Heavy Footing at Dallas: Mudlarks Have an Inning at Popular Fair Park Course, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-27


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HEAVY FOOTING AT DALLAS Mudlarks Have an Inning at Popular Fair Park Course. Royal Leon at Homo in Difficult Going, Defeating Best Field of Day in Fifth Race. ... - . DALLAS, Texas, April 26. With cloudy weather and an adverse track today only those performers favoring a bad track were named for the eight-race program that served as the feature offering. Threatening weather held forth until the time for the first event and a light shower kept many away from the course. But regardless the un-propitious conditions, a crowd rivalling that of opening day was on hand for the sport The track, which was classed as muddy for the first three races, became more heavy and trying from the warm rays of the sun, and it was a tough condition for the running of the Jefferson Hotel Claiming Purse, fifth on the card and the principal attraction. Those performers which prefer a trying course were in great demand, and when R. C. Thatchers Royal Leon was returned the winner of the feature it marked the third success for those held in greatest esteem. He finished two and a half lengths in the van of Star Buckle and Miss Morocco, which led H. A. Allens Nights End by three lengths for third. Only five started from the seven named overnight, and the winner was forced to race on the outside in taking the lead in the final furlong. Once clear of Miss Morocco, which was indulged with the pace for the greater part of the race, he drew away rapidly. The speedy Snaplock was forced to Ipse much ground heading Miss Morocco at the end of the first quarter, but he was unable to make the lower turn and hold his ad vantage. Benefited by having the rail po-. sition, Miss Morocco drew away to a clear margin, but the winner raced up on the outside of her to force the pace until reaching the short run throughthe stretch, where lie gained the lead. Nights End was forced to lose ground, but was much the best of the three others at the finish. Danny Lauder furnished his first winner since re-entering the winners ranks when Kyso was much the best of Frost Bit, Renaissance and four others including the well-supported Dornoch, that met at the George course for the opening dash. Ridden by Ai Craig and under good urging while disposing of Donna James, the winner drew away steadily to be five lengths before Frost Bite at the end. The latter, after saving ground throughout, tired in the last furlong and only beat Renaissance half a length for second. Eight Texas-owned sprinting platers furnished the" sport for the second race, also over the George course, and this provided a popular score when C., J. Morans Odd Blue was an easy winner. Lucky Prospero was second and Morning Cry third. The diminutive Charley Hanauer drove the winner through on the inside to reach the lead in the opening three-sixteenths. Drawing a-way steadily, he reached the finish ten lengths before Lucky Prospero, which was much the best of the tiring Morning Cry. Showing a preference for the muddy going, Shady Gate was asurprise and handy winner of the third race, a purse affair for maiden three-year-olds, arid was" winner at six . and a half furlongs. The W. C Goodloo filly showed Jgreirt speed throughout, finishing slightly more, than a length before the heavily-supported IBosopi. Dixiconna, which", tired after showing the way for half a mile, was third. Never far back of the pacemak,-ing Dixiconna and Wild Iris, which followed in closest pursuit for half a iriile,. the win- ner reached the lead after entering the, stretch, Bosopi, forced to race bri the putv side of his field from the start, tired after heading Dixiconna nearing the last turn. W. C. Goodloet Kentucky owner, furnished his second straight winner when Forest Avenue, a heavly-supported choice, was easily the best of Pompohone, All Night and five others that raced at one mile for the fourth race. Forced to lose ground while racing forwardly, the winner headed the pacemak-,ing Pompohone nearing the final furlong to enjoy a two and a half lengths advantage at the end. Always the best of the others, All Night tired in the last quarter . to be ten lengths back of Pompohone, and a half a length before Well Built at the close.

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