Irish Sun Routs Six Opponents In Five-Furlong Delaware Test: Draws Off Quickly in Final Quarter to Be Eight Lengths In Advance of Razzmatazz, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-11


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Irish Sun Routs Six Opponents In FiveFurlong Delaware Test Draws OH Quickly in Final Quarter to Be Eight Lengths In Advance of Razzmatazz RazzmatazzDELAWARE DELAWARE PARK Stanton Del June 10 William Veenemans classy twoyear old colt Irish Sun came within a second of equaling the fivefurlong track record here today when he easily routed six good rivals in the featured Marshallton Purse in the excellent time of 59 over a fast track trackDrawing Drawing swiftly away from his opposition in the final quarter of a mile Irish Sun scored by the overwhelming margin of eight lengths with Grandview Stables Razzma ¬ tazz who saved ground from the start earn ¬ ing second honors by two lengths over Wal ¬ ter M Jeffords Young Turk The only ex ¬ citement the finish created was the battle for third honors with Young Turk earning the minor award by a scant margin over Cedar Farms Var Completing the field were J R Funkhousers Wingy Mrs H K Days Sospiro and Winlochan Stables Third Person The latter was utterly outclassed trailing some 19 lengths off the leader at the wire wireCandidate Candidate for Dover DoverIrish Irish Sun proved a vastly popular winner for the wellconditioned chestnut son of Sun Again Irish Polly had gone postward a staunch favorite He paid 320 and the consummate ease with which he trounced his Marshallton rivals is certain to gain him stout support for his impending en ¬ gagement in the Dover Stakes on June 30 30Sharing Sharing the plaudits with Irish Sun from the enthusiastic audience of approximately 11000 was jockey Johnny Breen whose victory astride the Veeneman colt enabled him to complete a riding triple for the sunny afternoon afternoonThird Third behind Noble Impulse and Big Nose in last Saturdays Christiana Stakes Irish Sun proved to be a much sharper competitor today although his opposition was slightly below the caliber of those he engaged over the weekend Although forced to concede weight to all rivals the robust colt handled his 120pound assign ¬ ment with apparent ease and revealed no traces of fatigue while increasing his mar ¬ gin swiftly in the final stages Razzmatazz hugged the rail from the start although well off the leaders but spurted in the final sixteenth to save runnerup honors

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