Judy Rullah, Pretty Plunger Clash: Unbeaten Juvenile Fillies Top 14 in Pollyanna at Arlington, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-27


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Judy Rullah, Pretty Plunger Clash Unbeaten Juvenile Fillies Topi 14 in Pollyanna at Arlington Special Style to Accompany Latter Postward; Wright Headlines Saturday Card By J. J. MURPHY ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, 111., June 25. Judy Rullah; swift filly owned by Bwamazon Farm, and Pretty Plunger, from the stable of Mrs. Ada L. Rice, will meet in the Pollyanna Stakes here Monday. Vying with the two young stars will be a dozen other juvenile fillies, and if all start, the Pollyanna will gross 8,950, with the net value to the winner being 1,975. Pretty Plunger will be accompanied to the post by a stablemate, Special Style, and that will be the only coupling in the contest which will be at five and one-half furlongs. Rounding out the Pollyanna field are Emil Denemarks Waikiki, "Clifford Moo-ers Cherry, Charlton Clays, Fleet Flight, Hal Price Headleys Supple, T. D. Nolans Gay Dictation, Pollard and Harkins Re-questette. H. Racivitchs B r o o- k w o o d , Spendthrift Farms Miss Zami, Mrs. Joseph Tomlinsons Guard Rail, Valley View Farms Game o Hearts, and Howell and Smiths Grecian Ayr. Both Pretty -Plunger and Judy Rullah come into the Pollyanna with two -race winning streaks. Pretty Plunger registered each of her successes in stakes. She was a three-length winner at the Fashion at Belmont and later took the Rancocas Stakes at Garden State Park. She has a world of early speed and will be ridden by Willie. Hartack, the stable jockey. Dave Erb to Ride Judy Rullah will make her second Arlington Park outing. She scored an impressive victory in an overnight dash here last Tuesday. Earlier she had won her debut at Keeneland by eight lengths. That was in a half-mile dash. The daughter of Nasrullah will be handled by Dave Erb, fine two-year-old rider who, going into Saturdays bill, was in a tie with Hartack for the riding honors of the meeting. Waikiki, purchased at the Keeneland sales for ,700, had her third victory in five starts when she won the Miss Chicago Stakes early in the Balmoral meeting. That was her first appearance in a stake. She was ailing for a short time after that event, but is back in shape and her recent trials have been fine. Steve Brooks, leading jockey at Balmoral, will be in the irons. Cherry enters the Pollyanna after a third and fourth in a couple of Balmoral features. In the Joliet Stakes she met colts arid showed to good advantage. Her best performance this year was a victory in the Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs in May. The Mooers miss will be piloted by John Heckmann. Special Style, Pretty Plungers stable-mate, finished back of the latter in both the Fashion and the Rancocas. Her last stake try was in the Polly Drummond at Delaware Park when she finished second to Dark Charger. She won the first race of her career at Laurel in April. Guard Rail, a small filly but a competent runner, won at the Balmpral meeting early in June and then finished fourth in the Miss Chicago Stakes. She was third in the Debutante at Churchill Downs. Grecian Ayr was fourth here opening week in the race won by Judy Rullah, but failed to menace the latter at any time. She has not won since her first start at Oaklawn Park, although she was second back of Waikiki in the Miss Chicago Stakes. Reqiiestette, who cost ,300 as a Continued on Page Fifty-Four x j Judy RuMah Engages Pretty Plunger Monday Unbeaten Fillies Top 14 Named For Pollyanna at Arlington Park Continued from Page Thrc yearling, was second to Judy Rullah here after having made the early pace. She won her first race at Hialeah in January. Gay Dictation and Miss Zami are each winners at Arlington Park. Meanwhile, Saturdays 5,000 added Warren Wright Memorial, climaxing Arlingtons second week of racing, lights the fuse for next Mondays festive Fourth of July celebration at the Northwest suburban plant. On Wednesday, the pace quickens-with the 5,000 added Myrtlewood Handicap, which is expected to draw some of the Midwests ranking sprinters for the six furlongs test. The Warren Wright Memorial, seen as a preview of the July 16 60,000 Arlington Classic, serves as battleground for sophomore contenders at seven furlongs. This years Fourth of July program falls on a Monday. As usual Arlington will present its popular doubleheader stakes program, highlighted by the Hyde Park Stakes and the traditional Stars and Stripes Handicap on the grass. Wednesdays Myrtlewood sprint is expected to lure Monaghan Farms improved Scent, sprint champion at the Balmoral meeting, where he annexed the opening-day LaSalle Handicap, then easily staved off all opposition -in winning the Domino Handicap at seven furlongs. His lone de- feat at Balmoral came when he ventured out in the longer one mile distance of the Citation Handicap won by Hasty House Farms Sea O Erin. Chief opposition to Scent again appears to be Sea O Erin, already winner of five stakes this year. The Hasty House representative, was fourth in the Balmoral Turf Handicap after leading into the stretch. J. W. Rogers speedy Due de Fer will be back trying for his second straight Myrtlewood victory. Last year, the sprinter won the event as a three -year-old. He disappointed, however, in the Domino Cap, showing early speed for a half-mile then faltering in the final drive. Saturdays Warren Wright Memorial promises to bring together a top-level collection of sophomore contenders, includ-, ing many eligibles for the rich Arlington JElassic and the American Derby at Wash- ington Park. Heading the nominations to I the feature is Dixiana Farms Make Ready, who ran .third in The Chicagoan. Others slated for action Saturday are Clifford Mooers Withers Mile winner, Traffic Judge; Hal Price Headley s Georg-. ian, winner of last years Washington Park Futurity; C. F. Morriss Munchausen; E. I Gay Drakes Dogoon; Hasty House Farms I trio of Prince Noor, Summer Solstice and I My Beau; Mrs. Joseph Tomlinsons foreign-bred due of Eubulides and Bally-- donhell; Alberta Ranches Fraser Valley and Playoff; Calumet Farms Trentonian; Brookfield Farms Impromptu; T. L. Gris-soms Tonsina, and Maine Chance Farms Jets War Date.

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