Daily Racing Form Purse Highlight at Fort Miami: Six Middle Distance Performers Slated to Vie for Honors Today, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


view raw text

| I Daily Racing Form Purse Highlight at Fort Miami Six Middle Distance Performers Slated to Vie for Honors Today By T. J. MULLIGAN FORT MIAMI, Maumee. Ohio, May 16.ā€” The Daily Racing Form Purse will hold the spotlight on Thursdays nine - race card which is comprised of five sprints and four middle distance events. The final four races on the program will be contested over the Leavitt course, the new half-mile inner course which appeared to be quite popular with the fans who witnessed the initial running over the new oval here Wednesday afternoon. The Daily Racing Form Purse listed as the fifth race on the agenda, will bring together six of the swiftest middle distance performers in this sector. Kentessa. a Lovely Night mare, who is owned and conditioned by Mrs. Iva Mae Parrish, the leading money-winning owner at the meeting, may rule the choice in Fridays feature. Kentessa won her last through a disqualification when she finished second to Aven-ida. The latter was disqualified and placed second when she "shut off" Kentessa at the far turn in a mile and a quarter event here last Saturday. However, the schestnut Continued on Page Forty-Four Daily Racing Form Purse Highlight at Fort Miami Six Middle Distance Performers Slated to Vie for Honors Today Continued from Page fifty -Two daughter of Lovely Night was racing strongly when impeded by Avenida. Foot Secret will carry the silks of W. Crigler in Fridays headliner and appears to rate the runner-up position on the basis of his excellent showing when he would, not yield to Son Al, the J. Cebula standard-bearer, in their most recent encounter. The latter and Foot Secret raced stride for stride the last time they hooked up here last Friday that even the photo finish camera could not separate them as they finished in a dead heat at the wire. W. Needhams Vita Crisp and J. Fosters Cushla. both winners at the meeting, and Fudge King complete the small but select field. The nightcap, a mile and sixteenth test over the Leavitt course, shapes up as a keen contest with seven thoroughbreds going postward. Gino Zā€ž who displayed plenty of zip last out, may be installed as a slight favorite with Blen Happy and Son of Poona also having their share of supporters.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1957051701/drf1957051701_52_6
Local Identifier: drf1957051701_52_6
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800