Suburban Eligibles Compete in Ballot; Private Howie Scores in Lincoln Upset: Lasts Long Enough For Neck Triumph; Bowler and Robertson Gelding Turns In All-Chicago Win--Minnie Ha Cha Takes Place, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-25


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Suburban Eligibles Compete in Ballot Private Howie Scores in Lincoln Upset Lasts Long Enough For Neck Triumph TriumphBowler Bowler Robertson Gelding Turns In AllChicago Win Minnie Ha Cha Takes Pace PaceSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 24 Private Howie a threeyearold named for Howard La conte who was secretary to Mike Mc Kenna Chicago political figure before en ¬ tering the Army raced to a surprise victory over the six furlongs of the second race one of the more interesting ones con ¬ tested on a heavy track at Hawthorne this afternoon The son of Karl Eitel and Very Well bred by the late J J Coughlin took an early lead and held it to the end for the account of James Bowler Chicago alder ¬ man and Fletcher Robertson local insur ¬ ance man To make the Chicago victory complete the horse was ridden by a local boy T P Martin who came out of temporary retire ¬ ment to accept the mount who is trained by the boys father C J Martin Sr SrPrivate Private Howie making his first start of the season opened a big lead in the first quarter and held a wide advantage to the final eighth Then he gave way but jockey Martin kept him going long enough to land him home in front a neck in advance of the runnerup Minnie Ha Cha She had been in closest pursuit of the winner from the beginning beginningThird Third to complete the threequarters was Gummed Up a length and a quarter off the runnerup and a good three lengths in front of the fourth horse Blossom Queen QueenLightly Lightly Regarded by Crowd CrowdPrivate Private Howie was so lightly regarded by the crowd that he paid 65 for 2 in the mutuels and he helped to make possi ¬ ble a daily double payoff of 40320 the largest of the Lincoln Fields meeting which began its second week today todayThe The first half of the daily double the six furlongs opening event saw Karl Mayers Sharpshell handled by C L Mar ¬ tin lead home six other rivals He took command swinging around the turn arid held his rivals safe the rest of the way reaching the end a length and a half in front He was a popular winner and paid only 480 for 2 Queen Toke took down second honors while Anopheles who showed the way for a time was third Whatever chance Charnock had was for ¬ feited when he failed to break with the rest of the field fieldThe The Marquette Road Purse at six and a i half furlongs occupied the place of honor honorContinued Continued on Page TwentyOne Private Howie Prevails In Lincoln Fields Upset UpsetContinued Continued from Page One Oneon on todays card and itr resulted in a hard earned but popular victory for C N Finchs Ubiquitous who beat out Bobs Dream and Hometown in a rousing finish finishUbiquitous Ubiquitous did not break too well Home ¬ town going over on her at the start but she moved into a contending position be ¬ fore going a quarter mile and then when brought to the inside in the home stretch responded to strong handling from Chal mer Basham and was up near the end to win by a head while Bobs Dream got up in time to beat Hometown a similar mar ¬ gin for the place placeHometown Hometown showed the way at one time by as many as four lengths but she weak ¬ ened badly in the drive driveKirby Kirby Ramsey who just arrived from Louisville with his stable won with the first horse he sent postward here when H C Centers Mighty Lucky accounted for the third race also contested at six fur ¬ longs Reserved off the leaders to the stretch Mighty Lucky charged up next to the inside rail to emerge the winner by a length and a half as Flo Bratten finished second and Brown Mate third Both Flo Bratten and Brown Mate had a turn at making the pace but both faltered in the drive driveMighty Mighty Lucky was piloted by Nick Jemas who came back to guide Woolford Farms Czech Lass to a decisive and popular vic ¬ tory over the live furlongs of the fourth event in which a band of twoyearolds provided the action The Woolford miss followed Busy Line to the stretch and then took command herself drawing out fast and winning with five lengths to spare Busy Line saved the place while third hon ¬ ors fell to Tawny Lady LadyL L M Seversons Huri Horn Hari joined other double winners at this meeting when he stepped to a popular success in he fifth race Lawrence Barney sent him to the front at the break and kept him there

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