Bernburgoo Successful in Handicap: Along to Nose Out Silver State at Wire; Sportsmans Closing Crowd Of 19,950 Sees Bishop Star Tally; Nono Triples Again, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-12


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BERNBURGOO Captured the Sports ¬ mans Park Handicap in his first try this season over the Cicero course Bernburgoo Successful in Handicap Along to Nose Out Silver State at Wire WireSportsmans Sportsmans Closing Crowd Of 19950 Sees Bishop Star Tally Mono Triples Again AgainBy By Staff Correspondent SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero III May 10 William Hal Bishops fiveyearold Bernburgoo making his first start since being victorious in the Laurel Spring Turf Handicap came from last place in the early stages to rush through the stretch in the middle of the track and be up in time to gain the honors in the 15000 Sportsmans Park Handicap here this afternoon While he was clocked the 1 11G miles distance by the official docker for this newspaper in 145 which equaled the track record held jointly by Better Goods and Noble Imp his official time was regis ¬ tered on the board as 144 which is a new track record In defeating Silver State by a nose Bernburgoo ridden by Clrence Meaux paid 800 as the favorite It was the first victory at this meeting for both owner and jockey as well as the horse horseThe The attendance on a pleasant summer like afternoon was 19950 about an in ¬ crease of about 300 over closing day of last year yearAs As the field neared the far turn Bern ¬ burgoo made his move and started to pass horses while Gold Key was clinging to a slight margin over Royal Jester and both were going along steadily After leaving the backstretch Silver State the Inaugural Handicap winner started a strong move on the outside passed the early leaders and was three lengths on top into the stretch while Bemburgqo was moving on the out ¬ side and was fifth Silver State battling valiantly saved ground in the final eighth and 30 yards out it appeared as if he might last but the charge of Bernburgoo proved too much Holds on Well in Good Effort EffortThird Third place went to Royal Jester who held on very well after having run a good race and the Illinoisbred King Bebe a member of the mutuel field took fourth money Racetracker a handicap winner at the meeting was the second choice and racing wide early tuid was not a factor winding up in eightl place Gold Key tired and finished seventh seventhA A field of 12 raced in the closing days feature and the winners share of the purse was 9750 Gold Key victorious in both endurance handicaps at the meeting went to the front out of the gate to make the pace to be closely followed by Kopes Hope and Royal Jester in the early stages At the end of the first quarter Gold Key was still leading Royal Jester with Kopes Hope dropping back and Royal Dasher moving up Bemburgoo was in last place about a dozen lengths back of the leader Apprentice leaderApprentice Robert Nono who has been soing great guns here for the past week rode three of the first five winners includ ¬ ing both winners in the 11860 Daily Dou ¬ ble The Chicago lightweight had the mount on Black Despot in the first race md steered him down next the rail in the stretch to trim the favored Bob Morrow En the second Nono had Dudes Belle in advance of the others most of the way Prince Eric the favorite in the second pulled up lame Both the first and second events were at 6 12 furlongs furlongsNono Nono Displays Fine Form FormNonas Nonas third score came in the fifth and lie put forth a fine exhibition to win with Mr Rip after the latter had been headed iii the early running by Satin Parasall who finished second Again Nono saved ground an the stretch turn with his charge It was one mile affair affairShoot Shoot Man owned by H H Rendleman xnd ridden by John Sellers equalled the 6 turlongs track record of 111 established jy Pan earlier in the meeting when he won he Bull Prince Purse secondary feature iere today An outsider in the wagering 3hoot Man who was making his second start of the meeting paid 1920 in scoring jy a head over the favored Roses Gem vith Dr Joe Kay the second choice fin shing third in the sixhorse field

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