One Count in Belmont Upset; Miss America to Biddy Jane: Odds-On Blue Man Is Unable To Stay With Jeffords Colt; Arcaro Drives Victor Out To Duplicate Sires Feat; 43,598 See Rich Fixture, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-09


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JOCKEY EDDIE ARCARO — Tied the modern record of five Belmont Stakes wirmers by guiding One Count to victory in Saturdays renewal of the classic fixture. One One Count Count in in Belmont Belmont Upset; Upset; Miss Miss America America to to Biddy Biddy jane Jane Odds-On Blue Man Is Unable To Stay With Jeffords Colt Arcaro Drives Victor Out T To Duplicate Sires Feat; 43,598 See Rich Fixture By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 7. — Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords One-Count charged to a two and a half lengths victory over White Oak Stables odds-on choice, Blue Man, in the eighty-fourth running of the Belmont Stakes today. It was another 10 lengths back to Cain Hoy Stables Armageddon, who was half a dozen lengths before Isidore Biebers King Jolie at the end of the classic mile and one half . Eddie Arcaro rode One Count, getting his fifth Belmont Stakes victory, and was roundly cheered by the throng of 43,598. .One Count, a son of Count Fleet, from the stakes winning Ace Card, by Case Ace, required a moderate 2:30%, setting most of the pace for the mile and a half. He paid 7.60, .60 and .80 across the board. First Stake Victory The Belmont was the first stakes victory for One Count, who had finished second behind Armageddon in the Withers and third to Blue Man and Jampol in the Preakness for his two most recent startsj He earned 2,400 today, richest prize in the history of the Belmont, bringing his total gleanings to 05,325, all but ,800 of it earned this year. Only six went postward in this edition of the third of the "Triple Crown" races, Master Fiddle having been withdrawn this morning, while Golden Gloves came out early this afternoon. The race was cleanly run from the start, with none of the five three-year-olds finishing behind the winner having any apparent excuse,..Blue Man, who was a 1 to 2 choice, was close to the pace most of the way and made a bid at the head of the stretch, but One Count came away from*him and drew out in the final yards, with Arcaro continuing to ride hard to the finish. It recalled the victory a few years ago of Jeffords Pavot, who won the Belmont by half a dozen lengths under Arcaro, but was "driving" all the way. Worked Solidly for Race . Trainer Oscar White had drilled One Count solidly for his Belmont, sending him a mile -and a quarter on May 31 and June 3, then finishing off with a half mile prep yesterday morning. The colt evidently thrived on the work, for he set or forced all the pace today and was the strongest at the finish of the long journey. Armadeddon set the pace to the clubhouse turn, was replaced by Sub Fleet in the backstretch, with One Count taking over near the far turn. The fractions from the start were :23%, :36%, half in :48%, five furlongs in 1:01, three-quarters in 1:13%, seven-eighths in 1:26% and a mile in4:38"%. The mile and a furlong was run in 1:51%, mile and a quarter in 2:04% and mile and three-eighths in 2:17. The final quarter was run in a modest :25%. The final time, incidentally, was identical with Pavots 2:30% in 1945, and Capots time in 1949. Armageddon went to the front as the Continued on Page Three JOCKEY LOIS C. COOK— Guided Biddy Jane to victory in the Miss America Stakes at Hawthorne. Biddy Jane Home First In Miss America Stakes Equals Track Mark at Hawthorne And Withstands Claim of Foul Continued from Page One strong candidate for two-year-old filly honors. She has beaten such youngsters as Tribe, Countess Jane, Happy Carrier, and Eddie Sue, all stakes winners. The net value of the Miss America to the winner was ,475, with the gross being 2,100. British Isles, who confined his efforts to grass races exclusively, won for the second straight time at the meeting over the greensward when he took the measure of seven others in the sixth race here today. The Irish-bred eight-year-old, performing in the silks of N. Raffelman, had the situation well in hand at all times, and taking over when ready won by two and one-half lengths from Fire Up, with Battle H finishing thirds Jockey Job Jessop handled the son of Flares to a nicety, and the horse, who was the second public choice of the day to connect, paid .00. The distance of the event, which was a claiming affair, was one mile, and Fire Up was the early leader, with British Isles close up and under restraint. Nearing the stretch bend on the three-quarter mile course, British Isles forged to the front and then drew away. His time was 1:38%, considered good for the turf course. British Isles, who "won five races last season, was entered to be claimed* for ,500, with no takers. He jan for ,000 in winning his last start. He accounted for over 2,000 in purse money last year. . The Daily Double paid 69.20 when Royal Bones, the favorite, won the first race, and Vi Dog, an outsider, took the second. Royal Bones was a rather easy victor, but Vi Dog was all out to register over the favored Troia. The distance of the opener was six furlongs and Royal Bones, ridden by apprentice Ronnie Baldwin, was rated off the early pace, while Top Choice, a maiden, was making the pace. Royal Bones took command in the stretch and it was all over. Top Choice lasted to be second over Sayre, who came from some distance back. Vi Dog, who was beaten 26 lengths here the other day, dropped down in claiming class to be victorious. She was never far away from the pace and bested Troia in the run to the wire. Brassfield, forced to race on the outside and bothered slightly by the winner in the stretch, was .third. Donald Wagner was the winning jockey.

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