Radical Registers Big Upset; Defeats Penocc, The Pincher: Schweitzer Stallion Scores By Neck, as Odds-On Choice Drops Place by Head Margin, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Radical Registers Big Upset Defeats Penocc The Pincher Schweitzer Stallion Scores By Neck as OddsOn Choice Drops Place by Head Margin MarginBy By PALMER IIEAGERTY IIEAGERTYStaff Staff Correspondent PIMLICO Baltimore Md May 8 Mrs C O Schweitzers Radical a fiveyearold son of Challenger n Equipet who hadnt graced the winners qircle since 1950 scored a smashing upset victory in this afternoons featured Francis Scott Key Purse while prevailing by a neck over Mrs C A Lyons Henry H Hechts ninetoten favorite The Pincher PincherA A wellregarded threeyearold while racing for Breckinridge Long Radical went amiss and did not return to competition until this year He twice raced poorly at Gulfstream Park but this afternoon was a sharp sprinter as he scampered the dis trnce in 112 to pay 5560 Early after ¬ noon showers had subsided by post time for the feature but the overhead conditions remained cloudy for a crowd of 9377 which attended the sport sportLay Lay ton in Saddle SaddleRadical Radical who was ridden by J R Lay ton wasalertly handled from the barrier which enabled him to retain his rail position in the running He was lapped by Penocc for the entire distance however and was even headed near the furlong pole He proved a game campaigner and outfinished his rival by a neck neckThe The Pincher who has won three races this season but has apparently lost a bit of the class he possessed in his earlier cam camContinued Continued on Page Three Radical Registers Upset In Pimlico Feature Test Prevails by Neck Over Penocc With OddsOn The Pincher Third ThirdContinued Continued from Page One Onepaigns paigns was forced to race on the ouside of the duelling leaders throughout then was gaining on them in the final drive driveCompleting Completing the field of finishers were N S Sacavas Admirals Star and Chris ¬ topher T Chenerys Mangohick Craigwbod Stables Eternal Son was also an entrant in this field but took the easy way out refus ¬ ing to leave the barrier when starter Eddie Blind sent the sprinters in then way wayMaking Making his first local appearance fol ¬ lowing a fiverace Florida campaign which included a pairof victories C F Heinickes Lets Live was the winner of the five and onehalf furlongs Cosmopolitan Purse scoring by a length and a half in 106 a fraction slower than Senator Joes track record The Titilator colt was handled by Jimmy Fitzgerald and paid 940 while out ¬ running C E Buckleys Red Romeo and Alan T Clarkes Jeannie C Among the alsorans were High Ground Stables Land seair and Walter A Edgars Banta a pair of wellregarded threeyearolds threeyearoldsMrsL MrsL L Voigt Jrs Scottish Air whose last appearance under silks was in the Bowie Kindergarten met maiden fillies in the fivefurlong fourth race and scored a convincing sixlength triumph under Mike Caffarella The Ah Hero a twoyearold was timed in 101 and returned 380 Rappahannock Farms Birdie L was second by a half length over C B Fishbachs La Sabra

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