Sun Portland One To Ten: Wins at Prohibitive Odds in Derby Trial at Detroit.; Finishes Six Lengths Before Blackbirder--Works One Mile and Three-Sixteenths in 2:03., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-11


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SUN PORTLAND ONE TO TEN Wins at Prohibitive Odds in Derby Trial at Detroit Finishes Six Lengths Before Blackhirder Works One Mile and Three Sixteenths in 203 DETROIT Mich June 10 Sun Portland winner of the Illinois Derby under the colors of Mrs Silas BN Mason made his Detroit debut in auspicious fashion winning the Derby Hope Handicap that was wit ¬ nessed by a record weekday gathering this afternoon The son of Sun Briar which was backed down to the prohibitive odds of 1 to 10 reached the end of the mile and a six ¬ teenth Derby trial six lengths before Mrs C Hainsworths Blackbirder which led the Tranquility Farms Cross Ruff by two and a half lengths for second Fred M Alger Jrs Polar Flight the only other contestant was far back after leading until near the final halfmile halfmileRidden Ridden by Charles Kurtsinger of Twenty Grand fame Sun Portland scored his triumph in hollow fashion and worked the Detroit Derby distance of one mile and threesixteenths in 203 after competing the handicap journey in 147 Sun Portland carried 118 pounds five less than he will tote in Saturdays renewal of the Motor City feature featureThere There was littlf to the race Polar Flight sprinted into a clear lead during the run to the backstretch but the Flying Dutch ¬ man had the winner under restraint and Sun Portland took command near the final halfmile under steady restraint From then on it was easy sailing and Kurtsinger had him under a strong hold when the finish was reached reachedDuring During the first threequarters Black birder and Cross Ruff were far back but the former made up ground rapidly as the pack neared the stretch and although he failed to menace the winner Blackbirder was much the best of the others Cross Continued on thirtieth page SUN PORTLAND ONE TO TEN Continued from first page Ruff made up little ground to beat the fal ¬ tering Polar Flight by four lengths for minor honors honorsAttracted Attracted by the feature the largest week ¬ day crowd of the meeting was on hand to usher in the third full week of the thirty nine days season Although cloudy skies prevailed for the sport the track was at its best Again favorites were in the lime ¬ light and where they were not successful those held in good esteem were usually the winners winnersSupporting Supporting the feature was a highclass claiming race that drew a field of seven and this resulted in a spectacular battle with Tom Donleys heavily backed Arson the winner Glynson was second and Xan dra third Although he led Glynson by a length at the end the winner was under a hard drive from the start and although he drew away from Glynson after fiveeighths the latter dogged him throughout to hold on in game fashion fashionThere There was a great difference between the leaders and the others nearly three lengths separating Glynson and Xandra when the finish was reached The latter lasted to beat Burning Up by a nose for minor honors honorsRunning Running the distance in 55 which equalled the track record Willis Sharpe Kil ¬ mers Beauflower was graduated from the maiden juveniles ranks and provided the most popular victory of the meeting in win ¬ ning the four and a half furlongs dash that opened the program The daughter of Sun Beau and Flower Girl a 1 to 5 choice reached the finish seven lengths before Sa kuntala which led Peloria by a length for second secondTwo Two casualties came with the threequar ¬ ters second race which went to H C Vaughns Grace Bunting when Bubbler the choice and Contribute which came in for good support broke down The winner which took command at the start reached the finish a length before Swif ty and Lanier the best of the nine other sprinting platers Well up from the start Bubbler and Con ¬ tribute dropped back steadily after three eighths and pulled up very lame lameMrs Mrs B Reeds Nell Barton rewarded at her first asking here and furnished a mild surprise in winning the third race from Hermanita the wellregarded Hope Loring and eight others that contested six fur ¬ longs Well handled by Lee Hardy and lucky to find room on the inside of the stretch turn Nell Barton subdued Hope Loring nearing the final furlong and drawing away steadily thereafter reached the finish three lengths before Hermanita which lost ground the greater part of the way A length and a half separated the latter and Hope Lor ¬ ing which was clear of the weakly ridden Imperial Betsy at the close closeAnother Another surprise came with the Holland Purse for threeyearolds of the Grade D class when W LeBarons Dandy Dancer got up to beat Monks Time by a neck at the end of the mile Third went to Dark Zeni which tired after following in closest pur ¬ suit of the pacemaking Monks Time to the i final stages

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