Valdina Groom Scores Again at Sportsmans: Creech Racer Leads Throughout Colonel Dan Hardt Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-03


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Vdldina Groom Scores Again at Sportsmans SportsmansCreech Creech Racer Leads Throughout In Colonel Dan Hardt Handicap HandicapCICERO CICERO 111 May 1 Valdina Groom winner of the Inaugural handicap unde the blue and red silks of Mrs A M Creech was a frontrunning victor of the Colone Dan Hardt Handicap principal offering presented before a crowd of 12000 ai Sportsmans Park entered its regular 13 day spring season today He had th services of Charley Chuck Parke wh redonned silks after completing his school ¬ ing and the Idaho boy demonstrated tha he has lost none of his technique He hat the fiveyearold Texasbred son of Oscu lator in the van at the start and the winne and favorite held sway throughout the oni mile and onesixteenth Ben Endovina Latent was the runnerup three length in Valdina Grooms wake and six length before the tiring Sun Pharos PharosPicking Picking up 119 pounds or three pound more than he carried to his Inaugural vie tory the Creech colorbearer ran the dis tance in 150 He was the favorite ii the wagering and Mrs Creech received handsome trophy donated and presente by Colonel Hardt of the Sixth Transpor tation Corps CorpsBring Bring Me Home threeyearold daughte of Flying Heels Babys Breath who wa bred by Col E R Bradley drove to victor under J C Bentleys banner in the Nationa Jockey Club Handicap which served as thi fifth and secondary attraction She cami to the end of the seven furlongs a neck be fore Hilltop Stock Farms Bobs Dream ant Marion Collins the favorite and winner o her previous start was third five length farther back backHer Her score completed a double for traine Continued on Page Two Valdina Groom Scores Again at Sportsmans SportsmansContinued Continued from Page One OneLee Lee Helton who saddled Drift Silver in the opening event for Larry Barney who won the fourth contest with Epiget EpigetRacing Racing Guest Star into submission dur ¬ ing the opening threesixteenths Mrs L Heltons Drift Silver was a surprise winner of the second race Venci finished second and Guest Star was third Kings Error a strong favorite took fourth laurels after racing well back for five of the seven furlongs furlongsHadatime Hadatime made it two victories in a row both of which were here by accounting for the third race a five furlong dash Doctor Reder the favorite bore out badly during the opening two furlongs but lasted to take second by a nose from Knights Quest n who came over on the field soon after the start startOutsiders Outsiders continued to dominate the sport when Jim Emerys Epiget accounted for the fdurth event This seven furlong dash found Quick Tool the runnerup and Anopheles third Float Away again was the favorite but this aging Whiskalong gelding had speed for only threeeighths and at the end only led Gummed Up Striking Employees Return ReturnNEW NEW YORK N Y May 1 The State Labor Relations Board announced today that sinking race track employees belong ¬ ing to the Mutuel Ticket Agents Union an A F of L affiliate will return to their posts as cashiers and sellers at Jamaica Monday It was said that through the intermediation of Sidney L Cahn trial examiner all parties in the dispute had reached an agreement that the 80 striking employees could return to work pending final settlement A hearing into the charge that another race track union the Pari Mutuel Employees Guild is a company organization was adjourned with decision reserved The Guild sought to be desig ¬ nated bargaining agent for Employees of the Metropolitan Racing Association which operates the track and the A F of L employees struck in protest

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