Claret Wins by Nose: Luzader Colorbearer Outstays Little Toots at Bainbridge, Daily Racing Form, 1932-05-25


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CLARET WINS BY NOSE * * Luzader Colorbearer Outstays Little Toots at Bainbridge. i Westys Fox Romps Away From Opponents in Fourth — Ideal Weather Conditions Prevail. . | CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24. — Racing was J staged under ideal conditions at Bainbridge ., Park this afternoon. The weather could not have been improved upon. The track » was at its best, having more cushion on it j than heretofore. An excellent crowd also -1 was on hand to witness the sport. The card provided was an attractive one, although 1 the fields were not as large as usual. ; Al Luzader saddled the winner of the fifth I race, which attracted the best field of the i day. Claret, P. Mancusos Little Toots and Princess Dare, carrying the Hernan- ] dez Stable colors, divided the minor divisions I of the purse. Claret led for the entire dis- • tance, but it was only after a thrilling stretch I struggle that she earned the verdict by a i nose. Little Toots finished gamely next to the inner rail in the stretch and made a I gallant bid for the honors, but was not quite good enough. Princess Dare was much the best of the remaining starters. DKURY DELAYS START. Westys Fox, an eastern invader, displayed the most speed in the fourth and held a comfortable lead at all stages. Bourbonite and Princess Nancy raced closely lapped behind the winner to the turn for home but the former had the most in reserve for the final drive and took second. Drury, the favorite, after delaying the start by his post action, was placed on the outside from which position he began well. After following closely to the stretch, Drury quit. Sweet Lacruse and Hard Rock raced closely lapped contesting the leadership to the stretch head in the curtain raiser. When straightened out for the run home, Sweet Lacruse drew clear and retained a comfortable lead in the final furlong. Brimsey finished fast next to the inner rail in the stretch racing and eventually outlasted the tiring Hard Rock for second. Downpour, the favorite, was never prominent. After racing Friar into exhaustion, Sun B. drew away into a safe lead entering the stretch in the second race. It marked the first success here for jockey D. Porter and a popular victory as Sun B. was the public choice. Participate, never far from the leaders, retained second place from the fast finishing Honeyman. Friar tired badly when the final drive came. LADY CHILHOWEE GRADUATES. P. L. Jensens Lady Chilhowee graduated from the maiden ranks when she led her opponents by a comfortable margin at all stages of the third race, a dash of four and one-half furlongs, for two-year-olds, incidentally marking another success for jockey W. Nertney. Bonnie Lillian and Mar Jean were in closest pursuit of the winner until midway in the stretch. Suspense then finished with a keen burst of speed next to the inner rail and in the final drive outlasted Mar Jean for second place honors. Bonnie Lillian tired badly at the finish.

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