Abbe Pierre Downs Kansas at Suffolk: Babylon Horse Drives Hard To Be Half Length Clear at Wire in Roslindale Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-19


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Abbe Pierre Downs Kansas at Suffolk SuffolkBabylon Babylon Horse Drives Hard To Be Half Length Clear at Wire in Roslindale Purse BOSTON Mass May 18 Abbe Pierre Englishbred son of Brantome and Suz racing for H M Babylon oddson choice in the Roslindale Purse gave his supporters many anxious moments before reaching the finish of the one mile and seventy yard test a halflength before L B Sheppards Kansas Just another halflength away Dense Path earned third for C Rufi RufiThe The Roslindale headlined todays sport at Suffolk Downs The field for the fea ¬ ture event was reduced by the scratching of Barbara Childs The Clock Tower filly when in the stall gate reared up and in some manner was caught underneath the starting machine Money wagered on the filly was refunded when the stewards or ¬ dered her withdrawn withdrawnFrom From the start it was Kansas who took up the running closely attended by Begda Going to the first turn Wahler took Abbe Pierre back and things did not appear any too bright when he collided with Paul Pry PryWinner Winner Begins to Move Up UpStraightening Straightening out for the run down the far side of the track Abbe Pierre still trailed the company but Wahler had a stout hold on him Kansas and Begda con ¬ tinued to lead the parade Leaving the back stretch Abbe Pierre was steered to a course on the inside and while making up ground was still only in advance of two of the field fieldFor For a brief spell Begda moved up to show in front of Kansas but after this ef ¬ fort Begda began dropping back and Kan ¬ sas again went to the front George Mc Mullen had been reserving Dense Path within striking distance of the pace and made his effort with the Blackwood filly when straightening out in the stretch stretchAbbe Abbe Pierre still on the outside was moving forward gradually graduallyThe The Sheppard representative and Dense Path were fighting it out for the lead when Wahler placed Abbe Pierre under strong pressure and the gray fellow was along in the closing few strides to take command and come out into a lead of a half length lengthThe The program was witnessed by a crowd of 11354

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