Princess Turia Beats Doubledogdare: Prevails in Photo Of Kentucky Oaks; Victress Is Third Daughter Of Calumets Blue Delight To Win Stakes at Churchill, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Princess Turia Beats Doubledogdare Prevails in Photo Of Kentucky Oaks OaksVictress Victress Is Third Daughter Of Calumets Blue Delight To Win Stakes at Churchill ChurchillBy By OSCAR OTIS OTISCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 4 Calumet Farms Princess Turia outfinished Doubledogdare in a furious photo finish today that established both fillies as threeyearolds of true quality in the eightysecond running of the historic Kentucky Oaks before a bulging preDerby crowd here this afternoon afternoonPrincess Princess Turia ran her Oake mile and onesixteenth in the race horse time of 144 and toted 116 pounds as against 121 for Doubledogdare And the latter had a bit of trouble on the first turn being steadied Out of close quarters and came back bleeding from scalping her right hind leg OaksRoyal during the running of the Oaks Royal Lark of Maine Chance Farms re ¬ sorted to suicidal pacemaking tactics with Princess Turia closest in attendance and Doubledogdare always within striking dis ¬ tance third At the final turn Princess Turia went to the front with apparent authority but was put to a drive by Doubledogdare who cut to the inside to find free racing room and from the six ¬ teenth pole to the wire the two raced as a team with first one head in front then the other otherPrincess Princess Turia in winning the Oaks he came the third daughter of Calumet brood ¬ mare Blue Delight to win this famous filly classic classicCalumet Calumet Entry Slight Favorite FavoriteThe The Calumet entry was installed a luk miss the proverbial million dollar ride biding his time early and rating the prin ¬ cess to perfection perfectionMrs Mrs J M Branhams Tournure was a well beaten off third and although her ef ¬ fort was a game one she was never a seri ¬ ous contender Beyond finally finished fourth after making a brief bid at the far turn but a bid she could not sustain Dr sustainDr H H Mundys Bobs Ally a home ¬ bred Bobs Picksired gelding well handled by Johnny Heckmann sped to a wellde ¬ served victory in the Vinaigrette Purse which matched eight of the better two yearolds at four and onehalf furlongs Bobs Alley closed gamely under punish ¬ ment to trim FlyHo Stables Wise Marble a nose separating the two leaders at the wire Two and onehalf lengths back D H Wells Ramlin Rusty was along for third nosing out William G Reynolds Louise Parham for that portion of the spoils The latter filly set the pace until well inside the stretch then faltered during the final furlong furlongEbbs Ebbs Ally completed his winning trip over the fast strip in 53 and despite a recent local success returned his straight pool backers 1720 1720Apprentice Apprentice Nick Barile scored a saddle double early in the Derby eve matinee He took a frontrunning decision with Mrs H J Damms Julie Belle in the sixfurlong third after scoring astride Rosset Stables Bruce in the second event at a like dis ¬ tance Julie Belle was slightly better than 4tol in the wagering while Bruce went to the post at 2tol

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