Feature Race to Radiancy: Formans Filly Easy Winner of Gerrans Handicap at Fort Erie, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-12


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FEATURE RACE TO RADIANCY Foremans Filly Easy Winner of Gerrans Handicap at Fort Erie. Sarko Second and Lathrop Third Shue Wins Second Race for Canadian-Brcds. t FORT ERIE, Ont, Aug. 11. G. W. Foremans Radiancy did not quit in the H. Montgomery Gerrans Handicap at Fort Erie this afternoon and won the days feature by a length and a quarter. Sarko finished second and Lathrop third. Reply, Sunmagne and Royal Eclipse also ran. The race was at three-quarters of a mile and it was named out of respect to the honorary steward of the meeting. H. Thomas took Radiancy to the front at the start and she was never headed. In the first quarter of a mile she sprinted into a two lengths lead. Sarko raced Reply into defeat and then challenged the leader after straightening out in the stretch but tired after getting within a length of the Trompe La Morte filly. Lathrop met with much interference in the running of the race. In spite of the fact that the card was an ordinary one a crowd of about 4,000 people was on hand to witness the sport The weather was ideally cool and the track was fast. J. Francis clung to the inside rail with Prudy in the first race while Church went wide with Pictin the pacemaker and won a nose decision over the Kenton Stable racer. The winner carried the silks of W. F. Poison. Foolscap finished third. Shue beat eight other Canadian-breds in the second race. J. McTaggart had the F. Higgins filly in front throughout the five and a half furlongs. She won by two lengths with speed in reserve. Beau of the West came from fourth position in the stretch to take second place. War Tank also finished fast and got up in time to get third place. Cordon Rouge followed Wanderlust closely in the third race and passed her into the lead after straightening out in the stretch and won by two lengths. The race was at five and a half furlongs. Sea Fairy and Revolt divided the remainder of the purse. Jockey Baker rode the winner. The two-year-olds were at the post fourteen minutes, the delay being caused when Wanderlust rolled on Romanelli at the barrier. One of the latters shoulders was dislocated and Punshon was substituted. Ebb Tide was rushed into a lead of eight lengths in the first part of the mile and a sixteenth in the fourth race and won by that margin from Sir Galahad II., Smarty, and seven other cheap platers. J. Wallace, in the silks of L. A. Seregni, rode the winner. War Man set the pace for the one mile in the sixth race and won by a length from Sun Lady. Melra came from last place in the final drive and got up in time to take third place. She was crowded back at the start Renzctti rode the winner which carried the silks of E. Glassco. Devonite, under the guidance of McKnigJit, earned the major portion of the purse for S. Hesseltine in the last race. Captain Adams was second and Servitor third. The race was at one mile and a sixteenth.

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