Big Mo Accounts for Delaware Oaks: Circle M. Filly Gets Home Before Dinewisely in Easy Style; Lily White Seventh, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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, Big Mo Accounts For Delaware Oaks Circle M Filly Gets Home Before Dinewisely in Easy Style; Lily White Seventh By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 21. — Breaking from the extreme outside in the bulky field of 14 three -year-old fillies, Circle M Farms Big Mo established a clear lead in the early stages and scored a convincing victory in the 14th and richest running of the mile and a furlong Delaware Oaks. F. Eugene Dixon, Jr.s Dinewisely was second, with George D. Wideners Fleet Rose third over Thomas Piatts Stagestruck. Big Mo, a daughter of Fighting Fox and Big Doings, was creditably handled by Nick Shuk and was just as cleverly conditioned by the veteran George Odom, who primed her for the nine furlongs in the slop in 1:52 flat. The 0.60 chance picked up a net purse of 1,425 while reporting three and one-half lengths in front of the fast-closing Dinewisely, while Fleet Rose held the others safe while faltering. Mrs. Moore Receives Trophy Today Despite inclement overhead conditions and infrequent showers, a large week-end throng of approximately 20,000 witnessed the third Saturday of racing during this 33 -day meeting. Mrs. Edward S. Moore accepted the handsome trophy emblematic of victory from Mrs. Esther duPont Weir. Oddly enough, it was Mrs. Moore who presented the trophy yesterday and Mrs. Weir who received it following the victory of her The Mast in the Georgetown Steeplechase Handicap. Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Lily White attracted the bulk of support in the Oaks, with Greentree Stables Knot Hole a close runner-up in this respect. Unfortunately, neither was able to make her presence felt in the actual running. Lily White finished seventh, with Knot Hole tenth. It was G. F. Stricklands neglected One Continued on Page Thirty-Nine Big Mo Wins Delaware Oaks With Ease Under Nick Shuk Continued from Page One Miss, a member of the mutuel field, who sprinted to the front in the run to the clubhouse turn. Her stay on the front end was short, however, as Shuk sent Big Mo into prominence from the outside and-wrested command soon after being straightened for the run along the backstretch. Fleet Rose, in the meantime, had attained prominence and was showing a fondness for the sloppy footing, holding the second position early on the final turn. Stagestruck, who arrived here for this meeting from Kentucky, took over the runner-up spot. However, in the vicinity of the three-eighths pole, with Fleet Rose third and King Ranchs Sufie injecting herself into a menacing position. Big Mo, clearly stamping herself as a first flight filly, continued to bound along with a commanding advantage as, like a bolt from the blue, Dinewisely, who had been last at the five-furlong pole, and tenth at the half-mile marker, became a threat. In the final run, Dinewisely continued an impressive spurt, as Big Mo, while being kept to her task with slight urging from Shuk, coasted over the finish line.

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