Manteau in Popular Balmoral Tally; Brookwood Takes Clipsetta Purse: Adams Has Citation Colt Four on Top, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


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Manteau Manteau in in Popular Popular Balmoral Balmoral Tally; Tally; Brookwood Brookwood Takes Takes Clipsetta Clipsetta Purse Purse 4 Adams HasCitation Colt Four on Top Haggin Sophomore Held at Odds On in Bunting Purse; Mt. Olivet Registers Again By J. J. MURPHY WASHINGTON PARK. Home wood. HI May 16.— Louis Lee Haggin H.s Manteau iieid at odds of three-to-five, registered a four-length triumph in the Bunting Purse one of the features on this afternoons Balmoral program here at Washington Park. The Citation— Stole colt, ridden in typical John Adams fashion, was kept under restraint the first half of the six-fur-long dash, then turned loose and wore down Old Rob, from the D. R Laughter stable. Sunny Blue Farms Rajputana" was third, a length and one-half off the runner-up. Timed Six Furlongs in 1:114 Manteau ran the distance in 1.11-, over the fast track and was registering his second purse of the season, having scored at the Keeneland meeting. Celestino R.. the second choice, went to trie front early in the Bunting to make the pace with Ole Rob close up, Manteau well back and Rajputana bringing up the rear some distance removed from the fifth horse in the six-horse field. Celestino R. showed signs of weakness at the head of the stretch and when straightened out for the run home, Ole Rob took over. Then Adams called on Manteau and the latter had no trouble getting to the front Rajputana made up much ground. The weather continued cool and windy and the attendance was 7,476. The second odds-on favorite and the Continued on Page Fifty-Two Manteau Gains Popular Balmoral Win; Adams Has Mount Four Lengths in Clear Haggin Sophomore Held at Odds On in Bunting Purse; Mt. Olivet Registers Again Continued from Page One fourth public choice of the afternoon was successful when John Heckmann, substituting for Bob Baud, hand rode Mt. Olivet to a three-length score in the sixth. Free and Busy set the pace but Mt. Olivet was always close and got to the front after entering the stretch. Free and Busy succumbed to French Coat in the final strides. A field of six started and the distance was seven furlongs. Mt. Olivet paid .60. Jockey Clarence Meaux was in the spotlight when he rode two of the early winners, one of which, Star Boots, paid 1.20. Star Boots trimmed the well-played choice, The Verb, in the third, which was a five-furlong dash for two-year-olds. The winner, a son of Haltal — Boot All, owned by I M. J. Lorino, won by three parts of a length. Star Boots was a ,700 buy at the Keeneland yearling sales. He was making his second start. Meaux s other winner was the well-played Gray German, who won the second to wind up an 11.60 Daily Double. Gray German, in scoring his second straight success, came down the middle of the track in a twelve-horse field. The opening race, a five-furlong dash for maiden two-year-olds, was taken by Gold Key, ridden by Charlie Burr. Gold Key led all the way.

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