Smith Scores Double: Likewise and Otherwise Triumph at Churchill Downs Course.; Likewise Qualifies Impressively for Bashford Manor Stakes, to Be Run Saturday., Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-11


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SMITH SCORES DOUBLE • • [Likewise and Otherwise Triumph at Churchill Downs Course. ♦ tikewise Qualifies Impressively for Bashford Manor Stakes, to Be Run Saturday. ♦ LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 10.— Likewise, the unsexed son of Wise Counsellor and Miss Moonlight, which will carry William E. Smiths colors in the Bashford Manor Stakes, the fixture for juveniles that will be renewed Saturday, qualified for that engagement when he decisively defeated L. M. Sev-ersons Cash Surrender, Jack Howards Speedy Skippy, and two others in the Mid-dleton Purse at Churchill Downs this afternoon. This was the most attractive race on the card and the track was muddy. Performing in a fashion indicated by his backing, the victor, which yielded less than 1 to 2, made every post a winning one. During the first three-sixteenths of the four and one-half furlongs, Speedy Skippy made it warm for the Smith youngster, but his pace grew too fast for the Howard racer and, drawing clear on the stretch turn, he enjoyed a big margin thereafter. Cash Surrender, which was aided by a big saving of ground, did not threaten the leader and, tiring near the end, narrowly outlasted Speedy Skippy for the runner-up laurels. The others, Two Sons and Starda, were outrun. The feature triumph was the second of the day for the locally-owned stable, Otherwise, opening the double in the first race. Both were ridden by Willie Kern. MORE THREATENING WEATHER. The weather was threatening again and hard rains during the night prolonged the mud. The attendance was good. Otherwise, which was backed almost to the exclusion of the nine other three-year-olds, was an easy winner of the first race and it was his second victory in as many starts during the meeting. After leading practically from the start, he reached the finish a length and a half before the consistent Volwood and third fell to Billies Orphan. After a quarter Billies Orphan and Volwood were in closest attendance of the winner, which easily held them safe and, faltering badly in the final eighth, Billies Orphan relinquished second to Volwood, which held on in determined fashion. A strong and determined finish won for Baby Stare in the second race, or Tulip Purse, for maiden two-year-old fillies. The successful daughter of Pharamond II. came around the leaders after reaching the closing sixteenth and, continuing strongly to the end, was a length before Leaflet at the close of the four and one-half furlongs. Cour-land, beaten a neck for second place, was only a head before Babuska and the finish was one of the best of the day. The latter and Leaflet made most of the running and, despite the effort required to retain a short lead over the persistent Babuska, Leaflet held on stubbornly. The third race, also for three-year-olds under claiming conditions, fell to M. J. Con-leys consistent My Blaze, and he was one of the more decisive winners, scoring by three lengths, with Threat second and Axtel next. Ten raced the three quarters and Slapstick, which tired badly after holding a contending position for a half mile, was the favorite. Leaving the back stretch, W. Pool sent the winner to the front with a big saving of ground and was soon in command with Ridge Lady second and Threat third. I*i the stretch, the victor held his big margin while Threat, after supplanting Ridge Lady in second place, was safe from the fast finishing Axtel, which was last out of the starting stalls. , -* —

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