Too Timely Takes Coaching Club Oaks; Hasty Kiss Continues Winning Ways: Askmenow Soundly Beaten at Belmont; Texas Filly Draws Away From Headley Miss and La Reigh In Stretch of Route Test, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-27


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ROBERT J KLEBERG Too Timely made it a double in the Coaching Club American Oaks for his King Ranch silks Dawn Play having carried off similar honors in the 1937 renewal of the Bel ¬ mont prize TooTimelyTakes Coaching ClubOaks Hasty Kiss Continues Winning Ways Askmenow Soundly Beaten at Belmont Texas Filly Draws Away From Headley Miss and La Reigh In Stretch of Route Test TestELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 26 Too Timely a halfsister of Market Wise took her heritage seriously and flaunted the King Ranchs somber brown colors to the most important triumph of her career at Belmont Park this afternoon when jockey George Woolf hustled her to the end of the 10000 added Coaching Club American Oaks three and a half lengths in advance of Hal Price Headleys highly fancied Ask ¬ menow the runnerup runnerupLa La Reigh performing for Anothony Pel leteri was third of a classy field of six to arrive at the finish in this mile and a half American version of the famed Epsom Oaks She was beaten two and a half lengths for the place Tack Room was rather an abject fourth before Pomrose and Evaporate EvaporateThe The successful Texan came from half a dozen lengths off the pace at the far turn challenging La Reigh and Askmenow at the furlong ground then drawing off steadily under continued pressure to complete the searching distance of this threeyearold filly classic in 235 ordinary time even in view of the sloppy track condition By virtue of this triumph Too Timely added 13250 to earlier earnings and rewarded her scattering of backers at the rate of 960 for 2 2La La Reigh in Tight Quarters QuartersThe The condition of the course may or may not have influenced the result but Pom rose performed as if allergic to the going There was some swerving through the final I furlong La Reigh was sandwiched between Too Timely and Askmenow and pinched off rather sharply after which both the Discovery filly and the Pimlico Oaks hero ¬ ine drifted out outThe The lightest attendance of the New York turf season to date was present for this twentyseventh running of the Coaching Club American Oaks The gathering totaled 6453 at the turnstiles but it was a very fashionable assemblage Following the de ¬ cision of the stake Robert J Kleberg ap ¬ peared in the winners ring as his filly was unsaddled and accepted the ornate Coaching Club of America trophy from Reginald Rives leader of the club clubMembers Members of the Coaching Club enter ¬ tained at luncheon before the races as per custom and among those present for this fete were Richard Gambrill William Wood ¬ ward Walter Jeffords W Plunkett Stewart George Widener Joseph E Davis S D Rid RidContinued Continued on Page Three Too Timely Scores In Oaks Renewal RenewalKing King Ranch Filly Administers Sound Beating to Askmenow In Route Race at Beimont BeimontContinued Continued from Paoe One Onedie die A G C Sage George Bull and F Skiddy von Stade Witnessing the days sport from the clubhouse were Col E R Bradley Mr and Mrs John Hertz and other prominent turf patrons including the oneman sartorial revolution Bing Crosby of movie radio and Del Mar fame fameIncidentally Incidentally todays was the King Ranchs second conquest of the Coaching Club American Oaks Dawn Play having captured that of 1937 1937After After scant delay starter George Cas sidy dispatched the Oaks field on even terms and in the sprint to the first turn Tack Room exhibited the most speed ac ¬ companied by the Headley duo of Askme ¬ now and Evaporate Tack Room was clearly out of her element before straigKt ening on the long back stretch at which point the Beaumont fillies moved off to a daylight lead while racing as a team teamLa La Reigh pegged the Kentuckians most closely moving down the far side with Woolf keeping right after Too Timely in order to remain within striking distance Leaving the far side of the course Askme ¬ now had assumed command as her run1 ning mate faded and La Reigh challenged on the outside o the Pimlico Oaks winner winnerNeck Neck and Neck Turning for Home HomeAskmenow Askmenow and La Reigh curved for home neck and neck while Too Timely now on full stride was forging to them on the outside outsideThe The three were abreast with the King Ranch filly evidently running strongest midway down the stretch At this juncture Askmenow swung out and the winner ap ¬ peared to go in slightly forcing Longden to snatch up the tiring La Reigh ReighA A few strides later Askmenow cracked and swerved out behind the winner who began drawing away That is the way they finished in Indian file order orderThe The Calumet Farm stable graduated the fouryearold Yukon from the maiden ranks at the expense of a dozen others at seven furlongs in the fifth race He was ridden by B Thompson and came from the rear of the pace to finish with speed in reserve Jimjoe owned by Hugh Dufford raced to the place while Saros owned by Mrs F Ambrose Clark was third The winner stepped over the distance in 127 and paid better than 5 to 1

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