Red Charger Wins Wright Memorial; Out Point Rallies to Take Edgemere: Passes to Market in Last Sixteenth, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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Red Red Charger Charger Wins Wins Wright Wright Memorial; Memorial; Out Out Point Point Rallies Rallies to to Take Take Edgemere Edgemere Passes To Market In Last Sixteenth Nick Wall Has Lazy F Ranch Colt Going Away at Finish; 32,200 View Aqueduct Sport By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 21.— Lazy F Ranchs Out Point, the outsider of the field, stunned a crowd of 32,200 today when he captured the thirty-third running of the Edgemere Handicap. The Shut Out colt, who couldnt raise a gallop in an overnight handicap for which he was favored on Tuesday, drew out in the stretch today to beat King Ranchs pacemaking To Market by almost a length. Rokeby Stables favored County Delight was two and a half lengths farther back at the end of the mile and a furlong and two lengths before Brookmeade Stables Greek Ship. Nick Wall rode Out Point, who paid 2.50 and stepped the distance in 1:50 Vs. The track record is 1:49, set by Brookmeades Sunglow in 1950 and todays strip was lightning fast. Out Point is a four-year-old son of Shut Out — Briarhone, by Sir Gallahad HI., who was scoring his first victory of the year. After two seconds at Belmont Park, he had turned in a b",d race at todays distance in his only other start this year. A maiden at two, Out Point won three races, including the Yankee Handicap at Suffolk Downs, last year. The 9,150 he earned today brought his total gleanings to 6,550. Double for Wall Wall completed a double on Out Point, having won the first race on Artist Life, and it was the veteran lightweights second stakes victory of the week. He captured Wednesdays Shelvin on Belair Studs Golden Gloves. The sport was conducted under cloudy skies, but three successful favorites in a row had cheered the form players prior to Out Points upset. The patrons invested 36,481 in the Edgemere, largest single race pool of the meeting. Bill Boland hustled To Market to the front at the start of the Edgemere and up to the eighth pole it seemed that King Ranchs recent acquisition was going to win his first race in New York, duplicating his Massachusetts Handicap performance and breaking a two-year jinx. As To Market bowled along at a rapid clip with Boland keeping him on his toes, Greek Ship, County Delight, Out Point, Alerted and Auditing formed a compact group behind him in the run around the clubhouse turn and down Continued on Page Thirty-Nine Out Paint Big Surprise In Edgemere Handicap Overtakes Pacemaking To Market In Final Sixteenth at Aqueduct Continued from Paae One the backstretch. Lone Eagle was several lengths in arrears, followed by Mameluke. To Market continued to lead his field by some four lengths rounding the far turn, where Out Point moved into second place along the rail, a couple of lengths before Greek Ship and County Delight, who seemed anchored by his 126 pounds. The pacemaker began to shorten stride a trifle curving for home, but was still a couple of lengths in the van and held that lead to the furlong pole. None of the others were getting anywhere in particular. Passing the furlong pole. Wall swung out from the rail with Out Point and sat down to ride one of his best finishes. The Shut Out colt responded willingly, while To Market wilted from his own pace and could offer little resistance as Out Point swept by him just inside the sixteenth pole and scored going away. County Delight ran an honest race under top weight, conceding 18 pounds to the winner and seven to the runner-up, but never really looked like a likely winner after the first quarter mile. Greek Ship was in contention most of the way, but lacked any rally for the finish. Alerted, Mameluke, Auditing and Lone Eagle followed the leaders under the wire and all four raced below par. | After the race Wall said, "I went to work on him leaving the backstretch because I j thought To Market might get too far ahead. He stood up well under the long drive." Bill Boland said To Market was "trying to get out at the first turn and he might have lost enough ground to cost him the race." Prom the stands it was evident that To Market was trying to get out, but it also seemed that Boland had been able to prevent his mounts losing any appreciable ground. Dave Gorman said that County Delight "had all the luck in the world and not an excuse." Rocco Sisto, who had complained of Belmont Park being "cuppy" the last time he rode Alerted here in the Suburban, today said that his mount "seemed all in and might need a rest." Nick Wall reported sick this morning and was going to cancel his mounts, but Dr. Kilgallen gave him something that settled his stomach. Mrs. Jan Burkes Squared Away equaled the six-furlong track record in the Audacious Handicap that preceded the Edge-mere, stepping the distance in 1:10% under a snug hold. The Piping Rock gelding was five lengths in front of J. Ambrose Clarks Tea-Maker at the finish, while Woolford Farms Delegate was a nose farther back. David Shaers Sun Rene completed the field, a length away. Eric Guerin rode Squared Away, who was a • solid choice, paying .30. A. G. Vanderbilt uncovered a running juvenile in the fourth race in the filly Hula, who skipped home a dozen lengths before Greentree Stables Blue Green and covered the five and a half furlongs in a sparkling 1:05% "oh the bit." The rather unprepossessing looking daughter of Polynesian from the good producer, Now What, was preceded by excellent reports and paid .90 for her debut. Eric Guerin rode her and came back to the winners circle wearing a broad grin as he anticipated stakes triumphs in the future.

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