Attack Handicap Winner: Thorncliffe Park Feature Falls to Swift Daughter of Atwell.; Remedy Triumphs at Odds On in Three-Quarters Mile Second Race--Mud Best in Third Race., Daily Racing Form, 1928-06-01


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ATTACK HANDICAP WINNER o Thorncliffc Park Feature Falls to Sv/ift Daughter of Atwell. ♦ Bcmedy Triumphs at OJJs On in Tliree-Qnar- ter 3:ile Seeoa* Raec — Mud Best i:i Third Kace. ♦ TORONTO, Ont., May 31.— Attack came back after her victory in the Hendrie Memorial Handicap at Woodbine to show a good performance when she galloped to an easy victory in the running of the Caledonian Handicap, a dash of one mile and seventy yards, for threo-year-olds and ever. Hidden by C. Halls and rating off the pace for three-quarter.;. Attack moved into an easy lead entering the home stretch and the finish found her winning well in hand with a margin of two lengths and a half to spare. Mecran was secon 1 and with any sort of racing luck undoubtedly would have been the winner. When the start came Attack was off in second place, while Meeran was unfortunate in getting tangled up in the webbing when the bariier was released. Burns snatched him up and he was last to leave the post and followed the others until on the far turn, when he moved up with a good burst of speed. At the eighth post he was within a length cf Attack, but the effort to get up told in the final drive and he tired. Third money went t Beau of the West, which was beaten by a length for second place. The Seagram racer was up in the last stride to beat Taurus by a nose. The .Tusta Farm Stable scored a double at Thorncliffc today, when Mud and Bucky Harris were returned winners in their respective races. Both horses were public choices and both won by small margins after long, hard stretch drive.:.. Mud defeated Wrap by a neck in his race and Bucky Harris margin over the Thorncliffe Stables Rockady was a nose. PLEASANT WEATHER. Racing conditions were ideal. Pleasant •weather made outdoor sport enjoyable and another large gathering turned out to witness the sport. The fields in a majority of the races were well matched and stirring contests were in order. Well-backed horses won, which made the afternoons sport all the more enjoyable. The Drumtochty Purse, which was run as the fifth race, brought out the best field of the afternoon, and it furnished an exciting finish. Rockady and Silver Song, racing in close company, set a rapid pace from the start, with Amen-Ra and Bucky Harris following. They raced in this order to the stretch turn, where Rockady drew away and, at the eighth post, took a lead of three lengths. Harvey then made his move on Bucky Harris, which charged up on the pacemaker with great courage. The speedy Rockady was hanging on longer than usual, and fifty yards from the finish mark it looked as if she would win. Right at the end she tired badly and this enabled Bucky Harris to got up. It was a mighty close finish between the pair and the winner was in doubt until the official placing was displayed. Silver Song was third, beaten a length and a half, and Amen-Ra was fourth. Arthur Brent saddled his second winner for the Hastings Stable when he sent the two-year-old Magnita to the post in the first race. Magnita, ridden by L. Schaefer, ran a good game race, coming from behind in the stretch run to wear down the tiring East Man. At the finish he was going away increasing his lead at every stride. East Man a fast starter, showed plenty of speed in the early stages, where ho drew away into a two lengths lead. Entering the home stretch he looked a certain winner but, when Magnita challenged, began to weaken and at the finish was beaten out three parts of a length. Span was third, five lengths away. The latter had a bit of bad luck when she stepped on a stone at the three-eighths post just as she was making her run. The injury was painful enough to make the filly lame and, after pulling up. Wall dismounted and Span was led back to the judges stand by the rider. ANOTHER TOR REMEDY. Remedy added another to his score of victories for G. W. Foreman when he galloped home an easy winner in the second race, a claiming dash at three-quarters. Ridden by W. Harvey, Remedy always had the call over his opponents and went to the post an odds-on favo.ite. In the early stages The Heathen rushed to the front and set a fast pace to the top of the home stretch, where Remedy moved up and, going to the outside of the leader, easily disposed of him in the run through the home stretch to win going away at the end. Maurice, a first time starter for M. R. Pons, was second, and half a length further back came C. V. B. Cush-mans Pledge. The Heathen was fourth and quitting at every stride. Muds victory in the third race was not the easy thing his backers looked for. True, he won, but his margin was only a neck and Wyatt was driving him from the eighth post to the finish. Mud was on the inside of Wrap and, the latter had a slight advantage to the sixteenth post, where Mud got his head in front and kept it there. In the last sixteenth Kai Shek came from behind with a rush and at the finish was overhauling the first two at every stride. He was going much the fastest and had the distance been just a few strides further Kai Shek would have won. Glacial was never a serious factor and at the finish was last but one of her field. *

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