Vanderbilt Silks Dominate: Wins Juvenile and White Mountain Handicaps at Rockingham.; Winter Sport and Postage Due First and Second, Respectively, in Juvenile--Big Crowd Present., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-10


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VANDERBtt SILKS DOMINATE Wins Juvenile and White Mountain Handicaps at Rockingham Winter Sport and Postage Due First and andSecond Second Respectively in Juvenile Bifc Crowd Present SALEM N H June 8 The cerise and white diamonds of A G Vanderbilt were much in evidence at Rockingham this after ¬ noon Winter Sport and Postage Due fin ¬ ished first and second in the Juvenile Handi ¬ cap The 5000 added prize featured the days sport Wheatley Stables Seabiscuit was third and Bright and Early from the stable of R Robertson next nextThe The victory of Winter Sport added 4050 to the earnings of the Display colt The dis ¬ appointment of the running was the show ¬ ing of Billie Bane which landed in last place failing to cut any serious figure after a brief display of speed speedA A G Vanderbilt was represented by three members of his string and the only one that failed to take a piece of the prize was Speed which tired in the stretch racing racingFrom From the start Postage Due was first to show in front Swashbuckler was right with the leader and then came Winter Sport and Speed Billie Bane was heading the others after having been hustled away from his in ¬ side post position positionAfter After leaving the back stretch Bejshak set Postage Due down to take the lead and the ultimate winner had little trouble in supplanting Swashbuckler in second place as the stretch was reached Seabiscuit had been working his way up steadily and soon gained a position of prominence Piccolo which had been tardy in leaving the post had also started to move up upIn In the stretch Bejshak still had the High Time colt in the lead but looking back saw his stable companion moving up He then took the leader in hand permitting Winter Sport to go on to the victory Seabiscuit continued in game fashion and was only beaten a short margin for second place Bright and Early well placed was unable to improve his position in the drive Piccolo when too late unleashed a burst of speed in the stretch and was traveling rapidly at the end endRockinghams Rockinghams sparkling program was wit ¬ nessed by one of the largest crowds of the meeting The weather was threatening throughout the afternoon and the track was in a lightning fast condition as Winter Sports creditable time of 59 indicates indicatesDuring During the time at the post E Rodriguez was unseated from Don Guzman In trying to break his fall he fell heavily against the shoulder of an assistant starter and ap ¬ peared to have suffered painful injuries After the running of the race the boy was examined by a physician who disclosed that Rodriguez had suffered a partial fracture of the jaw bone boneLynx Lynx Eye racing for R Robertson ac ¬ counted for the second end of the 2500 added White Mountain Handicap run in two divisions The Wildair gelding came with one of his usual stretch rushes to gain major honors in the final strides from Fidelis from the B N Kane string Percy M Pike California patron furnished the one to be third in Time Flight FlightThe The mile test provided one of the most stirring finishes of the afternoon Time Flight left the stalls at a sprinting pace to move into a fourlength lead by the time the stretch was reached Dogmata the fa ¬ vorite chased after the pacemaker and Lynx Eye was in the rear rearAfter After racing a half mile Fidelis was called upon and started to move up In the stretch it was still the Pike threeyearold but Fidelis had moved up steadily and was in second place In the last sixteenth Fidelis had gained a short lead but Time Plight was battling along in courageous fashion It was only in the last twenty yards that Lynx Eye was sent up between the leaders by Joie Wagner with the Wildair gelding gaining a neck advantage in the final strides

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