Occupation Proves Best in Beau Pere; Four Freedoms Outgames First Fiddle: Separated by Head In Tenny Handicap; Success of Greentree Colt Due to Arcaros Fine Ride Through Aqueduct Stretch, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-20


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Occupation Proves Best in Beau Pere Four Freedoms Outgames First Fiddle Separated by Head In Tenny Handicap HandicapSuccess Success of Greentree Colt Due to Arcaros Fine Ride Through Aqueduct Stretch StretchAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 19 The skies opened this morning making tha track a sea of brown soup and the heavens fell this afternoon when Greentree Stables Four Freedoms beat Mrs Eddie Mulrenans First Fiddle a head in the Tenny Handi ¬ cap at a mile and oneeighth One of the shortest priced favorites of the New York season First Fiddle closed at 3 to 10 on the odds board Boone Hall Stables Princequillo the only other starter fin ¬ ished 10 lengths farther back after having plenty of early speed The Tenny was timed in 24y5 49 113 l384s and 151 Js nearly two seconds Slower than Whirlaways track mark Four Freedoms paid 1370 and was given a bangup ride by Eddie Arcaro ArcaroWhen When Arcaro rode Four Freedoms back to the winners circle the crowd of 15608 greeted him with rousing reception of cheers lightly sprinkled with a Bronx version of same sameFight Fight for Lead First Quarter Princequillo and Four Freedoms fought for the lead through the first quarter with Lindberg sending the Prince Rose colt into a clear lead going down the backstretch Rounding the far turn Arcaro made a brisk move with Four Freedoms ranging up on Princequillo and Longden moved with First Fiddle at the same moment momentCurving Curving into the stretch Four Freedoms had a narrow lead over First Fiddle who was on the outside while Princequillo was dropping back on the rail Reaching the quarter pole Longden had a half length lead with the favorite but appeared to stop riding as though he thought he was home free and his rival who was carrying only 114 pounds to First Fiddles 126 came on again along the rail and caught him a couple of jumps from the wire Arcaro clearly outrode Longden through the stretch stretchFour Four Freedoms had raced poorly in his last three races but the small field today made it more clearly a test of jockeyship jockeyshipContinued Continued on Page Three Four Freedoms Gets Head Score Over First Fiddle FiddleQurgames Qurgames Oddsdn Choice After Stretch Duel in Tenny Handicap HandicapContinued Continued from Paste One Oneand and in that sphere there was no comparison between the riders of the winner and run ¬ nerup in the Tenny Princequillo was very much in the race until the quarter pole then Lindberg didnt insist once his colt was clearly beaten The race should have done him good Four Freedoms added 3210 to his seasons earnings of 45665 most of which was amassed in the Widener last March 4 4Hedley Hedley Woodhouse who is beginning to ride in fine form drove W H Bonds Spoon Bread through the stretch in the mile and a quarter of the Fort Hamilton Handicap to beat W S Jacobs Tragic Ending by a neck getting up in the last strides Brie a Bac was a length and onequarter farther back and only a head before the favored Transf ormen Nipsickle completed the field eight lengths farther away awayArcaro Arcaro tried to steal this race on Trans ¬ former leading to the top of the stretch then stopping badly Tragic Ending and Brie a Bac appeared to have the race to themselves at the eighth pole when the lat ¬ ter tired and Spoon Bread came on with a rush down the outside of the track trackSpoon Spoon Bread paid 1590 and was timed in 205 205There There were a pair of incidents before the first race today First jockey Don Meade was replaced on Slight Edge by E Campbell after the Daily Double wagering had closed The regular windows remained open and the oddson Slight Edge rose from 4 to 1 to 6 to 1 in the machines machinesThere There was a false start due to an elec ¬ trical breakdown in the gate and Our Can ¬ didate Rockwood Play and Truckee ran off a half mile at a fair clip The gate had to be taken away and another gate substitut ¬ ed causing a delay of about 25 minutes minutesThis This rest evidently benefited Our Candi ¬ date for he won the dash drawing away in the stretch to score easily by three lengths over Isadore Biebers Turn Plate who had stayed in the gate at the original start Wheatley Stables Stormy finished well to take third honors a head farther back

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