Dusky Devil In Front: Chicago-Owned Racer Gains Revenge for Recent Nose Defeat.; Accounts for Argonne Hotel Claiming Purse at Churchill After Hot and Roughly Contested Race., Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-11


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DUSKY DEVIL IN FRONT ChicagoOwned Racer Gains Re ¬ venge for Recent Nose Defeat Accounts for Argonne Hotel Claim ¬ ing Purse at Churchill After Hot and Roughly Contested Race LOUISVILLE Ky May 10 The Chicago owned Dusky Devil fiveyearold son ol Bright Knight and Star senior member oi Mrs M E OTooles Blue Ridge Farms gained revenge for a nose defeat in his pre ¬ vious local appearance when in a rough and hotly contested race he accounted f 01 the Argonne Hotel Claiming Purse one of the more important of todays events at Churchill Downs Running the threequar ¬ ters over a fast track in the creditable time of 112 he won by a little more than a length over C Leroy Kings Hecla while the aged Broad Meadows labored to the finish in third place a short length farther back backOtherwise Otherwise and My Blaze which finished fourth and fifth as named and raced at the head of the field for almost five furlongs engaged in a bumping match most of the way While their repeated bumping did not enhance Otherwises chances it just about ruined whatever chance My Blaze may have had Approaching the final furlong Other ¬ wise had My Blaze in such close quarters and against the inner rail that the latter had to be taken back Meantime Balaski had sent the winner to the front and pounding on with long un wavering strides he withstood Heclas threat until he was safely under the wire The latter ran into trouble in the first quarter and after saving jT ° und on the turn launched a determined though vain bid As usual Broad Meadows swung to the middle of the track in the stretch and his late speed also fell short of its mark markThe The winner one of the choices in the most open betting contest of the afternoon paid 900 for 2 straight He was saddled by the veteran T J Shannon and won before the largest crowd of the week Clear balmy weather was a factor in the large patronage and excellent racing conditions left little to be desired desiredLATE LATE DATE THE STAB STABLate Late Date the Brentwood Stables con ¬ sistent sixyearold daughter of Hourless and Herd Girl was the outstanding star and most popular winner of the afternoon Her triumph in the valuable Kentucky Hotel Handicap marked the brightest of several instances in which public opinion was sus ¬ tained tainedAlso Also ridden by Balaski she opposed six threeyearolds or older over one mile and a sixteenth and catching Flint Shot whose fast pace she had forced from the outset won by a length and onehalf Flint Shot prevailed in front for more than seven furlongs Fiji coupled with Bring Back was the third to pass the line of finish She closed the engagement two lengths away from Flint Shot and with only a head to spare over Beaver Dam DamR R L Bakers colors long identified with Kentucky racing triumphed for the first firsts s time during the meeting when the veteran Golden Broom mare Squall carried them to a hardearned score over Sis Alice and others in the first race They battled it out to only a heads difference and were followed across the finish by Golden Throne which took third money and nine others of which Murpheys Luck was fourth fourthF F Fernandez had the winner in a con ¬ tending position from the start and after racing to the front in the stretch barely managed to stall off Sis Alice The latter led the field in the early racing but dropped back soon afterwards as if refusing to do her best and coming again through the stretch was slowly getting to the Baker mare Golden Throne came from far back in the stretch where Murpheys Luck also made up ground Mr Mack was the chief offender He received the largest play but found the pace far too swift at all stages and was never a contender contenderAnother Another son of imported Bull Dog the full brother to Sir Gallahad III standing at C B Shaffers Coldstream Stud made an auspicious debut when in winning the second race for maiden juvenile colts and geldings Mrs Ethel V Mars The Fighter excelled glowing reports of his prowess Competing with eleven others the Mars youngster over ¬ came a slow start interference and green ¬ ness eventually winning easily a good length before HiHun which led from the start until caught by the winner about fifty yards from the finish of the four and onehalf furlongs Line Drive an entry with Thumbs Down was third The winner was ridden by J Westrope and on the reports of his quality was installed a shortpriced favorite favoriteMaidens Maidens and winners of one race com ¬ prised the field for the Mundys Landing Purse which was the third race and the contest brought the first upset when Wag1 wood furnished by Phil Reilly drove home in front L Haas rushed the son of Way good from behind the leaders entering the stretch and after taking the lead drew away until he held a threelength margin over the runnerup Hazy Autumn at the finish of the seven furlongs Before passing the latter the winner slightly impeded the McCaffrey filly Minor honors went to the favorite Direct Hit He encountered rough sailing for five furlongs and with better luck might have proven a stronger con ¬ tender Baby Stare led the others in the field of twelve twelveOne One of the more favored ones in a bad start the Serenata Farms Runamuck cap ¬ tured the fourth event which engaged twelve twoyearold fillies Off in front the daughter of Chilhowee led over all of the four and a half furlongs winning by more than a length Emer J raced to second place after Virginia G tired of forcing the winners pace while Morlute the favorite was third The choice was one of the vic ¬ tims of the ragged getaway Runamucks victory enabled apprentice Ft Fernandez to complete a double he having previously won the first race with Squall

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