BTW marquerty at the time had only won his maiden race.
Marquetry won two allowance races 2 weeks apart at Santa Anita, before his Hollywood Gold Cup theft (where he was carrying a ridiculous 110 lbs, to Farma Way and Summer Squall's 122!)
took a little bit of time to settle into American racing.
Hey Al, that maiden win Marquetry got in his first try at Salisbury? What kind of racing surface was that? Poly?