Workmans Ride Big Factor: Judgment of Veteran Jockey Helps Allen Z. Score Victory, Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-29


view raw text

WORKMANS RIDE BIG FACTOR t Judgment of Veteran Jockey Helps Allen Z. Score Victory. Bostwicks Erstwhile Derby Candidate Triumphs in Harlem Claiming Stakes at Belmont Park Course. NEW YORK, N. T., May 28 George H. "Pete" Bostwicks Allen Z., a three-year-old ttiatwas intended for a try at the Kentucky Derby during the winter months, was winner of the best offering at Belmont Park today, but it was a claiming fixture, the Harlem, a gallop of a mile that carried a net value of ,525 to the winner. His was a thoroughly good race, but "Sonny" Workman, who had the mount, played an important part when he brought the son of Pharamond II. home winner over William Zieglers Bonanza and Alfred Gwynne Van-derbilts Dogmata. Nine went to the post and Dogmata and Bit of Sorrow, which bore the silks of Edward R. Bradley, were the ones that attracted the most attention in the market. Prom a good start, Bonanza was the one to set the pace and he was closely followed by Dogmata, while Thorson was lapped on the Vanderbilt sprinter, and then came Allen Z., and the others trailed along, with Chancing dropping back early and Carry t Over in the rear division. Thorson did not last long in the chase of Bonanza, and as he tired Workman moved into third place with Allen Z. and he had the Bostwick three-year-old under slight re straint as he took -his position. Dogmata was still racing strongly in second place; but Bonanza showed no signs of tiring. In this order the stretch was reached, but it was not until the final furlong that Workman made his move that was to bring victory. He quickly caught Dogmata and, wearing down Bonanza steadily, was past in the final strides to win going away by a length. Bonanza was tiring from his effort in setting the pace, but he stuck it out to be second by a neck before Dogmata, which in turn beat Black Gift by two lengths for third. Thorson was right after the Brook-meade colt and the others -were beaten off. Another almost perfect racing day brought out a big crowd and there was much interest in the excellent program furnished. William Woodwards Vicaress moved a bit closer to the Coaching Club American Oaks, to be run Saturday, when she scored in the Firenzi, a seven furlongs dash, that was restricted to the three-year-old fiilies. Showing improved form, the daughter of Flying Ebony and Valkyr made all the pace to win with plenty to spare over L. Strubes Rust, and Mrs. John Hay Whitneys Sorrow, another candidate for the Oaks, easily saved third from Diablerie, that raced coupled with the winner. The start was a good one, and Sorrow was first to show out of the company, but she was closely attended by "Vicaress, and the Woodward filly headed her readily as she left the back stretch. Once in command, Saunders had only to sit still and it was no contest to have Vicaress the winner by three lengths. Sorrow had the best of the others, until the closing furlong, where she tired before the rush of Rust, to lose the place by a length and a half. Peradventure ran another dull race and it was away below the form she showed dur--ing" her winter campaign in California, "where she was a good winner. She Is also a candidate for the Coaching Club American Oaks; but on her two most recent performances, there" appears to be little reason for sending her to the post. The second race brought out fifteen maiden two-year-olds, and resulted in victory for Mrs. Silas "B. Masons Vale Victorian, when she led home A. D. B. Pratts Sunport, and Joyride, from the Kershaw Stable, beat Sobriety for third. Galloglass, the favorite of this company, was virtually left at the post, and early iri the action. Vale Victorian took command never to lose the lead, though he was not able to draw out from his rivals. Sunport and Sobriety were close after the son of Victorian, and Joyride also raced forwardly. In the final furlong, when Kurtsinger asked Vale Victorian for his best, he drew out slightly until his winning margin was a length. Sunport beat Joyride a like distance for second place, and Sobriety, though he tired, was just another length away. Mrs. A. Phillips Anacreon, racing in improved form, was winner of the opening dash at six furlongs. Breaking well, the cfaughter of Chance Shot had all the speed and never was headed. She still had a length and a half to spare at the end. Second place went to Portden, from the Geneseo Stable, when he barely nosed out John Werring, and Molly Greenock was a close fourth. John Werring had followed the pace of the winner all the way, but right at the end, Portden, which had closed some ground, nodded down in front of him. Molly Greenock also finished with good courage, while Bright Chance, after showing a flash of early speed, quit badly in the run through the stretch. W. N. Adrians Golden Way, under a good ride by Wayne Wright, and showing improvement over his last previous effort, was an easy winner of the fifth offering. Mrs. E. A. Burkes Royal Gold, which defeated him in a previous meeting, took second place, and third was the portion of George Boehles Major General. The others cut scant figure in the running. From- a good start, Major General was rushed into a long, early lead and Royal Gold rated along after him, while Golden Way, slower to be under way, was permitted to settle into his stride before being asked to run. A furlong from home he had run the pacemaker down to come on and win by three lengths. Then Major General quit so badly after his pacemaking that he lost second place to Royal Gold by a couple of lengths. Windsor Lad, last years winner of the Epsom Derby, made his 1935 debut in the Burwell Stakes, and won In easy fashion by five lengths. He was recently declared out of the Ascot Gold Cup.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1935052901_33_1
Library of Congress Record: