T. Pascuma in Limelight: His Riding Features Thursdays Racing at Latonia, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-24


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T. PASCUMA IN LIMELIGHT His Biding Features Thursdays Racing- at Latonia. i . Pilots Three Winners in Masterly Fashion Mary O. Defeats Mally Jane in the Grandin Road Parse. LATONIA, Ky., June 23. A continuation of the summery weather that visited this section yesterday for the first time during the current Latonia meeting was instrumental in luring another large attendance to the historic Covington track today, when an ordinary program was the offering. The racing, which more than made up for the lack of quality with the sharp contention that crowded a big majority of the races, had presentation over a fast track and fields of good size answered for five races. The racing also accepted additional popularity in the rather generous sharing of the awards by the public choices. The large attendance included large early arriving visitors attracted by Saturdays renewal of the Latonia Derby. An allowance race at six furlongs for fillies and mares, which popularly occupied the place of honor on the program, brought a victory for Mary O., whose success over confidently supported Mally Jane, . furnished a mild surprise. Krick was in third place. Mary O.s triumph was well registered as Mack Garner reserved her behind the pace as Mally Jane and Rocky Cliff were in a ding-dong duel for the lead for the first four and one-half furlongs, and it required a fast and game finish for the winner to dispose of the early leaders in the late stretch. Mary O. was up to win in going-away fashion by slightly morethan a length. The outstanding incident "of the afternoon was the brilliant riding of T. Pascuma, who piloted three winners. - - SOLA MIA NARROWLY. The opening dash was at a mile and a sixteenth and a close finish resulted with the favorite, Sola Mia, the winner- by a neck. Wrack Ray and My Valet being the run-nersup. Sola Mia, ridden by Pascuma, set the pace throughout and, though tiring badly, managed to outlast Wrack Wray. The latter finished fastest of all and would have won in another stride. The second offering was for maiden two-year-olds, and the Audley. Farm Stables Miss Furbelow, the popular choice, graduated from the non-winners ranks, leading home Saucy Sue by a length and a half, with Ginestra in third place. The winner raced Moneague into defeat and then assumed command, to hold sway until the end. Saucy Sue ran in a forward position throughout nd .made a game finish. Ginestra ran well and.; but for running wide on the turns, might have been closer to the winner. T. Pascuma rode his second winner of the afternoon, when he brought Port Star home in front at thie end of the three-quarters of the third race. The brilliant finish of Pascuma had much to do with the victory of the McLean colt, as he slipped between the leaders in the last eighth and got up in the final strides. Nichelson moved, up fast when called on and, though passing the pacemaker, could not resist the closing rush of the eventual winner. Mirafel showed the most early speed, but tired in the last eighth and proved no match for the two that proceeded her home. Another mile and a sixteenth race was offered as the fourth, and again Pascuma was astride the victor. His third success of the day was achieved in easy style, for Judge Caverly after racing far baclc in the early stages, came fast through the stretch and, once in front, quickly drew away to score by a safe margin. Captain Applejack and Sea Lion, both outsiders, finished second and third, respectively.

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