Free for All Sets Mark in Hyde Park; Whirlabout Romps to Gazelle Victory: Leads Throughout In Aqueduct Stake; Trims Good Thing by Four Lengths in Fast-Run Race; Fighting Don Wins Again, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-22


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GEORGE M ODOM Trainer of Louis B Mayers Whirlabout easy winner of the Gazelle Stakes at Aqueduct yes ¬ terday f fFree Free for All Sets Mark in Hyde Park Whirlabout Romps to Gazelle Victory Leads Throughout In Aqueduct Stake StakeTrims Trims Good Thing by Four Lengths in FastRun Race Fighting Don Wins Again AgainAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 21 Louis B Mayers Whirlabout proved her ¬ self a good filly at Aqueduct this after ¬ noon when she romped off with the 10000 Gazelle Stakes setting all her own pace and skipping the mile and onesixteenth in the sizzling time of 143 The daughter of Pompey Lost Horizon by Sir Gallahad III finished four lengths before Lt Alfred Gwynner Vanderbilts Good Thing who was another six lengths before Grand Thorns Leaving C T Chenerys Cattachiptico was fourth another two lengths back and a length before Col C V Whitneys Boojiana The track was offi ¬ cially muddy but owing to its sandy soil it was as fast as it has ever been as Fight ¬ ing Don demonstrated in the preceding race raceA A crowd of 19267 came out to witness the Gazelle despite the dismal weather and they saw a sparkling performance which was only mildly surprising as Whirlabout paid only 950 though she had been beaten three lengths by Plucky Maud in the Dela ¬ ware Oaks which was the last start for each of these lassies lassiesSpirited Spirited Battle for Place Award AwardWhile While the Mayer filly had no trouble skimming along in front from start to fin ¬ ish there was a more strenuous battle for the place honors Boojiana endeavored to force Whirlabouts pace for a half mile then tired and fell back steadily while Good Thing came on to make her futlie bid Leaving ran an even race and was just a bit outclassed but turned in her usual honest effort effortThere There was an incident during the run ¬ ning as Faro Queen bolted at the turn moving into the backstretch and almost went over the rail before Warren Mehrtens could restrain her Plucky Maud did not appear to like the track and floundered all the way never coming into contention contentionWhirlabouts Whirlabouts victory gave Longden a double as he won the opening race with Miss Mary Jane It also credited Louis B BContinued Continued on Page Three Whirlabout Wins Gazelle In Easy Style for Mayer MayerGood Good Thing Second at Aqueduct Fighting Don Triumphs Again AgainContinued Continued from Page One OneMayer Mayer with 8245 as her share of the purse purseMiss Miss Gertrude Donovans Fight Don qualified handsomely for his engagement in next Wednesdays Great American Stakes when he got to the front shortly after the start of the Banquet Purse fifth race and coasted cleverly to the wire to win by three lengths over Hugh McL Fen wicks Hillyer Court who finished only a head bfore Bert Pomeroys Gallantly Joe W Browns Junior Atlas was a pair of lengths farther back in fourth place at the end of this five and onehalf furlongs sprint

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