Omaha Becomes Triple Crown Hero: Kentucky Derby and Preakness Winner Also Captures Belmont Stakes.; Son of Gallant Fox Emulates Feat of Noted Sire in Carrying Off Three of Americas Most Famous Races--Delphinium, White Cockade and Vale Victorian Finish in Order Named and Separated by Noses in National Stallion Stakes--Immense Crowd., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-10


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Ami A IT A nrirAiiJiriP nnnirfei r rri AH7M t inn A OMAHA AOMAHA Khi llMrS IStlPIi1 1 KUWN HrKll VIfirlllri HrKllVIfirlllri DlAUlllLiJ 1 Illl IiL vllv II 11 ilLliU Kentucky Derby and Preakness Win ¬ ner Also Captures Belmont Stakes Son of Gallant Fox Emulates Feat of Noted Sire in Carrying Off Three of Americas Most Famous Races Delphinium White Cockade and Vale Vic ¬ torian Finish in Order Named and Separated by Noses in National Stallion Stakes Immense Crowd NEW YORK N Y June 8 William Woodwards Omaha became a j triple crown winner at Belmont Park today when through a driving rain hejiarried off the rich Belmont Stakes to add to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness He was emulating his illustrious sire Gallant Fox which won the three in 1930 and the only other of like fame was Sir Barton which raced for J K L Ross in 1919 This running added 35480 to the score of the son of Gallant Fox and Flambino and as in his other triumphs of the year he was ridden by William Smoky Saunders Through the sloppy going that prevailed he ran the mile and a half in 230 After the finish Mr Woodward proudly led his colt back to the scales to the wild wildapplause applause of 25000 cheering enthusiasts that had braved the disagreeable weather for a great day of sport at the big Nassau County course courseA A length and a half back of Omaha was Walter M Jeffords Firethorn and he was the only one of the company to give the champion any semblance of battle for Wil ¬ liam Duponts Rosemont winner of the Withers over Omaha was eight lengths away to save third from Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilts Cold Shoulder The only other starter was Sir Beverley a stablemate of Omaha and he was beaten a full fifteen lengths by the Vanderbilt colt coltGeorge George Cassidy had no trouble with the five that went into the stalls and he sent them away in excellent alignment Cold Shoulder which had the inside stall at once jumped into the lead and Firethorn was in second place Saunders was in no hurry with Omaha after having him away and he soon took hold of the head of the son of Gallant Fox and rated him along close to the inner rail Sir Beverley followed his stablemate and Rosemont was last of the company companyRounding Rounding into the bade stretch Sammy Renick eased his hold on Cold Shoulder to have the son of Display go to the half mile ground in 48 and widen his lead to almost half a dozen lengths He was racing along so easily while enjoying this long lead that Continued on twentysixth page OMAHA BECOMES BECOMESTRIPLE TRIPLE CROWN HERO Continued from first page there seemed a chance of his sticking it out for the long gruelling test But Saunders had made no move with Omaha He had the colt under restraint as lie held his position while Workman on Firethorn seemed content to race with the champion and pay scant attention to the flying leader leaderRosemont Rosemont had moved up slightly while al ¬ ready Sir Beverley was entirely put of the contention and plodding along a bad last Still Cold Shoulder was airing along in front and it was not until nearing the long stretch that he showed any shortening of stride There Saunders began to move with Omaha For an instant Rosemont flashed up into the contention and Workman was right there with Firethorn and saving all the ground possible on the rail railRosemont Rosemont was through a furlong from the finish and Workman shot to the front with Firethorn but Saunders had moved up with Omaha at the same time and the Wood ¬ ward colt was right at his throat latch Under the powerful riding of Workman Firethorn hung on with great courage but Omaha was hot to be denied and Saunders riding with supreme confidence gradually drew away until he was over the line a comparatively easy winner winnerIt It was this effort of Workman that kept Firethorn so close to the champion and he easily took second place from Rosemont There was no question of his superiority over the others that raced the long trying distance distanceCold Cold Shoulder after all his exhibition of speed tired badly in the stretch run and it was evident that despite his sensational trial for the running he does not belong with the Woodward colt as a stayer Con ¬ siderable use was made of his speed by Renick but there was no time while he was sailing along in front that he was not under a snug restraint restraintOmaha Omaha was himself in the Belmont Wil ¬ liam Saunders who has ridden him in all his races declared following the colts im ¬ pressive victory Saturday SaturdayFor For the last day of the meeting and the greatest sporting day of the season the change in weather conditions drove the im ¬ mense crowd to the shelter of the grand stand In the throng there was a notable party of 200 from Pennsylvania headed by Governor George H Earl and the racing that was furnished under the uncomfort ¬ able weather conditions was sparkling with fighting finishes marking several of the con ¬ tests testsOne One of the greatest thrills of the season came in the running of the National Stallion Stakes when Mrs Isabel Dodge Sloanes Del ¬ phinium Ogden Phipps White Cockade and Mrs Silas B Masons Vale Victorian swept over the line closely locked in the order mentioned and a length and a half before Edward R BradleysBien Joli The others were in rather strung out order with C V Whitneys Triumphant far back of the field at the finish The race carried a net value of 11720 to the winner and it was a decided change in the misfortunes that have been following the Brookmeade Stable all through the season seasonDelphinium Delphinium caused some delay at the post by his unruly actions but the eight engaged left in good order though Triumphant was away slowly and then simply would not ex ¬ tend himself to be far out of the running at all stages Gilbert came over from his outside position with Delphinium shortly after the start but there did not appear to be any interference with the others The son of Blue Larkspur was soon showing the way but tie barely had his head before Vale Victorian while White Cockade racing out ¬ side of these was right in the contention Savings and Bien Joli were racing along on the inner rail and seemed to have ample room back of these leaders leadersThrough Through the final furlong Gilbert was forced to a drive on Delphinium and the colt responded gamely to doggedly hold his lead though unable to shake off either Vale Vic ¬ torian or White Cockade Thus it was that the three came to the finish only noses apart and so closely aligned that the actual result was in doubt until the numbers were displayed displayedThe The race run by Triumphant was the bit ¬ ter disappointment of the day and was so utterly different from his recent victory that it could only be attributed to the temper of the colt

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