Thirteen Two-Year-Old Fillies In Gardens Rancocas Stakes: Wheatley Coupling of Brave Pilot, Bases Full Opposes Improve, Nibrud, San-Jo-Mar, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-13


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tvandv. and*• ""*•% + "■7o§£?%* !?? JAMES FITZSIMMONS— Will saddle Wheatley Stables Brave Pilot and Bases Full in todays renewal of the Rancocas Stakes. , « Thirteen Two-Year-Old Fillies In Gardens Rancocas Stakes Wheatley Coupling pf Brave4 Pilot, Bases Full Opposes Improve, Nibrud, San-Jo-Mar By BOB McCURLEY Staff Correspondent GARDEN STATE PARK, Camden, N. J., May 12. — The Wheatley Stables coupling of Brave Pilot and Bases Full heads a field of 13 sprightly juvenile misses in tomorrows renewal of the five-furlong Rancocas Stakes. If the field remains intact, the race will gross 9,000 with the winner taking down a prize of 2,350, of which 2,175 will be net. Facing the Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons-trained pair will be San Jo Farms San-Jo-Mar and Mrs. B. S. Wright Jr.s Improve, both under 116 pounds: Cary C. Boshamers Nibrud, Fox Covert Farms Riprona, Jumping Brook Farms Sister Snob, Kane and Charles Ebbies Girl, Joseph W. Lacroix Missus Beau, Mrs. Earl B. Stewarts Penny Circle and Twin Lane Farms Miss Twin Lane, all of whom carry 113 pounds, and the lightweights, Briardale Farms Sainted Devil and Irvin Davids Chalvedele, 109 pounds apiece. Brave Pilot will be the highweight of the field under 118 pounds on the strength of a pair of victories in three starts this season. The brown daughter of Jet-Pilot — Narrative will have the services of Sam Boulmetis in the saddle. Won Last by 10« Lengths Bases Full, who gets in the Rancocas with 113 pounds, was a galloping 10-length victress in her last start,. By the French sire, Ambiorix, out of the full sister to Busher and stakes-winning mare, Striking,, Bases Full gives Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps a powerful one-two punch in the Rancocas. Principal source of opposition to this pair is expected to come from Improve and Nibrud. The former was narrowly beaten I by Miss Thing in an overnight race here, i prior to which she was a winner. Eldon i Nelson journeys in from New York to handle the saddle duty. Nibrud, after scoring in her maiden effort at Laurel, finished fifth to Miss Thing here. She was off rather slowly that day and had to be used hard to reach con-I tention then had nothing left for the drive. George Hettinger will be up. Ebbie Girl and Sister Snob were third and fourth, respetcively, in the same event. [Both are winners this season and could prove troublesome. Ebbies Girl will have Joe Culmone in the irons, while Jack Leonard has the call on Sister Snob. Penny" Circle has the advantage of a winning effort over the track, while Miss Twin Lane and San-Jo-Mar must be given consideration. No rider has been named on Penny Circle, while Willie Hartack will be aboard Miss Twin Lane and Howard Grant on San-Jo-Mar. Missus Beau had speed to the stretch in her local debut and, tired badly to finish last. She is to be ridden by Larry Gilligan, who also has been named on Riprona, the other Tialf of the Bill Mitchell - trained entry. Among the better distaff thoroughbreds to win the Rancocas since its inception in 1943 were Alfred G. Vanderbilts champion Bed o Roses, William G. Helis Miss Kimo, Christiana Stables Sea Snack and Cary C. Boshamers Miss Nosca. The latter, incidentally, is the dam of Nibrud.

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