Tangled Front-Running Winner Of Top Flight: Misty Isle Second In Belmont Park Stake; McCreary Sends Greentree Miss Into Long Early Lead and She Is Never Headed Thereafter., Daily Racing Form, 1941-06-07


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TANGLED FRONTRUNNING WINNER OF TOP FLIGHT MISTY ISLE SECOND IN BELMONT PARK STAKE STAKEMcCreary McCreary Sends Greentree Miss Into Long Early Lead and She is Never Headed Thereafter ThereafterNEW NEW YORK N Y June 6 Tangled won her first stake of the 1941 turf season as she sped to the front shortly after the break in the mile and a sixteenth of the Top Flight Handicap and led the rest of the way in that feature on the Belmont Eve program programConn Conn McCreary had the Greentree filly a length in front at the final marker but she was driven out to the limit of her capacity to withstand J E Wideners favored Misty Isle who was slowly closing in on her through the final furlong in earning second money C V Whitneys Dipsy Doodle was third four lengths away from the first two and just a nose in front of Jessie Gladys in a field of seven that went to the gate in the first renewal of this handicap for fillies and mares maresTangled Tangled earned 4800 for Mrs Payne Whitney through her performance and re ¬ turned those who fancied her chances 790 for each 2 The track was designated as fast but it still showed some damp streaks Tangled sped over the mile and a sixteenth distance in 23 46 111 137 and 144 in one of the keenest efforts at the route during the meeting She had up 110 pounds getting two from the runnerup and was tiring and drifting out through the stretch run as Misty Isle challenged outside her also forcing the favorite to go out outThe The sun shone out of a cloudless sky on the Westchester Racing Association grounds with a promise of continued fair weather and a fast racing strip for the decision of the historic Belmont Stakes The turnstiles showed a crowd of 11789 present for the running of the Top Flight The same day last spring 8880 were on hand Following the decision of the feature C V Whitney presented he silver plate going to the win ¬ ner to Maj Li A Beard who accepted it in the absence of Mri Payne Whitney WhitneyTWOHORSE TWOHORSE RACE THROUGHOUT THROUGHOUTThe The Top Flight was a twohorse race from the break Misty Isle broke first but Tangled was right with her and the latter gained command in a few strides with Dipsy Doodle leading the others It appeared in the run down the back stretch that Snider could run Tangled into the ground with Misty Isle but he took back and dropped his mount in behind the Greentree filly fillyTurning Turning for home Tangled still showed a couple of lengths in front and Snider came outside her for his run with iMsty Isle who obviously was the only one back of Tangled with a chance of running her down From the furlong post home Misty Isle dug in with her characteristic courage and was slowly getting to the limber Tangled in the last strides stridesThe The race was something of a procession with Dipsy Doodle continuing in third place from the start but like the winner she was hard pressed to save that award from Jessie Gladys GladysMiss Miss Discovery was going wide on the turn and Up the Hill never could reach conten ¬ tion after appearing a trifle sore going to the post postThe The first two are threeyearolds while Dipsy Doodle is a fouryearold

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