Judy Rullah Victorious in Pollyanna; Manotick Surprise Gazelle Winner: Remains Unbeaten at Arlington Park, 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 Remains Unbeaten At Arlington Park Bwamazon Filly Nearly Clear Of Guard Rail After Driving To Top; To Point for Lassie By HUGH J. McGUIRE ARLINGTON PARKT, Arlington Heights, 111., June 27. Proving up in game fashion in her stiffest test in her three essays, Judy Rullah, racing for BwamazonjFarm of Millard Waldheim, who bred her, drove to a three-quarter lengths score in the five and a half furlongs Pollyanna Stakes here today to keep her racing record unblemished. The tall daughter of Nasrullah Judy-Rae, ridden by Dave Erb and trained by Strother Griffin, drove between horses to establish her winning margin over Mrs. Joseph Tom-lirisons Guard Rail, who was a neck before Requestette, who races for the partnership of J. C. Pollard and T. I. Harkins. The winner required 1:05 to negotiate the distance as compared to the track mark of 1:03. Fastest time for the stake of which this was the eleventh running, was recorded by Bewitch when that great miss was timed in 1:04-in 1947. A crowd of 15,102 turned out as racing.moved into its second full week at this course and the patrons made Judy Rullah a stout choice at .60. Rider Praises Filly Dave Erb had the following to say after the race: "She is easily one of the best two-year-olds I have ever ridden. A little too early to say shes the best, but she definitely could be eventually. She ran a little green because there were so many fillies around her going into the turn, but finally when I gave her clear sailing at the eighth pole, she really went to the leader. This filly will go further just as easily." Strother Griffin, trainer of Judy Rullah, said: "Weve kept her eligible for all the big ones, with the Arlington Lassie next. Well keep her going as long as she lasts.". By her score Judy Rullah earned Continued on Page Forty-Nine . 2 i 1 ! j , 3 ! 1 , , J ! i : . ; i Judy Rullah Drives 1 To Pollyanna Score Still Unbeaten at Arlington After Passing Up Guard Rail; Will Point for Lassie Next Continued from Page One 1,875 of the 8,850 gross purse. This was her first stake success. While the Pollyanna marked the third score for the winner, it also was the occasion of the first defeat in three starts for Mrs. Ada L. Rices Pretty Plunger, who had won the Fashion at Belmont and the Rancocas at Garden State. She finished a close-up sixth today. The Pollyanna field of was away in perfect alignment, with Requestette first to show in front and possessed of enough speed to race clear of the others down the back lane and around the turn. Early it was Waikiki who was next in line before Gay Dictation, and Guard Rail, with Judy Rullah about midway of the pack, where she continued to stay until well into the stretch. Requestette appeared all over the winner in the early stretch when she was. able to draw out to be three lengths to the good of Waikiki, but here Guard Rail began to move up threateningly on the outside. Erb Finds Opening Momentarily as the field grouped it appeared that Judy Rullah would have difficulty in finding racing room for her expected late bid, butrErb found an opening and his charge responded swiftly to become a definite threat. In the run to the wire, Waikiki gave way grudgingly, but Request-fitte held on doggedly and required that, the winner give her utmost to take over in the lead, while Guard Rail was able to earn the place award only in the final nod and by the narrowest of margins. Pretty Plunger had raced forwardly and evenly in a good effort and was not disgraced in defeat as the margins separating several of the rivals were very close. Eight good three-year-old fillies tangled in the fifth race and the silks of Mrs. Ada L. Rice were seen in front when Ultra Smart carried them to victory. Ridden by Willie Hartack, Ultra Smart came strongly after, entering the stretch to take command and best the favored Californian by one and one-half lengths, with Fighting Jury, who was coupled with Miss Energy, taking third money. Ultra Smart ran the six furlongs in 1:11. Due to the success of Atone, a maiden, in the second race, the Daily Double paid 98.00. The first part of the combination was won by the favored Mr. Redbird, who scored easily with Raymond Camp in the saddle. Apprentice John Sellers was aboard Atone, who paid 5.00 straight. The opener was at five and one-half furlongs and the second at one mile.

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