Sweeping Ahead Leads at All Markers: Phalanger Beaten By Length Margin; Second Victory of Cicero Meeting for Oldham Colt; Hy-Cap Finishes Fourth, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-15


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Sweeping Ahead Leads at All Markers Phalanger Beaten By Length Margin MarginSecond Second Victory of Cicero Meeting for Oldham Colt HyCap Finishes Fourth FourthCICERO CICERO 111 May 14 Although twice defeated by representatives from the Wil ¬ liam F Morgan stable in his two previous engagements R L Oldhams Sweeping Ahead gave evidence of being a juvenile of the better class by turning the tables on Morgans HyCap who was an oddson choice The Oldham colt was a front running winner of the Vinci Brauchamp Purse top event offered at Sportsmans Park before a large crowd and over a fast track today todayWith With the top burden of 120 pounds two less than he carried when HyCap defeated him in their last meeting Sweeping Ahead came to the end of five furlongs a length before Joseph E Wideners Phalanger and E N Bissos Captain Eddie was third a half length farther back and three lengths before HyCap In his previous race Sweep Ing Ahead finished second to Liberty Bon also from the Morgan stable stableHenry Henry Hauer who drew a suspension for rough riding in the first race handled the winner and was first in motion with Hy Cap a stubborn opponent for a half mile The favorite saved ground throughout while Phalanger and Captain Eddie lost much ground Reklaw and Sky Hook the other contestants were outrun outrunMidall Midall Throws Parke ParkeFavorites Favorites batted 500 in the opening four races and but for bad luck on the part of Midall who tossed Charley Chuck Parke in the opening event they probably would have had a better average averageThe The talent was rewarded in the second and third races when Dairyman led Gush ¬ ing and Morocco Betty to the end of seven furlongs in the second contest and Fort ¬ ress an evenmoney choice triumphed over Fishers Pet Mr Infinity and six oth ¬ ers in the third this being a dash of six and onehalf furlongs furlongsWith With Midall eliminated due to Crystal Torch who finished third crossing over before him at the sixteenth post Elcinap with Gillespie aboard experienced little trouble in opening the program with a sur ¬ prise Greenocks Coin also an outsider was second The DailyJDouble combination of Elcinap and Dairyman provided a pay ¬ off of 9680 9680Gillespie Gillespie completed a double when he drove Mrs Frank Nugents Blossom Queen to a surprise victory at the direct expense of the heavily backed Alley and third went to Mistletoe who led the field for four of the seven furlongs Rangle the second choice broke sluggishly and refused to ex ¬ tend himself

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