Big Crowd At Aurora: Ten Thousand Watch Program Furnished by Cheaper Horses.; Track Conditions Keep Good Horses in Stables--Drombo and Shoot in Thrilling Duel., Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-06


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BIG CROWD AT AURORA Ten Thousand Watch Program Fur ¬ nished by Cheaper Horses Track Conditions Keep Good Horses Horsesin in Stables Drombo and Shoot Shootin in Thrilling Duel AURORA 111 May 4 A crowd rivalling that of opening day when 10000 or more racing fans milled their way into Exposition Park was on hand to view the sport today which was provided by performers of the lower classes Track conditions contributed greatly to the absence of the higher grade performers and every one of the eight races Lad the claiming clause attached f The sixth titled the Four Roses Purse brought out the best field of horses and it culminated in the closest finish of the day when Mrs Sam Orrs Drombo scored over Shoot from the stable of J A Dennis and Son while W L McCues Sweep Myth among the threeyearolds which started finished the five and onehalf furlongs in third place leading home the favored Merry Caroline Charlie Dawn and Kurdair which rounded out the field of six sixThe The veteran R Bobby Tilden was on fehe victor and his strong riding played a big part in the success of the winner par ¬ ticularly in the final stages when he had to ride vigorously to outfinish Shoot which was gradually wearing down Drombo DromboApprentice Apprentice Arlo Jolley had Sweep Myth away in full stride and before going an eighth had the McCue filly in front Taking his mount in hand while setting the pace Jolley was content with his slight lead but Drombo was right after her and as they straightened out for the run through the stretch forged to the front Once in the van Tilden subjected his mount to strong pres ¬ sure to maintain the coveted position and carried on gamely and was in no danger until inside the final sixteenth where Shoot almost got on even terms and a thrilling duel was staged by the pair with the win ¬ ner proving the strongest MERRY CAROLINE DISAPPOINTS DISAPPOINTSMerry Merry Caroline was a disappointment in this and she did give her admirers some encouragement when she moved into third place in the stretch but she could advance no farther and finished in fourth place a nose behind Sweep Myth A cold penetrating wind swept the course before the first race but abated after the first contest The track was heavy but dry ¬ ing out gradually and most of the racing was done in the middle of the course courseLong Long shot players finally stabbed a win ¬ ner in the fifth race a threequarter sprint which brought out eight of the better grade performers Shady Girl was the surprise winner and much of the glory should go to jockey Pedro Martinez who rode her skilfully to land her a winner by one length The winner which was sent out at 5 to 1 in the morning line soarded to 20 to 1 when the betting settled and it was the overlay players that benefited mostly in this in ¬ stance and many of them displayed a grate ¬ ful smile after the race for they had scored and the payoff was 3912 for each 2 ticket ticketOVERLOOK OVERLOOK LAST RACE Apparently the winners last performance was overlooked which is verified by the liberal price which she paid Cprida raced to second place for her admirers while third went to Royal Purchase another that had box car numbers attached to her name Tadcaster the aging son of Wise Counsellor was a heavy favorite to win this and flat ¬ tered his backers by racing among the lead ¬ ers for threeeighths but from then on he tired so badly that it appeared as if they would have to send a dray to the eighth post to get him the rest of the way He fin ¬ ished absolutely last and well beaten The start was delayed considerably by the antics of Very Well which began in front but im Continued on thirtythird page BIG CROWD AT AURORA Continued from first page mediately dropped back to fourth a position he maintained throughout the race raceShirley Shirley B making her first start since the Fair Grounds meeting won the first race which engaged inferior sprinters in a test of five and onehalf furlongs The win ¬ ner began slowly but benefited by the pace set by Tennywood and Shoteur which taxed their strength fighting it out for the lead She closed with a rush and the struggling pair was easy prey for her after she got on even terms and she won drawing clear Tennywood proved stronger than Shoteur and accounted for the second award while Ultimate Vote was up in the final stages to down the tiring Shoteur ShoteurAfter After delaying the start for five minutes All Bays favorite for the second race made good when he came from behind the pace and won under restraint While Light Nun and El Cajon fought it out desperately for the lead the winner was racing in fourth place and under stout reserve Once sub ¬ jected to urging he dashed up to the lead ¬ ers and after a brief struggle with Light Nun subdued her and won by half a length This margin could have been lengthened if his rider had elected to allow him his head In third place a nose and five lengths be ¬ hind the first two came Donny Johnny to garner the third award awardHamilton Hamilton aged son of Tryster won his first race in over a year when he was vic ¬ torious in the third race which brought together the worst band of platers that has been under colors since the meeting got under way The old gelding showed a flash of his oldtime speed when he kept pace the opening quarter but dropped back as he rounded the turn Rallying with the courage which brought him victory in many in ¬ stances when he was in his prime he came on to down the leaders and won by one length Jimmy N was second and Doc Conner a rank outsider third thirdThe The fourth race for threeyearolds and among the best races of the day engaged six over the five and onehalf furlongs dis ¬ tance This resulted in a win for L La cascios Levi Cooke which under a powerful ride by the veteran Johnny Leyland eame from behind to win by three lengths In second place was the stronglyfavored Bunty Ann two and onehalf lengths before Talvores TalvoresThe The winner was taken in hand when Bunty Ann and Talvores raced like a team for the first threeeighths After indulging the pair in their forward positions for half a mile Leyland sent the winner up grad ¬ ually but it required some strong riding to get him to the front and after taking com ¬ mand Leyland took no chances and rode him out vigorously to make victory certain The successful trio had the race between them at all times

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