Hypostyles Win Streak Continues; Coaching Club Oaks to Scattered: Drives to Finish Before Flitabout; King Ranch Filly Upsets as Odds-On Favorite Watermill Flounders in Stretch Drive, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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Hypostyles Win Streak Continues Coaching Club Oaks to Scattered Drives to Finish Before Flitabout FlitaboutKing King Ranch Filly Upsets as OddsOn Favorite Watermill Flounders in Stretch Drive BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 2 King Ranchs Scattered scored an upset victory in the thirtysecond running of the 50000 Coaching Club American Oaks driving to the end of the mile and three furlongs a length and a quarter be ¬ fore Ogden Phipps outsider Flitabout Fred L Flanders Challe Anne finished a nose farther back while George D Wide ners Watermill the oddson choice fin ¬ ished five lengths out of the money in fourth place Mackinaw My Emma Dusty Legs and Pigreeny completed the field Warren Mehrtens rode Scattered who had won the Pimlico Oaks but failed badly in the Acorn last week finishing almost eight lengths back of Watermill The daughter of Whirlaway Imperatrice paid 910 and was timed in 218 218Scattered Scattered added 43700 to earlier earn ¬ ings of 27825 and was scoring her fourth victory in 15 starts startsWoodward Woodward Makes Presentation PresentationA A crowd of 23417 turned out in perfect weather but the favorite players among them fared poorly surprises being the or ¬ der of the day through the Oaks Eddie Arcaro starred in the saddle with a con ¬ secutive double on Almenow and Blunt Re ¬ mark in the races immediately preceding the Oaks but failed his followers astride Watermill in the fixture William Wood ¬ ward chairman of The Jockey Club pre ¬ sented the Coaching Club Cup to trainer Max Hirsch in the winners circle The Cup became the permanent possession of Rob ¬ ert J Kleberg master of King Ranch as Scattered followed Oaks victories by Dawn Play in 1937 and Too Timely in 1943 in the same silks silksChalle Challe Anne took the lead soon after the start far up the Widener straighaway but was hard pressed by Dusty Legs as the field crossed on to the main track while Water mill was several lengths away hi third place followed by Pigreeny Scattered Mackinaw My Emma and Flitabout FlitaboutChalle Challe Anne and Dusty Legs continued to lead Watermill in the run down the far side while Scattered moved up strongly on the outside and Flitabout began to im ¬ prove her position at the far turn As Dusty Legs dropped back Challe Anne was momentarily left alone in front but Water mill then Scattered moved up on her strongly The favorites bid was over al ¬ most as soon as it started but Scattered kept right on about her business taking command at the head of the stretch and continuing to draw away gradually Flit about finished very fast though forced to toContinued Continued on Paae Three Scattered Annexes Belmonts Coaching Club American Oaks OaksContinued Continued from Page One Onechange change her course at the eighth pole and just got up to nose Challe Anne out for second money in the final strides Water mill floundered badly in the stretch while the others never cut any figure in the race C V Whitneys First Flight champion juvenile of both sexes in 1946 and a com ¬ parative failure last year because of an en ¬ larged ovary staged a brilliant comeback in the Semaphore Purse that followed the Oaks The Mahmoud filly had no trouble coasting under the wire two and a half lengths before C T Chenerys pacemaking Mangqhick while Mary Elizabeth Whit ¬ neys Bullet Proof was another two lengths back and more than three lengths before John S Phipps Trilby at the end of the mile Shelby Clark rode First Flight who paid a liberal 730 and ran the mile in 138 The victress is pointing for next Wednesdays Top Flight Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth and her style of win ¬ ning today indicates that she may be a for ¬ midable factor in this filly and mare fix ¬ ture

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