Sun Again Wins Gittings on Muddy Pimlico Strip: Has Little Difficulty in Leading Famous Victory Home by Length, Daily Racing Form, 1944-04-28


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, , • I I | I J ; i i 1 , j Sun Again Wins Gittings On Muddy Pimlico Strip Has Little Difficulty in Leading Famous Victory Home by Length | BALTIMORE. Md., April 27.— Calumet Farm did it again today at Pimlico. that! establishments Sun Again registering a length verdict over Greentree Stables hard | charging but failing Famous Victory in the j sixth renewal of the ,500 Gittings Handicap at this combined meeting of Marylands four tracks. Third position in this young endowed offering, witnessed by 10,000 turf fans, went to Arthur J. Sacketts early pace-setting Tola Rose, while Mar-Kell. coupled with the winner, finished practically eased up in fourth place. A ticket on the entry was worth .60. Sun Again covered the mile and one-sixteenth in 1:4823 over a muddy strip. Although pressed by Famous Victorys ; late challenge, Sun Again did not have too , much difficulty earning the ,975 of the , winners share of the purse. He prefers to come from behind and because of this F. A. Smith, aboard the son of Sun Teddy — Hugagain. allowed him to dally along some , five lengths back of the duelling Tola Rose ■ and Mar-Kell during the early part of the event. But when it appeared, rounding the far ! bend, that the mare was tiring and that the Sackett representative might draw off, Smith urged his mount and, as the stretch was approached, the chesnut surged to the J fore. His advantage at this point was 5 merely a head. Famous Victory, who had improved his position with the winner, began to charge from the outside. Tola 1 Rose was still there, too. The three entertainers came down the lane not too far r apart. However. Sun Again prevailed un-| der hand urging.

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