Belmont Headliner Attracts Vagrancy: Filly Queen Must Concede From 12 to 28 Pounds to Each of Her Seven Rivals, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-14


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Belmont Headline Attracts Vagrancy VagrancyFilly Filly Queen Must Concede From 12 to 28 Pounds to Each of Her Seven Rivals RivalsELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 13 Tomor ¬ row is Ladies Day for the fashionable Belmont Park horse colony The after ¬ noons proceedings will not be decorated by any of the Westchester Racing Associa ¬ tions abundant roster of stakes annuals but it will be distinguished by the appear ¬ ance of several of Americas most accom ¬ plished race mares maresThe The programs principal business is the decision of the 3000 Ruthless Purse a run of a mile for fillies and mares that honors the heroine of the Belmont Stakes inau ¬ gural guralThe The Belair Studs queenly Vagrancy is the top weight and probable public favor ¬ ite in a brilliant field of eight promised for this affair her impost Of 122 requiring her to concede from 12 to 28 pounds to each of her prospective rivals This assignment looms more exacting and creates more in ¬ terest when it is noted that these opponents are such capable race mares as Brook meades Bonnet Ann C V Whitneys Mack ¬ erel Mrs S Rutchicks What Not Calu ¬ met Farms MarKell Glen Riddles Opera Singer A D B Pratts At Which and Mrs L Nimkoffs Ky Flash Bonnet Ann Set Back in Alabama AlabamaBriefly Briefly Bonnet Ann led Vagrancy in last summers coveted Alabama and was de ¬ prived of victory through a debatable dis ¬ qualification Mackerel was among the more persistent opponents with whom Vagrancy had to contend a year ago Opera Singer long has been suspected by her con ¬ nections of possessing a smattering of class and the Calumet filly MarKell won stakes at two twoVagrancy Vagrancy Mackerel MarKell Bonnet Ann and At Which all are eligible for the 5000 mile and a sixteenth Top Flight Handicap at Belmont Park on June 3 3In In addition to this array of capable members of the sex the afternoons activi ¬ ties will be notable for the emergence of Woodvales unbeaten Our Page who polled a good many votes as the smartest of 1942s juvenile filly starlets starletsOur Our Page who had the misfortune to inherit her dams trick knees accounted for each of two starts at the Spa and in one of these the Spinaway defeated no less clever a runner than Askmenow AskmenowOur Our Page is a candidate for the Acorn Coaching Club American Oaks and Top Flight Handicap at the current Nassau County meeting The medium of her re ¬ turn to the lists is the DeMund a test of six furlongs on the outside main course that is confined to threeyearolds

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