Our Darie Scores Second Win in Row: Plus Fours Saves Runner-Up Position by Nose from Noch Eins in Feature at Suffolk, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-26


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Out Dorie Scores Second Win in Row Plus Fours Saves Runner-Up Position by Nose From Noch Eins in Feature at Suffolk By AVERY BEOWN Staff Correspondent SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., June 25. — Our Dorie, a Woodvale Farm castoff, owned by J. G. Hill, appears to. have attainer her peak form and went on to her second straight triumph here today as she defeated T. P. Morgans Plus Fours by three parts of a length in the featured Vesper Purse. The four-year-old daughter of Our Boots — Starweed handled her 112-yound assignment very capably in the six-furlong dash, registering in 1 : 11% over the fast racing strip. Plus Fours saved the runner-up position by a nose from Melpet Stables Noch Eins. Ideal weather prevailed at this seaside oval this afternoon and 10,258 were on hand to witness the sport. The defeat of Plus Fours was the fifth choice of the day to dail. The -winning filly earned ,100 as the lions share of the ,500 purse and now has gleaned 0,025 for the year. The Hill miss was well handled by jockey Keith Stuart and paid .60. U.S. Navy Cuts Out Pace Mrs. Sam Orrs fleet but faint-hearted U. S. Navy cut out the early pace in the Vesper, traveling the opening quarter mile in :22% and completing the half mile in :45%. At that point, the daughter of Knights Caprice began coming back to the field and Plus Fours and Noch Eins dueled for the lead. Stuart had been biding his time with Our Dorie, saving all ground possible. Taking advantage of an opening along the rail, Stuart moved his charge quickly and inside of a sixteenth of a mile had ranged up alongside the battling pair. The forward progress of Our Dorie had not been spent with the rush to reach the leaders and she went on under a steady drive. •

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