Judy Rullah Victorious in Pollyanna; Manotick Surprise Gazelle Winner: Two Stars Second over High Voltage, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-28


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Judy Judy Rullah Rullah Victorious Victorious in in Pollyanna; Pollyanna; Manotick Manotick Surprise Surprise Gazelle Gazelle Winner Winner Two Stars Second , Over High Voltage Wheatley Queens Belated Bid Fails; Valenzuela On Pair of Chenery Long Shots By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 27. An eight-pound weight concession proved a little too much for Wheatley Stables gallant gray. High Voltage, in the 60th running of the Gazelle Stakes today and the reigning queen of the sophomore fillies succumbed bya head and a neck to Christopher T. Chenerys Manotick and Rear-Admiral Howard A. Flanigans Two Stars. Arnold Hangers Rico Romance was another two lengths out of the money. Two Stars set the pace from the start in this mile and a sixteenth and appeared to have the race won when it became evident at the sixteenth pole that High Voltages game challenge was not going to succeed, but Angel Valenzuela brought Manotick up from sixth place at the eighth pole to triumph in the final stride. Patrons Favor Entry Manotick was widely overlooked by the crowd of 22,019 that backed High Voltage and Ogden Phitps Caustic down to odds-on, paying 3.70. The daughter of Double Jay Scenery II., by Biribi, required 1:45 for the mile and a sixteenth and netted her owner 1,400 as she scored her first stakes victory. , Manotick completed a lucrative double for Valenzuela, Chenery and trainer J. H. "Casey" Hayes, who had collaborated in the success of the first-time starter. Yarmouth, who paid 8.70 after winning the fourth race. High Voltage had no apparent excuse, beyond the fact that she came from a very hard race in the Delaware Oaks nine days ago and carrie3 121 pounds to 113 on the two who led her at the finish, which are excuses enough. The popular daughter of Continued on Page Forty-Nine Manotick Takes Gazelle; High Voltage Runs Third Wheotley Queens Belated Bid Fails as Two Stars Is Second Continued from Page One Ambiorix appeared ilkely to get into a jam rearing the far turn, but escaped that one then went a little wide in making her move on the outside, but Manotick came around her. Paul Bailey sent Two, Stars to the front at the start of the Gazelle, followed by Smart Devil, while Sometime Thing and Rico Romance were not far away in the run around the clubhouse turn, where Bless Pat appeared to be in close quarters. The latter was eased back in the run down the backstretch, then appeared to sulk. . Two" Stars and Smart Devil fought it out head" and head from the three-furlong pole to mid-stretch, where Smart Devil called it an afternoon and High Voltage made her bid on the outside, quickly passing Rico Romance, who saved ground on the rail. Smart Devil and Sometime Thing had already faltered, when Manotick sud- denly responded to Valenzuelas whip and began a formidable move. Just as Two Stars appeared to have the race won, the gray filly and the blue and white silks shot up in a rushing blur of color to snatch the victory right on the wire. Henry Giorgis Smithtown, favorite for the second race, broke down during the stretch run, but continued to try to run on three legs while Hedley Woodhouse was trying hard to pull him up. The horse stumbled repeatedly, finally throwing Woodhouse, who landed on his. face in the dirt, but was unhurt. Nydrie Stables Hooter Time, the second choice won the seven-furlong event by five lengths over Royal Touch, paying .40 and completing a 6.20 Daily Double started by Miss Jean M. Cochranes eosmic Lass. Ray Brous-sard rode Hooter Time, while Eddie Arcaro hustled Cosmic Lass to the end of the opening, five- and one-half furlongs a half length before Pilots Lark. Cosmic Lass was favored, paying .50..

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