High Scud Sets Kent Stakes Record: Whips Alls Fair by Six Lengths, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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High Scud Sets Kent Stakes Record Whips Airs Fair | By Six Lengths Runs Mile and One-Sixteenth In 1 :42!/5 Under King Ranch BannerWith Han ford Aboard By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 14. — King Ranchs High Scud injected himself into the already muddled three-year-old picture when he established a new mile and a sixteenth track record of 1:42 in accounting for the 15th running of the Kent Stakes here this afternoon. Max H. Glucks Alls Fair was six lengths behind the winner and almost five lengths in advance of Herb C. Boorses G. R. Petersen. Gliding over a track which was at its best, the bay Bernborough colt, under superb handling by Ira "Babe" Hanford, picked up a net purse of 2,350, which was more than twice the figure he had earned prior to the Kent. Backed into slight favoritism by the estimated crowd of 21,500, High Scud returned .70 for each . Carlton Heinickes Lets Live, making his initial appearance in stakes company, sprinted to the fore going by the clubhouse and was responsible for an opening quarter in :222/5 and a half mile in :46. He was closely pressed by G. R. Petersen and Mrs. Janet Hoaglins Lot-A-Brass. Hanford, cool, calm and collected despite being in what could have become a precarious position along the inside, eased his mount through leaving the backstretch and rounding the turn, then took to the outside to engage the pacemaker. Lets Live made a valiant effort to withstand the bid of the Kleberg colt, but he simply was no match and wilted under his six-furlong speed of 1:10%. Once on the front end", High Scud rapidly and clearly demonstrated his superiority, bounding clear with apparent ease as Hanford continued to sit chilly. AHair Closes Fast Alls Fair, under come-from-behind Conn McCreary, was allowed to trail the seven-horse field until straightened for the stretch run, then zoomed from the outside to dart by all rivals but High Scud. Only Lot-A-Brass seemed able to offer an excuse, being badly impeded during the stretch run. It is doubtful, however, that the action affected the final outcome of this Kent renewal. J Bayard Sharps Hannibal, pacemaker in 1 the Kentucky Derby and idle since failing in the Withers, displayed sensational speed , in the fourth race when he lowered the six-furlong track record to 1:09 flat, lopping a 1 second and one-fifth off the previous i standard held jointly by Winter Wheat and . General Staff. The sophomore son of Roman — War Jitters was ridden by Pete 1 McLean and held an advantage of five * lengths over Mrs. Ellsworth H. Augustus* Goodwillow. Addison Cammacks Holystone was third. Hannibal was a prohibitive J choice at .70. 1 Hannibal, winner of the Albany last * year, and Experimental Free Handicap No. J 1 this spring, was a bullet from the start in 1 this dash, skipping the opening quarter in :22%, and the half-mile in :45. He steadily [ drew clear without urging and went out ■ seven furlongs in 1:22%. His record-break- ing time for the six panels was but four- fifths of a second slower than Boleros 1 world record of 1:08%. Following the race, owner Sharp and 1 trainer Bill Passmore stated that Hannibal ; would be flown to Chicago on Wednesday I and next week-end will compete at Arling- * ton Park in the seven-furlong 0,000 added Warren Wright Memorial.

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