Two-Minute Miles Loom Certainty at Roosevelt Raceway, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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Two-Minute Miles Loom Certainty at Roosevelt Racew WESTBURY, L. X, N. Y., June 2.— minute miles loom as a certainty at Roo velt Raceway in 1952 following the tir registered on Monday nights opener. Despite a steady downpour on Sun with intermittent showers on Mond Thomas B. Scott toured the oval in 2:0 for the best time of the season on a h£ mile track, eclipsing previous records m: at Yonkers by Dr. Stanton and My He of 2:02. Yet, the aged pacer only took decision by a head from Sampson Hano the only standardbred in history to under 2:00. Sampson Hanover went to 1:59% world record at Delaware, Ol last season. The lightning speed of Roosevelts rac strip is further attested to by the winn times in the third and eighth races. Mig] Sassy went in 2:05% in the eighth race. With Tar Heel, Solicitor, Dudley Hano and other champion pacers on the grour the 2:00 "charmed circle" appears to h several eligibles for admission into select fraternity. Trotters are not to be eluded, either. Pronto Don, For Hano Mainliner and Stars Pride are expected be in the thick of competition for 2 honors.

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