Six Winners at Fonner in Feature Field Today: Castelkin Expected to Rule Favorite off Recent Efforts, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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! ; Six Winners at Fonner In Feature Field Today Castelkin Expected to Rule Favorite Off Recent Efforts By DEAN WILLIAMS Staff Correspondent FONNER PARK, Grand Island. Nebr., May 9. — The seventh race on Tuesdays program has been titled the Burwell Rodeo Purse, honoring Nebraskas biggest rodeo. It will be contested over the six and one-half furlongs distance. The race shapes up as a real contest as six of the 10 horses going postwar d are winners at the current meeting. Alvin Guinups Castelkin, Sam Wheats Bronzie Don, C. L. Masons lam From Dixie. Wes Blooms Combatore, R. J. Houses Lord Longford and W. R. Warrens Gala Fezz have reached top form and turned in good performances to gain their brackets. Castelkin is the most consistent of the1 horses going postward in the headliner. She has been beaten narrowly in three of her last four starts, running second on all occasions. The brown daughter of Castel Fusano won going five and one-half furlongs at this track and should be able to carry her speed over the six and one-half furlongs Tuesday. She will again be ridden by Charles Guinup who has ridden her each time she has gone to the post in the last two years. Offset, Yuma Chief, Sam Miller and Sweet Ida round out the field. Offset has; been racing well, but has been unable to reach the winners circle. A. E. Bowens Copper Islam, under the guidance of apprentice Louis Germany, turned in a mild upset as he won Saturdays featured mile and 70 yards. 400 Club Handicap. The Bowen colorbearer set a new track record for the distance in 1 :43y5. The lightly - regarded gelding returned 3.80 for .

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