Illegible] Aureole Score for Queen: Sophomore Easily Captures Rous Memorial Stakes and Latter Annexes Hardwicke, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-19


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, — .andau, Aureole Score for Queen Sophomore Easily Captures Rous Memorial Stakes and j I Latter Annexes Hardwicke Special to Daily Racing Form ASCOT, Berkshire, Eng., June 18 Reu-jrs. — Queen Elizabeths three runners, andau, Aureloe and Corporal, gave Her [ajesty a happy ending to the memorable .oyal meeting which concluded here to-ayi Landau and Aureole won while the ivenile Corporal finished second. All three tarted favorites. The huge crowd, enjoying a day of sun-tiine, were roused to great excitement hen the Queens handsome black three-ear-old Landau, with Britains only nighted jockey, Sir Gordon Richards rid-cig, led almost throughout to easily win he opening Rous Memorial Stakes at one nile. Landau, a 100-to-30 favorite, beat he French challenger Boccace by four mgths in a field of eight. He thus mply made amends for disappointing Her lajesty when eighth in the Epsom Derby. Landau and Sir Gordon received a tre-lendous reception when the Queen and lost of the Royal party welcomed them to le winners enclosure. The Royal victory as also consolation for Richards who lissed riding Landau at Epsom because of ijuries received in riding accident. Corpora! Beaten Favorite Corporal, by Court Martial, was favored t 5 to 2 to win the five furlongs Windsor "astle Stakes, but with Harry Carr astride he youngster finished in second place hree lengths behind Summer Solstice. The Queens Aureole, who has grown into i. magnificent four-year-old, gave the Royal •arty the thrill of the whole meeting by aastering Marcel Boussacs heavily played -to-4 shot, Janitor, in the Hardwicke Stakes at 12 furlongs. Aureole, conceding anitor seven pounds, won by a short head a a photo finish. Lester Piggott, suspended from race rid-ng for six months, today missed having he mount on two winners on the last day n the big feature events. Among five aounts Piggott was engaged for were -larch Past and Bitter Sweet. Billy Rock-bly rode March Past to victory in the six urlongs Wokingham Stakes. Bitter, Sweet ook the Queen Alexandra Stakes under the :uidance of Harry Carr.

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