The Dude Popular Hawthorne Winner; Gallorette Heads Heads Field for Top Flight: Whips Pomps Gal in Route Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-29


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jag H9p,. fl J The The Dude Dude Popular Popular Hawthorne Hawthorne Winner; Winner; Gallorette Gallorette Heads Heads Field Field for for Top Top Flight Flight MILTON RIESER — Saddled Huntley and Shers Sergeant Bill for the latters winning effort in yesterdays sixth race at Hawthorne. Whips Pomps Gal In Route Feature Shifty Gaal Three-Year-Old Just Toys With Opponents In Jackson Boulevard Purse HAWTHORNE, Cicero, 111., May 28.— Mrs. Al Gaals The Dude pushed himself several rungs up the three-year-old ladder in the Jackson Boulevard Purse here this afternoon when he scored the easiest possible victory before an enthused gathering of 10,362 turfites who made him an even-money favorite. The little colt with a big heart merely toyed with his rivals as he arrived at the finish line five lengths in front of Ben Fogelsons Pomps Gal, while Mrs. A. M. Creechs Cid Play, who was tabbed as the horse to beat, was a tired, exhausted third. It was another perfect racing afternoon with a fast racing strip being something of a treat to fans who have been forced to apply their figures to "off" tracks during most of the meeting. Taken Off Pace by Wagner Aerial Gunner was most alert at the barrier but his lead was short lived when Port Mars unexpectedly dashed out to set the pace over the "speed horse," Pomps Gal. He made the first bend three lengths in front, while The Dude was taken far off the pace by Joey Wagner. Going down the backlane Wagner allowed The Dude his head, and he dashed ino contention and on to the lead with a brilliant burst of speed that "cooked" everything else in the mile and 70 yards race. The further he went the more he drew away and at the line he was five lengths to the good. Pomps Gal stuck to her task fairly well, while Cid Plays expected last minute rush was not in evidence. Huntley and Shers Sergeant Nill was a surprise winner of the sixth race, a six and one-half furlongs dash that engaged ten platers entered to be claimed for ,5C0 or ,000. The Chance Play gelding finished out a length and half ahead of Mrs. L. H. Thompsons Vinita Major, who was just a neck before Woodview Stables Credentials, the early pacemaker. Pink Devil, the favorite, was fifth back of Three Clovers, who also enjoyed good support. Sergeant Bill, who was ridden by W. Hanka, paid 9.00 and covered the distance in 1:2045. The second dead heat of the meeting materialized when J. H. Miles Likeable, under a smashing ride by Steve Brooks, and Ste Frances, owned by Mrs. A. M. Creech and well ridden by Freddie Smith, crossed under the line so closely locked that the camera couldnt separate them. This occurred in the second race, a six and one-half furlong dash, and it necessitated two daily double pay-offs. Likeable and Continued on Page Tiventy-Six The Dude Toys With Rivals In Hawthorne Route Feature Continued from Page One Khamseens Boy, winner of the first race, paid 22.80, while the opening victor and Ste Frances returned 7.40. Chance Day and Alar, the two speed horses of the race, stepped out, as anticipated to make the pace, and so hot was their early battle that they gave up in distress in the final stages. Ste Frances took over the pacemaking job after making the turn into the stretch, but Brooks drove up with Likeable from fourth place and just failed to take the entire portion of the purse. A field of non-descript two-year-olds competed in the five-furlong third dash and the Sandy Strand Stables Jan Rod virtually flew out of the gate and made every post a winning one, arriving at the finish two and one-half lengths in front of William Mikels China Princess, who was a length and one-half ahead of Hilltop Stock Farms Cossack Boy. The start was marred when the latter failed to break with the others but he came with a tremendous rush in the stretch and probably would have been returned the winner but for early tardiness. C. Nuckols and Sons Little James, a full brother to Littletown, made his first start in this dash and attracted enough play to be favorite at post time, despite the fact that he was entered with a ,500 claiming tag. He failed to reveal any signs of the type of speed shown by his illustrious brother. J. Kampmeyers Kamps Reward, a four-year-old filly who has been leaving the gate slowly in her recent races, got away with the others in the six and one-half furlong Broadview Purse, listed as the fifth race, and under a rather daring ride by George Hufnagel she squeezed her way by a length at the finish. The Shady Brook Farms Sandslinger, another who came from well back, also closed with fine courage to take the place from Mrs. L. H. Thompsons Some Bid.

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