Willamette Gives Atkinson Hard Time While Gaining Neck Victory at Jamaica: Outfinishes Prophets Bell despite Tendency to Bear Out on Entering Far Turn, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-17


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Willamette Gives Atkinson Hard Time While Gaining Neck Victory at Jamaica Outfinishes Prophets Bell t ► Despite Tendency to Bear Out on Entering Far Turn By BOB HORWOOD JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 16.— Though giving Ted Atkinson a hard time most of the way. C. T. Chenerys Willamette out-finished Reginald N. Websters favored Prophets Bell to win todays featured Idle-wild Purse by a desperate neck. It was a long six lengths back to G. H. "Pete" ■ Bostwicks Huspah, who was only a half length before D and H Stables Pardala at the end of a mile and one-sixteenth in 1:45%. The winning daughter of Doswell who was bred at Chenerys Virginia farm, ] near Richmond, rewarded her admirers in I the crowd of 17,988 with a .70 return. I Doswell, incidentally, is named for the I farm at which he stands. The favored Prophets Bell went to the front at the start of the Idlewild, but At- ] kinson quickly sent Willamette up on the inside, followed by Korestes, Pardala, Fal- ] cula and Huspah, who were strung out as they rounded the far turn. ] I I I ] ] Willamette appeared to be tryng to bear out badly from the far turn to the finish, but Atkinson managed to keep her on the rail, though he could not really "get into" the filly until well into the stretch. The race had resolved itself to a match after the halfway mark, with Prophets Bell and Willamette engaged in a head-and-head duel that endured to the wire, while Huspah moved up to be as much third as she was ever to be approaching the quarter pole. Through the final sixteenth, Willamette Continued on Page Forty-Fhe j i , [ j i | ! J ! Williamette Outfinishes Prophets Bell at Jamaica Wins by Neck Despite Tendancy To Bear Out Entering Far Turn Continued from Page One gradually outfinished Prophets Bell and was probably quite a bit better than her winning margin suggests as she continued to try to bear out almost all the way to the wire, though moving on the inside. Huspah turnd in a fair effort, though actually losing ground to the leaders at the end, while Pardala made a faint thrust nearing the three-furlong pole, then fal-[ tered. Harry La Montagnes Plotter confirmed her recent seasonal debut by coasting to the finish of the Malba Purse four lengths before Woolford Farms honest Equableu, who was receiving nine pounds. B. B. Davis Jr.s Pro Bono was a length farther behind and a scant nose before C. V. Whitneys Aiming High. Plotter, who looks more like her dam, Conniver, with every start, but seems to have more early speed, paid .30 and was teletimed in 1:12% for the six furlongs. Equableu, who had the inside stall in the gate, outbroke Plotter but could not i hold the big, strapping daughter of Double Jay for even a quarter, in fact was passed by Pro Bono in the run to the far turn. From that point it was no contest, with Plotter speeding along like an outsize machine, eating up the ground with long, smooth and even strides. Eddie Arcaro tapped her once slightly passing the furlong pole, but it was a routine gesture. The struggle for second honors was considerably more intense, with Equableu coming on in the final sixteenth, while Pro Bono just lasted to save third money from Aiming High. Constance Morabitos Wing Jet, a first-time starter by Papa Redbird, amazed the majority in the opening five-furlong dash for juveniles by shooting between horses in the final sixteenth under Jimmy Nichols, who had neglected to bring his goggles to the post and could scarcely see the opening. Wing Jet returned 4.40 after tri-umohinor by a length and a half over P. H. B. Ft el inghuy sens Pie Time, who nosed out R. T. ONeils Pampie, while N. P. Bates Debater was only a nose out of the money. The colt was teletimed in 1:01 and combined with Joseph Marrones Guarico, a "good thing" in the second event, for a 02.20 Daily Double. Eric Guerin rode Guarico, who had no trouble scoring by three lengths over Mis. Charles Costanzos Charlanx, with Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs Felicitation a neck farther back at the end of a mile and a furlong in 1:53%. Guarico, who finished fifth at slightly more than 85 to 1 less than a week ago, but was dropping ,250 in the claiming ranks, paid .20. - .

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