Deadlock in Turf Dispute Continues; Sandtop in Easy and Popular Score: Annexes Churchills Big Springs Purse; Chestnut Son of Some Chance Passes Wire Seven Lengths In Advance of Old Mason, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Deadlock in Turf Dispute Continues Sandtop in Easy and Popular Score AnnexesChurchiHs Big Springs Purse PurseChestnutSon ChestnutSon of Some Chance Passes Wire Seven Lengths In Advance of Old Mason MasonBy By DON FAIR FAIRStaff Staff Correspondent CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 8 W W Stones Sandtop a well made chestnut son of Some Chance and Madame X raced to an easy and popular victory here today in the Big Springs Purse Responding readily to a clever ride from Herb Lindberg the Kentuckyowned win ¬ ner romped to the end of the seven fur ¬ longs headliner with a seven lengths ad ¬ vantage A L Birchs Old Mason gave a good performance to take place honors and he was two lengths on Walmac Farms Blue Licks at the wire John Stelles Illinois owned Busy Fox was a tiring fourth in the field of nine threeyearold Big Springs Purse starters startersSandtop Sandtop was steadied during the earlier furlongs and Lindberg did not call on the Some Chance colt until he was nearing the stretch turn Slipping through next the inner rail the Stone colt quickly subdued Old Mason and then drew out to win with something left leftAmafox Amafox Bears Out on Turn TurnThe The Birch homebred colt Old Mason held on determinedly enough after losing command to beat out Blue Licks for second while the latter colt was not under strong pressure to save third place Louis J Hol lenbach Srs Amafox displayed early speed but bore out so badly at the upper turn that he lost all chance and failed to beat a horse horseSandtop Sandtop stepped along in 125 and he was the 17 to 10 choice in the speculation to register his second success of the 1952 season seasonTheodore Theodore D Buhls Detroitowned Happy Gander handled by Johnny Heckmann earned a game triumph over Mrs L E Vaniers Ten Forty in the Brownsboro a threequarters mile claiming event Happy Gander beat Ten Forty a nose after the two battled on rather even terms for the greater part of the trip Henry Forrests Foray Vina who stumbled when the start was effected raced well to get up for third while H Rossets Harbil saved fourth money moneyHappy Happy Gander sprinted the Brownsboro BrownsboroContinued Continued on Page Forty THEODORE D BUHL Owner of Happy Gander winner iof the Brownsboro Purse Purseat at the Churchill Downs track Sandtop Seen in Easy And Popular Triumph TriumphHas Has Seven Lengths on Old Mason In Big Springs Purse qt Downs DownsContinued Continued from Page One route in 111 to down his five rivals and he was good for 1900 in the straight tote pool poolThe The Downs was host to another good crowd approximately 10000 spectators turning out for the sport on a pleasant afternoon Although there was a mild threat of rain none fell during the earlier part of the program and the track was ex ¬ tremely fast fastMrs Mrs H J Damms Arab Actress a home ¬ bred daughter of BurgElArab and Center Stage enjoyed clear sailing in the Bear Grass Purse and romped to a fourlength graduation decision under jockey Otto Grohs Arab Actress who had a rough trip in Her previous and only other outing sped tp the front soon after the start of the fivefurlong dash and after disposing of Lous Girl easily defeated Brown Hotel Stables Sky Princess Just a half length back Leon Jones Judy Rounders ran third while Mrs Douglas M Davis Srs Admirals Wave finished fourth fourthArab Arab Actress clocked in 100 fbr the Bear Grass distance was a 22 to 5 chance in the straight tote pool In one of the hotlycontested finishes of the day C E Buckleys Our Equity with Johnny Heckmann at the reins whipped Galerost Stables favored Bravo by a neck margin in the sixfurlong sec ¬ ond event Our Equity and Bravo hooked up in a sharplycontested stretch duel with the former getting major honors in the last 70 yards J and R Benedicts Polar Battle earned the show while Mrs Iris Smiths Verbena a slow beginner was up in time to save fourth money in the field of 12 starters startersOur Our Equity was a rank outsider in the speculation and returned 8660 after she completed her task in 113

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