Zacapet in Romping Score at Downs; Fetchings Bar Earns Another Purse: Marks Fourth Win in Seven Outings, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-13


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Zacapet Zacapet in in Romping Romping Score Score at at Downs; Downs; Fetchings Fetchings Bar Bar Earns Earns Another Another Purse Purse Marks Fourth Win In Seven Outings Draws Off to Three-Length Victory Over Book Plate in Lincolns Rockwell Purse STICKNEY, 111., June 12.— Fetchings Bar. from the Happy Hour Farm, scored his fourth victory in seven starts this year by capturing the Rockwell Purse at Hawthorne this afternoon. Before a crowd, of more than 11,000 persons, the California-bred son of Bargello ran the three-quarters of a mile of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs feature in 1:131s on a fast track and his performance was good enough to land him under the wire three lengths in front. Book Plate took down second money while Which Glint led home the others In the field of seven four-year-olds and older horses. Fetchings Bar was never far away while Which Glint was cutting out the early pace and upon reaching the final quarter, he made his move. He collared the pacemaker nearing the last eighth pole and then drew out to score in handy fashion. Those In the crowd who backed him in the mutuels received 9.20 for . Which Glint Gives Way Which Glint was a sharp factor for top honors to the last eighth, but when Fetchings Bar passed him he gave up and eventually finished third, two and a half lengths behind Book Plate who closed stoutly to take second money. Ever Flying was in the thick of the contest for five furlongs, but then he too gave way. At the end he was fourth. Super gave Which Glint an argument for early pacemaking honors, but by the time he reached a point about half way around the turn he was through and finally finished far back. Gay Franka who was expected to show more, lacked early speed and failed to rally in the stretch. The only other starter was Dridas who trailed the field throughout. The secondary feature was the Lawndale Purse at a mile and 70 yards and in it H. W. Continued on Page Four * Fetchinqs Bar Defeats i Book Plate in Sprint Draws Off to Three-Length ] Victory in Rockwell Purse Continued from Page One r Ostles Donna Brand scored in one-sided j fashion. She won by five lengths as Sibley j beat Needles Eye another seven for the place. j Donna Brand, carrying Johnny Fliter to t his second victory of the day, was a good distance back over the early furlongs, but she moved up with a rush on the outside on the second turn. Taking command soon after entering the homestretch, she drew out quickly and won with something left. Sibley made a game effort to try to catch the winner, but he was not equal to that assignment though he was much the best of the others. Minta H. had the most speed for about three-quarters, but then faded away and finished far back. Xen McNairs Snow Apple, ridden by Billy Nichols, proved best in the first race, a dash of five and one-half furlongs. Close to Mis-marks pace from the beginning, the McNair six-year-old assumed the lead approaching the last eighth and then drew clear to win by a length and a half. Rusty Gold, also among the leaders from the outset, accounted for second honors, while Havana Lad came from behind to be third. After giving up the lead, Mismark held on well to the final eighth and then gave way suddenly, finishing far back. Those who supported Snow Apple in the mutuels received 0.00 for . The second race, a contest of six and one-half furlongs, saw Rosario Coninos Valdina Tumble and apprentice Johnny Fliter make up a successful combination to complete the longest priced Daily Double of the meeting, 16. Valdina Tumble was a good distance back for a half-mile and then came far out in the track, where she uncorked a rally i ] r j j j t that landed her home in front by two lengths. Priscilla Prim was second and Sunny Betty third. Nichols rode his second winner of the day when he guided Mrs. Monte Weils Campion Hall to victory over the six furlongs of the third race. The son of Blackwood was first to leave at the start and was never headed, reaching the wire three and a half lengths in advance of his nearest rival. American Bride was in closest pursuit of the Weil horse from the beinning and in finishing second, beat the third horse, Whippet, three and a half lengths. Burnt Bridges bested the others.

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