Alorter Takes Measure Of Civil Liberty in Joliet: Overtakes Choice in Run Home To Prevail by Almost Length, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-31


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Alorter Takes Measure Of Civil Liberty in Joliet JolietOvertakes Overtakes Choice in Run Home To Prevail by Almost Length LengthSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 29 Alorter a two yearold by The Porter and Sun Bijur flew the colors of A C Ernst to victory in the 5000 Joliet Stakes as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club presented its second Saturday program before a crowd of 17000 persons at Hawthorne this afternoon The Clevelandowned youngster winner of only one of six previous engagements closed with a powerful rush to reach the end of the five furlongs a little less than a length in advance of the highly regarded Civil Liberty owned by Mrs Albert Sabath while V R Zufelts Valdina Cooky was third a length and a half farther back backThe The victory was the second of the day for the Ernst stable and the third for the homebred colts rider Lyle Whiting WhitingAlorter Alorter who was aiming for the 4340 which represented first money dropped out of contention soon after the start and until he reached a point deep in the home stretch he was far back But he uncorked a bold challenge in the last eighth and in the last few strides caught and passed Civil Liberty who entering the home stretch had taken the lead from the pace making Valdina Cooky CookyMr Mr Rabbit was well placed until he reached the home stretch and then he faltered winding up in fourth place placeHarriet Harriet Sue and Zacapet were the only other contestants and they were eliminated eliminatedContinued Continued on Page TwentyEight Alorter Takes Measyre Of Civil Liberty in Joliet JolietOvertakes Overtakes Choice in Run Home To Prevail by Almost Length Continued from Page One Oneon on the turn Zacapet racing prominently ran on to Civil Libertys heels and in drop ¬ ping back forced Harriet Sue to take up as well wellWishbone Wishbone purchased by John M Hutchins from the Calumet Farm earlier in the season at Louisville scored his first victory for that Chicago patron when he captured the Drake Hotel Handicap six furlong sprint which shared the spotlight with the Joliet Stakes The winner who shouldered 112 pounds including jockey George Burns ran the distance in 114 on a good track and emerged the wniner by a head in a stirring finish in which the next three horses behind were lapped on him himEddie Eddie Andersons Burnt Cork the only threeyearold in the field and the favorite with the crowd of 17000 persons was second while the winners running mate Woof Woof was third and David Straus Daily Trouble fourth Last in the field of eight was the Mill B Stables Ended who was flattered with top weight 118 pounds poundsBurnt Burnt Cork was the favorite but Wish ¬ bone with his running mate was well supported and those who wagered on his chances were rewarded to the extent of 980 for 2

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