Hart Entry Victorious: Fredericktown and Nancy Lang Horne First and Second, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-13


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HART ENTRY VICTORIOUS . Fredericktown and Nancy Lang-home First and Second. -- - ; Trevan Carries Bostwlck Silks to Easy Victory In Opening Race EI Jcsmar -. Captures the Sixth. FORT ERIE, Ont, Aug. .12. Frederick-town and his stablemate, Nancy Langhorne, defeated the other three starters in the Ton-awanda Handicap at Fort Erie this afternoon and carried the silks of H. S. Hart to victory. Lunetta saved third place with Redstone and Senator Norris in the rear of the procession at the end of the one mile and a sixteenth. Although coupled the two leaders Avere ridden out with Thomas astride the colt and Wallace riding the filly. Half a length separated them at the finish. Lunetta was beaten six lengths and finished a length and a half in front of Redstone which beat Senator Norris by a neck. The pace in the early part of the race was fast From a good start Lunetta went to the front and ran the quarter in :23. On the back stretch Senator Norris moved up on the outside of the Bbstwick mare and took the lead from her before reaching the half-mile post, which was run in AVs. At the time Senator Norris was running well and appeared to have speed in reserve. Nancy Langhorne showed brilliant speed oh the turn, however, and easily passed Senator Norris. Wallace then took her to the inner rail. Fredericktown meanwhile had been slowly recovering the ground lost in going wide at the first turn. Straightened out in the stretch he closed up on his stablemate and wore her down in a- long drive. Everyone of the five starters with the exception of Redstone got to the front and looked like a winner at one time or another. The fractions were :12, 1:3S and 1:45. The attendance was good today despite the absence of a stake attraction and the weather was pleasant About 4,000 persons witnessed the afternoons sport. Trevan was away well in the opening race under alert handling by Scobie and carried the silks of A. C. Bostwiclc to an easy victory over a band of two-year-olds in a contest at five and a half furlongs. Sun Los followed the pacemaker closely at all times but could not cut down the six length lead of the winner. Vain Ellie was third. E. Trotters Bedford went to the front immediately after the start in the second race and setting the pace for the one mile won by four lengths from Poltova which moved into second position in the run through the backstretch after being in close quarters around the first turn. Gold Rock was best of the others and finished third. J. Wallace rode the winner. Ombrage well up in the early running followed Play On into the stretch in the third race and wore her down in a hard drive. The winner carried the silks of the Don "Valley Stable and was ridden by K. Parrington. Rachel Potter was always third and finished in that position a length "and a half behind Play On which was beaten by a neck. T. R. Queens run of tough luck with Exalted Ruler came to an end when he saddled the W. A. Woolman filly for the fourth race. Well ridden by Wallace, the daughter of Superman followed Lion dOr and Ablaze closely and saving ground on the far turn came to the outside of Lion dOr in the final drive Continued on sixteenth page. HART ENTRY VICTORIOUS Continued from first pace. in which she outstayed Wraith by a nose. Elemental got up in time to take third place. This victory made it a double for J. Wallace. The distance was three-quarters of a mile. As usually happens when El Jesmar meets the cheaper grade of Canadian-breds, Mrs. A. E. Alexandras color bearer got home on the front end of the struggle for the sixth race. It was at one mile and a sixteenth. The Inferno gelding was outrun in the early stages, but caught the leaders under patient riding by R. Punshon and won going away by a head. Blossoms, the pacemaker, finished second. Third place fell to Pelf. Polly Leighton followed The Fenian closely for one mile in the seventh race and then assumed what appeared a winning lead for the remaining three-sixteenths but had to be ridden out at the end to win by a head from Gieuseppe. Joaquina finished third. Terry Wilson, in the silks of S. Nuckols rode the winner.

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