Derby Winner Swaps En Route West; No Tricks in Third Consecutive Tally: Takes Sportsmans Handicap at Route, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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Derby Derby Winner Winner Swaps Swaps En En Route Route West; West; No No Tricks Tricks in in Third Third Consecutive Consecutive Tally Tally Takes Sportsmans ] Handicap at Route Stark Colorbearer Completes Double for Ronnie Baldwin While Defeating Chicle II. By J. J. MURPHY SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero. 111.. May 9. — No Tricks, carrying the silks of H. R. Stark, of Chicago, registered his third straight success and his second at this meeting in winning the Midwestern Handicap here today. With jockey Ronnie Baldwin riding his second winner of the afternoon, the colt came from many lengths out of it in the first six furlongs to score going away by two and one-half lengths, while Chicle II, a tiring second, and Youll Do, a fast-going third. Apian Way. a sta-blemate of Youll Do. was fourth in the mile and an eighth affair. No Tricks, second choice in the wagering, paid 0.80. The Midwestern was run in a drizzle, but the track was fast. Equimore cut out the early pace but gave way to Chicle II., who had been racing close up nearing the stretch turn. No Tricks, moving strongly after going the first three-quarters, came to the outside of Chicle II. in the home lane and had no trouble taking command. Equimore tired badly in the stretch. No Tricks ran the mile and one furlong distance in 1:55%. Cold Weather Reduces Attendance Due to the cool weather and threat of rain prior to the running of the opening event, a rather light crowd of 9,538 turned out. Following the second race a light drizzle began, but the precipitation was not heavy enough to change track conditions. A comparatively small field of six tangled in the Blossom Time, which was the days secondary feature and was run as the fifth race. It became a five-horse contest when Deep Wonder bolted on the first two Continued on Page Forty-Seven I ■ f c c t j ] , j J , * * * ] J ] j , | ! J j j No Tricks Gains Third Triumph in Succession ■ Whips Chicle II., Youll Do Over Route in Sportsmans Handicap Continued from Pay* Ono turns and Bettys Beauty, an outsider ridden by apprentice Robert Bright was the winner by three lengths from Flying Record, the second choice, with Happy Queen, the short-priced favorite, third. Flying Record led for a brief spell, but Bettys Beauty passed him when ready to draw out. Four horses in the first race, including the public choice, Lady Ridgewell, were virtually eliminated on the second turn when Script Bar bore out and carried the favorite and a couple of others with her. Bonnie Inez, ridden by Richard Miguez, was the winner over Roaming Oscar. Bayou Rose showed the way throughout in the second and the Dailly Double paid 0.60. John L. Rotz was on the winner and he had no trouble keeping his charge in front. Booral staved off the favored Eternal Moon for second place in the 10- . horse field. Teddys Review duplicated the feat of Bayou Rose in leading all the way in the third. Ronnie Baldwin was the successful jockey here, and he rated his mount nicely. Etheridge challenged nearing the stretch turn, but lost his chance by going wide on j the bend. The distance was one and one- sixteenth miles. After Andrew J., favorite in the fourth event, had passed Witted and taken a short lead in the stretch, Witted, under the guidance of Mike Weissman, came again and was up in time to win by a head. Andrew J. j did not have enough left to stave off the fast-going Rickey Ray, who finished second in the last stride. Seven raced.

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