Gallimore Registers Triple at Cahokia: Astride Both Ends of Double; Maplewood Heads Card Today, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-02


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Gallimore Registers Triple at Cahokia Astride Both Ends of Double; Maplewood Heads Card Today By A. L. SHIELDS CAHOKIA DOWNS, East St. Louis, 111., May 1;— Apprentice R. C. Gallimore continued his winning ways by turning in another trio of scores here last night. Gallimore accounted for both ends of the Daily Double aboard Robert L. Ved-ders Tickle Ky. and James W. Norwines Gin Tonic to the delight of the fans who held tickets on the 6-3 combination which -was worth 3.20. Gallimores third vic-x tory of the evening came in the eighth race when he piloted the highly favored Pic-a-Gun to an easy eight-length score. The j-oung rider allowed his latter mount to settle in stride, drew back at the quar-*°r to sixth position in the seven-horse field ari, t°*or* the band reached the three-quarter markrvhe. moved the Pica-fort filly to the outside and came within a head of the leader. Con John, tb open a four-length lead in the stretch and was the easiest winner of the meeting thus far, enjoying an advantage, of eight lengths before Mr. Tab, who was a. length and a half in advance of Reune. Pic-A-Gun returned .80, .60. .40 across the board. Mattingly and Hardicks Eureka Belle captured the featured ,500 Harrisburg Purse, an allowance test for three-year-olds at 6V2 furlongs. Ridden by D. L. Shirey, the Sultan— Miss Phil filly had her work cut out for her to get the job dope. She broke with the field in good order and got to the top at the half to displace Easyrab. However, the latter came on again to head her in the late stretch, but was used up in the effort and Eureka Belle" came on and reached the wire one-half length in advance of Easyrab, who hung on gamely to be a- length --the best of Gayful. Eureka Belle returned .40 to win. Apprentice Robert L. Luntz, 16 years of age, rode the first winner of his career Wednesday night when he piloted D. C Armstrongs Scott City Girl to a close victory over Picnbus, and Varied, second and first choices, respectively. Young Luntz makes his home in Miami, Florida, and rode at the recent Sunshine Park meeting. The ,200 Maplewood Purse headlines Fridays card. At .Bi furlongs and an allowance race for three-year-olds and older, it has drawn a field of nine. Scheduled to match strides in the feature are Roscoe S. Hinds Marion Love, F. W. Evangers Fast Charger, Partlow Farms coupling of Sing One Song and I Will Fly, r. E. Lawyers Phils Last, J. W Sheridans First Four, Mr. and Mrs. E. C Logsdons Ambitious Kate, V. F. Crowders Miss Tribal and Ai Wellmans Our Battle. Fast Charger, the likely favorite, seems suited to the conditions of the race. He was fifth in the Inaugural Handicap here and should improve off that effort. Phils Last raced to advantage at this course last year, has a liking for the track and might offer strong contention, Marion Love, who will be ridden by Gallimore, the leading rider of the meeting, raced at Oaklawn Park before being sent to this point; was a winner at Fairmount Parlst last Tear and could »be a runner to be reckoned with Friday night.

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