Take Away Upsets in Hammond Purse; Queens County Easy for First Fiddle: Choices Fare Well As Aqueduct Opens; Gray Mulrenan Racer Whips Tola Rose by Two Lengths In Fifth Straight Victory, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-06


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JLTake Take JL Away Upsets in Hammond Purse Queens County Easy for First Fiddle Choices Fare Well As Aqueduct Opens OpensGray Gray Mulrenan Racer Whip Tola Rose by Two Lengths In Fifth Straight Victory VictoryAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 5 Mrs Eddie Mulrenans First Fiddle thrilled a crowd of 25553 at Aqueduct this after ¬ noon when he came from behind to zoom down the stretch for his fifth straight tri ¬ umph capturing the 10000 Queens County Handicap by two long lengths from A J Sacketts Tola Rose while Millbrook Stables Alex Earth was a game but tiring third another length and onehalf farther back and a length before Louis B Mayers Kings Abbey First Fiddle well ridden by Johnny Longden was a firm favorite paid 520 and was timed the mile and one sixteenth in 144 5 5First First Fiddle was the fourth successful favorite to register in the first six races as this inaugural program opened a span of 24 days here at the Queens County Jockey Club oval The son of Royal Min ¬ strel Rueful by St Germans was top weight under 126 pounds the same impost he carried in his last victory at Belmont Park The fiveyearold gray is unbeaten since the Northern season opened and also won the Louisiana Handicap at New Or ¬ leans during the winter winterBossuet Bossuet Sets Pace PaceBelair Belair Studs Bossuet endeavored to make a runaway affair of the Queens County George Woolf sending him to the lead as the field broke from the starting gate directly in front of the grandstand and having him daylight in front of Alex Earth Tola Rose Kings Abbey First Fid ¬ dle Great Rush and Famous Victory as the field swung round the clubhouse turn turnBossuet Bossuet opened up a sixlength lead going down the backstretch and First Fid ¬ dle moved past Kings Abbey into fourth place but there was a gap of three lengths between Alex Earth and Tola Rose RoseThe The Belair runner began to shorten stride as they sped around the far turn but was still several lengths on top while Tola Rose and First Fiddle both moved up on Alex Earth EarthCurving Curving for home First Fiddle looped his field sweeping past the legweary Bos ¬ suet Alex Earth and Tola Rose without serious effort

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