Sunsard Jamaica Winner: Newtown Claiming Stakes Feature of Ordinary Program., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-12


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SUNSARD JAMAICA WINNER ♦ Newtown Claiming Stakes Feature of Ordinary Program. • — — Poly Carries McGovern Colors to an Easy Victory in Metropolitan Highweight Handicap — Needle Gun Scores. ♦ NEW YORK, N. Y., May 11.— It was not a card with outstanding attractions that was presented this afternoon hy the Metropolitan Jockey Club at Jamaica, but the Newtown Claiming Stakes, which had the place of honor on the program, supplied a race that enthused the large crowd on the lawns and in the stands. Joseph Browns Sunsard. a gelded son of Sun Briar — Rapajes, was the winner and added ,525 to the earnings of the Maryland establishment. Sunsard was well up among the leaders at the start and made his move entering the home stretch and it was a good finish with the winner outstaying Watch On in the final drive. Fred Marlows racer showed much speed from the start and wasted no ground at any stage and he was running gamely at the finish. Lachen was the Rancocas hope in the race, but he made his best showing in the early stages. In the stretch he was under pressure and at the end he was quitting and was a tired colt, displayed little nwnHaMC to Lucillite his sire. Ha was entered with the value of,000 and was claimed by J. L. M Avoy. Tester had fine speed in the first quarter, but was Mt prominent after the far turn and the best lie was able to do was finish in fourth pine. I-ine Manners showed fairly good speed and was going fast at the finish, but was not good enough to race into the money. Dm Bonero. dorian, Ethereal and Iotent were outelassed. The opening race proved to be a two-horse contest in which Xassak was much better Cuu tinned on twentieth pa:;*-, p SUNSARD JAMAICA WINNER Continued from first page than Skavar. Laverne Fator went into the lead with the Rancocas colt right after the start and Skavar followed in pursuit, while the others were far in the rear. There was some closing in after the turn for home, but Nassak was never under pressure. Skavar did not get away any too well and made steady gains on the outside, but he was unable to sustain his bid at the head of the stretch. Hoctor Wilson was slow-in leaving the barrier, but gained some ground and slipped through at the turn for home and managed to outgame Complication for the small portion of. the purse. Poly, a mud-running son of Polymelian, carried the green and white silks of John P. HcGovcra to an easy victory in the Cosmopolitan Highweight Handicap, third on the card. This race promised to provide a good contest, but resulted in a runaway affair throughout, with Pony McAtee having Poly und.r st ady restraint and he reached the finish with plenty in reserve. Titan was clos-Mt I to the winner and was well u: ahead of i the others. Titan gained a little in the final i eiglith and s« did Juggler, which wa:; third. He was coming with a rush all th-- way through tin- horn • BtTCteh. P.umnkia trapped out of :ili..;i after racing a half mil-. William Needle Gun was the winner of the F.oulc aid Handicap, which was really the secondary feature of the card and the Cnder Fire horse showed his decided liking for the gdng.

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