Some Chance Runs Fast Six Furlongs: Covers Distance in 1:10 3/5 in Plymouth Rock Handicap, Beating Sollure Head Margin, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-14


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Some Chance Runs Fast Six Furlongs FurlongsCovers Covers Distance in 110 in Plymouth Rock Handicap Beating Sollure Head Margin MarginBOSTON BOSTON Mass June 12 Some Chance an invader from the Metropolitan circuit and racing for A S Hewitt ran his win ¬ ning streak to three in a row when he was along in the concluding stride to account for the sixth running of the Plymouth Rock Handicap In achieving his triumph the Chance Play colt ran the swiftest six furlongs of the New England season when he was timed in 110 His victory netted him 4470 bringing his earnings for the year to 10995 10995H H G Bedwells Sollure duplicated his performance of a week ago in the Com ¬ monwealth Handicap when he appeared all over the winner a few strides from the fin ¬ ish only to fail by a stride of lasting long enough Valdina Alpha from the Pine Tree Stable the favorite and high weight of the company urjder 116 pounds raced promi ¬ nently the entire trip but was forced to T e content with third place a length and one half back of the Bedwell colt coltA A series of incidents occurred before the start First Son rearing in the gate and injuring himself making it necessary that he be withdrawn with all wagers on him being refunded Next Black Grip over ¬ powered his rider and attempted to run off but was caught by outrider Joe Garrett GarrettMixer Mixer Early Pacemaker PacemakerWhen When the start came Sollure was first to leave the gate closely attended by Val ¬ dina Alpha Mixer was right there and under pressure he managed to move to the front at the close of the initial quarter mile Some Chance had been a bit slow to settle into stride but midway down the far side of the track he moved up to race in the middle of the pack packValdina Valdina Alpha soon put Mixer away but was being closely pressed by Sollure the Bedwell colt wresting the lead before reach ¬ ing the stretch Some Chance was work ing his way up on the outside and going smoothly Into the stretch Sollure in ¬ creased his lead slightly and Valdina Alpha was a length before the Hewitt colt Sollure continued to race gamely out in command and Renick was riding vigorously on Some Chance with the colt responding to very call callJust Just as it seemed as if Sollure would pre ¬ vail Some Chance going stoutly on the outside was along to drop his head down in front right at the end endAnother Another banner weekend crowd of 19 500 was on hand to enjoy the days sport

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