Bruneth Scores by Nose: Provides Something of a Sensation in Winning Romanian Purse at Huntington, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-07


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BRUNETH SCORES BY NOSE Provides Something of a Sensation in Winning Romanian Purse at Huntington. HUNTINGTON. W. Va., April 6.— L. Hay-mands Rruneth caused something of a sensation at the Fair Grounds this afternoon when she scored a nose victory over Quaver in the Romanian Purse, the sixth and feature attraction of the third days racing. As the mare was making her seasons debut, some doubt existed as to her being ready and this was responsible for her scant support. Consequently she returned the largest dividend of the meeting. Panorel and Last One set a fast pace to the turn for home with the winner in close pursuit. Quaver joined in the struggle after Last One retired an eighth out and a rousing duel followed with Bruneth barely winning. Panorel was a close third after being much used in racing Last One into defeat. Bain about race time seriously affected the attendance but the track remained fast. The skies cleared as the afternoon progressed. After had shown the way to the stretch with Kirk Lady in closest attention in the opening dash. Kirk Lady had the most in reserve for the final test. Little Hetty was a creditable third despite the fact that her saddle slipped. Making his seasons .debut, ex-jockey Pevics Dukedom scored a rather easy victory in the second dash, in which My Biddy, the favorite, easily disposed of the others during the stretch run. It was only in the final strides that Mel-vina nosed out Wild Douce, the pacemaker, in the third race, which was productive of the closest finish of the meeting. Taking command while rounding the far turn, Floy IJIlie retained a safe lead for the remainder of the fourth race, which marked her second success at this meeting. Widgeon and Avispa came from the rear in the run home and divided the remainder of the purse.

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