Diderod Scores Again at Hawthorne; Todays Program at Detroit Canceled: Four Deep Second In Aurora Purse; Choice Beaten Neck After Losing Lead on Turn and Coming Again in Stretch, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-22


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Diderod Diderod Scores Scores Again Again at at Hawthorne; Hawthorne; Todays Todays Program Program at at Detroit Detroit Canceled Canceled Four Deep Second In Aurora Purse Choice Beaten Neck After Losing Lead on Turn and Coming Again in Stretch STICKNEY. 111., June 21.— Diderod. racing for Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Harris, bung up his third victory of the meeting by taking the Aurora Purse on todays Lincoln Fields program at Hawthorne. With another large crowd looking on, the four-year-old son of Pharamond II. stepped the six furlongs of his latest engagement in 1:13% and won by a neck as Four Deep raced to the place. Five A. M. was third and Fetch in gs Bar fourth in the field of eight. Diderod. ridden by Eddie Bianco, was a sharp factor from the beginning and when roused in the stretch, responded by taking a slight lead. Four Deep had been in front at the time and when Diderod moved up to challenge the two locked in a lively duel that lasted right down to the finish. For a time it appeared Diderod might shake off his rival, but Four Deep came on again near the end to force the Harris colt to do his best. Five A. M. Is Third Five A. M. moved into a contending position on the turn and he too turned in ■ splendid effort, for he was only a length back in third place at the end of the three-quarters. Fetchings Bar was another length and a half away. Bolo Babe had the most speed for a little more than a quarter-mile, but then gave way badly and finally hauled home in last place. Fire Dust, who was expected to be in the thick of the contest, was never prominent. Diderod s supporters were rewarded to the extent of 0.60 for . Funk and Roths Fair Sand scored her third victory in four starts this year by capturing the Edgewater Purse, a test of six furlongs for older horses. Handled by Billy Nichols, who was riding his third winner of the day. Fair Sand broke in front and stayed there and though she bore out in the stretch, managed to win by three-quarters of a length. There was a four-way battle for second honors, with the photo showing K. C. Gal to have earned that share of the Continued on Page Twenty-Eight Diderod Triumphs Again In Feature at Lincoln Harris Colt Ourgames Four Deep By Neck Margin in Sprint Event Continued from Page One purse. Lapped on her at the wire in order were Liberty Pan, Havaheart and David B. Jr. Joe Kohouts La Marie, piloted by William Gillespie, beat a field of three-year-old maidens in the six-furlong race that opened the program. She moved up to engage the early pacemaker, Flirty, on the stretch turn and then outfinished her to win by three-quarters of a length. Country Butter was third, two lengths further back. The first three horses under the wire dominated the race from the beginning, but the fourth horse, Summer Night, might i have made it interesting for them had she j not been practically left at the post. After a number of unsuccessful efforts j A. Ferraras Judge Davey graduated from the maiden ranks by taking the five-furlong second event. Ridden by Billy Nichols, Judge Davey raced with the leaders from the beginning and then stood a sharp drive in the stretch to get up in time to win by a nose. Magna Ray, who made the early pace, might have won had he not run out entering the stretch, but as it was he had to be content with the place, while Lord Caprice finished a bang-up third. Paper Clip was the best of the others in the field of ten maiden two-year-old colts and geldings. Nichols came right back to win the third race. Here it was Miss C. Johnsons Gay Franka who turned back six rivals over six furlongs. Snow Apple was second and Silver Toy third. Gay Franka followed Silver Toy and Valdina Bright to the stretch and then forged to the front. After shaking off the early leaders. Gay Franka successfully met the challenge of Snow Aople and won by a head. Snow Apple beat Silver Toy five lengths for the place. In the fourth race, a spin of six and a half furlongs. J. H. Miles Crimson Tide and jockey John Fliter made up a winning combination. The son of Cohort held his position for about a half mile while in hand and then, when roused, easily took command, drawing out in the last eighth to win as he pleased. His winning margin was three lengths. Vinum was second and Ibex third, just a head back. Likeable made the pace for a little more than a half mile and then began to weaken.

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