Highfortidies Finally Enters Winners Ring: Outgames Oreling in Driving Finish for Half-Length Tally, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Highfortidies Finally Enters Winners Ring RingOutgames Outgames Oreling in Driving Finish for HalfLength Tally TallyDELAWARE DELAWARE PARK Stanton Del June 11 Nydrie Stables Highfortidies snapped a losing streak that had reached 13 straight here today when she outgamed Paul J Careys longshot Oreling a halflength in a driving finish in the featured Oak Orchard Purse Brandywine Stables Whip saw was third two and onehalf lengths behind Oreling and about a similar dis ¬ tance clear of Mrs T A Randolphs Enon who was fourth Hazel B MacCrowes stoutlybacked Dog OSullivan brought up the rear in the fivehorse field of matured routers who contested the one mile and a sixteenth event eventHighfortidies Highfortidies had been unable to gain access to the winners circle in 10 starts during the 1947 campaign and had fin ¬ ished no closer than second in three prev ¬ ious sorties during the current meeting The dark bay daughter of Jacopo En ¬ signs Up had been there or thereabouts on a number of occasions during her victory drought but todays effort in which she was clocked the mile and a sixteenth in 145 Vs by far was her outstanding effort effortA A preweekend throng of approximately 11000 witnessed the rather ordinary pro ¬ gram which was something less than formful Highfortidies however closed second choice to the wellplayed Dog OSul ¬ livan and paid 720 720Capably Capably handled by Larney Hansman the ultimate winner played a prominent role in the Oak Orchard from start to fin ¬ ish Hansman was content to let his charge settle in her best stride during the early stages but at that was never far from the pace set by Oreling who clung to the rail from the outset and saved ground to the very end endOreling Oreling continued his pacemaking surge around the final turn but both Highforti ¬ dies and Whipsaw the latter on the ex ¬ treme outside were drawing to the leader anjl the trio entered the lane almost as a team Highfortidies drove between his ad ¬ versaries to assume the lead right at the furlong pole and clung to a narrow margin of superiority to the wire Oreling proved a deadgame rival and fought it out dog ¬ gedly in the drive while gradually drawing away from the faltering Whipsaw Dog OSullivan ran rather wide on the first turn but other than that had no obvious excuse

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