Masud Takes Split of Hayward Purse: First Section of Pimlicos Divided Sprint Attraction is Taken by Gay Warbler, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


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Masud Takes Split Of Hayward Purse First Section of Pimlicos Divided Sprint Attraction Is Taken by Gay Warbler By Staff Correspondent j PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md.. May 16. — , North Downs Farm Stables Masud and Max Zipkins Gay Warbler captured their respective divisions of the six-furlong Hay-ward Purse, featured on a Pimlico program presented on a clear, comfortably cool afternoon. Masuds time of 1:12*5 was two-fifths of a second faster than that credited to Gay Warbler. The latter paid 1.40, while backers of Masud in the crowd of 10.051 were returned 0. In taking the sixth race, Masud broke from post one and retained the rail position and a slight lead around the turn. Once straightened into the stretch, the gray Mahmoud four-year-old steadily drew clear and finished three lengths before Isaac Pricketts Noble Try, with Filippo Baldis Dinner Winner two lengths farther back. Masud was ridden by Keith Stuart. Withstands Calumets Sharpsburg Gay Warbler, under Eldon Nelson, came from just off the pace to dispose of the leader in the seventh race, then held Calumet Farms Sharpsburg safe by three-quarters of a length. There was just a half length back to James L. Coles Admiral George, the pacemaker into the homelane. Mrs. Dorothy L. Bowens Fiery Jim proved one of the most popular racers on the ground, for not only did he win the opener as a .20 favorite, but there were 10 claims filed for the General Staff three -year -old, with Dave Zakoor acquiring him for ,500. The daily double was worth 28.00 when Auburn Farms Powder Flash took the second race as a 7.60 longshot. After Edwin S. Hinemans .00 favorite, Estoy, had taken the thud race, the hunch bettors cashed in on a parlay when Robert G. Leapleys Hunters Run and Mrs. Francis J. Wilsons Hunters Dish won the fourth and fifth races, respectively. Hunters Run paid .60, while Hunters Dish returned 6.00.

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