Durazna and Harriet Sue Meet at Homewood Today: Daughters of Bull Lea Are Among Quintet in Anita Peabody Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-20


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Durazna and Harriet Sue Meet at Homewood Today TodayDaughters Daughters of Bull Lea Are Among Quintet in Anita Peabody Purse PurseHOMEWOOD HOMEWOOD 111 June 19 Durazna one of the best fillies in this country will go to the post in the best race at Wash ¬ ington Park tomorrow The Brownell Combs filly figures to be a short priced favorite in the fivehorse event which has been named for one of Americas alltime great matrons Anita Peabody The purse is for threeyearold fillies strictly and Durazna will be the top weight with 117 pounds with Harriet Sue next in line with 113 aboard Others entered are Sar aphara Bell Song and Messari MessariReports Reports have it that Durazna has trained well for her first start in this sector this summer In fact the daughter of Bull Lea Myrtlewood will be making her first start of the season She trained at Hawthorne and trained well her latest move being threequarters in 114 Many astute ob ¬ servers regarded Durazna as the best horse of her age of 1943 regardless of sex sexFollowing Following the policy of naming the races for great horses of yesteryear the support ¬ ing events have been designated the My Dandy the Twenty Grand and the Old Rosebud All are at six furlongs and have attracted interesting fields In the Old Rosebud which will come seventh on the card Sameron Rush Act and Red Vulcan will each carry 120 pounds Sameron raced well at Hawthorne and may be difficult to beat beatHowever However the Old Rosebud will not be the theContinued Continued on Page Three Durazna and Harriet Sue Meet a tHomewood Today TodayDaughters Daughters of Bull Lea Are Among Quintet in Anita Peabody Purse PurseContinued Continued from Page One Oneonly only race in which thoroughbreds will be asked to pack a heavy impost Fire Dust and Highthorne will tote 120 pounds in the My Dandy and Clarksville and Super ¬ mont similar weight in the Twenty Grand GrandTaken Taken all in all the aforementioned four races round out a neat card The only distance race on the roster will be a mile and sixteenth affair on the turf It has a number of capable grass horses entered and as all turf races in previous years should prove quite popular Juke Box and Transfran are the top weights with 118 pounds each and they loom as the solid contenders contendersAnother Another interesting event particularly to those who are interested in the perform ¬ ance of twoyearolds will be the third for which a full field of juveniles has been named Each of the youngsters will be at ¬ tempting to crash the winners circle for the first time and they will be required to go a sixteenth of a mile more than at Hawthorne The twoyearold races at the Stickney track were limited to five fur ¬ longs Tomorrows race will be at five and onehalf furlongs

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