Zucchinis Good Ride: Enables Lade Choco to Account for Auroras Main Race, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-02


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ZUCCHINIS GOOD RIDE - Enables Lady Choco to Account for Auroras Main Race. Spods Takes Measure of Lee Enfield After Spirited Finish Leontes in Form Reversal. AURORA, 111., Oct. 1. A series of claiming races made up the card at Exposition Park for the twenty-second day of the Fox Valley Business Mens Racing Association. The races were divided equally, as far as distance was concerned, there being three short dashes and three at a mile or over. Tho fields were well balanced, the fourth race, at one mile and a sixteenth, attracting the best horses. The track was fast, the weather ideal for racing and another large crowd turned out for the sport. Zucchini rode a remarkable race on Lady Choco, to land her a winner of the fourth race. Rating her with good judgment, she led from start to finish. Margaret Ware was the one to follow the pace and raced to second place. Elias O., which took the overland route for the entire distance, was the victim of some interference on the part of the newcomer Lombardo, when he herded him to the outside fence, but Boganowski did not enter any protest and the official placing stood. Black Grackle dropped back as they reached the turn for home and Elias O. moved up on the outside. Dorius, which had been allowed to drop out of contention in the early racing, -was closing fast in the stretch, but his rush was of no avail. BY SMALLEST OF 3IARGINS. Spods proved the best in the third race that brought together eleven ordinary sprinters and scored after a spirited stretch duel with Lee Enfield, which showed vast improvement over his last performance when Eaton rode him. Lubeck was the one to be third. Good Morning started out to make a, run away of this race, going to the lead with a rush and Crescent was right with her and Holly Boy was in advance of the remainder of the field. There was a general closing up in the stretch of the rear division and the early pacemakers dropped back out of contention. It was a stirring finish with Spods getting the verdict by the shortest of margins. Capt E. "Walker broke into the winning owners column when his Lieut. Colonel scored from the other platers in the fifth race at one mile. Little Andy was second and Voogeria got the short end of the purse. Lora-bardo lest no time after the start and sent his mount into a good lead, Vanishing Boy forcing the pace to the stretch where he quit and Little Andy, which had been running third, moved up with a rush on the outside. Voogeria was also moving up rapidly on the outside and Diversity was leading Sarafax. Lieut Colonel was an easy winner with Little Andy a length and a half in front of Voogeria. SUDDEN IMPROVEMENT. Leontes, showing a sharp reversal of form, was the winner of the closing race today and led from start to finish. He was disgracefully beaten his last two starts with the cheapest horses here but today he jumped right in the lead and won in a common canter and it would have taken a fair horse to take his measure today. Lendonia finished second and Lothair was the one to bo third. Eye Bright led around the first turn with Lucky Dollar and Archie Alexander in closest pursuit As they straightened ior the run through the backstretch Burger sent Leontes to the front with a rush and ho , opened up a big lead which he maintained to the finish to be an easy winner by five lengths. Archie Alexander and Lucky Dollar dropped back, beaten, as they turned for home, Lendonia and Lothair coming up on the outside with a belated rush finished second and third respectively. Parnell, carrying the silks of H. Tullet, was the winner of the opening race, a three-quarters dash for two-year-olds, when he led from start to finish. The Pueblo Stables Kosman was second and Red Squirrel third. No time was lost at the barrier and they got away in good order. Parnell was rusheo. to the lead and Kosman, which began slowly, rushed up-into second place with Gloom Girl leading the other three starters at the three-eighths ground. Eddie Jr. delayed the start in the second race for five minutes, but they got away in good order. J. H. Louchheims Prancing Prince made it two in a row when he was home first in front of Peter Brown, Boys Believe Mc was third. Eaton sent Peter Brown into the lead after going a quarter and ho was under restraint. Miss Mischief was the one to follow him with Boys Believe Me in close attendance. Peter Brown showed the way right to the twenty-yard post where Prancing Prince came Avith a rush and got the verdict by a neck. Peter Brown was a length and a half in front of Boys Believe Me for second money.

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