Pig Tails Earns Honors in Colleens; Askmenow, Nellie L. Top Acorn Field: Fourteen Compete In Belmont Stake; Count Fleet in Good Prep For Withers; May Have Six Rivals in Week-End Event, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-19


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Acorn Stakes 10000 ThreeYear ThreeYearOlds Olds Fillies One Mile MilePP PP Horse Jockey Wt 1 Who Me No Boy 121 2 Legd Bearer TAtkinson 121 3 Pomrose C McCrear 121 121J 4 Stefanita J Gilbert 121 121A 5 Best Risk A ARobertso Robertson 121 121J 6 Dairy Lady J Renick 121 121C 7 Askmenow C Bierman 121 121W 8 Nellie L W WEads Eads 121 121G 9 Opera Sfnger G GWoolf Woolf 121 121W 10 Too Timely W WMehrtens Mehrtens 121 11 High Bit NoBoy 121 121J 12 Cream J Thornburr 121 13 La Reigh J Longden 121 14 NOW Mandy C Bierman 121 121H H P Headley entry Who Me Ask ¬ menow Now Mandy G D Widener entry Pomrose Stefanita Pig Tails Earns Honors in Colleens Askmenow Nellie L Top Acorn Field Fourteen Compete n Belmont Stake StakeCount Count Fleet in Good Prep For Withers May Have Six Rivals in WeekEnd Event ELMONT L I N Y May 18 The filing of a representative entry of 14 glam ¬ orous threeyearold fillies for tomorrows 13th running of the 10000 added mile Acorn a useful Withers prep for Count Fleet and distance tighteners by several of the Suburbans leading aspirants bright ¬ ened the mornings activities down on Long Island IslandThe The Acorn is notable for the fact it promises a decisive conflict between Hal Price Headleys Pimlico Oaks heroine Ask ¬ menow and the Calumet Farms Kentucky Oaks winner Nellie L In addition this important filly special has attracted King Ranchs Too Timely and George Wideners Pomrose who were second and third re ¬ spectively to Askmenow in the Baltimore feature featureAskmenow Askmenow will have two capable running mates in the Acorn in Who Me and Now Mandy and this Beaumont team looms formidably as a stanch public choice prob ably at about 8 to 5 5All All Starters Carry 121 Pounds PoundsGeorge George Widener Belmonts president also has more than one entrant Bert Mul holland having named Stefanita in addi ¬ tion to Pomrose PomroseRounding Rounding out the field are Lt Col C V Whitneys Legend Bearer Cain Hoy Stables Best Risk Mrs W Plunkett Stewarts Dairy Lady Glen Riddles Opera Singer Brandy wines High Bit Tony Pelleteris La Reigh and James McHenrys Cream who is a very doubtful starter starterUnder Under the Acorns conditions each car ¬ ries 121 whereas Askmenow doubtless would be topweight were it a handicap If all 14 report to starter George Cassidy the theContinued Continued on Page Four Fourteen Fillies Clash In Mile Acorn Stakes StakesCount Count Fleet in Withers Prep May Have Six Rivals in Stake StakeContinued Continued from Page One Onewinner winner will receive a net prize of 10800 not to mention the prestige accruing to the winner of this affair affairMorning Morning railbirds at Belmont thought Count Fleets prep more useful than im ¬ moderately fast as so many of his training maneuvers have been Trainer Cameron obviously did not wish his charge to work fast for Longden broke him away unac ¬ companied and rated him in 24 36 49 115 and 128 for seven furlongs on the main oval galloping out the mile in 142 142Other Other Withers eligibles to work during the mornings training session were Fox catchers Suncap Wililam Zieglers Breez ¬ ing Home and Belairs TipToe TipToeSuncap Suncap and Breezing Home worked over the Belmont outsize main course the for ¬ mer moving over a very handy mile in 141 and the Virginian going seven fur ¬ longs in 128 in the same consummate style TipToe was worked a mile atnearby Aqueduct skipping along in 141 under a steadying hold holdIndications Indications at the moment are that the Withers field Saturday will be drawn from among Count Fleet Belairs TipToe W E Boeings Swift winner Slide Rule Victor Emanuels Baroque Foxcatchers Suncap Glen Riddles Survivor winner Strategic Allen Simmons Blue Swords and Bill Zieglers Breezing Home HomeBlue Blue Swords status is uncertain The work tab shows a single move of a half mile in 51 Monday at Jamaica for him since arriving from the Preakness in which he sustained a slight injury when leaving the gate However trainer Kelley has encouraged hopes that he will appear

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