Count Fleet Just Gallops in Belmont; Consistent Miss Dogwood Wins Steger: Triple Crown Is Colts Big Reward; Sets Time Mark for Stake in 25-Length Win--Mrs. Ames Captures National Stallion, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-07


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i MRS JOHN HERTZ Her great three yearold Count Fleet made turf history Saturday when he added the Belmont Stakes to his long list of victories Count Fleet Just Gallops in Belmont Consistent Miss Dogwood Wins Steger Triple Crown i Colts Big Reward Sets Time Mark for Stake in 25Length Win Mrs Ames Captures National Stallion StallionELMONT ELMONT L I N Y June 5 A color ¬ ful and enthusiastic crowd of 19290 New York racegoers assembled at Belmont Park this afternoon to hail American turfs brown wonder Count Fleet a descendant of Englands spotted wonder The Tetrarch as he established some more records iu capturing the Diamond Jubilee running of the classic Belmont Stakes StakesOpposed Opposed only by Foxcatchers Fairy Manhurst and Beverley Bogerts Deseronto the phenomenon from Mrs John Hertz fashionable string was the medium of a new record New York tote play on a single horse and won by a mere matter of 25 lengths in 228J5 for the mile and a half thereby establishing a new Belmont Stakes time mark by shaving twofifths from War Admirals standard Second to the Count was Fairy Manhurst almost completely unnoticed by the awed attend ¬ ance He finished three parts of a length before Deseronto DeserontoThe The son of Reigh Count bowled to the front at the outset as is his exhilarating technique and simply improved his posi ¬ tion from there to complete his quest of the American Triple Crown with the Wood and Withers thrown in for unpre ¬ cedented good measure measureMinus Minus Pool of 1591202 1591202This This tour de force added 35340 to his earlier earnings zooming his bank account to 250300 The Westchester Racing Association paid off at the legal minimum of 1 to 20 though at one stage of the wagering Count Fleet showed less than 1 to 100 and eventually went off at about 1 to 99 The net cost of the minus pool to the association was 1591202 1591202Count Count Fleet caught a perfectly dry racing strip over which to perform for the first time this season and again made the watches sing as he bowled along under a wrap all the way in 12 23 35 48 100 112 125 137 150 203 215 and 22815 Longden reached for a new and tighter hold on his mount after the first six furlongs ex ¬ plaining after dismounting I thought ha would win just as much money without breaking the track record recordMrs Mrs Hertz colt came back scarcely drawing a long breath and hardly having turned a hair which attested the skill of trainer Don Cameron His charming ownerbreeder led him in before a battery of newspaper and movie photographers photographersContinued Continued on Page TwentyEight Count Fleet Gains Triple Crown Win WinGallops Gallops to 25Length Score In Belmont Stakes and Sets New Time Record for Fixture FixtureContinued Continued from Page One OneThe The latter shot every phase of the whole historic proceedings from the time Count Fleet strode proudly into the saddling pad ¬ dock for use in a movie short in process of development developmentThe The days secondary attraction was tha thirty first running of the National Stal ¬ lion Stakes for juveniles in which Long champs Farms filly Mrs Ames outgamed Greentrees colt Stir Up inches on the post in what was one of the days most spirited contests contestsStanley Stanley Gould of the War Activities Committee again auctioned the feature winners colors previous to the decision of the Belmont and Mrs Hertz gay yellow banner was won by Maj Albert Warner Film actress Ilona Massey appeared in the winners ring to accept them on Major Warners behalf His bid was 50000 In ¬ cidentally Gould announced that the total sale of War Bonds at the park on Memorial Day was 338000 at the final tally in ¬ cluding bonds sold after the auction pre ¬ ceding the Suburban renewal renewalThe The story of the Belmont is soon told Count Fleet went to the front under wraps finished the same way and drew out before Fairy Manhurst and Deseronto farther and farther as the race progressed He was actually heading into the home stretch skipping around the hot corner while the other two were midway that bend and only those onlookers with panoramic glasses providing an exceptionally wide field could see all the participants without swinging about aboutMrs Mrs Ames Best in National Stallion StallionFairy Fairy Manhurst was a length or so in front of Deseronto all the way in a private feud for the 5000 second money which fell to the former while Deseronto earned 2500 third award Mrs Ames heroine of the Fashion in her racing debut returned to action against some of the smartest males of her age hereabouts in the thirtyfirst National Stallion and certified her initial showing by defeating Greentrees Stir Up in a game performance performanceStir Stir Up had Mrs Ames beaten at the furlong pole after the latter had led most the journey but Atkinson kept gouging at the Longchamps representative and she renewed her efforts repelling the colt in a bitter duel duelThree Three lengths away Vietta racing for George Widener finished in third place in a field of seven two lengths in advance of Eternity Fillies thus were first and third

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