Citation, Be Fleet Vie At Hollywood Park Today, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-14


view raw text

Citation, Be Fleet Vie At Hollywood Park Today HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, Calif., June 13. — Citation gets anotlier opportunity to inch a little nearer his goal of ,000,000 in earnings when he competes in the 5,000 Century Handicap at one mile here tomorrow. The Calumet Farm star, whose present bankroll amounts to 44,460, returns to competition in the Century against A. J. Crevolins Be Fleet, Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Phelps Sturdy One and Clifford Mooers Sir Butch and Belin. First money in tomorrows headliner amounts to ,250, but whether he can , earn that sum or have to be content with a lesser portion of the purse will depend on whether he can handle Be Fleet who beat him a good three lengths in the recent running of the Argonaut Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth. Second place in the Century will be worth ,000, third, ,250and fourth, ,500. When they metin the Argonaut Be Fleet carried 118 pounds and received a three-pound pull in the weights from Citation. This time, however, the advantage tomorrow will be Citations for he drew a 120-pound impost to 123 for the Crevolin four-year-old.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1951061401_6_2
Library of Congress Record: