Pan American, Nordi Lad Renew Rivalry at Beulah: Head Ten-Horse Field Matching Strides in Top Offering Today, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


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Pan American, Nordic Lad Renew Rivalry at Beulah Head Ten-Horse Field Matching Strides in Top Offering Today By PAT CAUDILL BEULAH PARK, Grove City, Ohio May 16. — Mr. H. Gross and Mrs. D. W. Hess Pan American, a daughter of Ky. Colonel — Banneran, and W. J. Greens Acre Stud Farms Nordic Lad renew rivalry in Fridays featured seventh race. The event has attracted 10 good grade sophomores and will be contested at the distance of six furlongs for a purse of ,400. Pan American, a strong closing third in last Saturdays Inaugural, will be ridden by veteran reinsman Arthur Craig, who will be accepting mounts here for the first time since 1949. Nordic Lad, pacemaker in the Inaugural, will have Harry Holcomb as his pilot. Another strong threat in the headliner will be George McFarlands Romany Chal, who toyed with a field as he romped to an eight lengths score here on Monday and this son of Yazdegerd is one of the top-weights with 118 pounds. The balance of the field is made up of D. Shades Eddie OBrien, J. B. Bottens Botten Bucket Stables Protocall, A. Dealings Ris-O-Way, J. E. Gray and R. A. Bryces Mothers Pride, M. K. Essigs Super Wise, F. Leevers Willa Basket and Mr. and Mrs. M. Jordans Brooms Toy. Eight races will be presented during the afternoon and as chief support to the feature will be a claiming affair with nine sprinters entered at the shorter distance of five furlongs. Adding to the variety of the program will be a two-year-old maiden event as the third race, another three-year-old event for maidens as the fourth Continued on Page Forty -Fir • Pan American, Nordic Lad Renew Rivalry at Beulah Head Ten-Horse Field Matching Strides in Top Offering Today Continued from Page Fifty Two and the final race of the day will see seven platers match strides at the middle distance of one mile and 70 yards. G. W. Johnsons Dark Horse, winner of the first race here today, and the Colquitt Stables Pennyworth, easily victor of the second, combined for a Daily Double return of 5.00 for those who had coupled the pair for a 6-7 combination. Dark Horse, nicely handled by jockey J. C. Fernandez, held a length and one-quarter advantage over the favored Welcome, racing for P. L. Rice, at the end of the six furlongs and paid 4.00 to win after covering the distance in 1:19% over a slow racing strip. Pennyworth, in handling a band of three - year - olds, held a three lengths advantage at the wire over F. Woods Dance Again in the second and under the handling of Paul A. Ward covered the distance in 1:16%. Slightly overlooked in the wagering, Pennyworth paid 2.40.

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