Pig Tails Earns Honors in Colleens; Askmenow, Nellie L. Top Acorn Field: Real Sad Second To Woolford Filly; Gains Place in Starting Field for Crete Handicap--Dead Heat in Fifth Race, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-19


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Pig Tails Earns Honors in Colleens Askmenow Nellie L Top Acorn Field Real Sad Second j To Woolford Filly j jGains Gains Place in Starting f Field for Crete Handicap Dead Heat in Fifth Race STICKNEY 111 May 18 Muddy track racing was again the order as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club presented its second program at Hawthorne this afternoon but the condition of the racing strip didnt seem to dampen the enthusiasm of race ¬ goers for todays attendance was as large as the one which patronized yesterdays 9pening The first Ladies Day of the meeting was observed this afternoon and several hundred women were out to help swell the gathering gatheringThe The racing program however again was affected by racing conditions for none of the eight events drew limit fields and for the most part the better known thorough ¬ breds remained in their stalls stallsThe The days feature the Colleens Purse for fillies and mares attracted prominent rep ¬ resentatives from that group but there were only five of them to contest the six furlongs The secondary feature was the Monee Purse at six and onehalf furlongs furlongsConsider Consider Public Response Excellent Looking back on yesterdays opening Lincoln Fields officials considered the pub ¬ lics response excellent under the condi ¬ tions and while it was substantially below what it might have been under better cir ¬ cumstances Col Matt J Winn and his as ¬ sociates expressed themselves as gratified with the days business and prospects for the meeting as a whole wholeWoolford Woolford Farms Pig Tails handled by Nick Jemas turned back four other fillies and mares over the six furlongs of the Colleens Purse and through her success might have earned a place in the Crete Handicap field on Saturday She took the lead from Distant Isle on the turn and then held her rivals safe the rest of the way winning by a length and a half Real Sad accounted for second honors while Joan T finished third thirdThe The Monee Purse a sprint of six and a I half furlongs which came as the fifth race I produced a dead heat for top honors be ¬ tween Mrs Emil Denemarks Bulrush and Mrs G B Clarks Uncle Mose Jockey Frank Zehr was astride Bulrush and this colts success gave the rider his third win of the day while Nick Jemas was aboard Uncle Mose Prince OMars ran third five lengths off the leaders and a nose in ad ¬ vance of Hazel Lee LeeBulrush Bulrush made all the pace here but Uncle Mose collared him a furlong out and then in the closing strides drew even with him to split honors with his more favored rival Prince OMars was well placed to the last eighth but then he began to toContinued Continued on Page Nineteen Pig Tails First to Reach Finish in Colleens Purse PurseContinued Continued from Page One Oneweaken weaken and just managed to last to save third money Irs Victor Sovinskis Youroff ridden by Don Hauer and Mrs Karl Mayers High thorne handled by Frank Zehr won the first two races each contested at six fur ¬ longs to round out a Daily Double com ¬ bination that paid 31 31Youroff Youroff performing in the opening event followed Mistletoe for almost five eights of a mile and then forged to thej front herself drawing clear to win by two lengths to the delight of those who made her a pronounced favorite Mistletoe could not hold the winner but she was good enough to take the place far in advance of Real Man ManHighthorne Highthorne won in even more decisive fashion He raced the pacemaking Hasty Star into submission swinging around the turn and then left his rivals behind to triumph with four lengths to spare Hasty Star dropped out of the picture in the stretch Knights Quest n taking the place and Cherriko making up enough ground to be third thirdPublic Public choices also won the third and fourth races The third saw L M Sever sons Huri Horn Hari make every post a winning one to complete a double for jockey Zehr The Severson colt opened a commanding lead in the first quarter and just coasted along in front of his rivals scoring by two and a half lengths Millo was closest to the winner throughout while Coupon was next The distance was six furlongs

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