Blue Violin to be Flown East to Keep New Castle, Delaware Engagements: Cavanough Filly Triumphed in Balmorals Honeymoon; High Voltage Checks In, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-15


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Blue Violin to Be Flown East to Keep New Castle, Delaware Engagements Cavanaugh Filly Triumphed * In Balmorals Honeymoon; High Voltage Checks In DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 14. — The arrival from New York of Wheat-ley Stables High Voltage for Saturdays 5,000 added Delaware Oaks, plus the announcement from Chicago to the effect that George A. Cavanaughs Blue Violin will be flown here for the "new" New Castle and Delaware Handicaps, have added considerable interest to the inaugural running of the "Distaff Big Three." The three races will be offered on consecutive Saturdays, with the three-year-olds in this weeks event attempting to earn the right to meet older rivals in the last two-thirds of the series. High Voltage, top juvenile filly last year and leading candidate for the 1955 title in her division, vanned in from Aqueduct in charge of veteran stable foreman Bart Sweeney, with exercise boy and groom, Tommy Wynn also making the trip. Included in the shipment was the two-year-old filly, Holiday Time. High Voltage received her final extended trial for the Oaks yesterday morning over the sloppy Aqueduct strip, being timed a mile in 1:41%. Eddie Arcaro will be down on Saturday to handle the Ambiorix filly in the Oaks. Blue Violin, who is conditioned by the veteran Johnny Kermath, won the Cleopatra and Misty Isle as a juvenile and recently accounted for the Honeymoon Stakes at the Balmoral meeting. She will be loaded on a chartered C-46 at Chicagos Midway airport on Sunday and will arrive at nearby New Castle County air base at approximately 1 pjn. EDT. Plans call for the four-year-old First Fiddle filly to start in the 5,000 added New Castle on June 25, following which she will point for the 10,000 added Delaware Handicap, worlds ► richest race for fillies ancf mares, on the following week end. Last year, Alberta Ranches Blue Butterfly was flown here from California for the New CaStle but failed to earn a portion of the purse, as Shawmut Stables Gainsboro Girl took down the 01,800 winners jackpot. Gainsboro Girl, incidentally, is now quartered at nearby Good Odds Farm awaiting the New Castle and Delaware caps. In her last outing, the Bernborough five -year-old finished in the runner-up spot behind Foxcatcher Farms Parlo in the Top Flight Handicap. Another candidate for the last two-thirds of the big three, Mrs. Ada L. Rices Cerise Reine, was breezed a half mile over a good track this morning, getting the distance in :48%. This daughter of Requested accounted for the local Oaks in 1953 and it was decided that she would remain here when the other Rice horses entrained for Chicago. Returning to Saturdays running of the Oaks, all three of trainer Max Hirschs hopefuls for the event were trained over the oval this morning. Mrs. Edward Las-kers Loquacious turned a good mile in 1:40% after six furlongs in 1:12%, while Arnold Hangers Rico Reto and Rico Romance were in company while traveling three-quarters of a mile in 1:13%. All three were winners of their most recent starts at this point and there is a strong possibility that all will be in the starting field for the Oaks.

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