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TECHNIQUE VICTORIOUS First Triumph of Year for Brilliant Headley Filly. Runs Fast Seven-Eighths at Home-wood to Defeat Sabula Jockey Westrope Stars Again. HOMEWOOD, 111., June 1 Technique, H. P. Headleya home-bred three-year-old daughter of ChoCho, scored her first success of the year when she defeated Sabula, At Top, Late Date and Jessie Dear at seven furlongs in the Lilies of the Valley Purse, the stellar attraction at Washington Park this afternoon. She was well backed and ridden by the clever Jack Westrope, who again was very much in the limelight. It was a perfect day for the sport, and the fast track racing was witnessed by another fine crowd, the clubhouse patronage being well above average and including many prominent turf patrons and enthusiasts. The victory of Technique marked the fourth in five races for betting choices and, while a majority of the winners won by clear margins, the other races furnished finishes rivaling the most thrilling during the meeting. Westrope was particularly alert with Technique at the post, and at the start got away in front. She was closely followed out of the stalls by Sabula and Jessie Dear, while Late Date and At Top began slowly. Technique was soon in her stride, but Westrope had waiting instructions and, carrying them out, permitted Jessie Dear to run along with her to the turn. Approaching the stretch, Technique proceeded to draw clear, and - Sabula came up to closely press and later master Jessie Dear for the runner-up position. FAST BUN RACE. All the while At Top was well back, but she showed fine belated speed in the last quarter, where the winner came on to win -by two lengths, and Sabula barely withstood the Shandon Farm fillys charge. Under 100 pounds, the winner raced the distance in 1:24, one and one-fifth seconds slower than the track record set by Burning Up. The quarter was run in :23, the half mile in :47, and the watches clicked off the three-quarters in 1:12. The mile Sheridan Road Claiming Purse, the secondary attraction and sixth race, was productive of a local victory when On Sir, : the Waygood four-year-old in J. D. Norris, Jr.s Peconic Stable, literally romped to a popular triumph over Edith A., Bright Knot and seven others. On Sir, the fifth favorite to race to its backing, took command after three-quarters and, drawing into a good lead, came on to win by two lengths. Edith A. "was almost as much the better of Bright Knot, which faltered after making most of the pace. Wotan, the second choice, wilted away under pressure in the final run and after he had covered the first three-quarters in mildly encouraging style. Prince Pompey, son of Pompey and Bour- bon Girl and coupled in the betting with Caw Caw, scored a popular victory for Warren Wrights Calumet Farm in the opening race, or Prospect Purse, for maiden two-year-old colts and geldings. The winner lead from the close of the opening sixteenth and after a quarter enjoyed a wide advantage to the late stages, where, despite faltering, he withstood Masked Prince long enough to win by a length. Masked Prince, which closed strong along the rail, was a half length better than Genipa and the others were many lengths away. The winner was ridden by C. McCrossen. SISTER MARYS FIRST. Under a strong and well judged ride by E. Arcaro, Sister Mary raced to her first victory of the meeting in accounting for the second race. She outgamed Lamp Black, Sad Knight and Sis Agnes in one of the most thrilling finishes of the day and the winning margin was a neck. Lamp Black, which came down on the outside and tired after getting to the front in the final. eighth, had a margin of a nose over Sad Knight when the placings were made, and Sis Agnes, the favorite, was only a half length farther back. Followers of Jack Westrope, who starred yesterday with five winners, did not have to Continued on twenty-third page.l TECHNIQUE VICTORIOUS Continued from first page. wait long to see him add to his fine record for the meeting and were in line following the third race in which the western youngster rode Out Bound to victory. Out Bound was easily the best, and Westropes first mount of the day. He "brought the five-year-old, which is owned by Mrs. A. H. Smith, from behind a fast pace and to the finish of the three-quarters more than two lengths before Olive Sabath. Third was filled by Burgoo and Sambo Brown, which was having his first start of the year, was best of the others. The fourth race added a popular score and driving finish when the Four Oaks Stock Farms Sister Zoe won narrowly from Hamilton, Resisting and Flying Girl. Seven others also started here and the distance -was one mile and seventy yards. A. Richard steadied the winner within a few lengths of the pace for five-eighths following which she improved her position slowly, racing on the outside and, although she tired after getting to the front, outstayed Hamilton by a half length. The latter, in front until the winner took the lead near the last eighth, saved second place by a neck and a nose gave Resisting the minor honors over Flying Girl. Five older horses and two two-year-olds comprise -the stable that R. E. Heffernan fs training at Washington Park for J. J. Coughlin. The older horses are Karl Eitel, Camp Douglas, Geo. Maypole, Very Well and Lillian Tobin. The juveniles are Donacare, chestnut colt, by Donnacona Spartina, and Vindicated, bay colt, by Flittergold Pitchfork.