Miss Neleen Makes Show of Rivals at Fairmount: Ellis Homebred Crosses Wire Almost Two Lengths to Good, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-29


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Miss Neleen Makes Show Of Rivals at Fairmount Ellis Homebred Crosses Wire Almost Two Lengths to Good FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., May 28. — The silks of James C. Ellis, owner of the Dade Park, were carried to an easy victory in the fourth race at Fair-mount Park this afternoon when his homebred Miss Neleen, a daughter of Sweeping Tide — Neleen, made a show of Wortman and Berrys Wasp Waist; Mrs. R. J. Doyles One Atom and six other two-year-olds that met in the first two-year-old race of the local season, which was contested over the four-furlong distance. The Ellis filly broke from an outside post position and although she started fifth in the nine-horse field, raced to the leaders with a rush and, before traversing the first three-sixteenths of the dash, was racing on even terms with Mister Easy, who was coupled with Wasp Waist. It did not take the daughter of Sweeping Tide long to shake off Mister Easy, the ultimate winner opening up a commanding lead when straightened out in the stretch and, while Wasp Waist and One Atom made a bid after passing the last eighth, they were unable to threaten the Ellis colorbearer and Elvie Hust eased her up in the concluding strides as she went under the line of finish, nearly two lengths before Wasp Waist, who had a half length advantage over One Atom at the end. Double Light closed some ground near the finish to be fifth, while following the W. C. Gillen colorbearer. At the end of the sprint were Kenwood Blitz, Sunsleep, Capt. Patrick, Mister Easy and Dinarzade, finishing in that order.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1946052901/drf1946052901_4_5
Local Identifier: drf1946052901_4_5
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800