Hasty House Entry One-Two as Roman Bath Runs Second: Latter Permits Stablemate to Win and Hang Up Time of 1:16 3/5 for 6 1/2 Furlongs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-04


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Wine Wine List List Sets Sets Record Record in in Fleming; Fleming; How How Captures Captures Coaching Coaching Club Club Oaks Oaks Hasty House Entry One-Two As Roman Bath Runs Second Latter Permits Stablemate 4 To Win and Hang Up Time Of 1:16% for 6Vi Furlongs By J. J. MURPHY Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, HI., June 2. — Wine List, regarded as the weaker half of the Hasty House Farm entry, won tne Edward J. Fleming Memorial Handicap at this track today from his stable companion, Roman Bath, with Sun David finishing third. Although Wine List, got the honors and set a new track record for the six and one-half furlongs distance in so doing, he was presented with the honors by jockey Ken Church, who was astride Roman Bath. The latter was taken in hand nearing the finish to permit Wine List, a double stakes winner last season, to score his first victory of the year. Wine List was ridden by Robert Baird and his time of 1:16% clipped one-fifth second from Good Bloods old track mark, established in 1945. The entry paid .00 straight and a like sum to place. Wine List earned ,975 net by his success, and Roman Bath picked up ,000 for being second. It was the second largest net in the history of the race, top money being taken by Walkie Talkie, who earned ,200 in 1946. A field of eight tried for the Fleming, which carried a gross value of 1,600 and the Hasty House entry were heavily backed favorites, with Johns Joy, - the second choice. Johns Joy in Tight Quarters Roman Bath seemed to get a bulge at the start and before 30 yards had been raced, was one length on top and going freely, with Wine List in closest attendance and Sun David close up on the outside. Johns Joy, seeking the rail, was in rather tight quarters back of the leaders. Roman Bath continued to set the pace around the stretch turn and Wine List-was holding his own with Sun David, making a desperate and futile move. After passing, the eighth pole in the stretch, jockey Church, on Roman Bath, took a look around and noting Wine List on the outside, seemed content to coast along. Another glance to the rear revealed Johns Joy coming next to the rail, and Church again resorted to hand riding, but when it was apparent that Johns Joy was not going to make it, the jockey took Roman Bath under restraint in the last 20 yards tc permit Wine List to win. Johns Joy, after making a move on the inside in the last eighth,, weakened noticeably in the final sixteenth and was unable to be in the first four. Prop, racing steadily, was fourth. Sun David came again slightly near the end. He was ridden by Harold Keene, who was substituting for Doug Dod-son, forced to the sidelines through a back injury suffered a couple of days ago. Wine List, the winner, is a Greentree Stable castoff who won the Aqueduct Handicap last year. His total earning last year was 4,080, but he had taken down but 00 this season until his victory today. Mr. and Mrs. Allie Reuben, of Toledo, Ohio, owner of the Hasty House Farm stable, were present to see their horses running such smashing races. Wine List carried 115 pounds and Roman Bath was top Continued on Page Thirty-Four Wine List, Roman Bath Put On One-Two Act in Fleming Continued from Pane One weight with 122. A crowd of 15,617 viewed the sport under ideal conditions. The afternoons chief supplementary attraction was the Marica Purse, which was more or less of a prevue for the Miss America Stakes to be decided next Saturday. It was won by the fast-stepping Whirlaway filly, Whirla Lea, who ran the five-furlong distance in better time than ever registered by a Miss America winner. She whizzed the distance in :58% and scored by a length from the short-priced choice, Miss Break,, with Swell Dish finish- | irig third. The others, all of whom, with the exception of Foolish War, are Miss America eligibles, were distanced. It was Whirla Leas second victory in four starts and she paid 5.80. She was ridden by r Johnny Adams and is owned by C. W. Winters, of Indiana. Jockey Adams, who had also scored with First Night, a 6 to 1 favorite, in the third race, came through with his third consecutive winner when he brought Well Worth It first under the wire in the fifth event. It was the second time in the week that Adams had registered " a triple. The Daily Double paid 77.60 when Kathleen R, a repeater, won the first race, and Blitzen Lady clicked for the first time in 32 starts in winning the second. Incidentally, Adams three winners were all No. 4 on the program. Adams failed with the favored Mass OGold in the sixth race, the winner being Will You Dance, ridden by Earl Knapp. Mass OGold, in close quarters on the far turn, was eighth in the nine-,horse field.

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