Three Metropolitan Candidates Drill: Fishermans Mile Most Impressive, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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Three Metropolitan Candidates Drill Fishermans Mile Most Impressive Clocked in 1 :41 Oyer Deep Training Track; High Gun Sent Nine Furlongs in 1 :52% BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 9. — Three of the "big four- in Saturdays 0,000-added Metropolitan Mile turned in impressive trials over the week end. King Ranchs High Gun went an impressive mile and a furlong this morning, while C. V. Whitneys Fisherman and Alfred G. Vanderbilts Social Outcast stepped good miles on the training track Sunday morning. The fourth member of the quarter, William Helis, Jr.s Helioscope, is still at Garden State, but expected to van up for the week-end fixture. Fishermans mile in 1:41 on the comparatively deep training track early Sunday morning was perhaps the most impressive of the trials by the three stars. The courageous son of Phalanx stepped the fractions in :50%, 1:15% and seven furlongs in 1:28 in handy style. Social Outcast was well in hand Sunday morning as he clicked off his mile in 1:44, with fractions of :52, 1:17V5. Trainer Bill Winfrey appeared well pleased with the move. This morning, High Gun worked along on the main track and impressed the work-watchers as he skipped the mile and a furlong in 1:52%, the final furlong in :124x£. The four-year-olds fractions were :3645, :4925, 1:14*5 and mile in 1:39**. The Metropolitan will be High Guns first start Metropolitan Metropolitan Weights Weights BELMONT BELMONT PARK, PARK, Elmont, Elmont, L. L. I., I., N. N. Y., Y., May May 9. 9. — — Racing Racing secretary secretary Frank Frank E. E. Kilroe Kilroe assigned assigned equal equal top top weight weight of of 130 130 pounds pounds to to William William Helis, Helis, Jr.s Jr.s Helioscope Helioscope and and King King Ranchs Ranchs High High Gua Gua for for Saturdays Saturdays 0,000 0,000 added added Metropolitan Metropolitan Handicap Handicap over over one one mile. mile. The The weights weights follow: follow: Horse. H»r$€. Wt. Wt. Horse. Horse. Wt. Wt. Helioscope Helioscope 130 130 Palm Palm Tree Tree 109 109 High High Gun Gun 130 130 Sailor Sailor 109 109 Fisherman Fisherman 128 128 Game Game Chance Chance 108 108 Social Social Outcast Outcast 128 128 Lychnus Lychnus 108 108 Joe Joe Jones Jones 119 119 Royal Royal Bay Bay Gem Gem 108 108 Jet Jet Action Action 118 118 Black Black Metal Metal 107 107 Chevation Chevation 117 117 Dream Dream of of Glory Glory 107 107 Sea Sea O O Erin Erin 117 117 I I Geegee Geegee 107 107 Capeador Capeador 116 116 Mr. Mr. Turf Turf 107 107 Miz Miz Clementine Clementine 116 116 Resilient Resilient 107 107 Mister Mister Black Black 116 116 Winning Winning Count Count 107 107 Farlo Parlo 116 116 Alcibiades Alcibiades II. II. 106 106 Subahdar Subahdar 116 116 Athena Athena 106 106 Artismo Artismo 115 115 Privacy Privacy 106 106 Bobby Bobby Brocato Brocato 115 115 Roman Roman Stripe Stripe 106 106 Mark-Ye-Well Mark-Ye-Well 115 115 Bradley Bradley 104 104 First First Aid Aid 114 114 Gaidar Gaidar 104 104 Queens Queens Beeches Beeches 114 114 Man Man of of Destiny Destiny 104 104 RedHannigan RedHannigan 114 114 Revolt Revolt 104 104 Blessbull Blessbull 113 113 Toulouse Toulouse 104 104 Dukes Dukes Lea Lea 113 113 Beau Beau Gar Gar 103 103 Fleet Fleet Bird Bird 113 113 Mel Mel avitt avitt 103 103 Full Full Flight Flight 112 112 Beau Beau Broke Broke 102 102 Garde Garde Roy Roy ale ale 112 112 Black Black Bounty Bounty 102 102 Martyr Martyr 112 112 Dear Dear Brutus Brutus 102 102 Paper Paper Tiger Tiger 112 112 Guardian Guardian II. II. 102 102 Fabulist Fabulist 111 111 Kings Kings Evidence Evidence 102 102 Fly Fly Wheel Wheel 111 111 Next Next Page Page 102 102 Impasse Impasse 111 111 Riverina Riverina 102 102 Maharajah Maharajah 111 111 Smoke Smoke Lore Lore 102 102 Prince Prince Hill Hill 111 111 Stormy Stormy Petrel Petrel 102 102 Cold Cold Command Command 110 110 Homestake Homestake 100 100 Cyclotron Cyclotron 110 110 Count Count Cain Cain 98 98 DucdeFer DucdeFer 110 110 Christmas Christmas Gift Gift * * Smokescreen Smokescreen 110 110 White White Skies Skies * * Blue Blue Choir Choir 109 109 Golden Golden Gloves Gloves 109 109 Dead. Dead. Declared: Declared: Gomelo Gomelo and and Saint Saint Oregon. Oregon. of the year, a couple of overninght races which could have served as preps having been passed up. Weights for the Metropolitan are due late this afternoon, with the quartet named expected to occupy the top echelons in an order that is still locked in the deep recesses of racing secretary "Jimmy" Kilroe s mind. Circle M Farms Menolene, who has been a complete disappointment since her purchase at Hialeah for 5,000 after a romping victory in the Jasmine Stakes, indicated that she has regained her speed when she sizzled five furlongs in :59% this morning. This was on the main track, where Lazy F Ranchs Door Prize sped three furlongs in :34%. Greentree Stables Maharajah, who may be one of the lightweights in the Metropolitan, breezed a half in :50% on the main track Sunday morning; while the same stables three-year-old Gold Box went six furlongs in 1:15% in the same easy style this morning. Greentrees Straight face, who is about ready to make his seasonal debut in an overnight race, then will point for the Suburban on May 30, breezed five furlongs in J: 03 this morning. Straight Face has not started since he was narrowly beaten by Native Dancer in last years Suburban. He is not eligible to the Metropolitan.

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