Another for Swingalong: Scores His Second Victory of Present Havre Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-01


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ANOTHER FOR SWINGALONG Scores His Second Victory of Present Havre Meeting. Hurry In Upsets Calculations by Easily Defeating Sun Tess Heavy Track Causes Many Withdrawals. HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., Sept. 30. The program at Havre de Grace this afternoon was built around the Cheshire Purse, a dash of five and a half furlongs which brought out some of the best sprinters racing here this fall. It furnished an interesting contest and incidentally enabled the Whisk Broom II. gelding, Swingalong, to score his second victory at the meeting. Swing-along was ridden by J. Maiben, was far back to the stretch turn and after being taken" to the extreme outside of the field he finished with a great burst of speed, passed the leaders as though they were tied and at the end beat the tiring pacemaker, Heeltaps, by a length. Heeltaps had a four lengths lead entering the homestretch where she looked a certain winner but at the end tired. The races were run over a heavy track and scratches were numerous. Indications are that the weather has become settled and with prospects of bright sunshine tomorrow larger crowds are looked for. The conditions for the first race called for maiden three-year-old and over and as expected brought out an ordinary band. Sledge was withdrawn and Gold Rock was made the favorite. He was ridden by J. McTag-gart and won with ease after leading the entire way. At the end he had a couple of lengths lead over Uome, which in turn beat Uncle Dud by a dozen lengths for second place. Lithuania showed a good performance in the second race when she beat Fiery Flight by a length. The filly met with some interference during the running and weaved her way through first on the inside then on the outside and again on the inside. At the end she closed in resolute fashion and won going away. Fiery Flight was the one to make the pace and led into the homestretch when she Continued on sixteenth page. ; ANOTHER FOR SWINGALONG i I Continued from first page. b3gan to tire. It was a tight fit for third I money between Sea Man and Ampolac. The ! latter was favorite and whatever chance she had was ruined when she reared up just when the barrier Avas sprung. The third race proved little better than a l canter for Triumph which made all the pace s and won under restraint by five" lengths from l Don Juan. The latter was the runner up after they had gone half a mile and was ; a like distance in front of Queens Gild 1 which bet Zouave half a length for third I money. Hurry In upset calculations when he galloped home an easy winner in the fourth race, a dash of five and a half furlongs for two-year-olds. W. S. Kilmers Sun Tess was favorite and was ridden by J. Wallace. She was supposed to fancy the going. Kennedy on Hurry Inn rode an energetic race. Off well, he quickly took command and then rated his mount until straightened out shook off Forecaster and drew into a four length lead. Forecaster was driving to the limit to stall off Villager and Uome. Scoop made a runaway affair of the sixth race. He was ridden by Scobie, was an outsider in the betting, smothered his opponents for speed and after drawing into an easy lead rounding the turn into the stretch, was rated in ront for the remainder of the way. At the turn he beat Craigthorne by three lengths and a half. Biff Bang, the favorite, was two lengths further fack. B. E. Chapman has turned Padua out for the winter and J. Buscher sent the mare Peggy O., to the Deveres Farm near where she will remain until next spring. Buscher sent his other horses to New Orleans but will remain over for the Laurel meeting, where he will add three or four to the string ho will campaign at the Crescent City tracks the coming winter.

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