Donnajack Wears Down Case Goods in Hollis: Head Separates Pair at Belmont After Five Furlongs in :56 3/5, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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Donnajack Wears Down Case Goods in Hollis HollisHead Head Separates Pair at Belmont After Five Furlongs in 56 56BELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 12 Mrs S L Kopalds Donnajack recovered after being almost knocked down at the start of the featured Hollis Purse here today and went on to wear down W Goadby Loews Case Goods the oddson favorite by a head Starmount Stables The Prince was two lengths farther back at the end of a sizzling five furlongs on the Widener straightaway and a length and a half before P H Faulconers Westover The first four to finish had all come from winning races racesDonnajack Donnajack was comparatively neglected by the crowd of 18085 and paid 1390 He is a bay son of Cosmic Bomb Almerry by War Admiral who finished up the track behind The Prince in his debut then came back with a surprise victory over a large field of maidens His time of 56 equalled the best of the meeting Evening Out having won the filly division of the National Stal ¬ lion at the same tempo tempoBill Bill Boland rode Donnajack giving him plenty of time to recover after he had been powdered by The Prince at the break Case Goods took an early lead followed by Westover who swerved in the early run ¬ ning The Prince and Blenfly who were fol ¬ lowed by Donnajack while Air Count couldnt keep up upNearing Nearing the stands Westover attempted to go between Case Goods and Blenfly and appeared a bit crowded by the latter while The Prince was right with them and Donnajack was still daylight away but be ¬ ginning a strong drive on the inside insideCase Case Goods shook off Westover and The Prince passing the eighth pole while Blen ¬ fly faded out of contention Just as the favorite appeared about to go on to a facile victory Donnajack stormed up on the in ¬ side and steadily wore the Case Ace filly down showing his head in front in the final stride despite the desperate efforts of Eddie Arcaro

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