Final Glory Beats Night Shadow in Elmhurst Purse at Hawthorne: Jockey Brooks Has Bishop Racer on Top throughout for Third Saddle Success, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-08


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— ■■ •■■ ■ — I i * *and ■wllB t i .0 Jg H | B Tin. iljliPplB H. Jm H.. Mjii Ik Final Glory Beats Night Shadow In Elmhurst Purse at Hawthorne Jockey Brooks Has Bishop t Racer on Top Throughout For Third Saddle Success STICKNEY, 111.. June 7.— W. H. Bishops Final Glory and jockey Steve Brooks were the stars of this afternoons sport at Hawthorne as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club reached the half-way point of its spring meeting. Final Glory charged to victory in the featured Elmhurst Purse at six and a half furlongs, and in piloting him to that victory jockey Brooks was riding his third winner of the day. Final Glory, scoring his first success of the year, broke in front and stayed there, winning by two lengths. Night Shadow was second and Challenge Me third, a head farther back. Whose was fourth. The Bishop gelding was closely attended for almost three-eighths of a mile by Whose, but then Final Glory drew into the clear and held a safe advantage the rest of the way. Though unable to keep up with the winner, after three-eighths. Whose held to second position to the last eighth where he gave way. Night Shadow turned in a powerful performance to take second place. She was far back until she reached the final quarter and then closed with a rush to beat Challenge Me for runner-up honors in the last strides. Challenge Me had been among the leaders from the beginning. Some Man Fails to Rally Some Man was well placed over the early furlongs, but he failed to rally and wound up fifth, leading home in order. Take Wing. Amalka and Fire Dust. The latter, who had some support from the crowd, was far back I throughout. i The secondary feature was the Lafayette Purse at six and one-half furlongs and it was won by Funk and Roths Tough Target j whose success completed a double for jockey Steve Brooks. Tough Target stood a sharp drive to outfinish Edgar B., and get the decision by a half-length. Donna Brand was third and Meadow Lark fourth in the field of seven three-year-olds. Tough Target was steadied along for a 1 time and then approaching the home- stretch was briskly roused. He responded willingly and took command from Edgar . B., about a furlong out. The two then . waged a lively duel with the Funk and Roth gelding proving himself the better of the two. In taking the place Edgar B. was j three lengths in front of Donna Brand. Dixiana, which sent out two winners yesterday, produced another i,oday in Little Priss. Under the guidance of jockey Harry Hart she won the second race, a six-furlong spin for maiden three-year-old fillies. The Dixiana filly took the lead before going a quarter mile and was never headed. Lasting Peace moved to her approaching the last eighth, but Little Priss responded once more to urging and drew clear to win by two lengths. Lasting Peace was easily best of the others while Fox Girl was third. The latter injured herself i while being pulled up. JOCKEY S. BROOKS— Final Glory was | among his three winners at Hawthorne i yesterday. I

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