On the Trot: Photographers Purse on Tonight Ten Speedy Fillies in Feature Golden Ella per-Race Favtorite, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


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H A?$ 1 On the Trot By MORRIE KURLANSKT 1 Photographers Purse on Tonight Ten Speedy Fillies in Feature Golden Ella Pre-Race Favtorite MAYWOOD PARK, Maywood, 111., May 16. — The Chicago Press Photographers Pace, a ,000 early-closing event for three- fillies, will be fillies, will be year-old the feature attraction at Maywood Park Friday night. Although it would be rash to assume that the 10 fillies entered for this mile dash will go as fast as their male counterparts in the Col, E. J. Baker Pace a week ago, two of the starters. Golden Ella and Lucky Nana, boast of dis- naua. can van uuaoi ui uio- naua. van uuaoi ui uio- tinguished campaigns as juveniles, while the trio of Mighty Wyn, Jane True and Lovely Legacy have already won this spring. Furthermore, there are two maidens in the race, which are highly regarded by their respective connections and might possibly upset their more experienced rivals. One is the Jubilmar Stables Grandma Ann, a full sister to Scotch Treat, winner of over 0,000 in two campaigns, who finished three times second in her five starts here. The other is Miss Good Time, owned by Ray Hennesey of Belief ontaine, Ohio, who acquired the daughter of the worlds leading money-winning harness horse. Good Time, at the dispersal sale of the William H. Cane Estate. Miss Good , Time started but once in a matinee race In Florida and she was beaten by no less a speedster than the phenomenal Good Counsel, the world record-smashing daughter of Good Time. . Pre-race favorite, Golden Ella, like her, according: to backstretch sages, main rival, Lucky Nana, is Missouri-bred and -owned. Raced almost exclusively on the major fairs and Grand Circuit, the Golden Broom daughter, whose half sister, Ella Counsel, was a major stakes winner at three and raced to a record of 2:00% before being sold to Victor and Morris Zeinfeld for the substantial sum of 0,000, chalked up 14 victories out of 28 starts. In most of her engagements on the Grand Circuit, Golden Ella had the tough luck of meeting such an outstanding filly as Good Counsel, otherwise her two-year-old record would have been even more impressive. Owner-trainer Day Mangus started Gold Ella a week ago at Painesville, Ohio, against older horses and finished unplaced in the second heat after having been involved in an accident in the first dash. Owner-breeder Robert Byrne of West Plains, Mo., is confident that his homebred Lucky Nana will give a good account of herself, even though the Potomac Lad filly hasnt started this year. Like Golden Ella, Lucky Nana raced primarily at fair meetings and on several occasions tangled up with such good colts as Sunny Byrd, Silk Byrd and Scotch Tape and even tackled older horses at the Newton fair. Byrne, who made local racing history two years ago when he sold the excellent free-for-all pacer, Ozark Chief, and three other horses in a package deal to the Zeinfeld Brothers, usually has his stock ready when arriving here from winter training quarters and, according to backstretch sources, Lucky Nana has improved quite a bit since last fall. Trainor Acres, four-year-old gelding, Chief Jim, with trainer Joe Nero in the sulky, scored a most impressive victory Wednesday when he defeated six rivals in 2:07.-, for the best time on an extremely cold and windy night. The True Chief gelding had been laid up for several weeks after he broke his maiden here early in April, but apparently benefited enormously from this rest, as he was by far the best in Wednesdays company. It was the seventh victory for Nero at this meeting and he has now won with every horse in his stable. . When Harold Snodgrass, after 32 unsuccessful attempts to locate the winners circle, finally broke the ice with Cindy Lee in a C -class pace Wednesday, the strato-deck in the clubhouse was aflutter with excitement of 120 happy people. The winner, a five-year-old mare, is owned by a congregation of 120 Chicago harness fans, mostly professional people who organized under the name of Hotentrots Club for the express purpose of racing Cindy Lee. Each member contributed 5 to buy the horse and the necessary equipment and pay for trainer Snodgrass expenses. Cindy Lee earned 00 and the way this sum will be split up is not known here. Victor and Morris Zeinfelds amazing Ozark Chief scored another outstanding triumph in the second heat of the Trans -america Pace Wednesday night at Buffalo Raceway, Hamburg, N. Y. The True Chief gelding, a development of Chicago-area racing, covered the mile over an off-track in 2:07" :, and rewarded his backers with a .30 mutuel. Bachelor Hanover finished second, while Hundred Proof and Noble Adios could not do better than ninth and sixth, respectively.

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