Waverly Awarded Top Honors On Anamias Disqualification, Daily Racing Form, 1949-05-02


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Waverly Awarded Top Honors On Anamias Disqualification LINCOLN DOWNS, Lincoln, R. I., April 30. — Waverly scored his second triumph at this meeting for New Orleans owner Frank J. Grand when the stewards reversed the original order of finish in the featured Barrington Purse, disqualifying Sandy Lane Farms Anamia. The latter filly came from far behind to collar Waverly midway the stretch, crowded her rival into the rail while battling furiously in the late stages, and managed to be a short head in front at the finish. Mrs. J. M. Lingles odds-on choice, Dancing Gob, was two and three-quarters lengths behind and third, with Margaret Hickmans Psychic Fancy finist ing fourth in the field of eight. The official winner of the Barrington provided an upset and paid 7.00, while running the seven furlongs in the exceptionally swift time of l:262/5. Anamia was also a mild outsider, going away at odds of 7.70 to 1. The result of this event reflected an afternoon of many disappointments for the betting public, with four previous short priced favorites going down in defeat like I tin soldiers. The weather, however, was perfection with warm breezes drifting through the stands and not a cloud " in the sky. The estimated attendance of approximately 13,900 was generous, considering the competition now given this plant by Suffolk Downs, which opened its meeting in nearby East Boston.

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