Twilight Tear Will Face Ten Opponents in Acorn: Calumet Queen Seeks Sixth Win In Row While Meeting Whirlabout, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-17


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Twilight Tear Will Face Ten Opponents in Acorn AcornCalumet Calumet Queen Seeks Sjxth Win In Row WhileMeeting Whirlabout WhirlaboutELMONT ELMONT L L N Y May 16 Metro ¬ politan turf fans will get their first 1944 glimpse of the Queen of the Fillies at Belmont Park tomorrow when Calumet Farms Twilight Tear will face 10 others of her age and sex in the 10000 Acorn Stakes onemile counterpart of Englands 1000 guineas This daughter of Bull Lea Lady Lark by Blue Larkspur who is said to be able to outrun Pensive winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness has won five of her starts this season and was only beaten three times in her career of 12 races Ben Jones pensioner will be ridden by Conn McCreary who has been her regular pilot this season and who was aboard Pensive in his first two segments of the Triple Crown Incidentally the only time McCreary didnt ride Twilight Tear this season was her debut at Hialeah when she ran third behind the speedy veterans Mettlesome and Adulator AdulatorWhile While Twilight Tears New York debut is sure to attract a huge throng to Belmont and she is equally certain to be a short priced favorite there is plenty of conten tion in the Acorn Her rivals all of whom will carry 121 pounds in this mile are Foxcatcher Farms Galtown Mill River Stables Miss Biscuit Belair Studs Dora Dear Longchamps Farms Donitas First Brandywine Stables Everget Brookmeade BrookmeadeContinued Continued on Page Twenty

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