Flaught Displays Top Form at Jamaica: Generous Is Second In Mattituck Purse; Jacobs Colt Scores by Two And Half Lengths--Targe Annexes Fourth in Row, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-07


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Flaught Displays Top Form at Jamaica Generous Is Second In Mattituck Purse PurseJacobs Jacobs Colt Scores by Two And Half Lengths Targe Annexes Fourth in Row RowJAMAICA JAMAICA L I May 6 Going in his best form Flaught easily outran seven other class C opponents in the Mattituck Purse most attractive race of the feature ¬ less card at Jamaica today With husky Steve Brooks guiding him Mrs Ethel D Jacobs useful colt reached the winning post with two and a half lengths to spare over William J Zieglers Generous the pacemaker A nose back of the runner up was Mrs C Phillips Vain Prince who was just six lengths clear of Cedar Farms Grey Wing WingHaving Having shown creditable performances in two previous outings over the track when third to Overdrawn and Kingfisher respec ¬ tively Flaught was confidently supported by the talent and paid 470 This was his initial score in five 1943 appearances appearancesWhile While the card was devoid of a genuine headliner it was productive of interesting sport although the defeat of Belair Studs Thread o Gold in the Outline Purse came as a source of disappointment to her fol ¬ lowers The weather was ideal and another large crowd was in attendance the turn ¬ stiles clicking off 15763 15763Flaught Flaught who drew the extreme outside post position was under light restraint in the early running as Generous making her first start of the season went on to cut out the pace pursued by Vain Prince Midway around the turn however Flaught moved up with a rush on the inside when placed under pressure He swept past Generous and Vain Prince readily while saving ground entering the stretch and after as ¬ suming a commanding lead won with speed Lin reserve reserveGenerous Generous Bears Out on Turn TurnThe The Jacobs colorbearer carried top weight of 120 pounds and reeled off the six fur ¬ longs in the fine time of 112 112Generous Generous bore out turning into the home lane and lost considrable ground but re ¬ sponded courageously When straightened out and managed to outstay Vain Prince The latter had speed as usual and ran well Grey Wing was a forward factor for a half mile then faded out of the picture Fox catcher Farms Star Beacon celebrating his 43 opener was never prominently placed in the Mattituck though hard ridden He should improve improveTarge Targe a remarkably improved colt kept his slate clean as he charged to his fourth straight victory at the meeting in the Flushing Purse in which a field of five threeyearolds clashed Setting his own pace the son of Swashbuckler never was menaced thanks to a snug ride by Johnny Ijongden Count Fleets pilot who came up from Pimlico for the day He finished two and a half lengths in advance of the stretchrunning Is I Is who in turn nosed out Hal Price Headleys Crest the favorite favoriteTarge Targe paying 700 negotiated the mile and a sixteenth in 1 46 and raced in the silks of the Narise Farm nom de course of Louis Tufano

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