Overdrawn Wins Jamaica For Third Straight Year: Evens Matters With Doublrab By Beating Latter Half Length, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-03


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Overdrawn Wins Jamaica JamaicaFor For Third Straight Year Evens Matters With Doublrab By Beating Latter Half Length LengthJAMAICA JAMAICA L I N Y May 1 Setting his own pace and holding on with grim determination Dearborn Stables Over ¬ drawn captured the twelfth running of the Jamaica Handicap before 27608 persons at the popular Locust Manor course today It was the third year in succession that this gelded fiveyearold son of Jack High Finita has won the stake he having taken the two previous renewals in the silks of George D Widener WidenerBreaking Breaking like a flash of lightning from the gate Overdrawn was in front through ¬ out the sixfurlong whirl and finished a halflength before Mrs Tijyou Christo ¬ phers heavily backed Doublrab who ap ¬ parently weakened under his exacting im ¬ post of 130 pounds in the stretch drive Another halflength away came Mrs Ethel D Jacobs Flaught who n turn reached the wire two lengths ahead of Josephine Grimes With Regards RegardsThe The field for the Jamaica was riddled down to seven starters by eight with ¬ drawals so provided one of the most thrilling events of the session It was run over a track that was termed fast al ¬ though Overdrawn under only 109 pounds completed the run in the rather slow time of 113 The Detroitowned horse of James Powers earned a puree of 5025 and re ¬ turned a mutuel of 1310 It was the geldings initial win of the year yearIn In taking the Jamaica Overdrawn evened matters with Doublrab who had defeated the Dearborn speedster on the previous Saturday But there was a weight shift against Mrs Christophers gray flash and that factor snapped his winning streak streakGeorge George Cassidy sent the field away to a perfect start and Overdrawn quickly took the lead pursued by Doublrab while With Regards led Flaught in the opening quarter mile Back of them came Locinvar Salto and Colchis ColchisHowever However Doublrab made a bold bid rounding the turn where he edged up closer to Overdrawn At this point With Regards and Flaught were something like three or four lengths away fighting it out as it turned out for the show money moneyStraightened Straightened in the stretch it looked as If Doublrab would overhaul the leader but Overdrawn placed to punishment by Sterling Young bravely held on and out ¬ lasted the weary choice

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