Foray Song Scores in Bow at Suffolk: Comes From Behind To Beat Zacabrand; Annexes Middleboro Purse By Length--Smart Lookin Registers in Juvenile Dash, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-15


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Foray Song Scores in Bow at Suffolk Comes From Behind ToBeatZacabrand ToBeatZacabrandAnnexes Annexes Middleboro Purse By Length Smart Lookin Registers in Juvenile Dash BOSTON Mass June 14 Making his first start since the Eastern Shore Handi ¬ cap at Havre de Grace last fall Foray Song racing for Mrs Jules Wessler wore down the leaders in the stretch to account for the Middleboro Purse sixfurlong allowance event that headlined todays sport at Suf ¬ folk Downs The Foray n colt came to the finish one length before Zacabrand cou ¬ pled with Believe as the H A Catalano and C F Martin entry J C McLaugh lins Icy Stream after being in front a good part of the journey landed third a half length before Boy Soldier SoldierAfter After gaining a prominent position on the outside Maschek steadied Foray Song along Zacabrand and Icy Stream racing closely locked were disputing the com ¬ mand Rounding from the backstretch the McLaughlin gelding moved to the front and with only the closing quarter mile left to be run was clear of his company companyZacabrand Zacabrand and Hill Sun were in closest attendance of the leader and the Wessler colt still on the outside and under reserve was showing before the others Into the stretch it was still Icy Stream that showed the way wayForay Foray Song was waited with until straightened out for home before being placed to pressure He went to the lead ¬ ers steadily and after brief brush went to the front He continued to come away from the others until the finish found him rac ¬ ing clear clearBattle Battle for Place Honors HonorsZacabrand Zacabrand and Icy Stream continued their battle right down to the line being separated by a neck with the Zacaweista colt managing to gain the runnerup role in the last stride Boy Soldier was also giving improved speed too late and was just a half length back backBelieve Believe stablemate of Zacabrand was hemmed in on the inside during the final sixteenth and was unable to gain racing room roomContinued Continued pleasant weather brought out a crowd of 10681 for todays sport sportA A half dozen eligibles for the Betsy Ross Stakes to be decided Saturday were in ¬ cluded in the field of seven fillies in the five furlongs of the third race Allen T Simmons Smart Lookin kept her record unblemished coming to the line under vig ¬ orous handling a half length in advance of Sickle Sun from the Mt Desert Stable Lt R F McDonnells Fleet Queen also a winner of her only other previous out ¬ ing was third Tommy Luther was com ¬ pleting a double on the Reaping Reward miss having registered in the opener with Wanna Hygro HygroSmart Smart Lookin was first out of the stalls with Sickle Sun and Fleet Queen pressing her closely After the opening three fur Ipngs the Simmons miss moved clear Com ¬ ing into the stretch Smart Lookin went wide Sickle Sun went up on the outside It was bitterly fought out the entire length of the stretch with Smart Lookin holding tenaciously to her lead Fleet Queen moved up briefly after going to the inside nearing the stretch but was forced to yield ground steadily through the stretch run Smart Lookin paid 740 and ran the fastest five furlongs of the season going in 59 59Son Son OHal won his third straight vic ¬ tory of the meeting in capturing the one mile of the fourth race a test for platers in the 3000 to 2500 bracket Under ap ¬ prentice Bernie Nash the Halcyon colt assumed the lead after going a half mile He was permitted to draw away rounding the far turn and dominated the running for the remainder of the trip although under hard riding all through the stretch to make certain of the score Challomine bettered her position gradually to take the place although unable to make up any ground during the stretch run Allegro came from last place to be third The winner was timed in 139

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