Rancocas Stakes Brings Out Dozen Stylish Juvenile Fillies: Warsick May Rule Slight Favorite Over Hy, Floria, Sub at Garden State Park, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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JOCKEY W SAUNDERS Rode Omaha Omahato to his Preakness and other Triple TripleCrown Crown victories Rancocas Stakes Brings Out Dozen Stylish Juvenile Fillies Warsick May Rule Slight Favorite Over Hy Fiona Sub at Garden State Park ParkGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 14 The 10000 Rancocas Stakes Garden State Parks principal fixture for twoyearold fillies drew a stylish field of 12 for its sixth running here tomorrow Ten interests are represented in the five furlong dash dashHeadlining Headlining a stellar weekend program the Rancocas will be offered as the fifth event and will be followed by the sixfur ¬ long Cooper River Handicap which drew an overnight field of 10 of the best handi ¬ cap sprinters on the grounds The Cooper River worthy of main event billing itself carries a purse of 7500 7500Coupled Coupled in the overnight Rancocas field are Ella K Brysons entry of Eternal Danger and Just Lovely and the J M Roeb ling tandem of Copper Hill and Champlain The lineup also comprises High Ground Stables Hy Glenelg Stables Wilhemine Miss Helen Higdons Warsick Walter P Chrysler Jrs Sub Mrs Alfred Roberts End Play Brookfield Farms Imacomin William Helis Floria and Hugh A Grants Roguish Mood MoodWarsick Warsick Miss Helen Higdons wellbred daughter of War Dog Sickle Comb is the only major stakes winner in the group having accounted for a division of the Din ¬ ner Stakes at the Fair Grounds New Or ¬ leans but six other members of the field have been impressive winners over the local course By all odds it is the most evenly matched field drawn for the popular fix ¬ ture since its inaugural in 1943 1943Because Because she has trained so well for the engagements and holds the distinction of being a stakes winner Warsick may rule a slight posttime favorite although Wilhe ¬ mine Sub Hy and Floria are almost cer tain to boast a fair share of support supportWarsick Warsick defeated some very promising colt rivals in capturing the New Orleans event and her recent trials at Churchill Downs from where she only recently ar ¬ rived left little to be desired Warsick is slated to be handled by George McLeod a saddle veteran who can be counted upon to make no mistakes t tWilhemine Wilhemine displayed impressive speed in defeating Hy Lady Alice and a number of other fleet fillies in a four and onehalf furlongs dash last Monday That was the first start of her career and the manner in which she came again in the stretch after all but bolting to the outside on the turn augurs well for her ability to stretch her speed an additional sixteenth of a mile mileHy Hy is a well educated youngster who came off her defeat by Wilhemine id trounce a smart field of rivals of her own sex in a fivefurlong dash in 101 over a sloppy track The High Ground Stable miss has fine actions and appears to be cut out to be a good one Sub won with speed to spare here on Monday winning by five lengths in IQlVs over a fast track trackThe The dark bay fillys score was all the more impressive since she was forced to take the overland route to accomplish her victory victoryBoth Both of Mrs Brysons colorbearers have been winners Eternal Danger registering a smart victory last month at Jamaica while Just Lovely entered the winners circle dur ¬ ing the Hialeah Park meeting meetingProvided Provided the track is fast for the week ¬ end program track records may be jeop ¬ ardized in the sixfurlong Cooper River Handicap which attracted such sterling sprinters as Senoril Scholarship King Dor sett Lighthouse Irisen Frozen Custard Jerrys Best Inroc Erigeron and Turbine King Dorsett Inroc and Turbine all must shoulder 118 pounds while Jerrys Best is the lightweight under 103

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