Lucky Devil in Romping Point o Woods Triumph: Coasts Home Before The Dervish In Belmont Park Route Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Lucky Devil in Romping Point o Woods Triumph TriumphCoasts Coasts Home Before The Dervish In Belmont Park Route Handicap HandicapBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L L N Y June 11 Brookmeade Stables Lucky Devil was an easy winner of the featured Point o Woods Handicap at Belmont Park today coasting to the end of the mile and a six ¬ teenth three lengths before Belair Studs The Dervish who led C V Whitneys Ghost Run another length and a half William Zeiglers Props finished another length out of the money while B P Whit akers favored Miss Request was fifth and Sunshine Stables Quite Alone the second choice was a faraway fifth Job Dean Jessop rode the son of Chance Play who lad won his last start at Suffolk Downs jucky Devil paid 1240 and ran the dis ance in 144 144A A crowd of 22434 turned out in pleas ¬ ant summery weather to view the calm before the storm stormIGng IGng Rhymer went to the front at the start of the feature and led for about six furlongs followed by Ghost Run and Lucky Devil then ran completely out of wind When King Rhymer stopped at the head of the stretch Ghost Run took com ¬ mand on the outside but Jessop quickly drove Lucky Devil through along the rail and drew clear in a few strides At the same time The Dervish moved up strongly from the rear ranks and also had no trou ¬ ble taking second money from Grost Run but failed to menace the winner winnerProps Props ran an even race while Miss Re ¬ quest ran even worse and Quite Alone was a distant trailer to the head of the stretch then failed to come into contention under mild punishment punishmentWilliam William Helis Ennobled scored an easy victory in the Short Hose Purse that pre ¬ ceded the feature though the margin was only threequarters of a length over King Ranchs favored Swap Out Eddie Arcaro had all he could do to hold the Count Fleet colt back of Swap Out to the eighth pole when he let loose an inch or so of the reins and Ennobled quickly dominated the situation Starmount Stables Option who is entered for tomorrows National Stallion Stakes finished five lengths far ther back after being with the leaders un ¬ der punishment for a half mile Cain Hoy Stables Dry Fly was a distant fourth Sec ¬ ond choice to Swap Out Ennobled paid 630 and was teletimed in 58

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