Apricot Sets Six-Furlong Track Mark at Cranwood: Gordon Guides Filly to Wire In Front of Marinikin in 1:15, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-13


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Apricot Sets SixFurlong Track Mark at Cranwood CranwoodGordon Gordon Guides Filly to Wire In Front of Marinikin in 115 115CRANWOOD CRANWOOD PARK Warrensville Heights Ohio June 12 Under a steady ¬ ing ride by Richard Gordon Mrs J L Wileys Apricot scored a frontrunning threelength tally in one of the better of ¬ ferings here this afternoon It was another perfect day for the sport and a crowd of nearly 4000 turned out outMarinkin Marinkin came second three and one half lengths before Suebarb Time for the sixfurlongs was was 115 which is a new track record The chestnut daughter of Hierocles returned her backers 880 880Marinkin Marinkin was first to leave the gate when starter Schamerhorn dispatched his field but Apricot soon gained command On the run down the backstretch the ulti ¬ mate winner led by three lengths and she maintained that margin the entire trip under mild urging by her rider riderApricot Apricot was making her second start of the meeting She was beaten by a half length on Monday after leading most of the way She had won one previous race this season having chalked up a victory at Ascot Park

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