U. S. Navy Wins at Suffolk Under Colors of Mrs. S. Orr, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-02


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U. S. Navy Wins at Suffolk Under Colors of Mrs. S. Orr SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass.-, June 1. — For the second straight day Mrs. Sam Orr owned and bred the winner of the feature race at Suffolk Downs. Today, U. S. Navy, a half-sister to yesterdays winner, U. S. Bound, duplicated the feat of her stablemate, setting a rapid pace and held on gamely when challenged through the late stages of the six-furlong test. Ridden by Ralph Borgemenke, the nations leading apprentice, U. S. Navy sported a two-length advantage over the favored Little Step, from the Murlogg Farm. Greenbrier Stables Daughter C. was third, four lengths iartner uacK ana wen ciear oi jl. u..ugaen s Flying Boots. Summer Cruise and Descen-tive completed the field in the Needham Purse. A consistent speedster as a juvenile* U. S. Navy was making her second start of the current campaign and the 1:12 she turned in over the six panels was enough to get her the first triumph of the 1951 season. Those who backed her received a tidy 5.40. A bright sunny afternoon, which was the best beach day New Englanders have had this season, kept the attendance down to 8,432. Although there were no real outsiders accounting for the events through the first six races, only two of the choices made good. The afternoons card opened with Greenbriers Sun Flavor scoring easily in the favorites role. The third race, a five-furlong dash for two-year-olds, was taken by B. A. Darios Ranch House, a slight choice over Rolls Nap and Lady Wilson, who finished third and second respectively.

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