Help Yourself Makes Good: Demonstrates That Western Form is Real One When He Wins Kenilworth Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1933-08-02


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HELP YOURSELF MAKES GOOD Demonstrates That Western Form Is Real One When He Wins Kenilworth Feature. WINDSOR, Ont., Aug. 1. Turning in his best speed test of the present meeting, L. Ronalds western colt Help Yourself, following two successive defeats, recovered his best form to upset calculations in the running of the fifth race at Kenilworth Park, which was the best offering supplied at the border course for the final of the first summer meeting. Beaten in his previous races by Spey Crest in a dash of six furlongs that was entirely for home-breds, and again by Wrigley Field in a test at one mile and a sixteenth, the victorious L. Ronald colt showed that he is much better than he is credited with being when he forced the pace to wear down the shifty Judge Primrose, from the W. C. Weant stable, to win by a length. This was a dash of six furlongs, and it saw Higher, from the Sweeney-Limerick stable, closely lapped on the pair as he saved third. Mrs. J. McGraws Lady Menifee was at the heels of the leaders as she maintained a big margin over the disappointing C. Symthe colt, Ladder, with Hell Diver a distressed last. Help Yourself, with a change from J. Craigmyle to J. Pollard, raced along in the early stages closely lapped on Judge Primrose, and Pollard was content to wait until he wu straightened out into the main stretch before permitting his mount to challenge the W. C. Weant colt. Lady Menifee was abreast the first two and offered an argument as she followed the pair. Hell Diver wa. showing the way to Ladder and Higher. Reaching the main stretch and well settled for the final run, Help Yourself quickly supplanted the Weant colt arid, go ing along smoothly, reached the finish showing the way by a length and running" the distance in the good time of 1:13 over a dull track. Higher was beaten a nose as he bettered his position rapidly in the final run, while Ladder was not favorable to the soft track and was "still three lengths away as he held a like margin oyer Hell Diver. Rain that visited Kenilworth previous to the first race softened the track and continued for the first five races, which included the feature. Later a storm of heavy volume transformed the oval into a sea of mud and brought about withdrawals from the final races. The second event was another race devoted to juveniles and in this the best of the youngsters were seen in action with the winner turning up in Arthur Hullcoats good two-year-old Stocks, when, in a thrilling finish jockey J. Cassard got his mount up in the final few strides to turn defeat into victory. This-- was a race over the five and one-half furlongs distance for which the Hull-coat gelding was most in demand. Seven started and it was Sweepstaff, from the H. C. Hatch stable that took second place after he led for most of the journey. Third fell to C. E. Drummonds Moresoris when he was awarded a nose verdict over J. E. Wideners Pass Shot. Following the race, jockey J. Cassard was questioned by the stewards on the complaint of jockey G. Riley that the rider of the winner had taken hold of his mount. After some deliberation the result was allowed to stand. Home-bred sprinters of the cheapest variety were engaged in the three-quarters race that was the third. In this the silks of the Erindale Stable were seen in another victory when Santa Crest took the measure of Pertoxical, Taximan and six others. The winner was ridden by J. Burrill and accounted for his success by two lengths, while Taximan was beaten a length for second place, as he led Freethinker ind the remainder. At the heels of Pertoxical, from the beginning of the race, Burrill waited until approaching the homestretch before making his move. Supplanting the "R. H. New three-year-old when an eighth from home, the winner steadily drew away. .

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