Main Race at Youngs Town: Captured by Bigwig in Close Finish-Miles S. Triumphs over Kendall by a Nose, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-21


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MAIN RACE AT YOUNGSTOWN Captured by Bigwig in Close Finish Miles S. Triumphs Over Kendall by a Nose. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Oct. 20. Taking the lead soon after the start and running in front for the entire way. Miss Daisy Parsons Bigwig won the best race of the day at Southern Park. He was being hard pressed at the end, however, to retain his advantage, as Lady Longridge and Silk Sox finished fast through the stretch and the former was only a half length back of the winner at the finish and a like distance in front of Silk Sox. Jockey Lynch had the mount on Bigwig. S. McNeills Whispering ran as if she outclassed her opponents in the opening dash. She was away forwardly and after shaking, off Murphy, drew away to win as her rider pleased. .Murphy began from an outside position and could never get to the front, and was tiring at the end, but managed to hold the second place safe from F. G.. Corley. Bonstelle led for the entire journey in the second race, but was doing his best at the finish to stall off Kelneth, which closed fast through the stretch and was gradually wearing the winner down. Miss Holland was an easy third. Another close finish came with the running of the third race, when Miles S. just got up in time to nose out Kendall. The latter opened up a big lead in the early running and was under punishment all the last eighth, but Ford, on the winner, saved ground all the way and came on the inside of Kendall in the stretch and headed him right at the end. Monsoon was a distant third. P. E. Callen was an arrival from Toronto, Ont, where he officiated in the stand at the Long Branch meeting. Mr. Callen will serve as judge here for the remainder of the meeting. E. E. Major came over from Cleveland to take in a days racing. Mr. Major has shipped his string to Columbus to await the opening of Beulah Park. Among todays arrivals from Brooklyn Park, Cleveland, were P. L. Short with seven horses and J. A. Fouts with four. The extensive stable of Mrs. A. E. Alexandra, is expected this evening from Long Branch. Included in the band are Sweepstakes, Marble, Care Free, Servitor, Chief Sponsor and six others. Jockey C. OMahoney got in from Long Branch and had the mount on Hump in the first race. Jockey J. Jones was suspended for two days by starter Harris for disobedience at the post Mrs. H. D. Cox, represented in the fifth race by James B. Brown, claimed Lady Longridge from H. W. Barnes for ,G00.

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