lucky Codine and Boo Boo Shoo are the handicap winners at this track to date, with the former rating best on the performances. Although beaten by the Murray Hill racer in the seven-furlong Inaugural Handicap, Lucky Codine came back to easily defeat him in the mile and a sixteenth Spring Handicap. False was beaten but a head by Lucky Codine in the latter race, while Little Flower was three lengths back of the leaders. Illustrate defeated a field of lesser lights on the same day. Not Sorry has a second to Hypostyle to his credit, while Phantom Sea ran the fastest five furlongs of the session in conquering Pad Lock and Greytown on opening day. Kosadus, winner of seven races last year, Continued on Page Sixty-Two Chicago Handicap Brings Out Ten at Sportsmans Continued from Page One will be making his first start of the meeting. The short distance section of the weekend bill will be handled by a good field of f sprinters who are to meet at five furlongs js in the Bubbling Over, the days best supporting !; piece. Included in the field are Rose Bed, co-holder of the record; Mr. r Bam, a speedster from the West Coast; t; Ballydam, an Irish importation who won ,n five races and over 5,000 last year, and Ld High Carrier, who defeated Illustrate early ly in the meeting. Of the three mile and a a sixteenth races scheduled, the best is the ie Fair Play in which Bodens Pal, Pharlo, 0 and Thunder jet, all winners at this meeting, k_ will start.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1951050501_1_6
Library of Congress Record: