Au Revoir at Long Branch: Final Day of Meeting Brings Out Large Crowd of Visitors, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-16


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AU REVOIR AT LONG BRANCH Pinal Day of Meeting Brings Out Large Crowd of Visitors. - , Unclo AV alt. Handicap, Main Race oa Pre-gram, Results in Thrilling Finish-Beau of the AVest Triumphs. TORONTO, Ont. June 15. Getaway day at Long Branch brought out- another; big crowd and it was treated to spirited racing. Favorites were in the majority of. the races and, as .a result, the winners paid handsome dividends. A handeap over the mile and seventy yards route, with a value of ,000 added, Uncle Walt Handicap, was the best offering of the day, and. was indeed a welcome change from the sprint races. Beau .of. the West, from the Seagram Stable, came right back with another slashing effort and was returned the winner by a nose from Aucilla. The latter finished with a splendid burstof speed to be second, while Florence Mills toot third place. The finish was a real thriller and the result was in doubt until the official placing was displayed. Thomas reserved the Seagram six-year-old back of the leaders, moved up fast approaching the stretch into an apparently safe lead, but. Aucilla, coming with a rush, made Thomas go to the .whip, while two and a half lengths further back came Florence Mills. ON GOOD BEHAVIOR. Corinth, the bad acting son of Corcyra and Santois Sweetheart, which races in the Interest of C. Ferraro, easily defeated R. M. Utterbacks Aversion and four others of the better grade platers, in the fifth race; Guy Miltons Body Guard was the favorite here, but after displaying early speed, gave way in .the stretch to the superior speed of Corinth and Aversion. When the start came Corinth was the first to be away, but was outrun, and did not begin moving up, until leaving the back stretch. Entering the stretch Body Guard still held sway, while Corinth had overhauled Aversion and was racing in second place. At the, eighth post Corinth had overtaken Body Guard, and was drawing away at the finish. Jockey O. Brown made it a double when he piloted Glimmering to victory in the five and one-half furlongs of the second, which brought together eleven cheap platers. Enjoyment, with blinkers added to his equipment, turned in a nice race and was a fast-going second, while Venizelos held on better than usual and just lasted to stall off the fast-closing Kings Court for third. ENCAMP TO THE FORE. J. Farrells Encamp accounted for the third race, at three-quarters. Tillie, which races in the silka of D. L. Richards, took down the second portion of thepurse, while J. Milams three-year-old Little Taussig was awarded the short end. Little. Taussig broke through the barrier and tried to run off With Harvey, but the latter succeeded in pulling him up after going an eighth of a mile. Philosophy, a two-year-old daughter of Superman The Sphinx that races in the interest of K N. Gilpin and coupled in the betting with Harry Beal, scampered home to an easy victory in the opening dash of five-eighths that brought nine juveniles to the post Prince Bulbo moved up fast in the stretch and was a fast-going second, while the Canadian-bred juvenile Suncrest finished third. OTrigger proved easily best of the Ca-nadian-breds that started in the fourth race on the program. Shue, a lightly regarded one, after displaying the most early speed, held on gamely and outstayed Spring Branch. The latter suffered from interference In the early running, and went wide into the stretch, but finished with a rush and was going fast at the end. S. R. Utterback, who lost his only horse, Blow Horn, via the claiming route, had an open claim in the third race and took Little Taussig for ,000.

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