Steger Handicap to Harriet Sue: Friedberg Filly Shows Way to Espino Gold; Brooks on Four Winners at Hawthorne, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-11


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i Steger Handicap To Harriet Sue Friedberg Filly Shows Way To Espino Gold; Brooks on Four Wfhners at Hawthorne STICKNEY, 111., June 9.— Hyman Fried-bergs Harriet Sue, who earned almost 4,000 for her owner last year, added ,350 to her gleanings by capturing the Steger Handicap before more than 18,000 persons as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club presented another attractive program at Hawthorne this afternoon. With Billy Nichols at the reins, the daughter of Bull Lea, who won the Arlington Matron Handicap last summer, was in front over the entire six and a half furlongs to score by two and a half lengths and achieve her first triumph in three starts this season. Espino Gold came from far back to grab second honors, while Icangetit, the favorite, was third and Colonel Read fourth. Harriet Sues victory gave the Friedberg stable its second stakes success of the meeting, for last Saturday Port List won the Joliet Stakes for the same Louisville patron. The Friedberg filly made the pace under good rating and, when roused in the stretch, increased her advantage. Nichols, however, kept after her to the end. Espino Gold, slow as usual to begin, saved ground all the way and closed strongly to take the place a neck in advance of Icangetit, who had been closest to the pace from the beginning. Quizzle Fails to Rally Colonel Read turned in a steady performance to be fourth and he was two lengths behind Icangetit at the wire. The tooweighted Quizzle, who was shouldering 123 pounds to 111 for the winner, j was well enough placed over the early furlongs, but failed to rally under his burden. Harriet Sues supporters received 3.20 for in the mutuels. Her time for the I six and a half panels was l:lt%. Amber Light, who earned more than Continued on Page Twenty-Nine Harriet Sue Outruns Steger Handicap Foes Takes Measure of Espino Gold; Brooks Astride Four Winners Continued from Page One . 7,000 for Dixiana last year, made his 1945 debut by capturing the days secondary feature, " the six furlong St. Charles Purse. He e stepped the distance in 1:13 and won by a a , length and a half to give jockey Steve] e Brooks his third success of the afternoon. V I Four Deep was second and Rex a distant third in the field of eight. j Amber Light, who soon will be heading g j for Detroit, broke in front and stayed there, e" i I : He opened up a sizeable advantage in the I first quarter and held it to the last eighth h| | where Four Deep began to get in. At this |s point Brooks roused Amber Light and the Dixiana horse kept his closest rival safe the te rest of the way. Four Deep was easily best jt of the others, taking the place six lengths is in advance of Rex. Brooks came right back with his fourth h winner in the Delaware Purse in which h H. L. Kings Bolo Tie finished in front. t. Bolo Tie was kept in front from the beginning and, under strong handling, was ts able to score by three-quarters of a length. . " e a a , e V I j j g e" i I : I Fire Dust was second and Believe third. . Believe and Diderod were lapped on the i winner for more than a half mile and 1 when they gave way Fire Dust moved up , to present his challenge. Holdall, the favorite, was well placed over the early furlongs but he failed to rally and went unplaced. Big Burly, who was a victim of poor racing luck in the recent Joliet Stakes in which 1 he was fourth, won the five furlongs second J race for the account of Mrs. C. Parks and j Mrs. C. Scott. He was ridden by Steve Brooks. Brooks drove home on another winner f when he accounted for the six furlong third i race astride Funk and Roths Fair Sand. This S four -year-old and Havaheart was in a 1 furious duel in the run through the stretch, with Fair Sand outf inishing her rival to get t the decision by a head. Crimson Tide, the e favorite, was third.

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