Wiley Fox Leads throughout Sprint: Repeats Recent Win in Pimlico Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


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Wiley Fox Leads Throughout Sprint Repeats RecentWhi In Pimlico Feature Nash Guides Campbell Filly To Half-Length Tally Over Busy Pat; Raise You Scores By PALMER HEAGERTY PIMLICO. Baltimore, Md., May 10.— Mrs. H. A. Campbells Wiley Fox, a three-year-old Gallant Fox filly, from the Equipoise mare, Requip, scored a front-running victory in the six-furlong Rhine Maiden Purse, this afternoons featured event. Thorncliff Farms Busy Pat was second, beaten a half-length, with High Ground Stables* On, third. John E. Hughes Afterwards and P. T. Connors Elope completed the field. The attendance of approximately 11,000 was slightly over the usual week-day crowd and a corresponding increase in the mutuel handle was expected. Several good-betting races were on the card, including the feature, which saw Wiley Fox, at .60, a co-favorite with Busy Pat. Ronnie Nash, in driying Wiley Fox to her fourth victory of the year, completed a saddle double, having won the second race with Useless. On was knocked out of contention immediately after the start, which may have made Wiley Fox task a bit easier. The Campbell filly sprinted into a clear lead in the opening quarter, was nicely rated for a half-mile, at which time Busy Pat, under Jack Robertson, lodged her challenge and was on even terms. Busy Pat Drifts Out Unable to wrest command, Busy, Pat commenced drifting out, and finished well off the rail while failing by only a half-length. On, despite her early trouble, recovered well to get within two lengths of the top pair in the early stretch, only to fade from her efforts to reach contention. Afterwards, too, flattened out during the drive, as Elope continued to lose ground while trailing. Happy Hill Farms Raise You, a stakes winner as a juvenile in 1948, won her first race since that season when she was first home in the Challedon Purse, secondary attraction. The daughter of Case Ace was timed in 1:11J4 for the six furlongs and paid .40. Dick Rozelle handled the winner, who outsped Brookmeade Stables Music and Mrs. J. V. Stewarts Singing Doll. Walter A. Edgars Jack the Great, a homebred juvenile son of Jack High— Directory, launched his campaign in successful fashion when he won todays opener by three and a half lengths. A strapping colt. Jack the Great was handled by jockey J.R. Layton and completed four and one-half furlongs in :533s, "which is just one second from the track record and the fastest time of the meeting for the distance.

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