Gladness Beaten in Ascot Prep Event at Longchamp: French Colt Scot in One-Length Accounting Over McShain Mare, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-13


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Gladness Beaten in Ascot Prep Event at Longchamp LongchampFrench French Colt Scot in OneLength Accounting Over McShain Mare MareSpecial Special to Daily Racing Form PARIS France May 12 Reuters Gladness fiveyearold mare owned by Philadelphia businessman John McShain was beaten one length by the French colt Scot at Longchamp Sunday in the Prix du CadFan annually regarded as a trial for the famed Ascot Gold Cup Gladness who is trained in Ireland by Vincent OBrien engaged in a searing stretchlong duel with Scot in the 2 12 miles marathon with Scot proving the stronger of the two at the finish while Gladness just did nip Jorge de Atuchas Achaz for second by a head headScot Scot a son of Soverain Dissenter banked 23332 for his owner Madame Dino Del Duca and immediately after ¬ wards was ticketed for England and the historic Ascot Gold Cup by trainer Pierre Pelat PelatThe The English challenger French Biege held second in the Prix du Cadrran until less than 1 mile to go then wrested com ¬ mand and held sway until the final straightaway before backpedaling as Gladness with Tommy Burns up and Scot ridden by Francois Bonni challenged for leadership leadershipThe The embattled leaders hooked up in a seesaw struggle each taking turns at the lead before Scot thoroughly asserted his superiority and began to puk away as they sped under the wire The winner started as the favorite and paid 27 franc for 10 francs win stake Place dividends were 14 36 and 10 francs in the 13horse field Cherasco and Love Boy both quoted at 22 to 1 for the June 1 Epsom Derby could do no better than fourth and fifth re ¬ spectively in the 11666 Prix Hocquart at 1 12 miles The first three finishers are not being pointed for the Epsom classic The winner was Victor Lyons San Roman who roared down on the extreme outside in the final 100 yards to score a one and one half lengths triumph over favored Upstart owned by Monsieur de Atucha Philippe Gunds Mon Fetiche was two and onehalf lengths farther back in third in the field of 10 10t t Z 3 i j d I I 3TJi C 13

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