Oaks Candidates Seek Sicily Purse: Gun Moll Competes With Flynet and Hushaby Baby In Belmont Park Dash, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Oaks Candidates Seek Sicily Purse PurseGun Gun Moll Competes With Flynet and Hushaby Baby In Belmont Park Dash DashBy By BOB HORWOOD HORWOODStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 8 A pair of 4000 events the Sicily Purse for sophomore fillies at six furlongs and the Smithtown for threeyearolds and upward of both sexes at one mile head tomorrows Belmont Park program programThe The Sicily which is named for Harry LaMontagnes good filly of a few years back has attracted a field of 11 including six eligible to the Coaching Club American Oaks on May 24 The stake candidates in the dash are CVWhitneys Flynet Walter M Jeffords Easterling Maine Chance Farms Looknow Jet Cain Hoy Stables Hushaby Baby Hal Price Headleys Lively Gal and E Barry Ryans Gun Moll MollGun Gun Moll who will be ridden by Ted Atkinson at 113 pounds looms the choice here on the strength of her easy score on May1 in which she merely paraded before a field that included Lancaster Lady Though often a beaten favorite the War Admiral filly also turned in several good races last year yearFlynet Flynet who was lightly campaigned last year won at first asking this season the daughter of Count Fleet Flyweight scor ¬ ing at Keeneland Gerald Porch will ride her at 110 pounds poundsOther Other Recent Winners WinnersTwo Two other recent winners in the Sicily are Short Brook Farms Upsetter and Pat Provenzanos Ruddy Belle Upsetter who will be coupled with Mariposa won for 8000 at Jamaica then came back to score again when running for 10000 at the same track Both victories were hard earned Ruddy Belle who has started only twice this year also won a ciaimer last out winning easily here at Belmont with a 7500 tag Neither the Short Brook pair nor Ruddy Belle are in the Oaks and may be a mite ambitious in this overnight event eventHushaby Hushaby Baby and Lively Gal last ap ¬ peared in the Acorn Stakes at a mile finishing sixth and ninth respectively Both lacked early speed but Hushaby Baby winner in Florida during the winter turned in a fair effort effortSeven Seven have been named for the Smithr town with Mrs Walter M Jeffords Old Point and Col Isidor Biebers King Jolie appearing the best of the band Old Point raced well in Florida though unplaced in a division of the Flamingo King Jolie re ¬ cently finished second to Stage who may be quite a sprinter Mrs Esther duPont Weirs Clive of India a recent winner over hurdles is tppweight with 123 pounds in ¬ cluding Eddie Arcaro

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