Wise Moss Takes Cadillac Handicap By Neck Margin Over Gold Princess: McCuan Mare Repeats 1942 Victory in Detroit Stake--Five Winners for Roberts, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Wise Moss Takes Cadillac Handicap By Neck Margin Over Gold Princess McCuan Mare Repeats 1942 Victory in Detroit Stake Five Winners for Roberts RobertsDETROITMich DETROITMich June 12 Wise Moss fleet fiveyearold daughter of the late Wise Counsellor and Locust Moss racing under the silks of Mrs Edward McCuan scored a driving triumph in the eighth running of the 7500 Cadillac Handicap feature attraction at the Detroit Fair Grounds today Given a clever ride by Johnny Adams Wise Moss came to the end of the six furlongs a neck before David Mc Clures Gold Princess who was a head in advance of Morris Wexlers Best Reward at the final marker markerFourteen Fourteen topflight sprinters met in the dash Dogpatch Three Percent Camp town By Conscript Gallee Col Teddy Samborombon Defense Tomluta Black Raider and Overdrawn completing the field and finishing behind the placed horses in that order orderWise Wise Moss winning her second important engagement here in as many starts picked up an impost of 114 pounds which was six pounds less than the topweighted By Con ¬ script and ran the distance over the fast track in 111 Favored in the specu ¬ lation the McCuan filly rewarded her many backers with odds of 2 to 1 1Breaking Breaking from outside the stall gate Wise Moss was no better than ninth pass ¬ ing the initial quarter post while Best Re ¬ ward and Col Teddy battled each other for the early advantage Overdrawn one of the more highly regarded starters was third at this stage of the running and moved along in rather menacing style while Gold Princess who eventually ac ¬ counted for the place award raced in seventh position positionApproaching Approaching the stretch Best Reward increased his advantage to a length and onehalf as Overdrawn moved up stoutly to challenge occupying second position and Wise Moss received fourth Once set ¬ tled for the closing drive Best Reward retained his lead but Wise Moss charged up stoutly when roused and after disposing of the Wexler star she kept gamely at her task withstanding the closing bid of Gold Princess Best Reward saved third honors by two and a half lengths over Dogpatch who came from well back backAn An enthusiastic crowd which numbered slightly more than 15000 witnessed the sport at the Motor City course today The program was the f if th devoted to the turf war relief fund and all gate admissions received will be turned over to servicemen and their dependents Several stoutly backed thoroughbreds were successful in reaching the winners circle and wagering was brisk throughout the afternoon afternoonPorter Porter Roberts veteran Lexington Ky reinsman handled his third straight win ¬ ning mount of the day when he brought Cragin Hoists Valdina Senora to the wire a length before Mrs F E Childs favored Miss Valor in the five furlongs of the Mason Purse Third honors in the dash went to EK Thomas Dancing Duke who downed the five other youngsters meeting for that portion of the purse purseRoberts Roberts who had previously scored scoredContinued Continued on Page ThirtyOne Wise Moss Wins Cadillac For Second Year in Row RowOutpoints Outpoints Gold Princess by Neck Roberts Rides Five Winners WinnersContinued Continued from Page One Oneastride astride Joss Stick and Good Daughter gave Valdina Senora an alert ride and after he had the filly in the lead rode her out sharply to withstand the fine closing chal ¬ lenge of Miss Valor Dancing Duke who set the pace for the initial threesixteenths saved third a nose behind Miss Valor and two and onehalf lengths in advance of Fort Ben fourth fourthRoberts Roberts brought in two more winners before the day was over guiding Paircais in the eighth and Bosky Dell in the ninth race raceA A F Walls locally owned Bonnie An ¬ drew earned an easy four lengths decision in the eighth running of the 2500 Wolv ¬ erine Handicap which matched seven routers at one mile and a sixteenth Well handled by Patterson Milligan Bonnie Andrew went to the front approaching the stretch and easily defeated the favored and topweighted Hysterical a representative of George Stratton Hysterical saved second honors by a half length margin over Mor ¬ ris Wexlers Dispose the early pacemaker pacemakerBonnie Bonnie Andrew racing under 108 pounds ran the distance in 144 commendable time and second choice in the speculation paid 840 straight straightThe The first dead heat of the current sea ¬ son for winning honors occurred in the second race when Mrs H D Walkers Gallant Hour and Cohen Brothers My Reward finished on even terms at the end of the sixfurlong dash A length and threequarters back Isolde downed the eight other platers which met for minor honors honorsGallant Gallant Hour ridden by Paul Keiper paid 11 straight while My Reward han ¬ dled by Pat Milligan was good for 1640 in the same pool Detroit Bull victor in the opener and Gallant Hour paid 5040 in the Daily Double while Detroit Bull and My Reward returned 12660

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