Classy Chance Finishes Fast in Suffolk Event: Draws Out to Two-Length Tally Over Coat of Blue in Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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Classy Chance Finishes Fast in Suffolk Event EventDraws Draws Out to TwoLength Tally Over Coat of Blue in Feature FeatureBy By FRED GALIANI GALIANIStaff Staff Correspondent CorrespondentSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass May 9 Classy Chance paid back the first dividend to O Vicente and E Navarro on their claim of him when he came from last place to win the featured South Shore Club Purse here today Closing fast on the out ¬ side in the stretch he won by nearly two lengths over Mr and Mrs H Thompsons Coat of Blue It was daylight behind him to J H Carrs Daydreamer whb finished third The favored Cotton Ginny wound up sixth after being in the early battle battleClassy Classy Chance paid 18 for his first winning effort since the Florida Season where he was claimed Under Emilio Rod ¬ riguez the threeyearold son of Econom ¬ ical Cushlamacree covered the mile and a sixteenth over the fast track in 146 A crowd of 10508 turned out on another perfect day and the favorite players did fairly well three heavy choices scoring through the feature featureFour Four horses had the lead in the South Shore before it was over The favored Cot ¬ ton Ginny led from soon after the start and when Bank Drive pushed the filly along she finally weakened and Bank Drive took over the van duties His tenure there was not too long either as Coat of Blue made his move on the turn and soon had gained the upper hand and main ¬ tained it into the stretch But Classy Chance had the most in reserve and when he made his late move there was no deny ¬ ing him as he easily cut down the field and overtook Coat of Blue to go on to win Classy Chance has gone to the post 11 times this year and has finished two times in each of the money positions positionsDarrell Darrell Madden and Harold Keene who are waging a nip and tuck battle for the jockey leadership were in the limelight again both of them scoring triples on the program

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