How and Arcaro Prove Best in Kentucky Oaks: Delman Filly Leads Astro Home by Clear Margin at Churchill, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-05


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R U M May srr rU at r£ CO , 1o! for m] miss 2 of and ler ™ C1 al tw two a a I Ti Tilly of of ea: as as How and Arcaro Prove j i Best in Kentucky Oaks | J Delman Filly Leads Astro Home i J c By Clear Margin at Churchill c . t CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky.. t 4. — H. B. Delmans How drove to a r smashing victory in the seventy-seventh * to running of the Kentucky Oaks, featured c attraction on todays program at the Derby ! p course. Cleverly ridden by jockey Eddie Arcaro, who was completing a saddle double I t the afternoons program, the Delman I d reached the lead entering the stretch j n the one mile and one-sixteenth event g drew clear to a two and three-quarter c length score in advance of Dixianas Astro, n Clarence Hartwicks Sickles Image was t along in time to annex the third honors a and one-half lengths back of Astro and £ length and one -half before King Ranchs a Rose. £ How definitely established herself as one F the more formidable threats for future eastern stakes if todays victory can be used t; a criterion of her ability. The striking b i j | J i J c c t t r * to ! p c I t I d j n g c n t a £ a £ F t; b filly took down the winners share of 2,- 700 of the gross purse of 1,500. How sped the assigned distance of the Oaks under a 116-pound burden in the sparkling time of 1:46% and returned .60 straight. Intermittent showers, which gave evi- dence of turning into heavy rains, created considerable commotion among the terrace boxholders and frequently sent them into the shelter of the grandstand and clubhouse. An enthusiastic crowd of approximately 20,000 passed through the turnstiles witness the afternoon of sport. The precipitation had no decided effect on the prevailing fast strip. Roscoe Gooses Bidandmade was re- turned the popular victress of the second division of the Assault Purse, one of the more attractive sprint events on the program. Clevely rated by jockey Eddie Arcaro. the winner stepped to the front immediately after the start and held sway thereafter to charge under the wire two and one-quarter lengths before Greentree Stables Summer Duck. In third position an additional four lengths to the rear of the Greentree gelding came S. B. Wilsons Revokar. Bidandmade completed her six -furlong task in 1:13% and returned her numerous backers .80 straight.

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