C.C. Curtiss Successful In Fairmount Inaugural, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


view raw text

G C Curtiss Successful fn Fairmount Inaugural InauguralCOLLJNSVILLE COLLJNSVILLE HI May 27 The racing season in this section was ushered jn at Fairmount Park today before a crowd of 10000 and the patrons witnessed the success of a popular favorite hereabouts when the sixyearold horse C C Curtiss carried the silks of Huntley and Johnson and won the featured Inaugural Handicap C C Curtiss although not the favorite was well backed in the field of 11 there ¬ fore his victory was popular popularThe The son of Byrd left no doubt as to his superiority going to the front at the start of the sixfurlong race and lead through ¬ out His winning margin was five lengths Swing Leader who was ridden by the pop ¬ ular Cuban jockey Marcos Pena finished second Pena had already ridden three winners on the days program including Grace K and Ballinderry in the first and second races C C Curtiss paid 860 to win

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1944052901/drf1944052901_23_1
Local Identifier: drf1944052901_23_1
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800