Colors of H. T. Archibald: Rose Eternal Carries Them Triumphantly in Aberdeen Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-28


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COLORS OF H. T. ARCHIBALD 1 — ♦ Rose Eternal Carries Them Triumphantly in Aberdeen Stakes. ♦ Proyes Best of Two-Tear-Olds In Hayre Stake — Mars Wins Shenandoah Handi- dlrap With 126 Pounds Up. ♦ HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., April 27.— H. T. Archibald, the Chicago sportsman, whose two-year-olds were so prominent in the races run at Miami last winter, furnished the winner of this afternoons feature race at Havre de Grace when Rose Eternal galloped home in front of a band of seventeen youngsters in the Aberdeen Stakes at four and a half furlongs, to which 0,000 was added. Rose Eternal was ridden by O. Bourassa, led her rivals from the start and won in clever fashion. She showed a world of early speed and entering the home stretch drew away into a long lead. At the end she tired a bit and passing the finishing mark, was a length in front of Sport Hallahan. The latter raced in second position from the start. Knapsack was third another length away and four lengths in front of Bogan. The latter, after beginning slowly, went around on the outside with a rush at the turn out of the back stretch only to tire in the run through the home stretch. Timekeeper broke well, but was caught in a jam soon after the start and was pulled up. The winner ran the first half-mile in :48 and finished out the four and a half furlongs in :54Vi, good time considering the condition of the track. The stake had a net value of 0,875 to the winner. Light rains fell this morning and during the afternoon there were intermittent showers. The footing was slow in some spots and a bit muddy, especially next the inside rail. The card was a particularly good one and a large crowd was in attendance. The Shenandoah Handicap, at a mile and a sixteenth, divided interest with the running of the stake. There were nine starters in this race and Mars, carrying top weight of 126 pounds, proved best, winning by half a length. Joy Smoke, Crystal Domino and Sanford followed in the order named, heads apart. Mars was a forward contender from the start and forced the pace until rounding the Continued on twentieth pase. | COLORS OF H. T. ARCHIBALD Continued from first page far turn, where he went into the lead and, once in front he remained there. Mars looked fit going to the post and ran a smashing good race, considering that it was his first effort of the season. Wandering Minstrel made a show of his opponents in the Pagebrook Purse, for which he was a well backed favorite. Bourassa rode a very patient rao on the Seagram horse. He took back off tlM early pace and permitted the Sagamore pair. Gold Coin and Abul Fath, to go to the front and set a fast pace. Entering the home stretch, when Bourassa made his move. Wandering Minstrel moved up with a rush and, going into an easy lead, drew away without an effort. He had a margin of two lengths and a half over Gold Coin, who beat his stable-companion Abul Fath a nose for the place. The Garth stable gathered in another purse with one of their two-year-olds when Sam Slick won the first race. Bidden by J. C. Mergler and making all of his pace, Sam Slick won in a driving finish by a length from the favorite. Prince Bulbo, which in turn was a head in front of Lily Sue. The latter was a keen factor the entire way and was handicapped some by racing down next the inside rail, where the footing was a bit sticky. After passing the half-mile post, Beigh Olga got caught in a jam and fell. Whizzing Cloud, heavily supported, made good in easy fashion when he galloped home an easy winner in the second race. Josiah had him in front when the start came, but took him back when Wayfair dashed to the front and waited until well around the far turn before making a move. When released from restraint, Whizzing Cloud dashed to the front and, drawing away into a commanding lead, won under restraint by four lengths from Athel which in turn beat Ka Kee by five lengths for second place. Suky ran a very dull race. The shift from F. Booker to "Sonny" Workman brought a big improvement in the running of Shadowdale and the aged gelding proved an easy winner of t!ie third race. Workman rated the old horse back of the leaders and waited until making the turn into the home stretch, where he moved up fast and, assuming command, drew away to win by three lengths from Blow Horn. The latter showed keen speed and set the pace for seven-eighths before she tired. Marat was third, beaten by a couple of lengths. , « _

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