Mountain Roar and Oatmeal Win Features at Aqueduct, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-29


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Mountain Roar and Oatmeal Win Features at Aqueduct Continued from Pace One stretch, Hippodrome tired as though short i " and Georgie V. bore out badly. Mountain I Roar continued to drive onward in the final , e run to the wire, though obviously tiring, r while Darby Darius came on again with a ; ; a a strong rush that nosed out Twenty-Six in the final jump. The time of 1 :07% was just f passable in view of the deep cushion pre- I vailing at Aqueduct this year. I Philip Biebers Oatmeal made it twojr | straight in the Fort Hamilton Purse, mile i a and a sixteenth co-feature. Ridden by J.I] I ! Pittarelli, the stretch-running son of Cam-1 t f I , e r ; ; a a f I I | i a I ! t f ,eronian beat Grant Thorns All Talk a [neck, with Joseph Eitengers Chance Talk length and a half back in third place. W. H. Ponds War Master was a distant fourth a head before the pacemaking Old Union, who was the favorite despite his habit of running out of wind when the racing gets serious. Oatmeal paid 1.40 and was officially timed in 1:47%, though private dockers caught him in four-fifths faster time.

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