Incomings Final Drive Brings Victory: Eric Knight Gives Way in Run Home; Successful Miller Colt Has Neck Margin in Inaugural Feature at Suffolk Downs, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-11


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Incomings Final Drive Brings Victory Eric Knight Gives Way in Run Home HomeSuccessful Successful Miller Colt Has Neck Margin in Inaugural Feature at Suffolk Downs DownsBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 10 Under a par ¬ ticularly strong ride from Tommy Luther Incoming from the string of Mrs D B filler was along in the closing strides to triumph in the one mile of the Winthrop Handicap This 1500 prize featured the opening days sport as Suffolk Downs 60 day meeting got under way Eric Knight whom Glen Felkner acquired at Jamaica via the claiming route for 2500 after es ¬ tablishing all the pace finished in second place Mrs S Millers Galafly another bargain claim costing his present owner 1000 when taken at Narragansett fin ¬ ished third before Arthur Murray Challo mine headed Argonne Woods to complete the field fieldA A crowd of about 15000 was on hand for the inaugural program programIn In the Winthrop it required only a few strides before Eric Knight took command Galafly chased closest after the leader while Challomine and Argonne Woods rac ¬ ing closely locked headed the others with Incoming showing just before Arthur Mur ¬ ray rayEric Eric Knight Continues in Lead LeadThere There was little change in the run down the far side of the track although Galafly went up to test the leader Eric Knight shook off this bid and continued to be rated along in front Incoming had not been asked to improve his position but rounding the far turn began to move up Straightening out for home it was still the Felkner gelding showing the way by a length lengthGalafly Galafly was under punishment but was unable to improve his position Luther steered to the outside with Incoming and began to charge on the leader leaderIn In the Jast sixteenth mile Eric Knight began to drift out slightly Luther was hard at work on the Ladysman colt and Incoming responding to every call of his rider was soon on even terms with the Felkner gelding to draw into a lead of a neck by the time the finish was reached reachedArgonne Argonne Woods the favorite after rac ¬ ing prominently began retiring from serious contention during the closing fivesix ¬ teenths of a mile

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