Imprudence II. Goes In Belmont Feature: French-Bred Epsom Oaks Winner Faces Risolater And Conniver at One Mile, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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ROBERT J KLEBERG Received per ¬ manent possession of the Coaching Club American Oaks trophy through Scat tereds triumph in yesterdays renewal of the Belmont Park fixture ImprudencellGoes In Belmont Feature FeatureFrenchBred FrenchBred Epsom Oaks Winner Faces Risolater And Conniver at One Mile MileBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 2 Cain Hoy Stables French filly Imprudence n winner of last years 1000 Guineas and Epsom Oaks in England as well as important stakes in her native land will make her United States debut in the 7500 Water Blossom Handicap at one mile tomorrow The handsome daughter of Canot Indiscretion has the moderate top weight of 122 pounds in this feature and will be ridden by Basil James JamesImprudence Imprudence n who arrived preceded by a brilliant reputation though her late sum ¬ mer and fall races are reported to have been less scintillating than her spring form has been training splendidly turning in an easy half in 48 this morning and before that went seven furlongs in 126 a mile in 144 from the gate and six furlongs in 113 in recent morning sessions sessionsThe The French lass will be opposed by G H Pete Bostwicks Risolater who had poor racing luck in her race here on Saturday Harry LaMontagnes Red Stamp and Wil ¬ liam Helis hardhitting Miss Kimo This race is a stakes in all but technicality and the invader will have to show something like her best form to make a successful debut debutTed Ted Atkinson who fits her well will presumably ride Risolater a filly with a certain amount of class but who appeared to sulk for about a furlong after being shuffled back soon after the start of her last race then finished well on the out ¬ sideZufelt side Zufelt to Ride RideConniver Conniver who will be ridden by Ferril Zufelt has been a consistent winner this year and appears vastly improved The big daughter of Discovery beat Challe Anne and Miss Grillo at a mile and a furlong last week with speed in reserve reserveRed Red Stamp showed that she could go a mile in her last appearance beating De ¬ mure and Red Shoes among others and will probably be the one to catch tomorrow She is the light weight of the field with 109 pounds and will be ridden by Tex Jas person who has won with her before beforeMiss Miss Kimo showed class last year but she showed nothing in the Firenze Handi ¬ cap her last appearance at Jamaica JamaicaThe The Water Blossom is preceded on to ¬ morrows unusually attractive program by the 10000 Corinthian Steeplechase Hand ¬ icap at about two miles which will probably fill the Turk and Field Club with devotees of the field sport This traditional test has attracted a field of nine headed by Kent Millers War Battle 160 and Elkridge 153 This pair is regularly entered in the steeplechase features and one of them is invariably withdrawn Both have been the leading steeplechasers of the year in past seasons but both have been decisively beaten by horses they must meet tomor ¬ row Brookmeade Stables Fleettown beat both of them in winning the International Steeplechase with Elkridge eighth and finishing second in the Charles L Appleton last week with War Battle third

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