Beaugay Whips Enfilade Easily in Fashion Stakes: Elizabeth Grahams Costly Filly Gives Adams Triple in Saddle, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-06


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Beaugay Whips Enfilade Easily in Fashion Stakes Elizabeth Grahams Costly Filly Gives Adams Triple in Saddle ELMONT, L. I., N. Y., June 5. — Mrs. Elizabeth Grahams Beaugay stamped herself the fastest juvenile filly seen in the e East thus far in the belated 1945 racing 1 season when she skipped to a three and i one -half lengths victory over Col. C. V. • I Whitneys Enfilade in the forty-seventh 1 running of the Fashion Stakes at Belmont 1 ! Park today. The handsome bay daughter r j of Stimulus — Risk zoomed down the Wide-ner - straightaway under a confident ride e | by Johnny Adams, negotiating the four and I j one-half furlongs in the dazzling time of :5145. over a track that was termed officially _ good, and certainly not fast. George D. Wideners Datura was the only other starter and never really figured in I the running, bolting soon after the start, ; then continuing to zig-zag after being g straightened by Bobby Permane. A crowd of 21,816 turned out despite utterly - dismal weather conditions to see the e afternoons sport and the vast majority of f them made Enfilade an odds-on choice in n the Fashion on the strength of her sensational - victory in the Rosedale Stakes at Jamaica last week. Beaugay had also won n her only previous start at Jamaica and in a better time than Enfilade but in less impressive style. I Beaugay, incidentally, was the highest ;t priced yearling filly of the 1944 sales, costing - Mrs. Graham 2,000. She had earned d ,890 at Jamaica and added another ,425 5 today, putting her well on the way to redeeming - her purchase price. She is a half-sister - to Pericles, 6,000 purchase of two o years ago, who is yet to start. There was not a great deal to the running g of this Fashion, partly because of the small II field, but more because Beaugay simply had d j j all the speed. Adams sent the daughter of j j Stimulus to the front at the start, which h was effected from the middle of the stall 11 gate and Arnold Kirkland tried desperately y to keep Enfilade in stride with her, going to the whip before they had gone a sixteenth. - The favorite stayed close, under punishment, for another quarter, then Beaugay drew away with Adams sitting still. 1. The lass had her ears pricked in the final il stages and Enfilade was struggling gamely y behind her but losing ground steadily. Datura, .- a rather handsome daughter of Eight it Thirty, was hopelessly beaten almost from n the start. There was some suggestion after the ie Fashion that the result might have been different had the track been fast, but the majority of the veteran observers were of f the opinion that Beaugay "made the track fast," a fact to which her time attests. Beaugays victory completed a triple for Johnny Adams, who had won the opener ;r with Clover Lea, the fifth with Jacopoly, y, while Mrs. Graham and trainer Tom Smith doubled with Clover Lea and Beaugay.

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