Aletern Wins La Salle by Six Lengths; Devil Diver Prevails by Head in Carter: Outpoints Marriage At Aqueduct Track; Doublrab Third in Thrilling Finish--Riverland Injures Self--Crowd of 29,320 Out, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Aletern Wins La Salle by Six Lengths Devil Diver Prevails by Head in Carter Outpoints Marriage At Aqueduct Track TrackDoublrab Doublrab Third in Thrilling Finish Riverland Injures Self Crowd of 29320 Out OutAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 12 In one of the most exciting finishes in the long annals of the Carter Handicap Mrs Payne Whitneys Devil Diver defeated R A Cowards Marriage by a courageous head before a huge Saturday attendance of 29 320 New York racegoers assembled for the occasion at Long Islands rambling Aque ¬ duct course George Woolf had the mount on the St Germans fouryearold and both horse and jockey were forced to draw upon every ounce of their energies to land the 7150 winners award awardA A length to the rear of the stubborn Marriage was Mrs Tilyou Christophers gray Doublrab a weary third after a gal ¬ lant attempt to repeat his 1942 triumph in the stake William Hells Attention was fourth in a brilliant field of 10 that also included the cup stalwart Market Wise who was utterly out of his element and incidentally worked out to the mile in 139 139Devil Devil Divers conquest which supple ¬ ments victories in Belmonts Toboggan and Metropolitan was hugely popular with the crowd who supported him strongly in a wide open betting race He returned 910 The Carter was not without a saddening element for the topweighted Riverland pulled himself up soon after the break A hasty examination indicated that the ground had broken from beneath the Loui ¬ siana Farm gelding at the break and he threw the whirl bone of socket on his right sideThird side Third Stakes Success of Year YearDevil Devil Diver made up about half a dozen lengths from the middle of the turn to the stand in the Carter and his time of 124 was very creditable under 126 pounds though a second behind Doublrabs tradk and stake record Mrs Payne Whitney by the way receives the 375 award to the breeder of the winner of this hammer and tongs sprint sprintThe The first Saturday bill drew a somewhat larger crowd than the initial halfholiday in 1942 when the turnstiles revolved at the rate of 25654 In the large and fashion ¬ able clubhouse gathering were Bernard Ba ruch H B Swope William Woodward Theodore Knapp Dr Edward Kilroe S D Riddle Mrs Dodge Sloane and Barney Ross a war hero heroDevil Devil Diver broke from No 7 in the theContinued Continued on Page Three 51 Diver Takes Carfer in Thriller ThrillerDefeats Defeats Marriage by Head As Doubirab Finishes Third Riverland Injures Self SelfContinued Continued from Page One Onestake stake and was given a typical Woolf ride the Westerner steadying him along well off the swift early pace of Doubirab Salto and With Regards as that trio burned down the back stretch and around the bend bendDevil Devil Diver had only Pictor and Market Wise beaten leaving the far lane began moving up steadily on the outside midway the curve for home and then was a ball o fire from the head of that lane to the stand outnodding Marriage right on the money Marriage was several lengths closer the pace early racing fifth to the bend He saved some ground at that point and thrust through on the inside as Doubirab and Salto stopped midway the home stretch moving simultaneously with Devil Diver who was on the outside outsideOver Over the last 70 yards the pair battled It out grimly with Devil Diver just getting up He incidentally conceded the runner up eight pounds Wright had the mount on Marriage MarriageDoubirab Doubirab essayed to win all the way Salto outran him about a length however most of the trip down the back stretch He went to Salto stoutly in the early part of the run home and put away that sprinter but tired himself finishing a length off the first two twoWith With Regards was right with Salto and Doubirab early but tired the final three sixteenths sixteenthsAttention Attention was under severe pressure in the stretch run was trying to lug in and was a neck off the gray in taking fourth fourthRavenala Ravenala Best in Clang Purse PurseJoe Joe Browns Ravenala won his sixth purse in nine starts when he wore down Bull Dandy and defeated that runner a length and a half in the five and a half furlongs of the Clang Purse Three lengths back All Talk was third Ravenala never was far off the pace and closed deter ¬ minedly under Guerin rewarding the fa ¬ vorite players with 470 for 2 and going over the distance in the moderate time ol 107 Extra Base tore out on the turn in this affair crashing through the fence losing Wright and running away among the barns He sustained a cut on his righl ride Extra Base is the umptysteenth horse that has failed to get around the hairpin of the Aqueduct home turn at the meeting meetingTownsend Townsend Martins useful alien Bank ¬ rupt upset the calculations of a vast ma ¬ jority of the crowd in the mile and a six ¬ teenth of the Rams Horn Purse when he led the disappointing oddson choice Pops Pick by a length and a half under Conn McCrearys stoutest pressure Three lengths back Royal Nap finished third in the field of half a dozen Haste ville prompted by Hickory Head established the pace to the stretch while Longden restrained the topweighted Pops Pick just behind them As they weakened at the furlong pole Pops Pick made his move but Bankrupt more than matched it itThe The time was 145 and the winner re ¬ turned 1260 1260The The well played second choice Long champs More Wine unseated Atkinson at the gate before the start of the fivefurlong opener and was remounted to win by a neck before Miss Ethel Jacobs favored Stymie Two lengths back Lady Eli was third thirdStymie Stymie probably was best but appren ¬ tice D Rienzi who is a very aspiring reins man could not help him in the drive driveThe The second race resulted in a tight finish from which Mrs N Goldstones Wildebeest emerged winner by inches over Elimar with Scotch Trap a neck back in third place after running nearly six and a half furlongs in a sixfurlong event A jam packed field of 14 competed Elimar set the pace but faded in the final furlong Wildebeest paid 640 and was timed in 112 Givens had the mount mountThe The United Hunts Steeplechase Handi ¬ cap was a tribute to the skill of the ob ¬ servant Fred Parks with half a dozen of the field of nine crossing the hedge a fur ¬ long from home on the same stride and C K Bassetts Corrigan and Mrs F Am ¬ brose Clarks game Ad Lib finishing in a dead heat for first Four lengths back Kennebunk was third

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