A Radac Scores Second Straight in Fairy Chant: Gelding Prevails over Hyperil; Hartack Retires with Headache, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-15


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ARadac Scores Second Straight in Fairy Chant Gelding Prevails Oyer Hyperil; Hartack Retires With Headache By PALMER HEAGERTY Staff Correspondent DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 14! — ARadac, who failed to win in his first 19 starts, won his second successive purse for the Rappahannock Farms of Charles Steiner when he took this afternoons featured Fairy Chant Purse at a mile and one-sixteenth in l:i64/s. The three-year-old Bolingbroke. gelding displayed a good late rush to prevail by slightly more than a length over Sylvester Richs Hyperil, with March Goldnamers Jerlou a similar distance farther back in third position. Despite continued cloudy conditions, a crowd of 12,622 witnessed the program. ARadac, the second winner of the day for Gayle L. Smith, was overlooked in the betting and returned 9.40. * Hyperil set out to make a runaway of the Fairy Chant, sprinting clear from his outside position in the run to the first turn and establishing a three-length advantage rounding the bend. During rauch of the race, his closest pursuer was Joseph Hol-seys-Our Country, while such highly regarded members of the field as W. Arnold Hangers Marzipan and Jerlou were far back in the ruck. Marzipan appeared to have hobbled entering the backstretch and failed to again settle into stride, though he did make up ground in the final furlong. ARadac was rated along in third position by Smith to the stretch, then displayed a good burst of speed as Hyperil, with a five-length lead at the furlong marker, went to pieces and gave way in the late stages. ARadac drove to the fore and reported with a length and a quarter to spare as Hyperil, one of the very few Hyperions running in this country, held a similar margin over the fast-closing Jerlou. Smith, who has been riding in excellent form during the local session, had previously accounted for the fourth race with Anita C. Heardk Namama, who, at .60, became the third winning favorite of the day. A two-year-old daughter of " Olympic Zenith, Namama was winning her fourth purse in seven starts and covered five furlongs in l:00y5. The other money horses were Brandywine Stables Star Dancer and Xanatl Farms Grand Opera. James J. Schwebels Maid o Athens was second over Peter Wischers Metisse.

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