Seven Sprinters Seek East St. Louis Purse: Accord Hopeful Sam Edge in Last Saturday Feature at Fairmount, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-30


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Seven Sprinters Seek East St. Louis Purse Accord Hopeful Sam Edge in Last Saturday Feature at Fairmount By PAT CAUDILL Staff Correspondent FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville. 111., June 29— The final Saturday night program of this meeting will offer an attractive card of nine races headed by the East St. Louis Purse, an allowance event for three-year-olds and upward at the distance of six furlongs for which a purse of ,500 is offered. Following tomorrow nights races, a program of eight events will be offered Tuesday night, and on Wednesday afternoon, nine races will be presented with post time for the first race being 2:15 p. m. The feature tomorrow night brings together seven speedsters which makes this event one of the best sprint affairs offered thus far this meeting. Post time favorite might fall to one of several. However, it is likely to go to H. P. Tripletts Hopeful Sam, but such as the North Shore Farm, Inc.s Deep Fen, J C. Ellis Aunt Jayne Z., and G. W. Renfroes The Blue Hen are due to receive strong consideration from the wagering public. Hopeful Sam was beaten only a half of a length by Barts Energy in the Missouri Handicap last Saturday night, was only a nose behind the same racer in the Hotel Belleville Purse, and the Triplett representative has turned in a creditable performance in all efforts here, including a victory in the Bubbling Over Purse. He gets the benefit of the apprentice allowance tomorrow night when Earl Van Hook will handle the reins and is asked to carry 112 pounds. C. E. Buckleys Capt. Doumani, the 5-H Farms Little Jeff, and Mrs. L. Loves Flying Rules complete the field and anyone of this trio canont be ignored, should they turn in a best effort. Capt. Doubani. the only three-year-old in the event, scored an easy victory in his outing on June 19th and came back to finish on equal terms with Imperial Mandy in the La Due Village Purse on Tuesday night. Racing secretary John J. Klucina has carded other races that add to making the program a well balanced one. A good band of three-year-olds will contest the fourth race with G. R. Whites Royal Charles appearing well enough place to duplicate his victory registered on last Saturday nights program. He will oppose six starters here and strong competition can be expected from L. H. Jamsens Reserve Fund, Mrs. Isabelle Levys Izzy L., and Mrs. L. Goldmans Paw Paw.

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