Happy Princess Takes Distaff Cap; Kits Pet Gains Honors in Rancocas: Upset Victress Leads Every Step of Seven-Furlong Event; Stands Long Drive Gamely; Outer Space Almost Length In Arrears; Searching Third, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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MARIO PADOVANI Saddled Some SomeVamp Vamp and Caesar Did to win the Daily DailyDouble Double races yesterday at Belmont The Thecombination combination returned 5510 Happy Princess Takes Distaff Cap Kits Pet Gains Honors in Rancocas F FUpset Upset Victress Leads Every Step of SevenFurlong Event Stands Long Drive Gamely Outer Space Almost Length n Arrears Searching Third ThirdBy By BOB HOIttVOOD HOIttVOODBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N May 14 Leading every step of the seven furlongs Mabel D Lewis Happy Princess surprised a crowd of 23774 by standing a long drive gamely to win the 24500 Distaff Handicap by almost a length over Mrs Gerard S Smiths Outer Space Mrs Ethel D Jacobs topweighted Searching who won the stake a year ago was a nose farther back and two lengths before Mi ¬ chael R Sotos LoriEl LoriElHedley Hedley John Woodhouse rode Happy Princess who paid 2290 and was tele timed in 124 over a fast track trackHappy Happy Princess is a sixyearold daugh ¬ ter of Princequillo Too Sunny by Sun Again who is trained by George E Lewis husband of her owner The Lewises were in the winners circle to receive a trophy from Mrs John W Hanes They were also credited with winnings of 15925 includ ¬ ing 250 in fees feesThe The Distaff was Happy Princess third stakes victory She won the Interborough Cap in 1956 and Champlain Cap last year both at Jamaica Happy Princess has now earned 119735 with 15 victories in 67 starts startsInquisitive Inquisitive broke through the gate be ¬ fore the start of the Distaff unseating jockey Manuel Ycaza then kicking the young Panamanian on his thigh Though still limping a bit after the race Ycaza seemed to have escaped any serious injury Inquisitive also broke the latch on her stallgate and it was left open for the start startLeads Leads Nile Lily by Length LengthHappy Happy Princess was first away at the start of the Distaff opening a lead of a little more than a length over Nile Lily who was closely followed by LoriEl In ¬ quisitive and Outer Space Plotter ap ¬ peared to have trouble getting away from Clear Sailing who was outside of her at the start and soon began to sulk dropping out of contention and refusing to extend herself at any stage of the extended dash dashLeaving Leaving the backstretch LoriEl surged up outside of Happy Princess while Nile Lily dropped back Inquisitive was in fourth place but already beginning to weaken while Outer Space was moving up rapidly along the rail and Searching was gaining steadily Turning for home LoriEl went wide something she has done before and Outer Space drove through on the inside to challenge the leader while Searching also came on strongly stronglyThrough Through the final yards Happy Princess responded willingly to Woodhouses strong ride while Outer Space fought on vainly just lasting to save second money from Searchings closing rush LoriEl faded somewhat at the end and just kept fourth honors from the closing rush of Plucky Roman RomanFanciful Fanciful Miss was daylight farther back followed by Evening Time Inquisitive Lucie Manette Lindas Dream Nile Lily Clear Sailing and Plotter PlotterTrainer Trainer Mario Padovani saddled the win ¬ ner of both the Daily Double races for dif ¬ ferent patrons taking the opened with McGurck Stables Some Vamp and the sec ¬ ond with Francisco Gonzalez Riveras Caesar Did The pair returned 5510 Johnny Ruane rode Some Vamp who scored by two lengths over Hadlis Farms Receipt at the end of a mile in 138 H H Callahans Mr Redbird was less than a length away and only a half length before William C Partees Coronation Scot Some Vamp paid 850 straight straightCaesar Caesar Did was ridden by apprentice Jack Leonard who persuaded him to out finish Mrs Ethel D Jacobs Joe Jones who appeared to have the race won at the six ¬ teenth pole but tired to bear in on his rival Sanford Stud Farms Louise Bell tired in inContinued Continued on Page FiftyThree Happy Princess Captures Distaff 7Cap by Length LengthBelmont Belmont FrontRunner Heads Outer Space and Searching SearchingContinued Continued from Page FiftySix FiftySixthe the stretch to be almost two lengths farther back and a shrinking neck before P F Emerts Natagar Caesar Did stepped the 6 furlongs in 111 and returned 860 860Mrs Mrs Anson A Bigelows Otterbein a achestnut chestnut son of the young sire Alerted Alertedstartled startled the throng by leading throughout throughoutthe the fourth event to pay 8130 to his scat tered admirers Pete Anderson hustled the twoyearold to the end of the 4 12 furlongs furlongsa a half length before Ralph Lowes Mighty MightyLea Lea who outfinished Mrs Lucien Laurinff Laurinffj favored Lightning Star by a length and a ahalf half Leo Edwards Jet ra was a half halflength length out of the money Otterbein was wasteletimed teletimed a sluggish 53 53Robert Robert B Rakows Some Tune drew out at the end of the fifth event to score by two lengths over George T Weymouths Bel chise who led Raritan Stables Hello June dear by three and a half lengths Bernard P Barons Magic Spell was a distant fourth after being in close quarters early in the dash while Roman Princess was eased up when she bled Some Tune paid 2250 after Tony DeSpirito urged her over the 6 panels in 111 111Slipping Slipping through on the rail nearirig the 3 furlongs pole Mac Sweetie Stables Noble Gem went on to a popular triumph in the Lloyds Neck Purse at 1 116 miles Manuel Ycaza hustled the Royal Gem II colt to the finish a little more than a length before Ralph Lowes Romopolis who finished very fast and lost a bit more than the ground he was beaten turning for home Walter M Jeffords Candace was almost two lengths farther back and a little more than a length before Isidore Biebers Ying and Yang Noble Gem paid 720 and was teletimed in 144

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