True Jay Is Out to Add To Record at Maywood: Pacer Has Won Seven of Eleven Engagements at Meeting to Date, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-04


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C. J. RUMLEY — Will drive Eatemup in the third and Cady Song in the seventh on tonights Maywood Park program. True Jay Is Out to Add To Record at Maywood Pacer Has Won Seven of Eleven Engagements at Meeting to Date MAYWOOD PARK, Maywood, HI., June 3. — True Jay, the surprise pacer of the meeting, will attempt to continue his mastery over more highly regarded competition tomorrow night at Maywood Park. True Jay will join a field of seven in the featured eighth race at one mile. - The five-year-old gelding by True Chief has delighted local harness fans by winning seven of 11 starts this year and capturing at least a share of the purse every time for his owner and driver, Dave Taddeo of Melrose Park, HI. True Jay won only two races through 1951. In his latest appearance, Saturday night, True Jay seemed on his way to victory number eight until he yielded to a stretch drive by Paisley and Simons Merry Copper. True Jays opposition consists of Chief Strong, Caramac, -Sheldon Pointer, Counterpart Hanover, G. W. A., and Adah Tass, all of them familiar with the winners circle this year. Standing .out in the group is Counterpart Hanover, owned by Norman Towne of Chicago, whose three successes for the meeting include two triumphs over True Jay. The five-year-old Colby Hanover gelding will be driven by ex-Arlington Farms polo star, Danny Peacock. Adah Tass, Sheldon .Pointer, Caramac, and Chief StrcH. each* has two previous wins and G. W. A., under a stretch drive from owner C.-P. Rumley of Princeton, 111., scored his first decision of the meeting in his last start. Honors Truax, coasting on a winning streak of three in a row, is favored in a field of eight pacers in the ninth race at one mile. Honors Truax will start from the pole position with Maywoods leading driver, Dee Stover, at the reins. All the probable starters in Fridays 0,000 Maywood Trotting Derby have taken up quarters at Maywood and are grooming for the rich stake. According to race secretary John Jenuine. the Derby field may number as many as 13, if three doubtful starters, Clever Sunny, Gene Long and Joe Donlin go postward. A. D. Knapps Clipper Hanover and Paul Doughertys Johnny Brown loom as favorites in the two Derby dashes.

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