Fair Rowenas Fine Race: Gets Up in Closing Strides to Win Toledos Feature Contest, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-26


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FAIR ROWENAS FINE RACE . . Gets Up in Closing Strides to Win Toledos Feature Contest. J. A. Tarsons Scores Double "With Zorro and Hercules Gloom Girl and Huey In Close Finish, r- 1 . TOLEDO, Ohio, "Aug. 25. Closing with good courage when straightened out in the stretch, W. A. McKinneys Fair Rowena just got up in the closing strides to beat Seths Dream and Hughes Graham in the fifth, the feature race at Fort Miami Park this afternoon. Raising Sand was completely crowded out of contention at the far turn when racing in second position. J. A. Parsons provided the winner of the Lucas Purse, the secondary feature, run as the fourth race in Zorro. He took command at once and never left the result in serious doubt. In the final drive Cock o the Roost outgamed Balefull for second place. A most exciting finish came in the initial race in which Gloom Girl, an outsider, barely lasted long enough to earn the verdict from the fast finishing Huey. Col. Pat and Tister had the speed of the field throughout the running of their races, but Tister bore out badly during the stretch run, finishing close to the outside fence. J. A. Parsons saddled his second winner when Hercules scored a handy victory in the sixth race after being outpaced to the stretch. Glasgow was excused from the first race owing to developing a high temperature. Poland pulled up a trifle lame following a short gallop this morning and the good three-year-old was excused from the fifth race. Judge P. E. Callan will leave tomorrow night for Kenilworth Park, "Windsor. Three carloads of horses arrived here Sunday from Columbus including the stables of J. A. Parsons, fifteen head ; D. "Wishard, three, and J. A. Hayes, two. The halter men were active all afternoon. Nancolas Brothers claimed Zorro from J. A. Parsons for ,400 out of the fourth race, while F. Shinn took Havana Electric from H. Good out of the third for 00. Jockey G. "Williams was an arrival from Columbus. D. B. Freeman, H. T. Batchler and G. W. Crippen shipped their stables to Dallas, Texas from Beulah Park.

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