Good Bid Is Never Headed in La Salle: Romps Home Three Lengths Before Take Wing to Give H. E. Jacoby Stable Double, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-18


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A Good Bid Is Never Headed in La Salle Romps Home Three Lengths Before Take Wing to Give H. E. Jacoby Stable Double STICKNEY, 111., June 16. — Good Bid, owned by H. E. Jacoby of Chicago, was in front all the way in the ,000 added La Salle Handicap as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club presented a program of muddy track racing at Hawthorne this afternoon. The race was decided over a mile and three-sixteenths and the son of Psychic Bid ran the distance in 2:011s under his 110 pounds impost, which landed him home three lengths in advance of his nearest opponent. Second honors went to Mrs. Clyde Troutts Take Wing, while Hyman Fried-bergs Bolos Choice was third, a half-length farther back. The Happy Hour Farms Devalue was fourth and the only other starter was Mrs. J. Hoaglins Amalka. The victory of Good Bid gave his owner a double for the day, for earlier in the afternoon Miss Stage won under the same colors. Campbell Has Mount Good Bid. who was ridden by Robert Campbell, took the lead leaving the start and no horse was ever closer than three lengths to him after he reached the first turn. Entering the backstretch he increased his advantage first to five lengths and then to eight. On that long lead he had only to coast to his decisive triumph. Take Wing was a good way back for about three-quarters of a mile and then he made his bid. He closed well enough, and out-finished Bolos Choice for the place though he couldnt menace the winner. Bolos Choice had been closest to the winner until Take Wing passed him. Devalue was in hand over the early furlongs, but he failed to rally while Amalka. who was well placed for a time flattened i out badly when she was called upon. Those in the crowd of more than 18.000 ■ persons who supported Good Bid in the mutuels received 8.80 for . Todays program was presented under Continued on Page Six Good Bid Never Headed In La Salle Handicap Romps Home Three Lengths on Top to Give H. E. Jacoby Double Continued from Page One heavily overcast skies, but the sport for the most part was interesting and the fans seemed to enjoy it. A. S. Higgins Quizzle, winner of the Crete Handicap and a share in first money in the Francis S. Peabody Memorial Handicap, scored another success in taking the Woodlawn Handicap, which was the principal supporting feature on the afternoons program. Carrying his top impost over the six and one-half furlongs in 1:20%, to make the track look fast, Quizzle won by four j lengths as Some Man finished second and St. Jock third. Quizzle, ridden by Paul Glidewell, who was handling his second winner of the day, was held in restraint off the leaders for almost a half-mile and then took command at his pleasure. He quickly drew out and won with speed in reserve. It was his fifth victory in six starts this year. Whose and Bolo Tie raced each other into submission fighting for the lead over the early furlongs and then faded away in the drive, Some Man and St. Jock coming along to take second and third honors, separated by a neck. As the favorite, Quizzle paid 3 to 2 in the mutuels. Lady Juliet, racing for L. C. and C. A. Becker, was the winner of the six-furlong sprint that opened the program. She was a good way back for more than a half-mile, but jockey Robert Campbell got her going after bringing her out in the stretch and she was up in time to score by a length. Thormond, who raced the pacemaking Gay Thorn into submission half way down the stretch, could not stall off the winner, but was able to save the place over the favorite, Mox-decai. After showing the way for almost five-eighths of a mile, Gay Thorn stopped so badly that she wound up last in the field of nine. The second race was a run of a mile and a sixteenth, and in its the River Divide Farms Nostradamus, ridden by Paul Glide-j well, made every pole a winning one. He j made the pace under excellent rating, saved ground wherever possible and held on well enough to reach the wire a length and a half in front. Iron Works, who raced wide much of the way, moved into second position approaching the homestretch and stayed there, while Cirio ran third, two 1 lengths farther back.

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