Blue Hills, Dart by Vie at Aqueduct: Both Victorious in Last Outings, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-27


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Blue Hills, Dart By Vie at Aqueduct Both Victorious In Last Outings Saxony Gives Former Two Pounds and Latter Nine in Manhattan Beach Handicap AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 26.— The ,500 Manhattan Beach Handicap is the main attraction designed to entice New Yorks sweltering turf fans away from the seashore tomorrow. This event is an overnight test at a mile and a furlong, which has attracted seven of the lesser candidates for the 0,000 Brooklyn Handicap, which brings this Queens County Jockey Club session to a close on July 12. Woolford Farms Saxony, a stretch-running four-year-old by War Jeep, is the top-weight in the Manhattan Beach with 122 pounds and comes from a jgood race at Belmont Park, in which he finished with a great rush to be a neck back of Uncle Miltie at a flat mile. The extra furlong wont displease Saxony, who finished his 1951 campaign by winning the Daingerfield Handicap at two miles and a sixteenth. Pete Anderson is slated to ride. The likely choices in the Manhattan Beach are C. B. Bonns Blue Hills, 120, and Dart By, 113, a pair of former stakes horses, who scored upset victories in their last outings. Ted Atkinson rode both horses in their recert victories and is named for both tomorrow, an assignment better suited to Johnny Longden, who began his career riding Roman-style at Canadian fairs. Blue Hills stood a long drive gamely to win the Brighton Beach Handicap at tomorrows distance on June 17, with Abe "Rooter" Levinsons High Bracket and Phantom Farms Nullify, of tomorrows field, behind him. Out Point, winner of Saturdays Edgemere, finished fourth in that race* reported to have been hit with a clod and swallowed his tongue. Dart By also won at a mile and a furlong, beating slightly inferior horses in slightly slower time. Benefit by Weight Concession High Bradcet will carry 112 tomorrow, while Nullify gets in with 109 and both benefit by weight concessions from Blue Hills since their last encounter. Albert Widman will guide High Bracket, perhaps less strenuously than his owner will urge him on from the clubhouse, while Keith Stuart has been named for Nullify. The Manhattan Beach field is completed by Mrs. Edward Laskers Hull Down, 116, and David Shaers Sun Rene, 106. Hull Down has been racing in more exalted company and usually fares well in company such as he meets tomorrow. With Bill Boland in the saddle, he will probably be almost equal favorite with thcBohn entry. Sun Rene is a sprinter, but will haVe High Bracket to contend with in any attempt to "steal" this race. Tomorrows supporting features are the Lucky Hour Purse, for juvenile colts and geldings at five and a half furlongs, and a six-furlong dash for sophomore fillies styled The Pixy. Such capable youngsters as Marsh Tiger, Country Coz, Dr. Stanley and Social Outcast are in the Lucky Hour, along with such potential stars as the Maine Chance Farm pair of War Legend and Flight Cloud. This will be the fourth race and is followed by the Pixy, which has Ethel D. Jacobs Hadassah as its probable favorite.

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