Dick Welles Selections at Aurora, Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-27


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At Aurora 4 One Best Bet — REDSKIN — In the Fourth Race. I j i i ; j | ! ■ | j I I i | With all prospects for a better track for Tuesday, more rain fell during the night and, as a consequence, the going still remains heavy. Indications are for more rain so that ft is hardly likely that the racing strip will be in its best condition for many more days to come. Each of the seven races offered for Wednesday were well filled and. even though the going is still fit for only those horses with a penchant for muddy going, the sport should not suffer to any great extent. The feature number is a five and a half furlong sprint, named the Cene Oliver Purse and fashioned for those racers from the three-year-old and over division. Some good ones are entered here, including Sanola, Bookbnder. Seths Hope, Theo. Fay, Bolton and Take a Chance. The sixth event, at a mile, will bring out a rather small but evenly matched field to strive for honors and this promises to result in a good contest Letter Six. a recent winner. Blue Torch and Reveillon are among those expected to face the barrier. Sprint races again will predominate, the first five being at five and a half furlongs or three-quarters. The sixth is a mile test, while the closing number is over the popular mile and a sixteenth distance. POLYCARP— HIDDEN JEWEL— WOODLAKE. POLYCARP should have benefited from his last race and look for him to put up a much better performance in todays opener. He is a sprinter of good quality and, once in the lead, is hard to overhaul. HIDDEN JEWEL raced fairly well over the Florida courses last winter and, if in form, rates as a strong contender for first honors. WOOD-LAKE showed an improved performance in his last out and figures to go well enough today to hold the others safe for the show end of the purse. NEWT holds an outside chance. The others do not call for much. ADVENTURESS— ST. NICHOLAS-INFANTE. The second race, over the five and a half furlongs distance, should see ADVENTURESS getting home in front. She raced as if short in her last start and no doubt! needed that race for a tightener. She is usually a quick starter and, with her inside post position today, expect her to take the lead and hold it the entire distance. ST. NICHOLAS is always trying and is usually close up at the finish. He appears to be in good form, taking a linj through his last race, and may do for the place today. IN-I FANTE was leading in his last race when he fell while racing down the streteh. If he does not meet with misfortune today, look for him to give the others an argument all the way. COPYRIGHT is nearing his best form. He wil bear watching in this field. BRAED ALB AN E— CHARLES WHITNEY-TAVERN TALK. BRAEDALBAXE is capable of much better things than he showed in his initial start and he-would not surprise by winning this number. He is a speedy trick when fit and should beat this kind of company if in the mood. CHARLES WHITNEY won several races at Havana last winter and should give a good account of himself here, if in any kind of form. TAVERN TALK is not far from a winning race and may cause plenty of trouble. J. G. BICKEL is not without a chance. REVOLT raced well in her only start. REDSKIN— COLONEL SCHOOLER-MYRTLE BELLE. REDSKIN raced as if a bit short in his race Tuesday and that effort should have done him all the good in the world. He was well up for a time but then tired, and it is expected that he will show immense improvement over that performance today. He rates as the best bet of the day. COLONEL SCHOOLER can negotiate the going and figures as the one REDSKIN has to beat. He is bound to improve over his last race. MYRTLE BELLE would prove troublesome if she raced in her best form. Her races at the Florida tracks were fairly good and she met some of the good ones at Miami. STRUT MISS LIZZIE must be given consideration. BOB SPALDING would prefer a longer distance. SANOLA— BOOKBINDER— TAKE A CHANCE. In the Gene Oliver Purse it appears as though SANOLA is the correct play. She showed in her first appearance here that she is not far from her best form and she will not have any Iron Mask II. to beat today. The nearest to SANOLA in the figures is BOOKBINDER, the B. Creech racer. He was more or less consistent at Tijuana and will take plenty of beating in this company. TAKE A CHANCE can traverse the going and, if he has retained his Miami form, will be close up all the way. BOLTON is inconsistent, but may prove dangerous. SETHS HOPE is not to be ignored. LETTER SIX— BLUE TORCH— FREYA. The sixth should see LETTER SIX proving a repeater. He won his last out with such ease that it is hard to figure how he is going to be beaten today with the same sort of going prevailing. BLUE TORCH has placed in his two races here to date and should fare as well today. FREYA is said to be in good form and may do for the show end of the purse. REVEILLON may find the going a bit too rough to show to best advantage. The others do not appear to have much chance. GUNSIGHT— WISE GUY— BA BBLING. GUNSIGHT would only have to repeat his last race to account for the final number on the card. In thr.t race he made a game finish and, at the end, was drawing away from the others. The going matters little to him and the added distance tod:*y should not be too great for him. WISE GUY is in tip-top form at the present and may cause GUNSIGHT some trouble. He should do for the place postion. BABBLING is a mud-runner of the first flight and. if in form, will bear watching in this field. WILLIAM DIGGINS prefers a shorter distance. SWEEPTONA figures to land close up at the finish.

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