Pet Bully Easily Best at Arlington; Hitex Outspeeds Tom Fool by Head: Arcaro Snugs Rice Colt Home by Five, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-27


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~ ► ?;■■ ~Hi$%-. ■ • Jfr 9 •*" VE Pet Pet Bully Bully Easily Easily Best Best at at Arlington; Arlington; Hitex Hitex Outspeeds Outspeeds Tom Tom Fool Fool by by Head Head INED W. HOOPER — Gala Fleet and Ocean Drive scored in his colors on yesterdays Arlington Park program. Arcaro Snugs Rice Colt Home by Five Fourth Win in Five Starts For Son of Petrose; Hooper Colors Seen on Top Twice By CHARLES HATTON ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, HI., June 26. — As if to prove that "every day can be Arcaro day when I get those good mounts," racings celebrated "Mr. Jockey" today scored a double in the first six events on the Arlington card, booting Ada L. Rices Pet Bully to an immensely popular tally in the afternoons feature. This was a six furlongs event called the Whitehall and the crowd sent Pet Bully to the post at odds-on to beat five clever speed specialists. He never left the issue in much doubt, romping to the stand five lengths in front as a three-horse blanket finish developed for the minor awards, with Knollwoods Rommel beating Andy Crevo-lins Rado Kid a head for the place. Coffee Money was fourth another head away, after a belated run through the stretch. Pet Bully, unraced last season, was winning his fourth purse in five starts this year, and returned his backers 3.40 for after going over the distance in a lively 1:12% on a "good" track. Weather Is Delightful Delightful weather found a sizable off-day crowd of 11,268 on hand to witness a program made up largely of small fields. The Arcaro double began with Fred W. Hoopers Gala Fleet, on whom he was a late rider change in the second race. This one took more winning than the Whitehall, for Pet Bully was the speed of the field from flagfall to finish in that six furlongs. Rado Kid prompted his pace close up through the backstretch and around the turn, but Pet Bully opened up when Arcaro was ready straightening for home and a few shakes of the whip kept him going about his business through the stretch, where he drew out steadily from the Cali-fornian. , Rommel had broken well and was fairly close to the pace all the way, saving ground on the bend and surging up on the inside of Rado Kid the final furlong to down him a photo for the place. Coffee Money relied on a stretch run and drove through between Rado Kid and Rommel the last 70 yards, just missing for third place. Roman Fair broke fast but was outrun. An outsider won the fifth when Ocean Drive, representing Fred W. Hooper, lasted to hold the favored My Dividend. Ocean Drive was put to the test in the early running when he was carried along by Stormy Continued on Page Thirty-Nine Pet Bully Easily Best In Arlingtons Whitehall Arcaro Snugs Ada Rice Colt Past Wire Five Lengths Before Rommel Continued from Page One Water, but he shook off that one in the last eighth only to meet with a closing challenge from My Dividend. The winning margin was a half length and Steve Brooks was the winning rider. Ocean Drive completed a double for Hooper and trainer Ivan Parke, Gala Fleet having scored for the combination in the second race. The Daily Double pay-off was light when favorites won both the first and second races and 0.00 was the amount received by holders of tickets on the combination. Syndicate, with Ken Church in the irons, took the opener in a driving finish from Hasty Freedoms, the second choice, while Gala Fleet with John Adams aboard was up in time to catch Necklace in the closing stages of the second. Jockey Church had his second winner of the afternoon when he steered Psycary in the third. The Hasty House Farm colt ran away from his field being well in front all the way and scoring by five lengths from the Arcaro-ridden Locadah, with Vi Dog, the public choice, landing in third place. The distance was six furlongs. The third choice of the afternoon paid off in the fourth race with Dream Cream, with apprentice Ronnie Baldwin up, won by one and one-half lengths from the fast-closing Sis Egan. Eddie Arcaro, who was aboard Palace-Circles, brought his mount up on the inside on the stretch turn, but Baldwin shot his mount through on the inside of Arcaro in the last eighth.

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