Divide Polly Drummond at Delaware: Menolene Gives Ten Foes Weight, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-09


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, , - ; Divide Polly Drummond at Delaware : : LEO EDWARDS Bee Arr will carry his colors in the Pontiac Optimists Purse at the Detroit Race Course today. Menolene Gives Ten Foes Weight Natasha in First Half With Dickey Stable Filly; Fanford Faces Unbeaten En Rapport By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE, PARK, Stanton, Del., June 8. Continuing to attract the cream of the crop for its added money fixtures, Delaware Park tomorrow offers the 17th running of the 0,000 added Polly drummond Stakes in two divisions. The two-year-old filly affair, a dash of five furlongs, will be offered as the fourthvand fifth events, with 11 and 10 starters, respectively. Heading the first division is Dickey Stables Menolene, who already boasts victories in the Gulfstream Park Dinner, Singing Tower and Rancocas Stakes for earnings of 5,750. She will be opposed by the following: Claiborne Farms Curtesy, Maine Chance Farms Fantine .Busher, Cornelius W. Whitneys Whitewash, Belair Studs Natasha, Murlogg Farms Adored, Allen H. Smiths Fast Dance, H. H. Polks Lindas Dream, James A. Bayards Alapo-cas; Mrs. P. A. B. Widener, H.s Sly Vixen, and Louis Lee Haggin, n.s Hen Party. Menolene, with such an impressive record, which includes five victories in seven starts, likely will come up the choice in this end, despite the fact that in carrying 122 pounds she will be conceding from six to 12 pounds to her rivals. Courtesy and Fantine Busher finished second and third as named behind Menolene in the recent Rancocas and will be out to reverse that order on their conquerer. Courtesy is credited with two victories in four starts, while Fantine Buster has a victory in two starts. Natasha Speedy Sort Natasha has started but twice and is reputed to be one of the quickest fillies in the country. After finishing second in her debut, she was a winner down the Widener chute while covering five furlongs in :57. Behind her on that occasion, beaten but a length and a half, was Fast Dance, who had won her only other appearance. Adored compiled a good record in New England, while Whitewash and Lindas y Dream have raced well over this track, the latter being second in her only start, while Whitewash was third in a swiftly run dash. Sly Vixen was third in the filly division of the National Stallion, while Hen Party and Alapocas appear to be the outsiders. The second division of the Polly Drummond boasts a pair of clever local winners in Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords En Rapport and Foxcatcher Farms Fanford. The former won in :59 flat to remain unbeaten in two starts, while Fanfords graduation race was only one -fifth of a second slower. The opposition for top pair mentioned - t the preceding paragraph is comprised of the following: Haggins Smart Devil, Reginald N. Websters Sorceress, Claibornes Delta, Starland Stables Noors Dream, Barclay Stables Reddy Ro, C. E. Mather, H.s Gay Reaper, Boncrist Farms Sue Pat, and Alan T. Clarkes Nowleesha. Delta was second in the National Stallion and also is credited with a pair of victories during her four-race campaign. Smart Devil, second to En Rapport here, was runner-up in the Lafayette Stakes in Kentucky. Also on tomorrows card is the second in a series of five Montchanin Handicaps, which increase in value and distance with each running. Heading " tomorrows mile and a fur Jong version are Irritate, who was disqualified last week, and Adopt, who was moved into the top spot. Others named are Biloxi, Requisition, Blimey, Gloriette, Flambeau, Windy, Royal Admiral, DAmoso, Searsie, Tosca and Vasco Da Gama.

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