Mimi Mine Takes Rotarians Purse; Dozen in Belmont Distaff Handicap: Parlo Topweighted for Initial 55 Test, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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Mimi Mimi Mine Mine Takes Takes Rotarians Rotarians Purse; Purse; Dozen Dozen in in Belmont Belmont Distaff Distaff Handicap Handicap Parlo Topweighted For Initial 755 Test Evening Out and Lavender Hill Entered in Mid-Week Golden Anniversary Stake By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent BELMONT PARK. Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 31. — Three champions are included in the 12 fillies and mares named to dispute tomorrows 0,000-added Golden Anniversary Handicap here at Belmont Park. This is an overnight event at seven furlongs that serves as a lucrative prep for the 5,000 Top Flight Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth one week later. The trio of stars is composed of Foxcatcher Farms Parlo, champion three-year-old filly of 1954 in the Daily Racing Form and The Morning Telegraph poll; Mrs. Charles Silvers Lavender Hill, leader of the handicap fillies and mares last year, and Mrs. George D. Wideners Evening Out, who was the champion juvenile filly of 1953 and prevented by a trick knee from regaining her high post last year. Though she will be making her seasonal debut, Parlo has been assigned topweight of 125 pounds, conceding three to Evening Out and eight to Lavender Hill, who usually wants considerably more distance. Registered in Four Stakes in 1954 Last year Parlo won the Delaware Oaks, Alabama, Beldame and Firenze Handicaps, carrying highweight in the last three and winning with the greatest of ease. The daughter of Heliopolis is at her best when fresh and when her races dont come too close together, her few poor efforts having been last spring when she was started back too soon after her Delaware Oaks triumph. Eric Guerin will be in the saddle tomorrow. Evening Out won at the first asking this spring, though tiring badly in the final stages of that sprint and barely staving off the closing rush of C. V. Whitneys Dispute. In her next outing, the daughter of Shut Out faltered badly at six furlongs and Continued on Page Forty-Eight Dozen Distaffers Start In Golden Anniversary Assign Parlo Top Weight Over Evening Out and Lavender Hill Continued from Page One could finish no better than third, beaten by Ros Clag and Miss Weesie. The latter, who led the Widener filly by a neck when receiving 15 pounds, will be back in T. F. Whites silks with 109 to carry, a spread of 14 pounds. Eddie Arcaro will again ride Evening Out, who has been training clev-.erly, while Bobby Bauer will be on Miss Weesie. Lavender Hill has showed little since winning the rich Ladies Handicap at a mile and a half here last fall, but showed some signs of a return to form in her last here oh April 28 when she came from last place to finish third to Lovely Wave and Sometime Thing at one mile. The Flushing H mare drops five pounds from that effort, will have Conn McCreary in the saddle and can again be expected to run over many of her speedier rivals in the final quarter. The others in this brilliant field, in order of the weights, are C. V. Whitneys Dispute, 114; Wheatley Stables Misty Morn and C. T. Chenerys Talora, 114 each; John S. Phipps Spinning Top, 110; Georgene O. Renicks Turf Sun, 109; Mrs. Joe Goodwins Oil Painting, 107; Clara L. Ostrikers Elenem, 106, and J. Camerons Brown Warbler, 102 pounds. No rider has been named for Misty Morn, who is the question mark of this event. The daughter of Princequillo broke a 22-year-old record for a mile and a sixteenth here last Friday, stepping the distance in 1:42 while merely galloping through the stretch. The track was phenomenally fast that afternoon and was cut up the next morning, but Misty Morn had preceded this score by two other victories. Because she was a rather "weedy" miss, Misty Morn was not nominated for any local stakes, including the Top Flight. No rider has been assigned as yet, but Ted Atkinson will probably be aboard. Of the others, Talora finished five lengths behind .Misty Morn while trying to concede nine pounds, but meets her at level weights tomorrow, while Spinning Top and Turf Sun occasionally came up with "big" races last year. Oil Painting, an invader from Kentucky, finished third to the Calumet Farm entry of Lap Full and Bubbley at Keeneland in April.

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