Mary Terry In Romp: Historic Clipsetta Stakes Falls to Promising Thompson Filly.; Showers Make Track Sloppy for Running of Half-Holiday Program at Latonia., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-10


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MARY TERRY IN ROMP Historic Clipsetta Stakes Falls to Promising Thompson Filly Showers Make Track Sloppy for Running of Half Holiday Pro ¬ gram at Latonia LATONIA Ky June 8 The renewal of the historic Clipsetta Stakes for juvenile fillies which featured todays racing at La ¬ tonia resulted in a galloping victory for C R Thompsons speedy Mary Terry In second place eight lengths back came First Class which shared favoritism with the victress carrying the colors of Charles T Fishers Dixiana stable Third went to tha Parkview Stables Miss Greenock In the close finish which ensued for the minor parts of the purse Nordrie got up in the last strides to take fourth money moneyIt It was a rather unruly band of perform ¬ ers but they were off in good alignment and Miss Greenock displaying her usual fine speed took command She attained a com ¬ manding lead of three lengths in the early stages but as they approached the stretch Canfield sent the victress up with a rush in the rddle of the track where firmer footing prevailed As they turned for home Mary Terry swept into the lead and con ¬ tinuing with dazzling speed increased her margin with such ease that she was easing up to win decisively decisivelyAs As the winner flashed past the judges First Class which was expected to bring the honors back to Chicago was holding on with good courage to outfinish Miss Greenock Her margin was but half a length while the others were so closely aligned that only the judges could decide the third and fourth horses horsesThe The occasional showers which began fall ¬ ing drenched the track which was sloppy for the sport The winners share netted owner Thompson 2425 while 500 went to Dixiana 250 to the Parkview Stable and 125 to Miss Lucy Simms SimmsDECISIVE DECISIVE VICTORY VICTORYThis This was one of the most decisive vic ¬ tories scored since the inauguration of the race in 1883 and establishes Mary Terry as one of the outstanding performers of her sex shown to date The daughter of Terry and Milfoil displayed a liking for the go ¬ ing and will probably develop into a valu ¬ able performer having won on a fast track earlier in the meeting meetingThe The weather was the worst of the meet ¬ ing but the attendance was up to the usual holiday proportions giving an indication that the interest manifested by the patrons of the Milldale course is returning as in days of yore yoreThe The introductory offering resulted form fully when Sora held at oddson made good in impressive fashion Taking command after the break the W E Smith gelding never left the ultimate result in doubt and closed his engagement with a sixlength ad ¬ vantage over Roberta which easily held Cayuga safe for second place The latter was out to the limit to outstay Julia Irene which canie from a good distance back to finish fourth fourthEDDY EDDY LEE GAME GAMEEddy Eddy Lee a son of Lee O Cotner carried the red and white colors of S J Sharp to a well earned victory in the second race when he drove down to the finish half a length before Rolanda while Princess A O accounted for third The winner alternated in setting the pace with Rolanda but when the real test came proved the gamer and came on after being headed to snatch the victory in the final stages stagesCompensatory Compensatory proved much the best of tho nine maidens that contested tho third when he romped home by six lengths in front of Boston Sound an outsider and third fell to Pawn Ticket Jockey Johnny Long was astride the winner his first of the meeting and he handled the victor in clever fashion Ancient King among those most fancied failed to keep up and pulled up rather sore Mukluk was another which could not meet the demands when the real test came

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