Black Bounty Finishes Fast to Tally: Defeats Favored Resilient by Two; Black Tarquin Colt Second Of Two Winners Saddled by Max Hirsch at Garden State, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-04


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• : ■ ■ — , . GEORGE STUTTS— Saddled Jalbopate for her winning performance yesterday at Sportsmans Park. j Black Bounty Finishes Fast to Tally Defeats Favored j ► Resilient by Two Black Tarquin Colt Second Of Two Winners Saddled by Max Hirsch at Garden State By FRED GALIANI GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., May 3. — Max Hirsch sent three horses down from New York this pleasant spring afternoon, with two of them winning and one finishing second in a banner day for -the veteran trainer. Included in the triumphs was a victory by John S. Phipps Black Bounty in the feature Frankford Purse. Black Bounty came from last after encountering some trouble on the first turn to score by two lengths over Killian Farms favored Resilient, with Kencal Stud Farms Blimey the same distance back in third place. Hirschs other winner was W. Arnold Hangers Marzipan who won the fifth race at a 6.20 mutuel, while King Ranchs Pundonor, the choice, finished second to the longshot Neca Neca, from Mrs. W. E. Snells Stable, in the fourth event. Black Bounty, a brown son of Black Tarquin from the sterling race mare Level Best, had started only once in an official j race this year, running last in an allow- 1 ance race at Jamaica, but had his first test of competition in a Columbia trial this spring, in which he was defeated a length. Last year, he managed to wine one race and wound up the season with a frustrating run of thirds, finishing in that position five straight times. Closely Contested Throughout The Frankford was a closely contested affair all of the way, except for the last sixteenth of a mile. Broken promise, Blimey, Resilient and Punkin Vine were only bobbing heads apart in the run to the first turn, around it and down the back-stretch. Black Bounty was blocked behind the first four horses as they went around the first arc and was steadied by Block in his close position. The order of the first four did change going down the far side until they went into the final turn. Black Bounty, last at one stage, had moved up to fourth position, replacing Punkin Vine, who had been on the outside of the quartet in their bitter battle. Broken Promise, who held a slight I lead from his rail position, gradually weakened and started to fall back, leaving Resilient and Blimey fighting for the lead. Straightened away for the drive, Resilient took charge, but Black Bounty was surging up strongly on the outside and had little difficulty putting his opposition away. Block shook Black Bounty up in the last portion of the race, but had his stick stowed away as he went under the wire well in command of the situation. The favored Resilient drew away from Blimey to keep the place position. The attendance for the first Tuesday of the meeting was far ahead of the corresponding day of last year, when 18,983 attended. Saturday Garden State experienced its greatest opening day with a better than 5,000 increase in attendance.

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