Ak-Sar-Ben Breeders Special in Two Divisions: Classic Red Heads Second End of Mile and 70 Yards Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-25


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Ak-Sar-Ben Breeders Special in Two Divisions Classic Red Heads Second End Of Mile and 70 Yards Stakes By DEAN WILLIAMS AK-SAR-BEN, Omaha, Nebr., June 25. — The ,000 Ak-Sar-Ben Breedeis Special was split into two divisions when a total of 28 Nebraska-bred three-year-olds remained eligible for the one mile and 70 yards stakes. The- management raised the value of both divisions of the stakes ,000 over the advertised value of ,000 added. The second division of the Breeders Special, which will be run as the sixth race, has drawn some of Nebraskas finest three-year-olds. Fourteen homebred sophomores will go postward in the sixth race, including Classic Red, Bean Patch, Kay Ellen, Star Royal, Minnie May, Open Range, Hill-beau, Joe No Mark, Real Dr., Bells Phil, Roses Gem, Adelene Dasher, Senator Bill and Dots Pharos. Classic Red, who will be handled by lead-Conttnued on Page Forty-Eight Ak-Sar-Ben Breeders Special in Two Divisions Classic Red Heads Second End Of Mile and 70 Yards Stakes , Continued from Page One ing rider, William Collier, defeated the highly regarded four-year-old Mac Mullen in her last start and will probably receive the bulk of the publics support in the second division of the Breeders Special. The Omar Hall filly defeated Mac Mullen after he had gained two impressive victories in three starts. Although the daughter of Royal Red and Classic Under has not raced over a distance of ground, she is the height of consistency and is almost certain to strike the public fancy. Phil Raaschs good looking three-year-old Bells Phil has won three races this year, including th Fonner Park Breeders Stakes. The homebred son of Morphil gained his most important victory this year against allowance company over the Omaha oval. In that effort he defeated Sonny Boy S. and Royal Encase. Adelene Dasher, owned by Norma Hull, won the Breeders Prep last week over some of the same horses she will be asked to go against Tuesday. Having proved her ability over a distance of ground, she is certain to be given a great deal of consideration. Ed Luthers Kay Ellen and Ben Fogel-sons Real Dr. won their respective ends of the 1956 Ak-Sar-Ben Futurity. The stakes- winning fillies have not been racing up to their two-year-old form, but must be allowed a chance off of a top effort. Olen Sledges Jimmy the One continued his winning ways at- Ak-Sar-Ben Saturday by winning the ,500 added George Brandeis Memorial Handicap. The son of Bernborough gained his third straight victory in as many starts by defeating Ray Westons Happy Lad and E. K. Careys Dupatta. Thrilling the crowd with his usual come-from-behind style of running, Jimmy the One carried 124 pounds to victory over the track classed as good. Jockey Eddie Burns handled the Sledge gelding with confidence as he raced far off the pace. When Burns sent the popular gelding after the leaders the roar of the crowd increased with intensity as he drew near the front-running Happy Lad. At the wire, Jimmy the One held a short necks margin and the admiration of 17,216 fans. This was the second year that jockey Eddie Burns won the George Brandeis Memorial. Last year he won the race aboard E. K. Careys Silver State, oddly enough, he defeated Jimmy the One by the naiTowest of margins.

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