Sweet Nell in Neck Belmont Score: Calumet Sprinter Nips Murphs Deb, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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1 „ Sweet Nell in Neck Belmont Score Calumet Sprinter Nips Murphs Deb Popular Filly Gives Arcaro Third Win in Afternoon of Sloppy Long Island Sport BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 31. — Chargin between horses with a powerful rush in the stretch, Calumet Farms Sweet Nell scored a popular victory in the featured Green Vale Purse for fillies and mares here today, reaching the end of a sloppy six furlongs a neck before Danny Arnsteins Murphs Deb, who was almost a length before Dr. J. M. Lees God Child. NW. M. Wickhams Winning Stride was another four and a half lengths out of the money. Sweet Nell paid .30 and required 1:11% to complete a triple for Eddie Arcaro, who had won both juvenile dashes, the opener on Cosmic Lass and the fifth race aboard On Notice. A crowd of 16,070, smallest of the season, turned out for the post-holiday program, winch opened with a steady rain that gave place to cool sunlight by the time the feal ture was run. The track, which started out "good" became sloppy by the third race. Petal was first away from the gate in the Green Vale, but was quickly passed by Incidentally and God Child, while Sweet Nell was a close fourth in the run around the far turn. Murphs Deb began to move up rapibly on the outside nearing the three furlong pole, while Sweet Nell dropped back to fifth place. God Child Has Brief Command Turning for home, God Child took command and appeared about to draw away to a convinving score when Arcaro roused Sweet Nell inside the eighth pole and the daughter of Bull Lea from Nellie L. drove between God Child and Murphs Deb to score by a convinving neck under a powerful hand ride. God child faltered in the final yards, while Winning Stride ran over beaten horses for the minor share of the purse. Incidentally turned in a good race for her first start since April 18, and should benefit from the race. Sanford Stud -Farms Sacandaga, who. had come from a series of good races, made a show of his field in the Kings Park Purse, splashing home ten lengths before J. W. Nizleks Midwest in a respectible 1:43% with Willie Lester sitting still. King Ranchs Retamero was a length farther back and a half length before Clifford Mooers favored Nabesna, who last was seen by those who looked back far enough in the Kentucky Derby. Sacandaga paid .10. King Ranchs On Notice, a substantial bay son of- Nopr from Green Baize, by Case Ace, overcame the unfavorable number one post in the fourth event, a test for maiden colts at four and a half furlongs on the straight course, having speed enough to move over to the middle of the track without bothering any of his rivals. With Eddie Arcaro hustling him along, On Notice went on to score by a litle more than a length over E. M. OBriens Inkyank, who charged straight down the middle and led A. G. Vanderbilfs Alter Ego another four lengths. On Notice paid .60 and skipped through the slop in :52%. to give Arcaro a double." Master Edward had ridden Green Baize to victory in the National Stallion five years before she foaled On Notice, who brought 0,500 at last years Keeneland sales. It was.ihe second start for On Notice, who " had been unable to get off the inner rail in his debut. Mrs. Jean Cochranes-Cosmic Lass and Apheim Stables Cedar Jungle combined for a 3.80 Daily Double. Eddie Arcaro rode Cosmic Lass, who had. to withstand a long drive to take the opener by a head over Elmendorfs Karen Girl and required 1.00% for the five furlongs on the Widener straightaway, which was "good." Reginald N. Websters Pavette was a paddock tip in 7 to 2 from a high of 16 to 1, failed to raise this race, being backed down to less than a respectable gallop. Cosmic Lass paid .50 straight. Angel Valenzuela_piloted Cedar Jungle, who reveled in the footing, which [ Continued on Page Forty-Seven Sweet Nell Scores by Neck -In Belmont Distaff Sprint » Continued from Page TAree had become sloppy under the steady rain, and drew out at the end of the mile and a sixteenth of the second race to score by two and one-half lengths over Dunbar Stables Rush Along. Cedar Jungle paid .3,0 straight and was teletimed in 1 :47. Patiently ridden by John Cotter, Mrs. Mickey Walshs Repose came from far back to win the steeplechase by two Jengths over W. M. Duryeas Swords Point, who appeared "home free" at the final fence, but seemed to go lame in his right front leg in the run to the wire. W. C. Robinson Jr.s favored Cherwell ran an even race to be third, six lengths farther back. .Brookmeade Stables Kabyle, making his debut over obstacles, turned in a promising effort despite finishing last after making a couple of mistakes. Semper Eadem lost Bob McDonald at the water jump, while Alphabetical fell in the backstretch, breaking his right shoulder, and was humanely destroyed. Jockeys McDonald and John Schweizer escaped injury. Repose paid 1.70. High Tide Stables Indian File turned in the fastest six furlongs of the meeting when , he coasted to the finish of the seventh race in 1:10%, with Ted Atkinson steering. Lily-Ann Stables favored V-Two finished fairly well to be second, five and one-half lengths behind the winner and a head before A. J. Meslers War Command. Mrs. J. C. Silver-mansComets Glow was another length out of the money after setting the" early pace. Indian File, a repeater, paid .60.

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