King Mowlee Overtakes Pollys Delay to Register Third Success at Pimlico: Clarke Campaigner Holds Length and Quarter Edge at Wire; Shuk Saddle Star, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-23


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King Mowlee Overtakes Polly s Delay To Register Third Success at Pimlico Clarke Campaigner Holds i Length and Quarter Edge At Wire; Shuk Saddle Star By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 22.— Alan T. Clarkes King Mowlee, who hasnt been worse than second this season, registered his third victory in five starts when he scored by a length and a quarter in this afternoons featured Golden Melody Purse, styled for claimers of the 0.0.00 q ,000 variety. Jerry McCarthys Pollys Delay was second as the public choice, lasting by two lengths over r. R0y McClarins Ab-bottstown. King. Mowlee is a four-year-old son of and Nell Mowlee, and is another boost for Clarkes theory of breeding his Mowlee mares to Charles E. Nelsons Equipoise stallion. The winner, in completing a double for jockey Rocco Sisto, was timed in 1:11% and paid .60 as second choice with the crowd of 7,846, smallest turnout of the current meeting. Pollys Delay sprinted clear along the backstretch and it was not until on the turn that Sisto sent King Mowlee to challenge for the lead. The two raced lapped around the turn, with King Mowlee driving to the fore entering the home lane. Trimship, too, joined the battle, but he faltered when set down for the closing drive and gave way to Abbottstown for the minor share of the purse. King Mowlee has now improved steadily in each of his starts. He won at first asking this spring for ,000, then moved up to ,000 to score a driving victory over Little Harp, who was a late scratch from todays race. The Clarke sprinter then was second for ,500 and second for 0,000, following those efforts with todays good score. Jockey Nick Shuk scored his third success of the afternoon astride J. L. Friedmans Blue Tail Fly in the seventh race. The winner was also the second of the day saddled by trainer Charles R. White who sent out Snowflakes in the fifth race. Blue Tail Fly paid .00. Nick Shuk, who is leading the riders during the current meeting, as well as during the entire Maryland spring season, added two more winners to his growing list while taking the third race with C. Ewing Tuttles More Better and the fifth race with Richard Carters Snowflares. More Better, a two-year-old, paid .20, while Snowflares was a .40 favorite. Mrs. D. G. Van Cliffs Polyphony, a 0.60 chance in the first race and Mrs. E. Haugs Landom, who paid 8.80 in winning the second race, paid 26.60 in the Daily Double. Polyphony was timed in 1:08% for five and a half furlongs, while Landoms race was one-fifth of a second faster.

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