Devalues Closing Bid Brings Victory: Comes From Last Place in Paul Revere to Overtake Incoming for Third in Row, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Devalued Closing Bid Brings Victory VictoryComes Comes From Last Place in Paul Revere to Overtake Incoming for Third in Row BOSTON Mass May 22 Devalue from the string of Henry H Haag Detroit patron showed himself a mudder of parts when he came from last place to score in the eighth running of the Paul Revere Handicap It was only in the closing 70 yards that the Espino fiveyearold managed to get up and come out to a halflength victory at the close of the mile and onesixteenth dis ¬ tance It was the third straight victory for Devalue and added 4250 to his earn ¬ ings the winners share of the 5000 added prize prizeMrs Mrs D B Millers Incoming after hav ¬ ing come off the pace wore down King ¬ fisher to show in front a furlong from the finish but was just not up to holding off the winner being forced to be content with second place K Dorko finished third for R Robertson Mrs T Christophers King ¬ fisher top weight of the field with 120 pounds found his impost a trifle too bur ¬ densome and tired through the stretch finishing fourth fourthSpiral Spiral Pass Takes Early Lead LeadSpiral Spiral Pass Itabo and Kingfisher went to the first turn heads apart with the filly showing the way to increase hef lead to a length and onehalf by the time they straightened into the back stretch King ¬ fisher was under reserve in second place Itabo was before the others and Devalue was trailing far back There was little change until rounding the far turn King ¬ fisher went up to test the pacemaker and after a brief brush moved to the front frontPena Pena was riding remarkably confident on Devalue and did not ask the Espino fiveyearold for improved speed until the last three furlongs Kingfisher had drawn clear and Itabo while heading the others began to drop back Luther had started his run with Incoming and moved up steadily In the last threesixteenths Incoming raced up to dispose of the Christopher representative for the lead leadDevalue Devalue still on the outside was making up ground steadily but it hardly seemed possible that he would be able to run down the leaders However he moved up so fast that he was on even terms with the leading Incoming seventy yards from the finish to come out in the closing strides Incoming had given his best but was doing his ut ¬ most to save his share of the purse from K Dorko DorkoUnchallenged Unchallenged a son of Challenger n found the muddy going to his liking and proved an easy winner of the secondary attraction of the day the Concord Purse at six furlongs Under his impost of 104 pounds which included one pound over ¬ weight Unchallenged came to the line with two and a half lengths to spare over Val dina Alpha AlphaThe The weekend card was witnessed by a crowd of 17960

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