Panderas Extreme Speed: Carries Her to Victory over Six Harry and Rip Rap., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-27


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PANDERAS EXTREME SPEED » Carries Her to Victory Over Sir Harry and Rip Rap. • Whitney Filly Runs Three-Quarters in 1:12 at Havre de Grace to Win Greenwich Handicap. HAVRE DE GRACE. Md.. April 26.— Harry Payne Whitneys Peter Pan filly. Pandera. made amends for her defeat of last Saturday when she defeated a craek band of three-year-olds in the Greenwich Handicap, the feature race at Havre de Grace today. Pandera was ridden by A. Abel and scored in runaway fashion. Beginning fast, she showed much speed and set a dazzling pace. She reached the quarter mile post in :227b and the half-mile in :46tb. On the turn into the home stretch she increased her advantage to three lengths and at the finish she was under restraint and leading Sir Harry by a length. The three-quarters mile was run in 1:12. the fastest time for the distance on the Maryland tracks this spring. She worked out the seven-eighths in 1:20 and the mile in 1:10. This was part of her preparation for the Pimlico Oaks. Rip Rap carried top weight and was an odds-on favorite, but was never a factor. He dropped back soon after the start and was never able to keep up with the leaders. He managed to get home in front of one horse when he finished a head before Contemplate. The Carolina Purse, which divided interest with the running of the Greenwich Handicap, furnished a big surprise when J. Fred A., the extreme outsider, made a runaway affair of the race, winning in easy fashion by a length and a half from the heavily played favorite. Reminder. The winner set a fast pace from the start and was under restraint most of the distance. He ran the first mile in 1 ::".!♦ and finished out the mile and a sixteenth in l:4a %. A disqualification came with the running of the first race, after Shorty beat Roi Tan by a length. Roi Tan was ridden by W. Curran. who got his mount away with the leaders and drew away in the first sixteenth. Rounding the far turn. Shorty moved up on the outside and at the top of the home stretch he Continued on twentieth page. PANDERAS EXTREME SPEED Continued from first page I took the lead, to draw away from his opponents the last sixteenth. At the t ighth post Shorty bore out and bumped Roi Tan a couple of times. After weighing out Curran lost no time in lodging a claim of foul against the winner, which was as promptly allowed by the stewards and the change in the placing mad" Roi Tan, first : Apple Pie, second ; and Okay third. Skedaddle scored for the eastern sportsman E. M. Byers, when he beat a band of maidens in the second race, a dash of a mile and seventy yards. He was ridden by Steve ODonnell, rated off the pace for five-eighth, then moved up stoutly on the outside and in the stretch run wore Ruler down to beat him in a drive by half a length. Ruler was ridden by J. I,eyland and, going to the first turn, both he and Arlesian cut across from the outside to the inside rail, interferring with both Skedaddle and Pat MeGee. Kum-nnr took the latter up to last place. He closed a lot of ground after getting clear of interference, but he hung in the final drive.

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