Vici Admiral Front-Running Victor; Heavily Favored Clem Wins Withers: Valley View Mare Best at Arlington, Daily Racing Form, 1957-06-25


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Vici Vici Admiral Admiral Front-Running Front-Running Victor; Victor; Heavily Heavily Favored Favored Clem Clem Wins Wins Withers Withers Valley View Mare Best at Arlington Leads Stable mate, Latezia, By Three Lengths on Turf . Footing in Lampyria Purse By JOE IIIRSCH ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, 111., June 24.— Valley View Farms Vici Admiral, leading every step of the way in todays featured Lampyria Purse over the turf course, registered a smashing three-length triumph. The winners stablemate, Latezia the entry was an even-money favorite, was second, with Spring Hill Farms Partiquina another head back for third money. Vici Admiral, a six-year-old Ace Admiral mare, was recording her fourth triumph in 15 starts this year for owner J. L. Young-husband. She stepped the five and one-half furlongs in 1:04%, just three-fifths of a second off the local standard, and paid .00 even. Bill Hartack, who was leading WilHe Shoemaker 153-146 this morning in their duel for national riding honors, was completing a double for the program with Vici Admiral. The winner is a consistent sort who hasnt been worse, than fourth in her last 11 starts. She has a good turn of foot and was sent briskly from the gate by Hartack to lead down the backstretch by a length and a lialf. Nival and Latezia were forwardly placed in the early going, while Tremor, who is m foal to Fleet Bird, was racing evenly in fourth position. Rounding the far turn, Vici Admiral increased her lead, to a pair of lengths while Latezia began to draw away from Nival. At the eighth pole, Vici Admiral enjoyed a four-length margin, with Latezia now facing a challenge from Partiquina on the outside. Neither of these two could seriously threaten the winner, but engaged in an all-out duel for second money which La-Continued on Page Fifty-Two Via Admiral Shows Way at Arlington From Start of Dash to Finish Marker : . i ] i , ] ] , i ] i Leads Siablemaie, Latezia, * By Three Lengths on Turf Footing in Lampyria Purse Continued from Page One tezia, ridden by the capable apprentice Jim Preston, won by an outstretched head. Tinks Choice, a second time starter, took honors in the first race when she came out of the pack around the far turn to show the way thereafter. The event was at five and one-half furlongs, for two-year-olds, and Pigerobe, the favorite, was second. Harrell Bolin rode the winner. * The Daily Double paid 91.40 when the favored Fleet Argo, ridden by William Har-tack, was successful. It was a six-furlong dash. Maiden two-year-old fillies contested the third, and Edna Allen, the favorite, came strongly through the stretch to overtake Laura B. W. and win going away. Ralph Borgemenke was the winning jockey. Another maiden graduated in the fourth, when Surry, an outsider, was successful in the three-year-old contest under Arthur Craigs handling. Rudys Vallqy, with Tony Skoron-ski up, beat the pacemaking Re Re Po in the fifth. Royal Miche, an outsider, took the sixth, with Bob Baird up.

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