Dog Day and Cavatorta Score at Suffolk Downs: Wexler and Adams Racers Take Divisions of Yorktown Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-15


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Dog Day and Cavatorta Score at Suffolk Downs Wexler and Adams Racers Take Divisions of Yorktown Purse EAST BOSTON. Mass., June 14.— The Yorktown Purse, a six-furlong sprint for four-year-olds and upward in grade D, served as the best offering today on a well-balanced program at Suffolk Downs. The feature was decided in two divisions with Morris Wexlers-Dog Day earning an impressive victory in the first half of the headliner under the capable handling of apprentice R. J. Martin, who completed a double. Martin had previously piloted Miss Ruth Howies Shined Up to a clever triumph in the Faneuil Hall Purse. Dog Day had no trouble in defeating Mt. Desert Stables Weatherite by three and a half lengths while Mrs. Samuel Orrs Chance Yen closed fast to nose out Miss Howies Salvo for the minor end of I the purse, with Chance Yen a length and a half behind Weatherite at the wire. Mrs. W. W. Adams favored Cavatorta finished with a fine burst of speed to win the second section of the Yorktown by a length and a quarter over Oak Hill Stables hard -charging Boy Soldier, second by three parts of a length before D. F. Harringtons North Fire, who also came from far back to take a nose decision over Santa Elisa for third. Cavatorta. a six to five choice over his rivals, stepped the six furlongs under Willie Turnbull in 1:11%. It was Cavatortas first victory of the year.

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