Sanola Stock Farm: Recently Acquired Sun Altos Carries Its Colors Successfully., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-09


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SANOLA STOCK FARM Recently Acquired Sun Altos Carries Its Colors Successfully. ♦ Proves Best in Flood Relief Handicap, Chief Offering of Saturdays Program at Aurora. — — • AURORA. 111.. May 7— Sun Altos, the six-year-old son of Sun Briar — Los Altos, recently acquired from the Crescent Stable by the Sanola Stock Farm, carried the green and white silks of that stable to fresh laurels in the ,000 Flood Relief Handicap, stellar attraction offered at Exposition Park this afternoon. Carrying top weight of 118 pounds, Sun Altos proved much the best and, under a good ride by jockey C. E. Allen, got to the finish an easy winner by a length and a half margin over his nearest rival. Repeating his last good race. Magic Wand was second in the field of eleven which started, and proved better than Far Over, of the Joliet Stable. Far Over, a three-year-old filly, in with the light weight of 92 pounds, figured as a strong factor, racing with the winner most of the way, and only tiring in the last eighth, managing then to easily outstay the others for third place. J. J. Greeleys Devon was also afforded stanch support, but was among the unplaced. He gave an impressive performance, however, coming from far back in the stretch to close a big gap. The Dearborn Stables Cartoon accounted for fourth money. RECORD-BREAKING CROWD. One of the largest crowds that ever journeyed to Exposition Park made the trip to the course today, and was treated to an afternoon of high class and spectacular racing. Sun Altos had a running mate in Pigeon Wing II., owned by A. J. Riley and racing coupled with the winner as the Riley and Sanola Stock Farm entry. The Joliet Stable started two representatives here also when Far Over was coupled with the same stables Captain Donan. Sun Altos had little help from Pigeon Wing II.. as the latter raced far back the entire distance and in the stretch managed to beat but two of the other starters, winding up in ninth place. When the field was dispatched by starter Morrissey some crowding resulted among the outside horses, with none suffertd seriously. Far Over began fast from No. 9 position and raced into the lead to set the pace. Allen, riding Sun Altos, rode his mount into second place on the first turn and, racing under restraint, he gradually moved past Far Over into the lead approaching the lower turn and, taking command, required nothing other than light hand riding on the part of his rider to keep him in advance to the finish. The entry comprised of Sun Altos and Pigeon Wing II. was installed equal favorite with the Gentilly Stables Balboa. The latter was a disappointment and instead of proving one of the contenders, as expected. Balboa always raced far back of the leaders and could never get up at any stage of the race and finished tenth. THE HUGUENOT EASILY. Trainer C. Houbre was not long in saddling a winner at Exposition Park, sending The Huguenot to the post in the Contribution Purse, an allowance affair over thn-e-quarters. The three-year-old colt distinguished himself by taking the winning end easily. Mrs. L. M. Holmes Rival raced into second place, while Flag of Truce was third. Willis Sharp Kilmers Sun Fairy added incident and color to the contest with a fine display of sped, which carried her into a long lead in the first half-mile of the lace. The Huguenot raced in closest pursuit, with Rival and Flag of Truce alternating in third place. Half way down the home stretch the Kilmer filly began tiring, and The Huguenot rapidly overhauled her. to draw int :m easy lead. and won in a canter. Sun Fairy quit badly, allowing Rival and Flag of Truce to easily pass her and take second and third places, respectively. W. P. Gaines Singing Cricket, suddenly racing in much improved form, accounted for the purse in the first race. Elizabeth Seth, one of the field horses, took down second place, while Redskin, a strongly-backed choice, managed to garner the minor award. Singing Cricket, hard ridden by the diminutive J. Bollero, was away forwardly and. swinging into the lead in the first quarter of a mile, gamely held to a slight advantage to the stretch then, holding safe the challenges of Klizabeth Seth and Redskin, began to draw away at the end under punishment and was a driving winner by a two-length margin over Elizabeth Seth. Elizabeth Seth and Redskin, finishing strongly, were abb I otitiuutcl on twentieth pae. SANOLA STOCK FARM Continued from first page to put away Martins Caddy and Tromping Today, prominent early factors, and finished in second and third places in the order named. A capable band of eeven sprinters met in the second race, at three-quarters. A good contest was furnished, with a close and thrilling finish resulting. The purse went to G. P. McNeill, when Bronx, scoring his second straight victory, defeated Tom P.. Billy Witt and the eight other starters. Bathilde Seth displayed the most early speed, the filly leading to the turn into the home stretch. Updike and Pomegranate were close up and raced with Bathilde Seth to this point. Bronx raced in fourth position to the turn and, saving ground on the inside, came through into the lead and, under hustling tactics applied by jockey L. Jenner. hed the lead the balance of the distance, landing home a length in advance of Tom P. The latter finished with good speed, as did Billy Witt, both coming from the rear of the leaders in the final three-sixteenths. What was by far the best two-year-old race staged at the meeting to date resulted in the third, over the four and a half furlongs distance. It brought a most exciting finish, with Fitzgerald and Pattersons Elevate defeating Mrs. C. Carrigans Aromatic in the final strides of the stretch drive by the narrowest of margins. L. M. Seversons Dreana Iee was third. The placed trio of youngsters were making their first appearance since the spring meeting at Jefferson Park in New Orleans, where they were three of the leading two-year-olds in their class at the southern course. Aromatic proceeded to show much the most speed from the barrier and held the lead to near the end, where Elevate, finishing fast on the outside with a rush, just got up in the final strides to catch the leader tiring slightly and poked her nose in front at the end. Dreana Lee raced in third position the entire distance. E. P. Carpenters Hands Up, installed a heavily-supported favorite, made good with an easy victory over eight other platers which tried conclusions over the mile and seventy yards route in the sixth race. K. McCowns Private Seth took the place verdict, while Lucy Kate was the one to annex third place. Among the most prominent visitors at Exposition Park this afternoon was Stuyvesant Peabody, president and member of the executive conunittee and board of directors of the Illinois Turf Association. Mr. Peabody was accompanied by Mrs. Peabody and their glests.

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