Hal Price Headleys Remove Surprise Victress of Fashion Under Bill Boland: Daughter of Revoked Beats Ruddy at Belmont; Lasswell Rides Three More Winnes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-10


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Hal Price Headleys Remove Surprise Victress of Fashion Under Bill Boland I Daughter of Revoked Beats Ruddy at Belmont; Lasswell Rides Three More Winners BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 9. — Hal Price Headleys Remove drew out in the final furlong of the Fashion Stakes at Belmont Park today to score by three and a half lengths over Greentree Stables Ruddy, who led Mrs. Wallace Gil-roys Johns Ex by almost a length. A. G. Vanderbilts Sweet Talk finished three lengths out of the money after duelling with Ruddy for the early lead. Bill Boland rode Remove. Oddly enough, the Texas lads last three trips to the winners circle were all after stakes. He won the Kentucky Oak with Aris Mona on Friday, the Derby with Middleground on Saturday and startled the throng of 20,338 with Remove, who paid 9.50, 4 and .50 across the board today. The time was :52%, the same that Combat Boots required for the four and a half furlongs of the opener, a claiming race. Belmonts president, George D. Widener, parlayed some bad luck in the Fashion. His Sungari ran away almost the length of the straightaway before the start, after unseating George Hettinger. Then, when the start came, Poppaea broke slowly, then wheeled suddenly, throwing Doug Dodson over her shoulder and followed the field without a rider. Dodsons luck was considerably worse, as Poppaea jumped on him, fracturing several ribs and puncturing his left lung. At Wideners request, Dr. Alexander P. Kaye hastened to Mary Immaculate Hospital to consult with the surgeons there. The 29-year-old Canadian-born rider was conscious, but suffering from shock. Remove was far back in the early stages of the Fashion, while Ruddy led in the middle of the track before Sweet Talk, who was racing along the outside rail, with Johns Ex close at hand on the inside and Sungari also nearby. As the field approached the stands, Ruddy, Sweet Talk and Johns Ex were spread across the track, followed by Sungari, Short Hills, Es-condida and Remove. The order didnt change until the eighth pole, where Boland sent Remove up with a rush and the brown daughter of Revoked — Laatokka took command with authority, drawing away with every stride. Ruddy held on gamely, but was no match for the winner, while Johns Ex ran an even race. Continued on Page Forty-Two Remove Surprises in Fashion Triumph Under Bill Boland Continued from Page One Sweet Talk tired badly at the end, as did Sungari. None of the others cut much of a figure in the race. Mrs. Henry Nias Cup King, who raced Middleground to a neck finish in one of the Columbia trials this spring and went wide when a beaten favorite in his last start at Jamaica, was made the choice in the six-furlong fifth race. He didnt have the services of Glen Lasswell, however, and finished fourth, while that lad was completing his second triple in as many days on William Helis Almahmoud, for whom the "bug" was waived, as the California apprentice could not make the 104 pounds that the filly would have carried with the allowance. The Mahmoud filly got home three and a half lengths before Circle M Farms Endurable, who led Lazy F Ranchs Due Reward another neck, while Cup King was a half length out of the money. Almahmoud paid 5.80. Lasswells other winners were War Blues in the second and Highbinder in the fourth.

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