Light Jean Takes Top Honors at Ascot Park: Marks Second Victory of Meeting For Canadian-Owned Campaigner, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-06


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Light Jean Takes Top Honors at Ascot Park Marks Second Victory of Meeting For Canadian-Owned Campaigner By BOB HURLEY Staff Correspondent ASCOT PARK, Cuyahoga Falls. Ohio. May 5. — Frank Seremba Jr.s Circle Y Stable, which is leading the list of winning owners at this meeting, added another victory to its ledger when Light Jean looped the leaders at the head of the stretch in the 6V2 furlongs sprint and drew away for a two and a half length win over L. S. Oberholsers Atesa here today. It was the second victory at Ascot for Light Jean and the 11th time that trainer Frank Hannon had saddled a winner for the Canadian-owned stable. Montreal born jockey Andre Boucher also picked up his 11th winner in the yellow and green silks of Seremba, whose family once was associated with the old Blue Bonnets track in Montreal. Light Jean raced the distance in 1:21% and paid .80 as the second successful favorite in the early races. A crowd of 4,300 Continued on Page Forty-Nine Light Jean Takes Top Honors at Ascot Park Marks Second Victory of Meeting For Canadian-Owned Campaigner Continued from Page One attended under near perfect weather conditions. Tony Grogan rode a pair of winners on the early program as he guided Robert Jones Colonel Lad to a half length win in the opening race and then came back with Paul Lushers Darling Son in the fourth to register by a length and a quarter. Colonel Lad paid .00 while racing 6*2 furlongs in 1:21% for his maiden victory and a 4.40 Daily Double resulted after William C. Gillens Bull Vixen scored a game half length win in the second under Russell Olivers Handling. Bull Vixen was alertly handled in the 7 furlonrs dash, raining the rail at the head of Ihe lane and then holding off a late bid of Alas Alacrity while tuned in 1:29 for the di:, lance The Canadian-bred daughter of Bull Pare paid 0.90 Individ ually. hor.aiis second win was scored over the 11-11 miles distance with Darling Son Coming from far off Ihe pace to post a . » mutuel over I held of sninlai ly Ohio owned I hoi our.hbieds DailuiK Son was I lined in a moderate I •!!»*-. for Ihe dis lance Willi Ihe pan ol winners Ihe Mill and r.!ih oi ihe meeting ioi Orognu

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