Slide Rule Wins Swift Stakes Easily: Home Six Lengths In Van of Bossuet; Boeing Colt Draws Away in Stretch After Being Early Trailer in Belmont Event, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-13


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Slide Rule Wins Swift Stakes Easily Home Six Lengths In Van of Bossuet BossuetBoeing Boeing Colt Draws Away in Stretch After Being Early Trailer in Belmont Event EventELMONT ELMONT L I NY May 12 Slide Rule owned by W E Boeing the Seattle patron jvas returned an easy winner of the Swift Stakes over a watersoaked track at Belmont Park this afternoon The son of Snark and Kings Idyll whose last appear ¬ ance under colors was in the Kentucky Derby came from the rear of the pace to have a commanding margin over his oppo ¬ sition He was ridden by Conn McCreary and the score completed a Tiding double for that diminutive saddle artist Bossuet from the Belair Stud was second while Townsend B Martins Bankrupt was third thirdThe The winner added 5675 to his earnings and he raced over the route in 1 24 The race attracted a field of 10 of the better regarded threeyearolds now racing in this sector Weather conditions blocked out the racing silks of the starters at times during the running of the stake The crowd of 9719 was the smallest of the meeting but they were treated to some interesting rac ¬ ing in which wellplayed choices were in the ascendency ascendencyThe The start of the Swift was delayed for several minutes but when the stall gates loosened Unchallenged was sprinted into command while Slide Rule Bossuet and Bankrupt were farther back The invader from Maryland who was shipped here with this stake as his objective continued to show the way to the stretch turn after fend ¬ ing off determined opposition from his early opponents opponentsSuncap Suncap Jack S L Drop Back BackSwinging Swinging for the stretch turn Slide Rule Bosuet and Bankrupt improved their posi ¬ tions when Suncap and Jack S L dropped back Through the stretch run Slide Rule moved up and it was no trick on his part to dispose of Unchallenged He drew away through the final sixteenth to score in im ¬ pressive fashion Bossuet in turn was driving hard through the late stages to out finish Bankrupt one that was sent up on the outside outsideMrs Mrs Ralph Mcllvain following the run ¬ ning of the Brookwood Handicap the sup ¬ porting feature of the progranT wired con ¬ gratulations to her husband who is serving in the Coast Guard down Florida way The big news was that Bright Willie was a driving winner of the race that attracted a field of 11 of the class C handicap sprinters Bright Willie was ridden by Al ¬ fred Robertson and came through on the inside entering the stretch after racing close to the pace cut out by Happy Note The latter was tiring slightly but under urging held on well to outstay Flaught from the Mrs E D Jacobs stable while Soldier Song from the Glen Riddle estab ¬ lishment was fourth fourthThe The winner was accorded but meager support in the race by the crowd Flaught enjoyed favoritism favoritismThe The Jacobs colorbearer was the first of ¬ fending choice of the afternoon afternoonThe The Lazy F Ranchs Cocopet a daughter of Jacopo and Madam Capet made her debut an auspicious one She was an easy winner of the War Bonds Purse and at the end had a safe margin over nine other fillies Blenette owned by John S Phipps was sec ¬ ond while War Waac from the Glen Riddle Farm was third The speed possessed by the youngster widely heralded in private trials asserted itself shortly after the start McCreary sent her into command and at no stage left the ultimate issue in serious doubt The miss a 900 purchase at Sara ¬ toga Springs last summer was accorded ex ¬ tensive support in the race Blenette had a shorter margin over War Waac The latter raced greenly throughout

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