Quien Es and Side Boy Score at Narragansett: Take Divided Blackstone Valley; Raise 5,000 on Charity Card, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-11


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Quien Es and Side Boy Score at Narragansett Take Divided Blackstone Valley; Raise 5,000 on Charity Card PAWTUCKET, R. I., June 9. — A crowd of 30.000 enthusiastic New England patrons turned out today for the final program of Narragansetts 25-day spring meeting. The Narragansett Racing Association acted as agent for various Rhode Island charities and president James E. Dooley stated early in the day that his organization expected to raise at least 5.-000 for War Relief. The ,500 Blackstone Valley Handicap, a six-furlong sprint for three-year-olds and upward, served as the feature offering and it was decided in two divisions. Morris Wexlers Quien Es, ridden by Johnny Breen, accounted for the first half of the feature by a nose over E. J. Dailys lightly-regarded Johnny Jr. just a half length back. E. C. Eastwoods early pacemaker Challamore lasted to save the short end of the purse by a head over Max Marmorsteins Castleman. fourth in the field of ten starters. Mrs. W. W. Adams Side Boy staged a thrilling stretch run to take the second division of the Blackstone Valley by a neck over the pacemaking Windmill, from the stable of Mrs. T. Haskos and A. Spilios. Sol-lure finished third while a dead heat was posted for fourth place between West Fleet and Beldine. The favored Boy Angler wound up seventh in the 10-horse field. The Juvenile Purse, five-furlong secondary attraction, fell to Anthony Venezias Mil El. who held a length margin over J. H. Carrs My Willow, second by a length and a half over Anthony Graffagninis Little Keith, third in the field of two-year-olds meeting. The winner paid 3.00 straight and stepped the distance to 1:00.

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