Prince Aly Khan Anticipating Guineas Double Victory Today: Paraguana and Petite Etoile To Carry His Silks in Mile Filly Classic at Newmarket, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-01


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1 I ALEC HEAD— Will saddle Prince Aly Khans Paraguana and Petite Etoile in the One Thousand Guineas today. Prince Aly Khan Anticipating Guineas Double Victory Today Paraguana and Petite Etoile* To Carry His Silks in Mile Filly Classic at Newmarket By VERNON MORGAN Reuters Sports Editor NEWMARKET, Suffolk, Eng., April 30. — Prince Aly Khan is anticipating a Guineas double with a victory for Paraguana in the One Thousand Guineas, first fillies classic of the 1959 season to be run here over the Rowley Mile tomorrow afternoon. The Indian prince won the Two Thousand Guineas with Taboun yesterday. Taboun was ridden by the Australian jockey George Moore and trained at Chan-tilly by Alec Head. Paraguana also will be ridden by George Moore, and the stable companion of Taboun is almost certain to start favorite — not only owing tc the heavy backing from across the channel, but because of Tabouns impressive win yesterday. On the other hand she can be no certainty for two English "young ladies," Lindsay and Rosalba, finished ahead of her at Newmarket over 6 furlongs last October. Breasley Rides Lindsay Lindsay, trained in the North by Dick Peacock, is by Dante and ran fourth in her only outing this year. She will be ridden by Australian jockey Scobie Breasley who is in rare form just now. Trained by Dick Colling at local headquarters, Rosalba won her only race this season in good style and this daughter of Court Marital probably will start as second favorite. Joe Mercer rides her. Another English filly who on last years form is bound to have a chance is Sir Victor Sassoons Collyria. This daughter of Arctic Prince ran second to the Derby favorite, Saint Crespin, in her only outing. She has not, however, started this year. Collyria is in the stable of NoelMurless who trains no fewer than four of the 15 probable runners. Accompanying Collyria to the post will be Petite Etoile, Rose of Medina and Parrotia. Lester Piggott will have the choice of mounts. Three of Englands top jockeys, brothers Doug and Eph Smith and Billy Rickaby. will ride the others. Petite Etoile is also owned by Prince Aly Khan. This gray filly may well give him a Guineas double in preference to Paraguana for she won splendidly this month and is smart. Ireland has one challenger in Sliprullah. The only American-owned horse, Mrs. John Hanes Grecian Urn is unlikely to run. The Captain Boyd-Rochfort Stable is represented by Sir Richard Sykes Mirnaya. This Nearco filly who ran once last year and has not been out this season is said to be something out of the ordinary and if the filly favorites prove as fickle as often they do, she may be one to bring about their downfall.

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