Ruddy Belle Gains Upset at Belmont: Storms Through Stretch to Overtake Odds-On Gun Moll For Second Tally of Meet, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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Ruddy Belle Gains Upset at Belmont BelmontStorms Storms Through Stretch to Overtake OddsOn Gun Moll For Second Tally of Meet MeetBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 9 Pat Provenzanos Buddy Belle scored a mild upset in the featured Sicily Purse today as she stormed through the stretch to score by a length and a half over E Barry Ryans Gun Moll the oddson choice Hal Price Headleys Lively Gal fin ¬ ished well to be third another two lengths in arrears and a length and a half before Mrs R A Firestones Once in Love The latter trailed almost to the stretch Con Errico piloted Ruddy Belle who had car ¬ ried a 7500 claiming tag in her last win ¬ ning race here The daughter of Errard Harriets Kid paid 12 and was timed in 112 over a fast track Ruddy Belles owner is a former secre ¬ tary of the New York State Senate and is general manager of the Batavia trotting track near his native Buffalo Charlie Reynolds saddled the filly whom he claimed for 7000 at Hialeah in January Todays was her first venture outside of the claiming ranks in many months monthsA A crowd of 21198 viewed the preceedings in ideal spring weather weatherOnce Once in Love Trails TrailsUpsetter Upsetter and Gun Moll went to the front frontat at the start of the Sicily while Lively Gal and Once in Love were away slowly with withthe the latter unable to keep up in the early stages In the run down the backstretch and around the turn Upsetter and Gun Moll raced as a team with Ruddy Belle not far away while Lively Gal was far back and Once in Love trailed trailedCurving Curving for home Gun Moll put Upset ¬ ter away and appeared home free when Ruddy Belle who had been under the whip swinging round the bend surged up men ¬ acingly on the outside Atkinson went to thewhip on the favorite but got little re ¬ sponse and Ruddy Belle swept by with authority drawing away at the end Lively Gal finished strongly while Once in Love Loveclosed closed even faster with her belated rush rushThere There was a spill soon after the start of the fifth race A G Vanderbilts Censor ship going down with Eric Guerin and bumping G D Wfdeners favored Tahitian in the process Only the players were hurt hurtby by the mishap David Shaers Danny C went on to score easily by two and a half lengths over Spring Hill Farms Winging Along though swerving out and in through the final quarter Tahitian was a length and a half farther back and almost a length before Ala Stables Tina Lazar LazarHarry Harry Schab rode the winner who paid 1640 and stepped the six furlongs in 112 112Main Main Earth Stables Allflor who was wasbred bred in Germany by the U S Remount and is registered for racing purposes only onlywon won his second straight on the hurdle course and came within fractions of Titien ns record for about a mile and three quarters when he got home in 314 under Ramon Harris M Andrew Cush mans Escarp was a weary second possibly beaten by the four pounds extra weight carried by Pat Smithwick Allflor was al almost most equal favorite with Escarp and paid 680

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