Four Straight Wins: Idle Seth Continues on His Winning Way at Aurora, Daily Racing Form, 1924-09-18


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1 FOUR STRAIGHT WINS Idle Seth Continues On His Winning Way at Aurora. Scores in Wednesdays Feature i Zucchinis Ride Helps Billy Watts Capture Fifth Race. AURORA, 111., Sept. 17. Well balanced fields made up the program at the Fox Valley Business Mens Racing Association on the tenth day of the meeting with the Chicago Handicap, at five and a half furlongs, the feature race. The contests were nol confined to a majority of short dashes as they have been, there being no less than three of them at longer distance. There waa another large crowd in attendance, in fact the largest of any week day since the meeting opened. The weather was ideal for racing, the track was lightning fast and good time was made in the majority of the races. Thirty-one bookmakers were in line to quote odds, and the crowd a speculative on, showed much enthusiasm and kept them busy. The fourth and feature race of the day, a five and a half furlong dash was won by B. A. Jones Idle Seth, which recorded his fourth consecutive victory of the meeting. He was given a splendid ride by Gross who seems to have a knack of nursing horses, which are inclined to quit to stick to their task. H. A. Cottons Delia Robbia, a long shot, was second, with Bolivar Bond, well supported, taking the short end of the purse. No time was lost at the barrier. Gross sent Idle Seth off into a commanding lead with Delia Robbia and Hole Card, which was ofl last, pursuing the flying leader. Idle" Seth still retained a substantial lead as they turned into the stretch with Delia Robbia forcing the pace and Bolivar Bond moving up to third. It was at this point thai the early effort of Hole Card showed on hiiu as he dropped back out of contention. AS the finish Idle Seth was the winner by a length with Delia Robbia a length and a hall in front of Bolivar Bond and Bruneth fourth in advance of Hole Card. : OPENER TO SHINING GOLD. The opening race, a three-quarters sprint was won by Shining Gold carrying the silks of Mrs. G. Phillips, S. W. Grants Double T. finished second with Verbena third. After a brief delay -they got away in good order and Erickson sent Shining Gold into a commanding lead which he retained to the finish. The heavily supported Louise Wag.- ner was the one to force the pace for a hall mile with Double T. and Verbena leading the others. On the run through the stretch Louise Wagner dropped back to fourth position and Double T. moving up to second and Verbena third. Shining Gold was an easy winner by a length and a half in front of Double T. who was home by a head of Verbena for the short end. The second on the program was won by Auntie Millin in track record time from Lady Choco with Theo third. After a few minutes at the barrier due to the fractiousness of Merrimac they were off in good alignment. Eaton lost no time and sent Auntie Millin to the front with Heavy Artillery and Lorena Marcellia in close pursuit In the turn into the stretch Auntie Millin had opened up what proved to be a winning lead with Heavy Artillery still second and Lady Choco moving up to third. It was at this point that Lorena Marcellia bore out to such an extent that she practically lost all chances of getting any part of the purse in the run through the stretch. Lady Choco moved up to sec- . ond with Theo third. Heavy Artillery falling back. Auntie Millin gained an easy victory with Lady Choco a length and a half in front of Theo which was ahead of the erratic Lorena Marcellia. BESSIE LEIGHTON FIRST. The third race on the card fell to Bessie Leighton with Liege second and Molinero third. The start was a straggling one and Molinero was the one to show the way going to the front on the first turn with Bessie Leighton and Eye Bright in closest pursuit Turning into the stretch Liege had what looked like a winning lead but his early efforts started to tell on him in the run through the stretch and Bessie Leighton was gaining on him with rapid strides. Jack Frost was in advance of Molinero to the seventy-yard post but dropped back when the real racing began. Bessie eLighton was the winner after a brief struggle with Liege, which got second place a length in front of Molinero, the latter coming again in the stretch to be third. It was Zucchinis wonderful ride that landed the heavily supported favorite Billy Watts a winner in the fifth with Proceeds second and Fred Kinney third. The start was a good one and Boganowski sent Sophia Marie into a long lead with.roceeds and Fred Kinney racing closely. Mac O Boy was in advance of the others. They ran that way to the stretch turn where Zucchini slipped through next to the inside rail saving much ground. This proved a big factor in his mounts victory. Turning her home Continued on sixteenth page. FOUR STRAIGHT WINS Continued from first pace. Gormley sent Proceeds to the lead with Sophia Marie dropping back to second and Fred Kinney running in third position. The whole field closed up . in the stretch and it was a thrilling finish with Billy Watts the winner by a length going away, Proceeds a head in advance of Fred Kinney which beat Mac O Boy a half a length for third money. J. Magnus furnished the winner of the concluding race when Dandybrush led from start to finish. Dobson was second, with Wong Bok third. Off to a perfect start, Smith lost no time sending Dandybrush -into the lead rounding the first turn, with Battle Shot and Wong Bok forcing the pace. Dob-son was leading the other two starters. In the run through .the backstretch Montgomery sent Wong Bok up to the leader but rounding the upper turn Smith released Dandybrush from restraint and he opened up a good lead. Dobson, after racing under restraint, moved up with rapid strides during , the stretch run and just- failed to get up, Dandybrush hanging on with great courage to get the verdict by a neck: Dobson finished a length and a half in front of Wong Bok.

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