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Accomplishment at Best In Slop at ThistleDown Leads Throughout Mile and 40 Yards to Score by One Length By R. E. HURLEY THISTLEDOWN, North Randall, Ohio, June 24. — Mrs. Tom Dalys. Accomplishment took the lead at the start of the supporting .feature, here today and raced to a one length victory in traditional "Bill Daly" style for his owner-trainer, a distant relation to the fabulous Father Bill who established the front running school of racing. Pre-race rains turned the running strip into a sloppy condition and held the Monday crowd to an estimated 4,300 but Accomplishment .found the track in his favor however, and was timed in 1:46% for the mile and 40 yards and paid 0.80 under J. S. Smiths patient handling. M. Whitebooks Longone, favoiite in the eight-horse field, held on to the place award, some ten lengths ahead of A. Glihas Hasty Flight. The latter, showing a dislike to the sloppy footing, was a half length ahead of Murita, owned by Mrs. F. Torres. Smith sent the Marchons II. — Even Stitch gelding right to the lead and was content with a two-length lead during most of the running while turning back the early bid of Mein Relic, who dropped back after a vain attempt to match strides with the Daly colorbearer. Entering the stretch Smith shook up his mount as Longone came with a good closing bid but Accomplishment continued to dominate and was holding the challenger through the closing stages. W. J. Sprows Sandusky, a good looking son of Depth Charge — Retama who has been backed into odds-on favoritism in both of his outings here, finally reported up to his advance notices as he scampered Continued on Page Four Accomplishment at Best In Slop at ThistleDown Leads Throughout Mile and 40 Yards to Score by One Length Continued from Page One through the slop to win by three lengths as the overwhelming choice of the public once again. Trainer Sprow switched to jockey Larry Grubb who let the Texas-bred speedster do all of his own running and Sandusky stepped through the slop in 1:08% to pay .00 for his maiden triumph. . Jockey Woody Slinker escaped serious injury in the first race after his mount, Super Doll, bolted through the inner rail immediately after the start of the six-furlong sprint but the veteran jumped clear and was merely shaken up by the experience. Nan Prevatis Crowhop went on to win the race by three-quarters of a length and combined with J. H. Kings Bud Buden in the second to return a Daily Double of 30.00. Crowhop was timed in 1 : 15% for the six furlongs and paid 8.00 while Bud Buden paid 2.40.