Predict Greets Judges in Fairmount Feature: Leads Mister Plucky, Wal-Dot-O, Black Bantam over Muddy Strip, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-27


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s s s to o it n ,s Predict Greets Judges In Fairmount Feature Leads Mister Plucky, Wal-Dot-O, Black Bantam Oyer Muddy Strip By J. J. HAHN Staff Correspondent FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, HI., June 25. Predict, a three-year-old son of Psychic Bid Belle James, owned by Mrs. Edgar Wallace and ridden by R. L. White, made a muddy track look fast here Friday night when he accounted for the five and one-half furlongs seventh race. James W. Norwines Mister Plucky a Collinsville-bred, was second and Wal-Dot-O, owned by Dr. Arthur S. Moore and second choice in the betting, third. Black Bantam, recently purchased by Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Holman and installed the public choice, was a badly beaten fourth, disappointing a majority of the 6,046 fans who braved showery weather to take in the racing program. Mister Plucky, noted for his mud-running ability, was sent to the front soon after the start but White had the ultimate winner lapped on the early leader when they reached the far turn. In close quarters at the time, White took his mount back and. while daylight separated his charge and Mister Plucky he used good judgment in taking back in preference to getting shut off. When straightened for the drive, Mister Plucky drifted out slightly and under a daring chance by White he sent the Wal-lace colt through next to the rail and in a bitter duel outgamed the early leader and in the last few jumps drew away to win by two lengths. Mister Plucky was a like distance before Wal-Dot-O who was making her first start since suffering a serious illness before the start of the meet-d ing. Black Bantam was also a pair of lengths to the, rear of the third one.

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