Ram o War Will Start in Belmont; Seaward Gets Up to Beat Unbridled: Hawthorne Footing Varies in Stretch; Winners of First Four Races Come Down Outside; Adams Gets Double on Inside Rail, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-12


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Ram o War Will Start in Belmdnt Seaward Gets Up to Beat Unbridled Hawthorne Footing Varies in Stretch StretchWinners Winners of First Four Races Come Down Outside Adams Gets Double on Inside Rail RailBy By J J MURPHY HAWTHORNE Cicero 111 June 11 Seaward the Hasty House Farms gallant eightyearold gelding who has been a strong contender in many stakes here ¬ about for the past few seasons won his second purse of the meeting when he was up in time to nip Unbridled in the fea ¬ tured Algonquin Purse here today A short priced favorite in the wagering Seaward ridden by Johnny Adams paid 420 Un ¬ bridled who made the pace under the handling of Steve Brooks took second place and Challcote finished third The distance was six and onehalf furlongs furlongsThe The racing strip at Hawthorne today was spotty and indeed might be termed freak is hif that word is applicable It was very deep next the inner rail and gradually im ¬ proved outward with the path next the outside fence being good In the first four races all winners came down the outside However with the running of the fifth some experienced jockeys tried the inside and it was on that part of the strip that Seaward and Unbridled got first and sec ¬ ond monies in the feature while Challcote the third horse was next the outer fence fenceUnbridled Unbridled Remains Close to Rail RailThe The track seemed to be uniform on the backstretch and Unbridled in making the pace remained close to the rail while Sea ¬ ward some distance removed from the leader at that juncture did not take to the outside On the stretch turn Unbridled leading by three lengths remained in as did Jet Ace who moved up to challenge Seaward in making his run came out slightly but was still in fairly deep going while making his run Despite the footing Unbridled remained on the inside to the end and as previously stated was just justContinued Continued on Page FortyTwo Seaward Gets Up to Nip Unbridled at Hawthorne HawthorneHeavy Heavy Footing Varies in Stretch Adams Gets Double on Inside Rail RailContinued Continued from Page One Onebeaten beaten in the last stride Seaward was the second winner of the afternoon for jockey Adams AdamsThe The attendance was tabbed at 10581 which was considered quite good and the weather was pleasantly summerlike summerlikeThe The first four winners came dpwji the outside rail to be successful Babys Pal a twoyearold filly in the opener set the pattern when jockey Sherman Armstrong permitted her to race to the outer fence nearing the stretch bend while Canary Island the oddson choice was floundering around in the deep going while in com ¬ mand As a result Babys Pal a daughter of Drawby Dixie Girl by Macaw won the first purse of her career She was bred by her owner H C Drew DrewThe The gray gelding Clevelander who sev ¬ eral years ago competed in stakes company in this territory followed the example of Babys Pal in iaking the second Jockey W M Cook steered the veteran to the extreme outside on the stretch turn and Clevelander was up to defeat the longpriced Curious Reward who also chose the overland route The winning Daily Double paid 2640 2640Parkes Parkes Pick who had finished second yesterday was installed as the public choice in the third He set the pace but failed to come wide enough in the stretch and In ¬ tention an outsider who was taken to the outside by Paul Bailey got the money with Blue Rogue another who came down the outer rail getting second place Parkes Pick was third thirdPutt Putt Putt won his third straight race here when he took the fourth but he will perform no more for owner E Madison having been claimed by Mrs Mary Klein for 3500 Putt Putt with Heckmann up got to the pacemaking Assimilate on the stretch turn then went to the outside to find the best going and won by four lengths from Old Rugged The latter was also claimed Putt Putt was a wellplayed choice choiceJockey Jockey Johnny Adams reversed the order of the day when he chose to try the inside with Force of Arms in the fifth event and his judgment paid off Force of Arms proved the inner part of the track to be getting better by remaining in that section of the course while Smart Cookie the sec ¬ ond horse was on the outside fence ajj through the last quarter Smart Cookie wej however gaining at the end Windwhisp the favorite stopped badly in the stret l

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