Reputation In Front: Harned Brothers Sprinter Never Fully Extended in Handicap.; Lounger Takes Second Place With Mazetta Third--The Badger Upsets Calculations., Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-11


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REPUTATION IN FRONT Harned Brothers Sprinter Never Fully Extended in Handicap Lounger Takes Second Place With WithMazetta Mazetta Third The Badger BadgerUpsets Upsets Calculations COLLINSVILLE 111 June 10 The St Louis Stewards Cup Handicap which fea ¬ tured this afternoons card at Fairmount Park resulted in Harned Brothers fiveyear old Reputation distinguishing himself hy tak ¬ ing the measure of a small band of the most capable sprinters now quartered at this course courseThere There were but five startes for the race while there was much support for no less than four of them The most support was accorded Reputation which went to the post confidently backed Huntsman attracted al ¬ most as large a following as the winner while Lounger and Mazetta did not lack attention from many admirers admirersReputation Reputation came to the finish in advance of Lounger winning from the latter by a length but with plenty of uncalled for speed in reserve Lounger found his best racing legs in the stretch and finishing with a fine rush easily disposed of Mazetta in the con ¬ cluding eighth for second place Mazetta showed in front until nearing the final turn when challenged by Reputation she gave up the lend to him and then proceeded to tire rapidly in the run home but lasted long enough to outfinish Huntsman and Gold Piece for third pDsition pDsitionLACKS LACKS CUSTOMARY SPEED SPEEDHuntsman Huntsman failed to show his customary speed and at no stage of the race dil he prove a dangerous contender while Gold Piece was always badly outpaced outpacedConditions Conditions for the sport continued at their best in keeping with the gradual improve ¬ ment in the weather bringing forth greater attendance daily and resulting in a notice ¬ able increase in the speculative activities activitiesli li J OConnells Low Gear firsttime starter took the measure of some good two yearsolds in the opening race winning in a canter from W M Cains Lila G while Shasta Flapper wound up in third place Gold Boots showed the way to the stretch turn hard pressed by Lila G Shasta Flapper raced close up while Low Gear was back in the bunch Entering the stretch God Boots was through and lost the lead to Lila G Low Gear had by this time closed a gap and was racing on even terms with the leaders and coming with reserved speed passed Lila G and drew out at the end to win in a can ¬ ter terThe The Badger upset calculations with an easy win over the large band of platers which started in the threequarters mile the second race Doctor Glenn raced well and was second landing safely in advance of Romp Romp showed good early speed but lacked his customary strong finishing ability and was lucky to be third He was installed the favorite Chesterbrook had a large fol ¬ lowing but he was a big disappointment The Badger set off into the lead before go ¬ ing a quarter of a mile and made every post a winning one oneCUP CUP 0 TEA STATS WELL WELLW W M Cains Cup o Tea showed good stay Ing ability when she won the mile and an eighth third race far in advance of her op ¬ ponents winning as her rider pleased from Prince K Good Night and the six other starters Jockey T Root piloted the winner and never at any stage of the race was she in danger of losing the lead Prince K worked his way forward steadily and finish ¬ ing gamely got up to take second place Prince K was the favorite favoriteBelpre Belpre ruled the favorite in the fourth race at a mile and a sixteenth and in the stretch overhauled the leaders and got up in the last fifty yards to take the purse Ruth Gold had raced into the lead in the last eighth set ¬ ting a good pace to that point but she began tiring near the end and was unable to with ¬ stand the winners challenge Blue Torch took the minor award Grass Maid attracted much attention having almost as large a following as the winner but she ran poorly throughout There was a claim in this race when L Gallo represented by Ford Brent secured Blue Torch from P Reuter at a cost of 2200 2200Jockey Jockey W Curran was released from the hospital today but it will be several weeks before his arm injured in a fall Tuesday will mend enough to permit his riding again againPhil Phil Reuter represented by SweepNet claimed Coppershine from Mrs G L Hoff ¬ man out of the seventh race for 1800 1800John John V Pons was a visitor Thursday He la enroute from Tulsa Okla to Tororrto adhere Jhe la j hUu Inc b hornps

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