Alleden A Surprise: Despised Outsider Takes Aurora Feature in Hard Drive.; Beats Banter, King of the Spa and Other Fast Ones, Incidentally Paying Backers Handsomely., Daily Racing Form, 1925-06-13


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ALLEDEN A SURPRISE 1 Despised Outsider Takes Aurora Feature in Hard Drive. I Beats Banter. King of the Spa and Other Fast Ones, Incidentally Paying Backers Handsomely. «. AITvORA, III.. June 12.— The fourth race on this afternoons program at Aurora featured the card. It was a five and a half furlonp dash and brought together some of the best sprinters quartered at the course. The result was a hug* surprise, it being: won by the despised outsider, .T. J. Heddermans Alleden in a driving finish from W. S. Hoa-ton*s Banter and King of the Spa racing for A. Hold third The winner acted badly at the post, delaying the start for five minutes and was finally placed on the extreme outside. He began with the others, however, and raced in a contending position to the stretch head where he came through on the inside and getting to the front midway of the stretch held on gamely under a vigorous ride by Majestic. Banter was well up all the way and finished resolutely, while King of the Spa finished very fast next the inner rail. Publisher made up much ground to be fourth. Pocket Mouse set the pace to the stretch and then began tiring while Urardalbane wns usrd up trying to get to the front and tired under his heavy impost. The largt st week-day crowd of the meeting was in attendance and the fair s -x wer» out in full force .as the management had set this afternoon as Indies Pay. The weather was warm but not unpleasant and the track was at its best. It was a long shot day and some large earnings were shared in by the fortunate holders of the lucky certificates. Allfden. winner of the feature race, paying 11. r»0. while the first winner rewarded a few handsomely. - VILin T1IK WIZARD BY INCHES. Wilmer the Wizard, carrying the colors of J. TJough, was returned victor of the fifth race in a driving finish with Rachel Potter. Bear Grass was third. Rachel Potter took command soon after the start and shm.d the way throughout just missing the official verdict by a nose. It was a very close finish and the result was in doubt until the official numbers were displayed. The winner ran a good race and responded gamely to punishment In the final drive. Willinm Tell II. failed to show the speed he displayed the other day and rao d in fourth posit i m throughout, while Lady Inez, the ",7ood thing" of the rac proved to be a bloom- r and raced far back all the way, finishing last. Pegrgy O., which won at long odds on opening day. repeated her success in the sixth today winning in easy fashion from a band of eight. She layed in fifth position until the stretch was rear hi d then came to the outside and finishing fast was going away at the end. I avinia gained steadily and was easily best of the others, while Shining QoM, the early pacemaker tired and dropped back to third place at the finish. Another close finish came with the running of the last race with War Zone just getting up in time to beat Panna by a nose while Gen. Cadorna was third, four lengths back of the leaders. Panna went to the front at the start and had kmm opened up a four length lead with Jen. Cadorna in closest pursuit and War Zone third on th.- outsid**. Turning into the stretch Lonp took War Zone to the rail while Panna went slightly wide and the gelding gradually wore her down to earn the decision. LUCKY CERTIFICATE HOLDERS. Eight baby racers vied with each other for premier honors in the opening dash, and C. Homings Uunerva, a daughter of Runny-medc — -I*r solvation, was the winner from Lavigne, with Black Angel third. The winner was best, as she was last to have the barrier and came around her cpiK nents and, wearing l avigno down in the stretch, took command in the last fifty yards. L,avigne shot out of the bunch turning out of the back stretch and opened up a two-length advantage but could not hold it. Lady Allen and Kmaru ipatinn both were, the medium of heavy sp« elation but wre never prominent and finished unplaced. The winner rewarded th"S wh" f-.rtunate eriuugh to hold tickets on her iMUhflai im-ly. six- earning 88.40 for 2, the longest price of the mating. Climax, from the stable of S. W. Onmt. w:ls WffltMT o€ the BBC ■4 rn, .- in handy feaMoa Iloii-hjnrd u ovtatarted the others, yh ok .t Polychreety turning for borne tad miduay .f th.- etretch it appear! Hi as if he would v, in. but "liin.ix k- pt piffling -t-adily and caught fcppn aching the finish. Cloughjoidan was easily i oossl beat, while First PttJssC finished two lengths la ad-. of the remaind r. T. J. Abrains Poland which has been showing much speed in his morning vorfcoatS vas Installed favorite, in the third race, bat he quit ha 1 1 J alter racing with Little Alfred for a half mile and finish. d unpin. d He evidently psaaesl this race to tighten him tap as It was his first start this mar. The winner turned up in John J. Kelly which gradually wire tlie lead rs down and had nough in penary* to stall off Qno. Qroota. which was a going s eoiid Little Alfred quit badly ii the last sixteenth but had no opposition lor third place. ]

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