Twilight Tear, Durazna Clash Today; Sicot Accounts for Homewood Sprint: Blue Alibi Second to Sidell Juvenile, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-28


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Twilight Twilight Tear, Tear, Durazna Durazna Clash Clash Today; Today; Sicot Sicot Accounts Accounts For For Homewood Homewood Sprint Sprint I Blue Alibi Second To Sidell Juvenile Prevails in Front-Running Style to Score by Length; Miss Orphan Also Upsets Sam Sidell, a local owner-trainer, furnished one of the afternoons most surprising winners when he tightened the girth on Sicot for the fourth event on an unpreten-tions Arlington-at-Washington bill. This affair attracted a dozen maiden two-year-old fillies, among them tweral inconspicuous Lassie arid Princess Pat eligibles, and jockey Freddie Smith kicked Sicot to the stand a length before Ryanna Ranchs Blue Alibi as the latter beat J. H. Rouses Little Spinner some two lengths for the place. Sicot paid a fortunate few 2.80 for and was timed the five and a half furlongs in 1:06 on a fast surface. Sicot won by the simple expedient of going to the front at the flagfall and remaining there. The favored, La Gorce, whom some thought sore on post parade, gave futile pursuit to the stretch, where she stopped badly and Blue Alibi inserted the place. The winner.incidentally, is by Sir Jim James from Cottingham, both her sire and dam raced for the Sidells and she was bred near Louisville. Double for A. Fischer The Woolford Farms Even Stitch com-, pleted a double for apprentice A. Fischer as she accounted for the grade "D" test of six .furlongs called the Home in Indiana Purse. .The daughter of Insco showed high speed, breaking from numberl post position, went to the front and withstood repeated challenges by H. P. Headleys ""addle to win by a length in a flat 1:12. A like distance back, Mina accounted for third in what was a fairish effort. Nine fillies and mare started. The winner paid 6. The race celebrated the movie of the same title. Devils Frolic, racing for Mrs. J. L, Ogles-by and ridden by Buddy Haas, outsprinted eight other nondescript runners for the main award in the six-furlong opener. She went to the front in the first furlong and withstood Subdeb when the latter attempted to reach her in the stretch run, winning by a length in 1:12. Subdeb was a length and a half before Shining Chance. The favorite, Azizi, was never prominent. Devils Prolic paid 6. Miss Orphan, the medium of an exten-Cohtinued on Page Twenty-Four Sicot Earns Diploma In Homewood Sprint Continued from Page One sive lack of support, beat ten other maidens at six furlongs in the second race, returning a 7.40 mutuel and completing a . 1.40 Double. A. Fischer had the mount on the Drew filly, who got up in the closing strides to beat Babes Call a head in 1:12. A length away, Rockwood Lou was third. The runner-up set most of the pace. Gold Tint was hard hustled by Nick Jemas to beat Rattle-De-Bang a length and a half in 1:12 for the third event, also at six furlongs. The H. L. King filly was the favorite and wore down Pqt Mor-vich in a pace duel around the turn, then herself was weakening near the end. Rattle-De-Bang took the overland to make his run and finished steadily, beating Book Plate a half length for the place. Gold Tint paid .20 in a field of seven mediocre performers.

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