Vitamin B. Makes Good: Ferguson Colorbearer Finally Earns Purse at Latonia.; Defeats Same Horses Which Have Been Taking His Measure Regularly--Track Improving., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-21


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VITAMIN B MAKES GOOD Ferguson Colorbearer Finally Earns Purse at Latonia Defeats Same Horses Which Have Been Taking His Measure Regu ¬ larly Track Improving LATONIA Ky June 20 The colors of A L Ferguson which have figured promi ¬ nently the past two days in Latonia racing were borne to their third victory in that length of time when the disappointing Vita ¬ min B virtually shut out the same horses which have been taking his measure with frequent regularity Carrying 112 pounds the son of Vito raced the mile and seventy yards distance in the fifth race in the good time of l44f over a dull track to win eas ¬ ing up by three lengths O H Reeds High Diver accounted for second place while third wpnt to Scarp The latter was the only threeyearold to accept the issue against her five older rivals rivalsThat That Vitamin B was a better horse today than on other occasions here is best told in Ihc manner in which he raced right with the pace and easily held his forward position under steady reserve When called upon for improved speed he readilydisposed of High Diver which had supplanted Moun tainy Man as pacemaker and then drew away so fast that all that G South had to Continued on twentysixth page VITAMIN B MAKES GOOD Continued from first page do was to keep him straight to win with speed in reserve There was not much to the contest after the first threequarters each of the successful trio gaining their placing with ease Trie weather was greatly improved and served to lure another large crowd to the course to witness the running of the eight race program The track heavy for the morning training hours improved rapidly and while slow for the earlier events dried out well enough to be termed good for the fifth and subsequent races racesTrainer Trainer Charlie Ferguson saddled his third winner in two days when he sent Adolf to the post in the opening dash It was the first start for the son of Haste and Change which races for J H Haines and he made a rather auspicious debut outrunning his rivals for the most part of the liveeighths He then displayed rare gameness when sub ¬ jected to strong pressure to outstay the fastclosing Highland Lane to earn his de ¬ cision by a neck The latter gave a sterling performance racing in the thick of conten ¬ tion throughout and then forcing the victor to the limit to earn his victory Nicks Chuck came back with a consistent effort to garner the third award Widow Star another firsttime starter attracted heavy support but at no time was she a serious threat threatAbdel Abdel aging son of Lucky Hour had too much speed for his younger rivals which raced threequarters in the second race so he won with the utmost ease by three lengths The winner apparently benefited by his rest of nearly three weeks allowed Hasty Hanna to set the pace for three eighths then took command and drawing away steadily easily led Lynvete to the line of finish The latter offered good contention but the winner was in a running mood and easily shook her off when she made her bid It required some stout riding on the part of Fi Fernandez to save second place from the fastclosing Lucy The successful Abdel dominated the betting and raced to chalk chalkThe The third race culminated in a close fin ¬ ish when Morlute and Larry M drove to the end heads apart with the former getting the decision Some rather tricky riding on the part of H Louman played an important part in the result when he applied the lash to Larry M in the stretch when the latter came to him with a determined rush Larry M might have passed him but for the im ¬ peding occasioned when Louman indulged in his unfair tactics Sourdine was third lead ¬ ing home six others including Maintenance and Brilliant Stone The latter arrived here with a heralded reputation but failed to dis ¬ play the speed that brought her so much success at the tracks where she has been racing racingCayuga Cayuga tenyearold son of Trojan sprung a surprise on the talent when he came through with one of his best performances to beat six others from the lower class sprinters

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