Wright Memorial to Jumbo in Drive; Star-Enfin Victress in Astoria Stakes: Headley Colt Outruns Ruhe in Popular Arlington Score, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-28


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Wright Wright Memorial Memorial to to Jumbo Jumbo in in Drive; Drive; Star-Enfin Star-Enfin Victress Victress in in Astoria Astoria Stakes Stakes Head ley Colt Outruns Ruhe In Popular Arlington Score Bernwood Chases Two Sons j Of Menow Home in Initial Running of Sprint Stake By CHARLES HATTON ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, 111., June 27. — Hal Price Headleys Jumbo gained the distinction of winning the inaugural running of the Warren Wright Memorial Stakes here this cloudy afternoon, Doug Dodson sending to the front in a field of 17 leaving the gate and hustling him to the stand three parts of a length in front of Mrs. Emil Denemarks Ruhe. This Chicagoan was charging the Menow colt at the finish and his run carried him two and a half lengths before Brownell Combs Bernwood as the latter was beating Clarence Hartwicks plucky filly Sickles Image a photo for third place, 12,093 Witness Race Jumbos success was popular with most of the 12,093 present for this 0,000 added run of seven furlongs, as they backed him into favoritism in a rather open betting market. The going was fast despite showers about noon, and Jumbo carried his 114 pounds over the distance in 1:24. This was two second off Clangs course record, but amply fast enough. It was a well-run race for one having such an unwieldy field and the Beaumont colt might have benefitted a bit from drawing the inside rail at the starting point. However, several of the field were right with him the first furlong Continued on Page Forty-Two FRANK BARN ETT— Conditioned Jumbo for yesterdays winning performance. Wright Memorial To Jumbo in Drive Favored Headley Colt Beats Ruhe and Bernwood in First Running of Arlington Stake Continued from Page One and he simply had too much zip for them. It was one of his best performances, comparable to his triumph in the Peter Pan, where he beat Battlefield by a clear margin and it was worth 7,025 to his Lexington owner and breeder. The Wright attracted a good midweek gathering, considering the unsettled weather. After the running Warren Wright, Jr., presented trophies to the winning owner, trainer Barnett and jockey Dodson. Jumbo was one of few punctual favorites through the running of the feature, but the betting was brisk. Jumbo was the aggressor all the way in the Wright. He broke well and Dodson sent him into a clear lead going the first furlong, where Stop Gap was prompting him. Stop Gap continued to force the pace about a length and a half back into the turn, where he began jumping up and down. Dodson shook up Jumbo straightening for the run home and went to a hard drive to the last eighth as Ruhe made a rather belated rush that had him lapped on the winner at the stand. Ruhe was a bunch runner early, worked his way forward steadily around the turn, and struck hard down the outside leaving the eighth pole. He still was gaining at the end but too slowly to bring down Jumbo. Bernwood also rallied on the stretch turn, shot through between horses early in the home lane, but encountered a stubborn filly in Sickles Image, whom he barely beat for the third money. Sickles Image was giving most of the field weight, accounting for her sex allowance, and ran her usual stout race. The Hartwick colorbearer broke alertly from an outside posiiton and when she was outrun the first furlong, was permitted to drop about five lengths off the pace going to the far turn, to await the stretch run. Fisk had her clear though on the outside making the long curve into the straightaway and she boiled past all but Jumbo in a bold move to the quarter pole. She was tiring through the stretch, but stuck gamely to her task and just missed third money. Except for a brief flash by Heliowise the first three-sixteenths the others never were in the hunt. Baird Scores With Andy B. W. Robert L. Baird won the Northport Purse, as the fifth race was called, with Andy B. W., who races for Aarons and Hokin with Robust, an odd-on choice, out of the money. Andy B. W. simply took off and won by six lengths in 1:11%, with H. F. Krimendahls Roman Miss second in a sharp tussle with Will You Dance, racing for R. Lowe. Roman Miss earned her share of the purse by a nose. Andy B. W. returned 9.60. The sport began rather surprisingly for the chalk players when Rosily an Illinois-bred mare racing for Mrs. M. Grzyb, beat 11 other ,500 sprinters going six furlongs. Jockey Don Scurlock had her well placed just off the pace through the backstretch, drove her through between horses curving for home and beat Provident by a half length. Provident was last out of the gate but finished resolutely and was second another half length in front of Shaffie. The track was fast despite the rain, but the time was a sloppy 1:13ft. Rosily returned her backers 1.20. Rex Ellsworths Quick Solution, one of the first crop by his stallion, Khaled, beat 10 maiden colts and geldings with five furlongs in 1:00% in the second race. Doug Dodson had the mount on this Californian, sent him to the front when Jacktown stopped on the lead in the stretch, and won off by three lengths. Ace Captain, racing for Mose Lowehstein, made up some ground on the others through the home lane and was second by a head in advance of Tom Piatts Old Pat. Quick Solution was a weU played favorite and returned .40 in the tote. Eugene Constantin, Jr. showed what may prove to be a good colt in the third race, another five-furlong event for maiden male two-year-olds, when Georgie South brought Hierarch to the line with three lengths to spare over Haltom and had something left. It was Hierarch s first venture and he paid 7.40. The fourth brought together 10 ,500 sprinters at six furlongs and resulted in another purse for Herbert Woolfs Wool-ford Farm when Eye Catcher, well handled by Johnny Adams, won in 1:12%. The Bleu dOr filly hustled out of the gate on top and simply improved her position from there, finally beating M. H. VanBergs Rose Bed by three decisive lengths.

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