Happy East Popular Lincoln Winner; Blenomar in Third Tally at Belmont: Arcaro Replaces Errico on Choice; Charfran Stables Sophomore Beats Eolus by One Length Over Mile of Singing Wood, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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Happy Happy East East Popular Popular Lincoln Lincoln Winner; Winner; Blenomar Blenomar in in Third Third Tally Tally at at Belmont Belmont Arcaro Replaces Errico on Choice Charfran Stable Sophomore Beats Eolus by One Length Oyer Mile of Singing Wood By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 2.— Eddie Arcaro replaced Conn Errico on Charfran Stables Blenomar in todays featured Singing Wood Purse at Belmont Park after the programs were printed, which affected the odds more than it did the result. Blenomar became a short-priced favorite and went on to score by a length over L. W. Jennings Eolus, who led A. L. Astes Homely Duke by another length, while Dave Shaers Springtale was five lengths out of the money. Blenomar, who had won two mile events at this meeting for Errico, paid .90 and was tele-timed in 1:31 Vs. A crowd of 23,689 turned out in ideal spring weather for the well-balanced program. Blenomar gave Arcaro a double for the afternoon as he had landed a dead heat on Cajole in the fourth event. DiMauro Astride Eolus There was another change in riders in the Singing Wood, apprentice Steve DiMauro replacing Conn McCreary on Eolus. Oddly enough, McCreary had been sending Eolus out on the pace, while DiMauro gave the Battleship gelding a "McCreary ride," coming from fourth place at the three-furlong pole to close with a powerful rush. Blenomar and Homely Duke cut out the pace in the Singing Wood-, with the winner racing on the inside. The pair were a head apart from the end of the first quarter to the eighth pole, with Blenomar leading. At the furlong pole, Homely Duke shoved his head in front for a stride or two, when Arcaro roused Blenomar strongly and the son of Blenheim II. — Sari Omar pulled away from his rival, who could offer no resistance when Eolus surged up at the finish. Far back of the leaders, Springtale and Rush Prince engaged in a bitterly fought private war for the 00 fourth money, with the former getting it by a nose. Potpourri, who usually finishes well, was in Continued on Page Three Blenomar Garners Third Win of Belmont Meeting Arcaro Replaces Errico Astride Victor in Singing Wood Purse Continued from Page One third place to the head of the stretch, then faded back to sixth. John "Trader" Clarks Quiz Song gave trainer Ikey Perlstein a chance to display a brand new cigar in the winners circle when she zoomed to the f inish of the Cinderella Purse almost two lengths before William Ewing|s Dark Favorite. It was another two lengths back to M. J. Kaplans favored Sunshine Nell, who led Brookmeade Stables Atalanta by two and a half lengths. Ray York piloted Quiz Song, who paid 4.30 as she scored her first victory in 11 starts this- year. The • daughter of Sun Again — Clever Song, by Jacopo, stepped the. six furlongs in a sparkling 1:10% over a fast track that was packed by the weekend rains. Beseech led to the far turn in the Cinderella, when Dark Favorite took command, followed by Sunshine Nell. Dark Favorite put the. favorite away at the head of the stretch, but couldnt hold Quiz Song, who surged up on the outside with a furious rush to take command at the eighth pole and score going away. Hal Price Headleys jCajole and Clara L. Ostrikers Blue Idle fought head and head down the straight course in the Whetstone Purse/with Eddie Arcaro and Ted Atkinson displaying their artistry to the full. At the wire, the camera couldnt • separate the odds-on favorite and the second choice, the pair finishing in a dead heat. W. E. Schlusemeyers Fiddlers Girl was a length away at the end of four and a half panels in :52. Cajole paid .20, while Blue Idle returned .60 and each of them paid a dime more to place than to win.

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