Air Beauty Leads Darby Doc to Wire By Neck in Opening Dash at Detroit: Pair Stage Long Stretch Duel Over Heavy Track--Irresistible Victorious, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-26


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Air Beauty Leads Darby Doc to Wire By Heck in Opening Dash at Detroit Pair Stage Long Stretch Duel Over Heavy Track Irresistible Victorious VictoriousDETROIT DETROIT Mich May 25 The fans that journeyed to the Motor City track today were treated to a thrilling finish in the curtainraiser when Johnny Adams drove Moseley Crumps Air Beauty home a neck before Darby Doc after they had engaged one another in a long stretch duel duelStarter Starter Steele got the field of eight away in good alinement and it was Nigella who was first to show on top but her advanr tage was short lived as Mojena rushed Darby Doc to the fore1 The Darby Dan Farm colorbearer held to his task in fine style and around the turn he was joined by Air Beauty who had raced in fourth place in the opening quarter mile mileThe The ultimate winner was put to a hard drive by Adams and she gained slightly on the son of Tintagel as the furlong pole was reached The duel between the battling pair lasted through the stretch and it was only in the last few yards that Adams was able to get the Carlaris filly up for a neck advantage passedThe as the wire was passed The track was still in heavy condition as indicated by the time of 122 for the six furlongs of the opener x xIrresistible Irresistible an invader from New York carried the colors of C A ONeil Jr to an handy two and a half length triumph in the second race on the program which was also contested at six furlongs Clyde Turk was astride the fouryearold son of Whichone and took no chances with his mount riding him out strongly to lead Briar Sharp pass the judges stand Third honors went to Aridisical who was a for ¬ ward factor throughout the running of this dash

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