Aletern Wins La Salle by Six Lengths; Devil Diver Prevails by Head in Carter: Completes Another Double for Ernst; Valdina Orphan Winds Up Second After Early Display Of Speed--Shot Put Third, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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i ALETERN Won his second straight stake of the Lincoln Fields meeting Satur ¬ day when he annexed the La Salle Memorial PeabodyMemorial having previously accounted for the Peabody Aletern Wins La Salle by Six Lengths Devil Diver Prevails by Head in Carter Completes Another Double for Ernst ErnstValdina Valdina Orphan Winds Up Second After Early Display Of Speed Shot Put Third ThirdSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 12 The four yearold Aletern owned by A C Ernst of Cleveland registered his second straight stakes success and gave his stable its third important victory of the meeting when he galloped to a onesided victory in the 5000 La Salle Handicap at Hawthorne this after ¬ noon Coming from far back in character ¬ istic fashion the homebred son of Eternal winner of the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handicap in his last start swept past the pacemaking Valdina Orphan from Valdina Farm entering the home stretch and and drew out to win with six lengths to spare The race was contested at a mile and three sixteenths sixteenthsValdina Valdina Orphan making his first start of the season and shouldering 121 pounds to 116 for the winner could not handle the Ernst colt but he was much the best of the others as he took the place award by five lengths with Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put third thirdBest Best of the others in the field of seven was Galbreath Diensts Best Seller and rounding out the field were Daily Trouble Take Wing and Choppy Sea SeaAnother Another Winner for Whiting WhitingAletern Aletern carrying jockey Lyle Whiting to his third victory of the day was far back while Valdina Orphan enjoyed a long lead but the Ernst horse set sail on the far turn and before reaching the head of the stretch he had dead aim on the Valdina Farm rep ¬ resentative Aletern took command ap ¬ proaching the last eighth and then drew out to win as his rider pleased The effort was worth 3970 to his owner and those who supported him in the mutuels received 580 for 2 2Valdina Valdina Orphan cut out a fast pace and at one time was in front by five lengths but apparently he needed the race as it was his first since early in the Kentucky season In finishing third Shot Put also made up ground but he did not menace the leaders He beat Best Seller who tired from chasing in hottest pursuit of the pace by a length and onehalf onehalfEddie Eddie Andersons threeyearold Burnt Cork who has been threatening to win ever since the meeting opened did so in the Victory Handicap secondary feature on todays program In front from soon after afterContinued Continued on Page ThirtyOne Aletern Easy Winner Of La Salle Handicap HandicapLeads Leads Valdina Orphan by Six Lengths Burnt Cork Triumphs TriumphsContinued Continued from Page One Onethe the break the son of Mr Bones won by a length and onehalf after covering the threequarters of a mile in 112 112After After the first quarter Pig Tails was in closest pursuit of the winner and she wound up second a scant nose in front of Harvard Square SquareBurnt Burnt Cork the only threeyearold in the field was ridden by M J Haycock and paid 560 for 2 as the favorite favoriteBushwhacker Bushwhacker might have been closer but for racing wide all hte way As it was he was fourth just a half length behind Harvard Square SquareAonbarr Aonbarr made his first start of the sea ¬ son in this event the fifth and though he did not threaten he continued out an additional eighth of a mile and was timed for the seven furlongs in 127 127These These and other races on the program were witnessed by one of the biggest Sat ¬ urday crowds of the meeting and the at ¬ tractions easily were the best bestJohn John Marschs Broadcloth soundly beaten in a race won by his stablemate Occupy in the only other start showed some speed today and handily won the Blossom Time Purse a fivefurlong spin for twoyearolds Carrying jockey Whit ¬ ing to his second victory of the afternoon the son of Good Goods assumed command before reaching the turn and did not have much trouble holding his advantage the rest of the way In the last eighth he drew away from his most persistent rival Zacapet and won by two lengths Valdina Clown was third after having drifted out badly on the stretch turn turnBroadcloths Broadcloths time of 100 was the festest of the meeting for five furlongs furlongsAl Al au Feu from the A C Ernst stable and Lyle Whiting made up a winning combination in the first race a run of a mile and a sixteenth This veteran cam ¬ paigner was badly outrun over the early furlongs but he began to improve his posi ¬ tion after reaching the far turn and closed strongly to get up in time to win by a length Afghanistan and Constant Aim sharp factors from the beginning were second and third respectively Wicked paced the field here for about three quarters but then stopped almost to a walk walkThe The second race a dash of six and a half furlongs saw Sam Houston owned by Kase Blazer get a nose decision under the handling of Leo Dotter Sam Houston was in front from the beginning but he lost the lead to Gay Youth near the end only to come on again and score bjt a matter of inches Gay Youth wound up second with Monks Memo best of the others othersAl Al Au Feu paid 1020 for 2 and Sam Houston 3340 while together in the daily double they paid 19940 19940The The DonnaRay stables Marcella K second in each of her last two starts was returned the winner of the third race in which she opposed seven other sprinters at six and a half furlongs She raced Limitation into submission on the stretch turn and then was never headed scoring with a length and a half to spare She was guided by Harry Schuling Limitation after giving up the lead held on well to the last eighth and then weakened wind ¬ ing up third as Lucky B came along to take the place Fly the Coop was in the thick of contention to the home stretch but then weakened and wound up fourth

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