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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 17, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseOhday May the stars and stripes Page i Derby decision official Cavalaris suspended of Alsville by. Ass at Churchill Downs of Jally declared Forward pass 6968 Kentucky Derby Winner wednesday night and suspended w Cavalaris and Robert bar i Trainer and assistant train. It n try a Cofer of dancer s image. Cavalaris and b a r n a re Are forbidden to enter any race rack through june 13 As a re ult of an illegal medication of mid in a urine specimen from dancer s image after the May 4 the three stewards nearly 48 hours behind locked and guarded doors of a hearing chamber ruled that the $122,600first prize would be Given to Calumet farms whose for Ward pass finished second in he s hat second second Money of $25,000 goes to Saddle Rock farms Francie s hat third Money of $12,500 Tob Amazon farm s . Com Mercial and the $5,000 fourth Money to Kentucky Sherry owned by mrs. Joe w. s image owned by Boston Auto dealer Peter Fuller was placed last Fuller who has said he will not allow dancer s image to Start in saturday s Preakness unless Cavalaris could Saddle him left Louisville by plane be fore the Steward s ruling was announced. He was to make Astop in Chicago in route to bal stewards indicated More investigation was merited in therase and referred it to the state racing commission for although Fuller was unavailable for comment after the Rul ing a source said he undoubtedly would Appeal it to the state commission. That must be Don within 20 Days. The stewards ruling has no effect on parimutuel betting on the Downs announced last week that a chemists re port had found Phenyl Butanone and or a Deri Yotive thereof inthe routine urine Sample taken from dancer s image after the Derby. Under Kentucky racing rules a hearing was scheduled and both Cavalaris and dancer image were ineligible to take part in racing until it concluded. Eligible for Preakness the issuance of the stewards ruling thus makes dancer s image eligible for the Preakness where entries Are due thursday at 10 . In Baltimore. The three stewards Leo Odonnell Lewis Finley or. And John g. Goode spent three Days hearing More than 40 hours of testimony from 11 wit Nesses. They then spent another fou hours carefully drawing up their two Page ruling. Fuller and Cavalaris returned from Baltimore on the final Day of the hearing spent about two ours m the locked chamber Sthen went upstairs to u the Dav s regular racing Iney told us we could leave no As Thev knew where to Fuller sad. Trying to pick winners a Evic fid events from his of View since the race track Here announced last wee that Phenyl Butanone had been found in the Post Derby urine Sample from dancer s image. I realize the situation Churchill Downs found itself in Fuller said. They wanted to do the right thing there is no doubt about that. No one questions their wish to do right but the actual fact is another mat Churchill Downs at first announced that dancer s image had been disqualified and the$122,600 first prize would be turned Over to Calumet farms Forward pass. Later the stewards said there would be no official action until a hearing was held. The hearing the stars and stripes i Frazier will defend title9 against Ramos new York up Joe Fra Zier was to sign thursday to defend his share of the world heavyweight title for the first time against fourth ranked Man Uel Ramos of Mexico june 24 in Madison Square Garden. It will be the first fight forthe philadelphian since he won a share of the vacant title Withan Lith round technical Knock out against outclassed Buster Mathis March 4 in the Garden. The unbeaten Champion 1964olympic heavyweight titlist has a string of 20 pro victories including 18 knockouts. Ramos has reeled off 15consecutive victories including 13 knockouts in the past two years to run his record to 21-6-2. He arrived from Mexico Cit wednesday afternoon to attend the 1966, the 25-year-old mexican had a spotty record and during one stretch he went eight straight bouts without a sparring partner of Clay won adult 15-round Jerry Quarry decision overcast month to during there suffered Disma Lall his Victory stretch , he started his winning Streak in 1966, and his victims included Eddie Machen James j. Woody and Ernie Terrell. The bout will do Little to determine an undisputed heavyweight Champion Ali Cassius Clay who was stripped of the Crow by most commissions for refusing to be inducted into the army last year still is recognized As titleholder in afew parts of the world and the Man in the Street probably won t be too eager to accept any new Champion until the deposed Champion is beaten. Joe Frazier emerge As Champion from the world boxing association s elimination is recognized As Champion in five states Newyork Pennsylvania Illinois Massachusetts and Maine an Mexico. Terms of the contracts for the Frazier Ramos bout have not been disclosed but the customary split for title fights gives the Champion 40 percent and the challenger 20 percent of the , who is several inches taller than Frazier at 6-foot-3,said he has a knockout in mind but has t considered which round. The fight is 15 rounds and i la have time to figure out which round he said. I saw Frazier on television and he can hit with his left but i can hit with Bot hands although my left is Best. First defense i m a began monday the original announce ment Fuller said he had received 2,500 letters from racing fans Only an infinitesimal amount like maybe five unfavourable to the other Day i d read one of the letters to Cavalari Sand he would cry. Then he d read one to me and i d cry. Finally i said we be got to Cut this