No Change in Turf Strike Situation; Bashford Manor Divided at Churchill: Happy Carrier Has Top Impost Today; Lead Pad Among Ten Rivals; Silver Jet Has Oil Gusher As Fast Foe in First Half, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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No Change in Turf Strike Situation Bashford Manor Divided at Churchill Happy Carrier Has Top Impost Today TodayLead Lead Pad Among Ten Rivals Silver Jet Has Oil Gusher As Fast Foe in First Half HalfBy By DON FAIR FAIRStaff Staff Correspondent CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 9 The fiftyfirst running of the 10000 Bashford Manor Stakes attracted 22 entrants from the original list of 145 nominees this morning and Derby track officials immediately announced that the twoyearold colt and gelding fixture would be decided in two divisions Both sections of the five furlongs Bashford Manor drew exceptionally classy fields presaging fine sport tomorrow afternoon for patrons of this historic Central Avenue course courseWilliam William Veenemans Happy Carrier a homebred son of Carrier Pigeon and Pass Thirty the victor in Keenelands Lafay ette Stakes and a good winner at Hialeah in February heads the field for the last half of the Bashford Manor The Louis ¬ villeowned colt must shoulder high weight of 125 pounds under the allowance clause of the half holiday stake and he will have the saddle services of the clever little Kansasborn reinsman Johnny Adams AdamsMeets Meets Daniel Pair Again AgainHappy Happy Carrier again will clash with the Mr and Mrs T M Daniels pair Yea Bama and Ace Destroyer in the Bashford Manor These colts finished second and fourth re ¬ spectively behind the Veeneman color bearer in the Keeneland feature and are rated among the top youngsters in Ken ¬ tucky this spring Trainer E C Dobson of the Daniels establishment stated that Job Dean Jessop will be at the reins on one of his charges tomorrow Both the Daniel representatives will answer Boots and Saddles under 122 pounds burdens Hal Price Headley master of Beaumont Farm and one of the nations noted horse ¬ men will depend on King Pin in the Bash ford Manor renewal The Headley home ¬ bred colt the get of Menow and Selenga defeated 11 other quick juveniles at Keene ¬ land April 12 in the Scarlet Gate Purse stepping along in a commendable 46 under Douglas Dodson who is to ride him again tomorrow tomorrowOther Other bettefthanaverage entrants in inContinued Continued on Page ThirtySeven Churchill Downs Divides Bashford Manor Stakes StakesHappy Happy Carrier and Silver Jet Accorded Edge for Top Honors HonorsContinued Continued from Page One Onethe the final half of the Bashford Manor are Mrs Harold H Bockmana Prince Marque successful in the Lexington tracks Mt Brilliant Purse Mrs Harry Trotseks Lead Pad who captured the Bonnycastle Purse here last Tuesday and D J Gleesons shifty Down Yonder Henry Forrests Uncle Fud E E Browns Fighting Eagle and the C K Stables Speedrite The aforemen ¬ tioned Bashford Manor candidates each will take up 122 pounds while Mrs E E D Shaffers Fiddle a maiden gets in with 117 pounds Fighting Eagle and Uncle Fud are to race coupled in the dash and of course they will be saddled by Forrest leading trainer at the current Downs meet ¬ ing ingPrince Prince Marque will be ridden by Anthony Ferraiuolo Ken Church is to guide Lead Pad Otto Grohs is engaged for Down Yon ¬ der and the veteran Willie Garner will pilot Fiddle Jimmy Breckons one of the top riders of the year rides Speedrite in the Bashford Manor ManorThe The initial division of the Bashford Man ¬ or should develop into quite a tussle for the probable starting band appears evenly matched Mr and Mrs James R Collins Silver Jet good winner over Yea Bama and Mrs Emil Denemarks Bill Burke among others in the colt and gelding sec ¬ tion of the Thoroughbred Club Dinner Purse at Keeneland may go to the post choice Steve Brooks will handle the De ¬ troitowned Silver Jet who is to shoulder 122 pounds Bill Burke gets in at 117 pounds and Jack Heckmann will be at the reins on the Denemark hope hopeSam Sam E Wilson Jr Texas sportsman is to have an entry in the weekend fixture in Royal Flavor and Oil Gusher each pegged at 122 pounds P L Hallums Hal rack who beat an ordinary field at the Downs May 6 also will carry 122 pounds and Alfred Popara is slated to handle the riding chores Others in the first half of Saturdays headliner are Knollwood Farms Paytu and Guy Lpray Stables Celeriter H N Eads Sir Mango and Reverie Knoll Farms Preposterous with Martin Mc Kinneys Mr Good completing the likely starting field Members of the latter quin ¬ tet are to race under 117pound imposts impostsRacing Racing secretaryhandicapper Lincoln GainesPlaut arranged some wellfilled sup ¬ porting offerings for the Saturday matinee and should favorable weather prevail in the Falls City area the Downs probably will play host to another large crowd Nine races are on the card with post time set at the usual hour 200 p m

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