Rain Again Visits Akron: Deadfall Shows the Way Over Muddy Track in the Beacon-Journal Purse to Perhaps., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-20


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RAIN AGAIN VISITS AKRON Deadfall Shows the Way Over Muddy Track in the Beacon Journal Purse to Perhaps AKRON O May 19 V Clouds Deadfall dominated the best field starting at North ¬ ampton Park today when he scored by a comfortable margin from Perhaps and Lady Classen in the BeaconJournal Purse Lady Glassen led to the far turn where Deadfall passed her and drew away decisively there ¬ after Perhaps finishing fast steadily out stayed the tiring pacemaker for second place placeRain Rain visited the course again early today and the track is becoming heavier than it was Wednesday The weather was threaten ¬ ing all afternoon but the attendance was surprisingly good despite the unfavorable conditions conditionsPippin Pippin racing for the first time for his new owner R Cooper made every post a winning one in the final race Warwick came from far back to down Northern Star for the second place placeTaking Taking command at once Bonify led by a comfortable margin throughout in the open ¬ ing race White Caps outstayed Terrible Man for second place with little effort in the stretch drive driveDean Dean H repeated his winning performance of yesterday and scored a victory in the following race after showing in front all tha way Argali and Sagamore both came from the rear to divide the minor portions of the purse purseThe The running of the third race resulted in the closest finish of the day when the three placed horses reached the finish closely lapped Henry Fox on the inside got up to earn the verdict in the final strides Happy Hobo outstayed Freemason the pacemaker in the stretch for second place Air Mail stumbled and fell shortly after the start but jockey Piccirillo escaped with a mud bath bathIt It was only in the final strides that Libera ¬ tion succeeded in wearing down Prince Theo the pacemaker in the fourth race Sudan Grass was a creditable third and much the best of the others othersCheating Cheating Cheaters wore down Mary G in the stretch and held her safe in the last seventy yards Mary G had no mishaps Steinway was best of the others othersJockey Jockey J Smith was today suspended for five days and fined 100 by the stewards for grabbing the bridle of Press Gang while astride Arrow Hawk in the seventh race here yesterday For conduct detrimental to the best interests of racing jockey F Arm ¬ strong who rode Press Gang received a like sentence and both riders will remain sus ¬ pended until the fines are paid

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