out Fuller of the mail will be an swered he added but form let ters will have to suffice. We could t possibly do it any other Way he said. I Don t have the same feeling about the Preakness though he said. I Haven t received an messages and i sure Hope that in t taken the wrong Fuller referred to his prediction before the May 4 Derby of How the race would be run. Could see dancer s image com ing from last and running Dow Forward pass in the stretch he even pretended to be a track announcer calling therace that Way at a party he held on Derby was a marvelous horse race regardless of the night Mare that followed it. I la never forget it and i Don t say that sarcastically at All. I really never Fuller a wealthy Boston Auto dealer and sex Boxer put his stamp of approval on a move to take urine specimens from the first three finishers in the Preakness and said he believe the Derby will do the same next Kentucky racing rules Call for Only the Winner and one other horse in the Field selected by lot to be tested. Inthe Derby the random horse was Kentucky Sherry which finished fifth. It s an excellent thing to test the first three Fuller said. How can it be anything but Good Jimmy Ellis former Texas cops Sec title due to cancelled tilt Austin Tex. Up the weather has handed the univer sity of Texas the Southwest con Ference baseball championship. Rain forced cancellation of doubleheader with Texas am and a new conference Rule barred replays so Texas won the title. The longhorns finished the sea son with a 12-4 record. Thu was second with 13-5. Image s Preakness status Uncertain Baltimore a dancer s image status for saturday s Preakness was More a question Mark than Ever after Churchill Downs stewards announced lat wednesday night the Colt s Trainer had been suspended. The announcement of the sus pension of Trainer Lou Cavalaris and his assistant Robert bar Nard through june 13, came after dancer s image s owner Peter Fuller had left Louisville ky., in route to Baltimore. The two men were suspend Edas a result of an illegal pain killer disclosed in the Colt s system by a Post Derby test. Dancer s image also was officially disqualified and Forward pass was made Winner of themay 4 Derby. Fuller had said that dancer image would not run in the Preakness if Cavalaris was sus Pended. However it is known that Cavalaris had urged Fullerton run the Colt regardless of his status As a in the Day Francie s hat the third finisher in the 170 predicted for indy pole three a Nwa Napolis ind. A Mauo Andretti who has broken motor qualifying record Iii m Iye is is confident the tried ? o Barrier will be Shat 85? pcs Urcelay s qua Ifica May so 52ncl 50�-mile cd Nazareth pa., Driver a a poll wednesday that the top average in Satur Day s 10-mile runs will be 170.6 . With a Best Lap of 172.3.the first Day s Best in the two weekends of qualifications will determine the pole car the no. 1 starter. About $40,000 in Spe Cial prizes is distributed in the trials s current qualifying record for the Speedway set last year is 168.982 for the 10miles and a Best Lap of 169.779. Predictions in the poll of 15top Drivers averaged 170.406 for the pole car saturday with abet Lap of 171.307 and a mini mum of 163.62 to make the 33-car starting Field. Dan Gurney of Santa Ana,calif., International racer who Gobi Winitt d on pug 20 Derby was declared out of the Preakness by Trainer Jimmy called the Pamlico racing Secretary s office from new York and said Al Lippe s Colt has a he did not elaborate. Later Conway said in Newyork that Francie s hat had come up with a swelling in a ankle and that he was advised by a veterinarian not to run Thebolt. Meanwhile dancer s image was feeling Frisky just three Days before the 93rd running of the Preakness following first tapping of his bothersome right ankle. Anxious moment but there were some anxious moments tuesday night for his handlers at Pamlico following the stable connection said the tapping of the fluid in the ankle was done with Cavalaris present before Cavalaris left for fort Erie out., and then for Louis Ville for the continuing stewards hearing into dancer s image s disqualification in the Kentucky Derby. Tuesday night he just would t walk the Section said of the Colt. You could t move him but today he is feeling dancer s image walked with his full weight on Tae ankle grazed and was in noticeably Good spirits wednesday. He Yas scheduled to Gallop Luve mile thursday. The tapping of the sore or filled joint is not an Niu sual practice around thoroughbred tracks. The fluid is withdrawn from the joint which then i Given an injection of cortisone. Many human athletes undergo the same treatment. A Veteran Trainer who do snot have a mount for the Preakness said it is common for horse to come up sore for a time after undergoing an initial tap Ping. The other hopefuls for the Preakness also took it easy wednesday with no workouts held. Charles Engelhard s Jig time galloped and was expected to work five furlongs for the Preakness had to be in by 10 . Thursday and Skinner said he would de cide about Yankee lad after seeing him work. If Yankee lad goes he is expected to join 10 other 3-year Olds for the second jewel of the triple Crown. Post time is 5 30 p.m., 11 Start in the 13-16 mile test it would have a Gross purse of $197,200, with $144,700 to the Winner making it the richest triple Crown race Ever. The current record is the �194,000preakness in 1967. Other probable Preakness starters Calumet s Forward pass mrs. Mildred Beall s Martins Jig Gene Goff s no double Rob Ert j. Kleberg s out of the Way . Haven s Polex Hubert phipps1 ringmaster Rich Ard Dufour s and Joseph Rich Ards sir Beau and John Nero s Wood pro

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