Happy Princess Takes Distaff Cap; Kits Pet Gains Honors in Rancocas: Pebble Dawn Runs Second at Camden; Grant Rides Cisley Filly For Days Fourth Victory; Fifinella Miss Unfortunate, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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Happy Princess Takes Distaff Cap Kits Pet Gains Honors in Rancocas Pebble Dawn Runs Second at Camden CamdenGrant Grant Rides Cisley Filly For Days Fourth Victory Fifinella Miss Unfortunate By FRED GALIANI GALIANIGARDEN GARDEN STATE PARK Camden N J May 14 Slipping through on the rail in inthe the stretch Cisley Stables Kits Pet out reced Pebble Dawn to take the 16th running runningof of the 18625 Rancocas Stakes here today The two of them met here laot week and Kitls Pat was third to Pebble Dawn Today the margin between them was a length and onehalf onehalfi i Harold H Folks Eretria was four and onehalf lengths back in third place and a half length before Carl Weinheimers oddson Fifinella Miss The favorite got caught in a jam leaving the gate had to be taken up and was last of the field She closed well on the outside but could not make up the disadvantage caused earlier in the race raceHoward Howard Grant scoring his fourth win ¬ ner of the afternoon piloted Kits Pet who returned 1320 as the second choice The pair of them covered the 5 furlongs in 5973 over a fast track A crowd of 18947 turned out on a cool afternoon afternoonWeigh Weigh Error Delays Start i The start of The Rancocas was delayed when it was found out Eretria was carry ¬ ing the improper weight The filly was taken back to the paddock by Sam Boul metis where she was unsaddled and the valet and the jockey raced back into the jockey room to get the proper weight in the saddle pads Once she was resaddled she went back to the gate gateThe The Rancocas victory was worth 12 10625 including the usual nominating and starting fees to Bob Levy owner of the Cisley Stable In addition the son of Dr Leon Levy who also campaigns horses re ceived a trophy from Dr David B Allman president of the American Medical Asso ¬ ciation ciationIt It was a big day for Grant who previous ¬ ly won the opener on Uncle Ev the third on Brave Mike and the sixth on General Riley After the Rancocas the little rider said Shes a game little filly and ran a game race We had no trouble I was very surprised at how easy she is to handle She is very quiet and well behaved behavedTrainer Trainer Sid Jacobs reported that he was shipping the filly to New York for a race in the near future futureExplaining Explaining Fifinella Miss defeat John Choquette said She tried to flip in the gate and was all twisted up and she broke badly Then she was behind horses and I was hunting for racing room When I fi nally got her to the outside she must have made up 15 lengths but it was too late the race was over She finished full of run however With any kind of a good break she figured to be on the lead and I figure I could have taken it To sum it up a bad start cost me the race raceThe The winning filly is a daughter of Pet Bully Sari Omar and was purchased for 11000 at the Keeneland summer sales by young Xevy In her lone start she was beaten two and onequarter lengths on a sloppy strip by Pebble Dawn DawnAs As the break was effected in the Ran ¬ cocas Fifinella Miss was seen to take up and by the time she was straightened away was last On the front end of the field of 12 was Sunn Fun while Pebble Dawn was two lengths behind and Kits Pet almost the same distance back in third place Erteria held a forward position going down the backstretch backstretchSunn Sunn Fun stopped abruptly and Kits Pet swenfc into command as Pebble Dawn still in the runnerup position tried to lug in On the outside Erteria and Fifinella Miss closed strongly but never in any way to threaten the leaders Eretria got third money by a half length before the choice choiceKits Kits Pet carried 112 pounds three of which was overweight while Pebble Dawn had one more The topweight was the Weinheimer favorite with 116

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