Eight Speedsters Vie at Sportsmans: Peach Blossom, Campesino, Both Coming off Winning Races, Compete in Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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► j * I i i c r 3 c i | h j ! 3 | I, I i; . h I , I j j i j | ■ i I j , I i j j , « I I Eight Speedsters Vie at Sportsmans Peach Blossom, Campesino, Both Coming Off Winning Races, Compete in Sprint SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, 111., May 9. — The ,500 Good Conduct Purse, features Tuesdays ladies day program at Sportsmans Park, which closes its 18-day session on Saturday. The Good Conduct field finds eight speedy sprinters going to the post over the seven furlongs under allowance conditions. Two winners last time out, Grace Kosi-bas Peach Blossom, and Double L. Farms Campesino are among the entries. Peach Blossoms length victory over Buster Jim stamps her as one of the favorites in the race. The six-year-old daughter of Bon-heur — Aloha Lee is making her third start at the meeting, she being unplaced in her initial effort on April 22. Apprentice William Walsh, who handled her in her winning effort, will be up. Campesino, the only other winner at the meeting in Tuesdays feature, will carry 120 pounds the top impost in the race, including veteran jockey Tommy Bates. Campesinos latest triumph was a nose victory over Roaming Oscar on May 2, paying a 0.60 mutuel. Miss Night Carries 110 Eric Ericsons Braseda and Mikel Farms Miss Night may be dangerous in the race. Miss Night will be carrying only 110 pounds, and was third behind Peach Blossom and Buster Jim in her last start, while Braseda was second to Dr. Felix. Ronnie Baldwin, the meetings leading jockey, will ride Braseda. Marion H. Van- Bergs Task Fleet will be making his Sportsmans Park debut and will have the services of John L. Rotz. Willis F. Scotts Sky Jeep, Leo Hertzbergs Dangerous Dan. and Byrum and Laffons Bleu Feature round out the field. Sky Jeep is another of the horses in the race who have finished second to Dr. Felix, while Dangerous Dan finished in second position behind Scairt Rabbit on April 30. Bleu Feature, like Task Fleet, is also making his first start at the current meeting. Knights Reward, owned by Marion H. VanBerg, A. L. Birchs Timely Tip, and Armer and Nails Deb Chaser will be among the handicap stars in next Saturdays feature, the 0,000 Thomas D. Nash Memo-j rial. Knights Reward will be after his third straight handicap victory, having won the ,500 Spring Handicap and the 0,000 Sportsmans Park Handicap.

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