On-Your-Toes Wins First Half of Bardstown Purse: Other End Goes to be Faithful; Former is Calumet Oaks Hopeful, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-02


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On-Your-Toes Wins First Half of Bardstown Purse Other End Goes to Be Faithful; Former Is Calumet Oaks Hopeful LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 1.— The fashionable Calumet and Idle Hour establishments furnished the winners in the Bardstown, a six-furlong event for three-year-olds which was the feature of the day at Churchill Downs and was decided in two divisions. On-Your-Toes, a prominent candidate for next Fridays Kentucky Oaks, carried the Wright . banner over the distance in 1:124£ to account for the first end of the race, with Colonel Bradleys Be Faithful romping home in the other. Both these tallies were immensely popular with the attendance, as they were staunch favorites. Jockey Doug Dodson had the mount on both fillies. On-Your-Toes, a homegrown daughter of Blenheim II. — Temple Dancer, had accounted for the only other start of her career at this meeting and paid only .60 after yoking Tom Piatts speedy Sugar Chest midway the stretch and beating her a nose. The rather exciting duel between this pair carried them six lengths before Darby Duluth, who was third in a field of six. Dodson steered Be Faithful in very similar fashion reserving her off the early pace of Sandslinger, then moving as they entered the stretch. There she went to the front and won as she pleased by five lengths in 1:13. Sandslinger faded the last part of it but was second by a length before Halcyette. This end of the Bardstown also drew a field of six. Be Faithful, a daughter of Bimelech — Bloodroot, had trained smartly at Keeneland and her promise preceded her to •Derbytown", as she paid but . This was her first venture of the local season. The combination of Dodson and trainer Jimmy Smith has yet to lose at Louisville this spring, pooling their talents to win all five essays to date. Todays program was presented in summery weather and before a fairish off-day attendance. There was every indication the Blue Grass will be run on a fast surface. George Krehbiel, turf editor of the Detroit News, furnished the winner of the opening event in Ed M., who beat a half-dozen other platers at six furlongs in 1:14 and returned 2.80. Ed M. won throughout by four, with Bigandlittle second a nose before Epaway.

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