Hushaby Baby Surprises in Gazelle at Aqueduct: York Has Cain Hoy Miss Almost Two Lengths Clear of Aesthete, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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ordinated meeting meeting will will start start at at Was] Hushaby Baby Surprises In Gazelle at Aqueduct York Has Cain Hoy Miss Almost Two Lengths Clear of Aesthete By BOB HORWOOD Staff Correspondent AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 14.— Cain Hoy Stables Hushaby Baby scored a mild upset at Aqueduct today in the Fifty-seventh running of the Gazelle Stakes, charging to the finish almost two lengths before Hal Price Headleys Aesthete. Ethel D. Jacobs Hadassah was a nose farther back and three and a half lengths before F. Eugene Dixon, Jr.s Dinewisely. None of the others in the field of nine sophomore fillies, including Joe W. Browns favored Parading Lady, were ever serious contenders. Ray York rode Hushaby Baby smoothly, slipping through on the rail to take the lead from Aesthete entering the backstretch and holding sway the rest of the mile and a sixteenth in a moderate 1:45% over a lightning fast track. Hushaby Baby, who had blinkers added to her equipment, paid 4.30 for each ticket and added 9,325 to the account of Harry F. Guggenheim, master of Cain Hoy Stable. 32,293 See Program A crowd of 32,293 turned out in ideal weather, despite the opening of Monmouth Park. Last years turnout for the first Saturday of the meeting was 26,072, but rain held down the attendance somewhat. Many of the patrons were disappointed when C. H. Wacker m.s Jubling, the probable favorite for the Gazelle, was scratched late in the afternoon. Trainer Jack Skirvin said that the Snark filly had wrenched an ankle, probably when blowing out yesterday morning, and he was afraid to risk her today, though the injury did not appear to be serious. Hushaby Baby is a bay daughter of Questionnaire — Hadepine, by Hadagal, and was scoring her first stakes victory. Her only other triumph in eight earlier starts this year was a mile event at Belmont Park. After the race, York said he was lucky to get through on the rail in the backstretch, while Eric Guerin said Aesthete had made the opening by coming out Continued on Page Thirty-Nine Hushaby Baby Surprises l In Gazelle at Aqueduct , York Has Cain Hoy Miss Almost Two Lengths Clear of Aesthete Continued from Page One on Hadassah in retaliation after being crowded by J.hat filly. Parading Lady had no excuse other than possibly being short, and conceding weight to all of her rivals, dropping out of contention after a quarter mile. Hadassah was firrst out of the gate in the Gazelle, but Aesthete quickly forged to J the front, while Hushaby Baby was a length behind as they rounded the club- f house turn. Parading Lady was in fourth « place at that stage, as close as she was i f ever to get. Aesthete and Hadassah were heads apart turning into the backstretch, but York sent Hushaby Baby through an F unexpected opening on the rail and was _1 soon lapped on the leaders, taking command nearing the far turn. Dinewisely was in next-to-last place at the far turn, with only Isograde behind her, then began a long, belated run. Meanwhile, i Hushaby Baby had widened her lead to c two lengths, while Hadassah momentarily took second place from Aesthete, but was 1 trying to bear in, compelling Hedley Wood- i house to switch his whip to his left hand. 1 In the run for home, Hushmby Baby drifted out slightly and Guerin went back to the t inside with Aesthete, but was unable to 1 gain, while Hadassah only lost second I money because Woodhouse was forced to t devote most of his energies to keeping that filly from bearing over on Aesthete. Dine- wisely ran past beaten horses at the end. 1 M. J. Kaplans Sunshine Nell scored an easy victory over six rivals in the Mignon- i ette Purse that preceded the Gazelle, coast- i c 1 i 1 t 1 I t 1 i ing to the end of the six furlongs half a dozen lengths before B. Prank Christmas Winship. Edward M. OBriens pacemaking Bank Account was another length away and a half length before Duntreath Farms Dixie Flyer, an invader from the Midwest who closed steadily along the rail after a tardy beginning. William Ewings Dark Favorite was the choice, appeared to try to bear out at the far turn, then wearied in the stretch and finished fifth. Hedley Woodhouse rode Sunshine Nell, a graduate of the claming ranks, but one of two in the Mignonette who are eligible to the 5,000 Vagrancy Handicap on June 28. The other was Winship. Sunshine Nell Paid .50 and was timed a creditable 1:11%.

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