Easter Hatter in Good Form: Resumes Winning Ways in Candian Racing at Woodbine, Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-24


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EASTER HATTER IN GOOD FORM Resumes Winning Ways in Canadian Raoing at Woodbine. . Old Son of Mad Hatter Wins Rosedale Plate1 in Keeling Colors Now Regains Aymond. TORONTO, Ont., May 23. Easter Hatter, an elderly son of Mad Hatter and Penitent, racing for Maurice Keeling, the professional hockey player, defeated five other Canadian breds, including two Kings Plate winners in the Rosedale Plate, the principal race of an ordinary program offered by the Ontario Jockey Club at Woodbine Park today. Mrs. J. Badames Aymond was second, a neck away from the winner and five lengths in advance of Ed Bowies Sir Michael. After being a consistent winner in this section last year and idle throughout the cold months, Easter Hatter displayed all his speed in his first 1935 test. He ran the six furlongs over a fast track in 1:13, which was brisk time for this kind. Frankie Mann did not rush Easter Hatter in the run through the back stretch, air lowing -him to settle fully into his stride. On the turn the son of Mad Hatter spurted to overhaul Thermal, the early leader, and entering the stretch opened up a comfortable advantage. However, Aymond finished with a rush and Mann was forced to shake up Easter Hatter to stave off the challenger. Sir Michael followed the field to the quarter post and then moved up to overhaul tiring horses. Sam Worthy was done after threo furlongs and Young Kitty never entered into contention. f Ryland H. New, under whose colors Aymond won the 1930 Kings Plate, regained possession of the son of Roselyon when he claimed him out of the race for ,600. Mrs. C. M. Hendersons Fan, unsuccessful over a distance of ground in her only other local start, drove to a jieck victory in the six furlongs first race." The three-year-old daughter of Reigh Count was always in the first flight, engaging Baydrop, the early, leader, when straightened out in. the front stretch and, outgaming Border Knight in the final strides. Border Knight was second three lengths in advance of the tiring Bay-J drop. ilj Langstaffe, a maiden three-year-old front! the E.-F. Seagram stable, which was making his first start, justified the odds-on support he received when he easily turned back eleven other maidens of his age in the six furlongs second race. Under Lindbergs accomplished handling the gelding opened a commanding lead rounding the turn and just cantered to the wire with a three-lengths Winning margin. Sesame, which pressed the winners pace throughout, saved second place award by four lengths from Bobs First. H. R. Dulaney, Jr.s Dothair, shipped here after making his debut in Maryland, drove to a clever graduation from maiden ranks in the third race. The Happy Argo gelding broke from outside of the stall gates and attended Poop Decks early pace for six furlongs. Then Watson took him up to subdue the leader and had the son of Happy Argo under mild pressure to hold a length and a half advantage at the last finish.

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