Her Grace Revels in Mud: Defeats Con Amore by Nearly Four Lengths at Havre De Grace, Daily Racing Form, 1932-09-28


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! i ; ; HER GRACE REVELS IN MUD Defeats Con Amore by Nearly Four Lengths at Havre de Grace. Hygro Runs Three-Quarters in Remarkable Time, Leading Curacao and Polonaise Tinema is Victorious. HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., Sept. 27. The Martha Washington Purse, bringing together four fillies and mares for a contest at a mile and seventy yards as the feature of todays program here, provided an easy triumph for Ral Parrs Her Grace, which found the sloppy going that prevailed much to her liking. Because of the track condition and the prospect of further rain, the crowd was the smallest of the meeting. Several of the fields were reduced by scratches because of the change in the track and the sport was the least attractive since the session began. Her Grace was smoothly handled by "Sonny" Workman, who brought the five-year-old daughter of Bright Knight and Mar-kiluna to the finish with nearly four lengths over J. W. Y. Martins Con Amore, which enjoyed a like margin over the Bray Farms Duchess of Marlborough, which narrowly beat out Parry for third honors. Workman sent Her Grace to the front in the back stretch and once in front the veteran mare easily held her rivals safe. She was eased up during the last sixteenth after Workman had made sure there was no danger. The three others were in a group until the second turn, where Con Amore drew away to take the place without difficulty. Parry lost ground all the way, which permitted Duchess of Marlborough to beat her out for third honors. Her Grace completed the distance in 1:46 under a burden of 113 pounds. Leading throughout but tiring at the end, the Barry Vail Stables Tinema accounted for the second race, also at six furlongs, by a head over Apprehensive, with Filter third, another length back. Tinema, ridden by the veteran J. McTaggart, completed the distance in the fair time of 1:13. Sweet Chariot was the first in motion at the break, but he was quickly outrun by Tinema, which opened up a good lead. Filter held second place easily in the early stages, while Bobbing and Apprehensive went along together a short distance back. Tinema continued her good lead into the stretch, but she began to tire in the last sixteenth, where- Apprehensive closed rapidly on the inside. Continued on thirteenth page. i i HER GRACE REVELS IN MUD Continued from first page. A phenomenal performance for the sloppy going was furnished by Hygro in the third race when the colt sped over the three-quarters distance in 1:12. Hygro encountered no difficulty in defeating the three other three-year-olds opposing him, his final advantage being five lengths over Curacao, which landed the place by a head over Polonaise, A startling upset occurred in the running of the Montpelier Purse, fifth on the program when Anubis defeated the heavily backed Semaphore by three-quarters of a length. The Greentree Stable colt passed the judges with thre lengths to spare over Big Beau. Three other three-year-olds, of which Yancey was fourth, competed over the mile and seventy yards distance. Anubis assumed the lead on the club house turn, where he had Semaphore in close quarters, causing Coucci to claim foul against the winner. The claim was not allowed. Anubis, ridden by W. Todd, opened up a good lead turning into the back stretch, but Semaphore slowly reduced it thereafter. He was unable to gain rapidly enough, how-, ever, as the son of Ed Crump appeared to relish the going. Big Beau dropped far out of it in the early stages and began to move up on the second turn, but he had lost too much ground nd never became a menace. Black Patricia made a show of her opponents in the sixth race, at one mtte and a sixteenth, leading from the first turn with much to spare. The victory marked a double for jockey W. Todd. The R. Green mare passed the judges five lengths ahead of Bokie B., which beat Colossal by a length, for second place.

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