Westy Junior and Challite Win---Clipsetta to Foolish Moment: Westy Hogan Horse Scores Seventh Straight Victory in Belle Isle Handicap-Dixiana Filly, Daily Racing Form, 1936-06-08


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V : I Westy Westy Junior Junior and and Challite Challite Win Win Clipsetta Clipsetta to to Foolish Foolish Moment: Moment: Westy Westy Hogan Hogan Horse Horse Scores Scores Seventh Seventh Straight Straight Victory Victory in in Belle Belle Isle Isle Handicap Handicap Dixiana Dixiana Filly Filly Outruns Outruns Planetoid Planetoid in in Latonia Latonia Fixture Fixture LATONIA, Ky., June 6. Displaying a dazzling burst of speed, Dixianas Foolish Moment, which finished second to Murph in the Bashford Manor Stakes at Churchill Downs, easily accounted for the fifty-fourth renewal of the Clipsetta Stakes this afternoon and equalled the best time made in the five and a half furlongs dash when the brown daughter of High Time Indiscretion ran the distance in 1:06. J. T. Taylors Planetoid finished second, four lengths in the wake of the winner, while Hal Price Headleys Misapprehension finished third. Rockhome Stables Busy Lutrecia was a surprising fourth. Nine of the top notch fillies campaigning in this section went to the post for the historic stake, which netted Charles T. Fisher of Detroit ,680 for Foolish Moments success, while J. T. Taylor collected ,000 for second money. H. P. Headley received 00 for third, and Mrs. G. Simone, owner of the Rockhome Stable, got 50 for fourth place. With more than 10,000 enthusiastic lovers of the thoroughbred in attendance, Foolish Moment asserted her superiority over her rivals early in the race. Coupled with Dressy and Shootin High, the daughter of High Time broke from the position nearest the inner rail and, like a flash, went into the lead. Shootin High, running companion, was in second place, a length and a half away from the leader, with Planetoid, which broke rather tardily, working her way up to third place by the time the first quarter was traversed. As they reached the stretch turn Foolish Moment increased her margin to two lengths over Planetoid, and Dressy moved into third position, with Shootin High fourth. Straightening out in the stretch, the game little gray filly Planetoid issued a courageous challenge, but it was a futile one, for jockey Charley Stevenson let out a wrap on Foolish Moment and the speedy daughter of High Time demonstrated she had something left. On and on Foolish Moment went away from the challenging Planetoid, and when the finish was reached, held a margin of four lengths. Planetoid was only a half length in front of the fast-closing Misapprehension. The pace that Foolish Moment set was too fast for her opposition. She went the first quarter in :22, half in :46, five-eighths in :59 and the five and one-half furlongs in 1:06. The Gibson Hotel Handicap, six furlongs secondary feature, furnished plenty of thrills for the spectators and the fastest time for the distance during the meeting was recorded by Rosedale Stables Silk Mask, which was up in the closing strides to nose out Continued on third page. CLIPSETTA TO FOOLISH MOMENT Continued from first page. Erin Torch in the fast time of 1:11. Manners Man finished third. Silk Mask ruled favorite in the betting and for a time it appeared as if Rosedale Stables colorbearer would fail his supporters as Manners Man, Isaiah and Erin Torch headed him down the back stretch and on the far turn. Manners Man, Isaiah and Erin Torch were bunched as they headed into the stretch, and Silk Mask was forced to come to the outside for racing room. The four-year-old son of Masked Marvel II. Flying Cloud II. charged down on the leaders, gaining with every stride. In one great final lunge Silk Mask whirled across the finish line to be adjudged the winner. Coming from behind, J. J. Farrells Just Frank proved good enough to take down the verdict in the mile and seventy yards event, for three-year-olds, which served as the days opener. Erla, the favorite, finished second, and Sir Boston made up considerable ground to be third. Erla was hustled away from the post and into the lead before the clubhouse turn was reached. At the far turn Erla increased her advantage and appeared to be the winner as the stretch was reached. Just Frank, however, moved up rapidly under urging and steadily overtook the leader. Dixianas entry in the second race, a five furlongs sprint for maiden two-year-olds, ran one-two when Manager Mike easily defeated Lady Sara, while Toneys Girl drew third money. Breaking fast from his outside "post position. Manager Mike dashed into the lead before the first quarter of the sprint had been completed and continued to show the way throughout, reaching the finish line with a margin of two and one-half lengths. However, had not Lady Sara been caught in close quarters in the opening quarter of the race, the filly probably would haye given her running companion a stout argument. Sherbrook Farms seven-year-old gelding Camp Cook continued his winning streak, which reached ..four in a row, when he accounted for the third race on the card, a six furlongs dash attracting eight starters. French Princess, the favorite, finished second, and Jane Rachel was third. Despite " the fact that Camp Cook had won his previous three starts, he was overlooked in the betting, paying 5.40 for . Camp Cook carried 121 pounds and came from behind to overhaul the leaders in the stretch and win by a decisive margin. Favorite players connected for the first time during the afternoon when the F. L. B. Stable s Bolo accounted for the six furlongs sprint that was fourth on the program, but it required a courageous effort for the bay colt to stall off the belated rush of Gorgeous Lady in the final sixteenth of the race. Sky o Blue finished third. Restrained off the : pace for a half mile, Bolo began moving up rapidly on the outside as they swung around the stretch turn.

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