Subahdar Seeking Repeat in Laurel: Jeffords Star Will Have Open Sesame as Running Mate; Go Lightly Entered, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Subahdar Seeking Repeat in Laurel LaurelJeffords Jeffords Star Will Have Open Sesame as Running Mate Go Lightly Entered EnteredBy By PALMER HEAGERTY HEAGERTYLAUREL LAUREL Md May 4 Mrs Walter M Jeffords Subahdar who last year included the Laurel Handicap among his five vic ¬ tories in six starts will endeavor to make it a consecutive double in that mile and onesixteenth event when he picks up 120 pounds as the highweight starter in to ¬ morrows fortythird running of the fix ¬ ture Accompanying him postward will be Mr Jeffords Open Sesame who must handle 115 pounds in quest of the 12200 winners sliare of the 17675 gross purse purseOpposing Opposing the strong coupling to be sad ¬ dled by trainer Oscar White in order of their weight assignments are Alkcam Stables Ifabody 112 Mrs Ben Cohens Olympia Wiz and Elvin M Warners Hand Reward 110 apiece Brookmeade Stables First Aid 109 Roslyn Farms Go Lightly 107 Milford H Dinkers Alford 106 and the North Downs Farm coupling of Ocean Lane and Momus 110 and 108 pounds respectively respectivelySubahdar Subahdar a sevenyearold gelded son of Alsab Muti accounted for the Laurel Camden and Quaker City Handicaps last season and earned 69825 He has been idle since winning the Quaker City in late October but has trained splendidly this spring his most recent extended move being a mile in 43 over the local track trackOpen Open Sesame Coming Off Win WinOpen Open Sesame a stakesrunning mare who has experienced considerable diffi ¬ culty in winning the big ones has raced but twice this season winning her last start with a mile and a sixteen thin l441 after having disappointed as an oddson favorite in her debut The daughter of Mahmoud Magic Lily last year was sec ¬ ond in both the Newcastle and Delaware Handicaps but failed to win a race of im ¬ portance Stanley Small is listed as the rider for both Jeffords horses which would indicate that one will be withdrawn prior to post time timeThe The most possible surprise in the Laurel is Go Lightly last years Gotham Stakes winner This fouryearold Faultless colt after showing poorly in his first two starts this season impressed in his last with a victory over a field which included Open Sesame He will be ridden Saturday by Robert J Martin and could prove quite troublesome troublesomeAnother Another likely to turn in a good effort is First Aid despite the fact that his 1956 record shows not a single victory in seven t starts The Bernborough sixyearold was second behind Midaftempon in his most j recent outing in New York and his best showing of the year was a third behind Rejected at Santa Anita His 1955 record included victories in the Merchants and j Citizens Handicap and the Whitney Stakes which were largely responsible for his 46400 seasonal earnings Augie Catalano will handle the Brookmeade starter starterThe The lone New Jersey invader is Ifabody who could prove formidable off his top form In his last start he was beaten just a head by Scimitar after a mile and one sixteenth yn 144 His record last year included a victory in the Wilmington Handicap Ifabody will enjoy the saddle services of Eldon Nelson

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