Denemark Juveniles Finish One-Two: Provocative Takes Jim Gaffney Purse; Slick Pigeon Easy Second As Favored Whirling Dough Finishes Third in Sprint, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Denemark Juveniles Finish OneTwo Provocative Takes Jim Gaffney Purse PurseSlick Slick Pigeon Easy Second As Favored Whirling Dough Finishes Third in Sprint SprintWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood 111 June 11 Mrs Emil Denemarks locally owned paii Provocative and Slick Pigeon finished first and second respectively here today in the Jim Gaffney Purse the entry easily dominating the running of the Lin ¬ coln Fields cofeature Provocative ridden by Willie Parnell sped to the finish of the fivefurlong twoyearold dash three and onehalf lengths before his stablemate Slick Pigeon while the latter was four lengths in advance of John Marschs fav ¬ ored Whirling Dough third in the field of nine starters startersProvocative Provocative who had not been under silks since he accounted for the Thorough ¬ bred Club Dinner Purse at Keeneland this spring picked up his 118 pounds impost and completed his task over the fast track in 58 The Denemark colt a son of Roman and Dusk n might have bettered the running time had he been pressed at any stage of his quick trip The Dene mark entry second choice to Whirling Dough in the wagering returned its fortu ¬ nate backers 840 straight straightDimit Dimit Takes Boot to Boot BootIdeal Ideal racing weather prevailed in the Chicago area and an active crowd num ¬ bering 8895 witnessed the sport which was interesting and above average for weekday card cardDimit Dimit racing under the silks of Mrs Ed ¬ ward McCuan drove to a game three quarters length decision in the Boot to Boot Purse which matched nine better class sprinters at six furlongs Hard rid ¬ den through the stretch by Charles Swain the McCuan gelding was all out during the last eighth to withstand a good bid by H D Maggios Patmiboy second by a length and onehalf over Miss Helen S Reinemans First Whirl third Dixianas Galloway choice for the dash was never a serious factor and ran seventh seventhA A surprise victor Dimit was good for 2120 in the straight tote pool after he stepped the Boot to Boot distance In 111 MRS EMIL DENEMARK The Chicago Chicagoans ans Provocative and Slick Pigeon ran ranonetwo onetwo in yesterdays fifth race at atHomewood Homewood

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