Faneuil Hall Lures Nine-Horse Field: Abstract Carries 118 Pounds At Suffolk While He Engages Whirling Bat, Sam H., Tio Ciro, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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Faneuil Hall Lures NineHorse Field FieldAbstract Abstract Carries 118 Pounds At Suffolk While He Engages Whirling Ba SamHTioCiro SamHTioCiroBy By AVERY BROWN BROWNStaff Staff Correspondent SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass May 9 Of the original 13 nominations for Saturdays third running of the Faneuil Hall Handicap nine were entered overnight this morning Cobbles Stables Abstract heads the field under his assign ¬ ment of 118 pounds the exact poundage he successfully carried in the event last year while earning a deadheat with Lam ¬ bent Another member of last seasons thrilling renewal who is a candidate to ¬ morrow is Anthony Cataldos Tilenny The son of Selalbeda carried 114 in 1951 to take third money Tomorrow the sixyearold is slated to tote 110 pounds for the mile and a sixteenth feature featureThe The opposition to Abstract for the week ¬ end feature and their weights are Cherry Oca Stables Tio Giro 115 Mrs Tommy Mays Whirling Bat 114 Sam H owned jointly by Mrs E Haughton and Mrs C A Brown 110 Ralph Lowes Regal and Tam ¬ arack Stables Sapajou at 108 W L Hunt leys Dateline 107 and T W Smiths Simms the light weight at 102 pounds poundsAbstract Abstract has already started twice at the current meeting finishing third to Regal and Pontalba giving chunks of weight away and in his last outing an impressive winner over Whirling Bat and Tio Giro In that last engagement the son of Isolater carried 115 pounds two more than Whirling Bat and getting a conces ¬ sion of two pounds from Tio Giro GiroKeene Keene to Ride Abstract AbstractHarold Harold Red Keene the leading reins man of the meeting is to ride Abstract in the Faneuil Hall Hewas up on the choice in both of his previous starts here Keene has had a good chance to learn the traits of Abstract who was a notorious wide running thoroughbred last season It was that bad habit that probably cost him victories in more of the feature events on the New England circuit Keene has proven capable of holding him in on the turns turnsWhirling Whirling Bat is another who was rated as very erratic last season because of a tendency to bear out but in his only local appearance this year the Whirlaway colt raced true and seems to have regained the form that won4 him much recognition in the sophomore ranks last spring springAfter After a mediocre campaign at New Or ¬ leans during the winter months ihe f our yearold won twice and was second a like number of times at Lincoln Downs this spring Only once did Whirling Bat turn in a poor effort That was in a sevenfur ¬ long test on a sloppy oval Prospects for a fast track tomorrow is evident now Jockey Clarence Roberts who has ridden the May ace in six previous races will again be in the saddle tomorrow tomorrowTio Tio Giro Set Pace in Last LastTio Tio Giro showed speed in his last race here setting the pace about a mile in an event similar to the Faneuil Hall Expected improvement should bring the Argentine bred stallion closer to victory tomorrow He will again have the services of the vet ¬ eran Billie Fisk Although the fiveyearold is rated better over a soft track he won three on Hialeahs turf course during the past winter he must be regarded as a strong threat over any kind of an oval ovalThe The veteran Eddie Haughton has Sam H at peak form for tomorrows engagement as evidenced by his recent score over Date ¬ line at the Faneuil Hall distance Prior to that the Crowfoot gelding hadnt been close since January ai Fair Grounds in New Orleans At that time Sam H won an overnight handicap defeating Botafoga Crystal Pass False ar other competent foes Sam H will have the services of Darrell Madden tomorrow and the veteran rider has been at his best form this spring springTilenny Tilenny has only been under silks once since last fall at Rockingham Park That was in a sprint affair won by Larry Ellis and the Cataldo giant killer was never in the hunt He has been training satis ¬ factorily for tomorrows event and could be a serious threat under his 110pound impost impostRegal Regal is a consistent mare that can never be counted put despite the type of opposi ¬ tion she meets Last fall at Jamaica she finished third in the Comely Handicap beaten a little better than three lengths by Bed o Roses Prior to that the daughter of Blenheim n defeated Gorgeous Reded in an overnight handicap at the New York track This season she has started six times winning one and was second twice and third once The lone triumph was at this track to which she has always been partial

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