Miss Flip Triumphs Easily: Earns Purse in First Appearance at Riverside Park-Track is Improving Rapidly, Daily Racing Form, 1933-06-02


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MISS FLIP TRIUMPHS EASILY Earns Purse in First Appearance at Riverside Park Track Is Improving .Rapidly. KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 1 Eight races were the Thursday offering at Riverside Park and all but the first had the claiming clause attached. Limit fields paraded to the post in the majority of the events, and some interesting sport resulted. Weather conditions were all that could be desired, and the track is rapidly becoming fast. A crowd that compared favorably with any week-day attendance was on hand when the horses went to the post for the initial race, which was for two-year-olds. Miss Flip, making her first start here, carried the colors of Mrs. G. E. Lewis to a rather easy victory when she led the field of ten that opposed her. Well ridden by Willie Garner, the winner was always within striking distance of the leaders and moved up fast in the stretch to wrest the lead from the pacemaking Adder to draw away to win by one and a half lengths. Adder, which had set the pace, easily held second place safe from Hard Boiled. The latter started rather slowly and made up considerable ground in the final quarter. Ray King, a six-year-old, making his first start on a recognized track, easily led home the field of twelve that went to the post in the second race, which was for maiden three-year-olds and over. The winner, taking the lead after going a sixteenth, made every post a winning one and after withstanding a challenge from Rural Queen at the half-mile post, increased his advantage until he crossed the finish line four lengths in the van of Rural Queen. The latter easily outdistanced the remainder for second place. Sewing Girl came with belated speed to take the minor portion of the purse from the tiring Miss Byrd, which was prominent in the early stages. The third race resulted in a hollow win for the S. and J. Molay stable. Bob Kernan, easily led home his rivals to be the winner by five lengths over J. W. Tillers Come Along, with Bal Ele getting up in the final sixteenth to take the show. From a ragged start Drastic Goal broke first, followed by Come Along, with the ultimate winner fourth. Assuming the lead at the half-mile post, Bob Kernan quickly opened up a long lead and was easing up at the end. Come Along raced in second position for the entire distance. Bal Ele, which broke in a tangle, made up considerable ground to take the short end.

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