Porters Broom Sprints To Victory in La Salle: Displays Supremacy at Detroit While Turning Back Roi Rouge, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-21


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Porters Broom Sprints To Victory in La Salle SalleDisplays Displays Supremacy at Detroit While Turning BackRoi Rouge RougeFAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June 19 Porters Broom who races for Ray Ankenbauer of Chicago and Versailles Ky left little doubt of his supremacy over the sprinters quartered at this Motor City course when he shouldered topweight of 124 pounds and trounced 11 opponents in the LaSalle Handicap this afternoon Splashing through the sloppy going in 113 in frontrunning style the winner was hard pressed to turn back a stout stretch i bid from Louis J Hollenbachs Roi Rouge as Bright Steel was third for Mrs George C White slightly more than one length farther back The score of the consistent son of Cant Wait was his fourth in five local essays and his sixth in seven starts I He was ridden by apprentice Jimmy Duff and was favored in the wagering to return 660Track 660 Track Conditions Change ChangePorters Porters Broom had speed to outfoot his rivals as Bubble Gum raced in closest pur ¬ suit down the backstretch while Roi Rouge was improving his position gradually on the outside In the drive to the wire Bubble Gum was done and Roi Rouge swept up on the outside to be just a neck back of the victor as the wire was crossed Bright Steel raced forwardly from the beginning and continued stoutly to earn the final payoff berth berthRoi Roi Rouge has been the only rival able to subdue Porters Broom in his local cam ¬ paign a task he performed by a nose in the Cadillac Handicap earlier at the meet ¬ ing ingThe The crowd of 19622 patrons braved driz ¬ zling weather that prevailed during the early races which turned to rain for the fifth contest and the slow track quickly became sloppy The downpour made it necessary to transfer the seventh and eighth races programmed at one mile over the turf course to the main track where they were decided at one mile and a six ¬ teenth teenthDavid David Zakoors Romatal was the easiest sort of winner in the first race when he secured room on the inside entering the stretch to take command and draw out into an eight lengths lead at the wire Second went to Queen Jody who was car ¬ ried wide by Gold Boy stablemate of the winner at the stretch turn but who was wasContinued Continued on Page Thret Porters Broom Sprints To Victory in la Salie SalieDisplays Displays Supremacy at Detroit While Turning Back Roi Rouga RougaContinued Continued from Page One Oneobviously obviously no match for Rotamal Gold Boy saved third thirdNovice Novice riders were in action in the second race and here Sevio Cardiali had only to sit still on Valley View Farms Sun Vigil to score the first victory of his career Sun Vigil was six lengths before his nearest rival Foss Barker at the end as third went to El Osuna and the favored Not So Good was a dull fifth While most of the novice riders are youngsters Cardiali is 28 years oldl and hails from Arma Kansas KansasApprentice Apprentice Charles Pennock recently graduated from the Detroit Jockey School accepted his second mount and won with it as he had with his first charge in open competition when he brought home W J Susinis Grand Canal in the fourth race which engaged nine threeyearolds The winner had to be much the best to lead in the pacemaking Arb by a length and a quarter as Mr Del was third Pennock made his move with the winner on the turn and he moved to the leaders between calls but swung to the outside rait on the stretch turn Pennock did not give up de ¬ spite this loss of ground and he was re ¬ warded when Grand Canal swept up on the outside rail to the consternation of the press photographers on the inside of him on the track who were shooting Arb down on the rail as the winner

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