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Huahine Flies C V. Whitney Banner to Fore at Delaware Daughter of Phalanx Comes* From Last Place to Defeat Revetment in Jaycees Purse By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, T eh, May 31. — Sporting the popular silks of Cornelius V. Whitney, Huahine this afternoon charged from last position to account for the featured Junior Chamber of Commerce Purse at Delaware Park. The three-year-old daughter of Phalanx, from the 1949 Delaware Oaks winner, Nasophar, completed the mile and a furlong Just a half length in front of Warner L. Jones, Jr.s Revetment, with Mrs. Joseph M. Cudohes Mrs. Caesar another length and a half back in third position. Huahine, whoTiad won but a single race in eight starts this year, was ridden by George Glassner and was timed in 1:54% over a track which was termed no better than good. The winner was a 5.20 chance with a crowd of approximately 9.000 which installed Marc Goldnamers Jerlou, a 13-to-10vChoice, only to see that Tiger Rebel colt finish fourth in the eight-horse field. Reyelmant Responsible for Pace Revetment has responsible for the pace in the days top offering, outsprinting Leslie Jane Stables French Nightie for command and taking so much from that gelding that he wound up a distant trailer. The next challenger for Revetments lead was Mrs. Colin MacLeods Chadail and he, too, flattened out badly following his unsuccessful bid nearing the stretch. The challenges of French Nightie and Chadail evidently took considerable from Revetment, for when Huahine moved boldly from the outside, the Jones colorbearer had little in reserve, with the result that he lowered his colors in the final strides. Credited with saddle doubles prior to the feature were jockey Nick Shuk and apprentice Stovall. The latter, under contract to Donald Ross Brandywine Stable, won with his employers Star Dancer at 6.80 in the fourth race, after having opened the program with a win atop Keystone Stables Changeling, another longshot at 0.40. Shuks pair of winners came in the second and fifth races, with Mrs. Guy Needys Affius and Glenn C. Smiths Pennsy Flier his successful mounts. Affius paid .20 as the favorite in the second race and completed a 62.20 Daily Double for those who had coupled him with Changeling, the first-race winner. Pennsy Flier was a 2 hazard in the fifth race, matching ,000 claimers. Longshot players had another winner in the third event when Willie Passmore drove Continued on Page Forty-Seven Hudhine Flies C. V. Whitney Banner to Fore at Delaware Continued from Page One Walter Wickes, Jr.s, Barrow to victory over a limit field of maiden juveniles. Barrow, a son of Arabs Arrow, paid 4.20 after scoring hy a half length over L. D. Frucht-mans Lumono. Third position was filled by Brandywine Stables Keelhaul.