Glenister II. Beaten: Flag of Truce Outstays Odds-on Favorite in Yorkville Purse.; Scratches, Due to Muddy Track, Reduce Aurora Fields--Invictus Wins Easily From Revolt., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-20


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GLENISTER II BEATEN Flag of Truce Outstays Oddson Favorite in Yorkville Purse Scratches Due to Muddy Track TrackReduce Reduce Aurora Fields Invictus InvictusWins Wins Easily From Revolt AURORA 111 May ID To E J Morrows Flag of Truce the sevenyearold son of Jim Gaffney Maltha fell the honor of taking the purse in the Yorkville principal attraction offered by the Exposition Park Jockey Club at the Fox River Valley course today B Creechs Glenister II a prominent sprinter at the current meeting was second best fin ¬ ishing right in the wake of the winner and four lengths in advance of C Irbys Mon tello for second place Montello ran a good race and managed to save third place from the Dearborn Stables Scoop There were but six starters here over which Glenister II ruled a pronounced favorite being backed almost to the exclusion of the others Riot and Rosetta Stone were in the rear at tho conclusion of the contest contestGlenister Glenister II ah oddson choice was a for ¬ ward factor from the start and came with a determined rush in the finish and under ex ¬ treme punishment was doing his bast at the end to overhaul the leading Flag of Truce However the winner was best and held on gamely to a slight advantage at the end and although Glenister II was gaining on the winner he was not quite good enough and could do no better than second place placeThe The rain which fell during the night did much to dull the condition of the going and todays races were decided over a heavy track As a rule the fields were small ow ¬ ing to many scratches only those partial to muddy going being allowed to start by their owners ownersMAIDENS MAIDENS IX FIRST FIRSTA A lowly band of threeyearold maidens furnished the contest in the opener It re ¬ sulted in a threesided affair Marvel Dolores Wally J and Mose Shapoff proving the only serious contenders and they finished in the order named Marvel Dolores took the lead soon after the start and withstanding the challenge of Mose Shapoff in the stretch held Wally J safe at the end Wally J was one of the field horses and finally bested Mose Shapoff for secnod place when he caught him in the last eighth of a mile Mose Shapoff was the most fancied one in the field of eleven which started startedTwelve Twelve platers started in the second race at threequarters R Z Jenkins Invictus took kindly to the going and under good rid ¬ ing by jockey H West wrested the early lead from Pelion in the first half mile and drew away from his opponents into a good lead Revolt and Pelion continued to pursue tha leader to the stretch turn where Wa ponoca came through on the inside and began overhauling the leaders rapidly Pelion was done and quit badly but Revolt in spite of being forced to race wide held on deten minedly Invictus had plenty in reserve for the final threesixteenths and never in dan ¬ ger got to the finish winner by two lengths and was under restraint at the end Wa ponoca though unable to threaten the win ¬ ner outstayed Revolt in the final drive for second place while the latter was much the best of the others Mabel Seth was an out ¬ standing choice but disappointed with a very poor showing showingHONEYXOOK HONEYXOOK 3IAKKS GOOD GOODThe The Nevada Stock Farms twoyearold Hcneynook after several recent failures and disappointments finally made good with a decisive victory over a band of youngsters which started in the third race Jockey L Schaefer piloted Honeynook and hustling him away from the barrier immediately took a sixlengths lead which was main ¬ tained to the turn into the stretch Havinjr the race practically won Schaefer then tooii the gelding under restraint and rated him to the finish It appeared Honeynook could have won by a wider margin had his rider elected to have him to do Indra was the one to finish in the second place while Peggy Taylor was closely lapped on her at the finish taking third place placeIt It was Honeybrooks first victory and he thereby graduated from the maiilsn ranks Madam Emelie was backed inti decisive favoritism but she was the third first choice to fall by the wayside waysideOpen Open Fire and Clique fought it out in an extremely close finish at the end of the mile and a sixteenth fourth race Open Fire prov ¬ ing best of the pair and got up in the final strides to get the decision The pair staged a hard struggle in the final threesixteenths of the stretch and for a time were accom ¬ panied by Panorel The trio raced through the stretch in almost perfect alignment and fought strenuously for an advantage In the lust eighth Panorel which had domin ¬ ated llis running of the race to the stretch turn shoved the effects of his early efforts uul hul enough lie dropped back and left it to Open Fire and Clique to fijht it out I Conthifcd on sixteenth pace GLENISTER H BEATEN Continued from first page between them Jockey R Patriquin rode Open Fire well and was rewarded by gain ¬ ing the victory in the last strides stridesThe The sixth race brought still another close and exciting finish in which C N Free ¬ mans Donna Santa just lasted to defeat Sweeptona El Cid and three others of the small field which started over the mile and seventy yards yardsMenimac Menimac was the early leader in this race and was closely pursued to the half mile post by Donna Santa El Cid came next followed by Sweeptona The other pair Clapper and Destination brought up the rear and were never in danger of pro ¬ viding serious opposition for the three placed ones On the far turn Dcnnu Santa moved past Merrimac and raced into a lengthy lead in a manner to suggest that there would remain little doubt but that she would lead the others home However jockey J Judy who rode her proceeded to take her very wide entering the stretch and seemingly be cnme overconfident and i ermitted Donna Santa to loaf along in the lead in the run he me Judy failed to sns2 the danger of Sweeptcnas final challenge and the latter was in close proximity of the leader bef rc Judy bccamo aware of the dingr ft Swcep tonas challenge and it was nil that Judy could do then to keep his mount going to the end to last long enough to take the decision by a head Donna Santa should have won this race by a bigger margin

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