Spiteful Sue Turns Back Weathercock at Suffolk: Filly Scores Popular Victory By Two Lengths in Top Event, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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Spiteful Sue Turns Back Weathercock at Suffolk SuffolkFilly Filly Scores Popular Victory By Two Lengths in Top Event EventSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass May 27 Fantasy Farms Spiteful Sue qualified for the Tomasello Memorial Hand ¬ icap Mondays featured 10000 stake by scoring a twolength victory over D F Harringtons Weathercock in the Druid Hill Purse sixth and best offering of to days program A J Ryans Gay Date closed stoutly through the stretch to take third position a head back of Weathercock and a nose before A Cataldos Paper Mill In addition to the winner Weathercock Paper Mill and Sandy Strand Stables Shadow Shot are eligibles for the holiday feature Local patrons totaling 11627 were treated to better weather than usual de ¬ spite the fact that heavy fog banks hovered over the long shore line that is adjacent to the seaside track Spiteful Sue was the third favorite of the afternoon to score being preceded by D H Carrolls Gunter in the third race and Paragon Stables Fly Pigeon in the fourth stanza stanzaThe The start of the mile and onesixteenth test was effected in perfect fashion with the ultimate winner breaking first closely followed by Paper Mill and Evening Flight Evan Jenkins who is riding in his best form at the current meeting immediately took a restraining hold on the Heather broom filly after securing a favorable posi ¬ tion allowing Paper Mill and Evening Flight to set the pace paceThe The pair raced as a team into the back stretch and down to the half mile marker with Paper Mill proving superior as the mare dropped back Paper Mill continued to show the way rounding the far turn as Spiteful Sue Weathercock and Shadow Shot began to close in inPaper Paper Mill showed signs of weakening when straightened for the drive but Tay ¬ lor kept the former stakes winner under steady pressure until passed by first Spite ¬ ful Sue then Weathercock WeathercockSpiteful Spiteful Sue in scoring her initial vic ¬ tory of 1948 completed the distance in 146 ys over a fast strip and returned 680

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