No Blues Defeats Whosyourgal with Ease at Washington Park: Calumet Filly Draws Out to Four-Length Victory after Forcing Pace in Yo Tambien, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-27


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, No Blues Defeats Whosyourgal With Ease at Washington Park Calumet Filly Draws Out to Four-Length Victory After Forcing Pace in Yo Tambien HOMEWOOD, 111., June 26. — Calumet Farms No Blues, who has her sights set on Saturdays 5,000 Princess Doreen Stakes, qualified handsomely for that engagement when she won the Yo Tambien Purse at six furlongs at Washington Park this afternoon. Running the distance over a slow track in 1 :1545 under the guidance of Douglas Dodson, No Blues won with four lengths to spare from Whisyourgal as another Calumet filly, Sheer Luck, ran third, three lengths farther away. No Blues was prominent from the beginning. She was rated along not far off Whos-yourgals pace for a half-mile and when roused in the stretch she responded readily, getting to the front just inside the last eighth and quickly drawing away. Winners Stablemate Runs Third Whosyourgal displayed excellent early speed and though she readily gave way to the winner, she held on gamely to hold the , others safe. Sheer Luck made up some ground and in finishing third was two lengths in advance of the fourth horse, Even Stitch, who also turned in a com-I mendable performance. Miss Tartan, who performed as part of an entry with Its Her, raced prominently I to the homestretch and then faltered. No Blues and her stablemate were heavily i supported by the crowd of 13,000 and they , paid only .20 for . M. J. Hogans Drum Fire, winner of his I last start at Churchill Downs, made good Continued on Page Twenty-Eight No Blues Annexes Yo Tambien With Ease Over Whosyourgal Continued from Page One in his first start here by taking the fourth | race, a sprint of seven furlongs. He ran | the distance over the dull track in 1 :32 1k, j and that landed him home in front by three-quarters of a length as Pn.scilla Prim j ran second and Lucky Barney third. Drum Fire, ridden by Jess Higley, raced •along not far off the leaders to the home-1 stretch and then was on his way. Responding to energetic handling, he was up near the end for a hard-earned victory. While moving up in the stretch, he swerved out into Sky Wolf, but the interference was not serious, though it might have cost Sky Wolf third money, since he lost that share of the purse by only a nose. Needles Eye was the favorite, but he was practically left at the post and never threatened. Tommy Root, who this spring took over the training of the horses owned by Herbert M. Woolf, saddled his first winner for that patron when he sent the two-year-old Instanter out to take the five-furlong opening event. With Billy Nichols at the reins, the son of Maeda and Iggy came from a long way back in the stretch, got to the front in the last sixteenth, and drew out to win by three lengths. Bank Balance was second and Biz. the favorite, third. The second race was a sprint of six furlongs for older horses and it resulted in a decisive victory for Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hosiers Rogers Boy. Fergies Ariel was second and Anxiety third. Owner Woolf, trainer Root and jockey Nichols completed a double when Affiant, a three-year-old son of Lawrin and Gri-selda, making the first start of his career, proved a romping winner of the fifth race, another spin of six furlongs. Affiant sprinted to the front shortly after the break, increased his advantage on the turn and finally won by seven, lengths. Everquest came from back to get the place, while Walkin, who had been among the leaders from the beginning, was third. Mideau raced closest to the winner for a half-mile i and then gave up. Alarush, the favorite, did not threaten at any stage of ttie race.

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