Speedy Oh Susanna: Registers Her Third Straight Victory of Kentucky Season., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-11


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SPEEDY OH SUSANNA • Registers Her Third Straight Victory of Kentucky Season. • Displays Unusual Gameness in Taking Tuesdays Chief Racing Offering at Churchill Downs. • LOUISVILLE. Ky.. May 10— J. N. Camdens Oh Susanna continued her triumphant score since the resumption of racing in Kentucky and this afternoon registered her third straight victory, when she led home a good band of sprinters that measured strides with her in the Tyler Hotel Purse, which served as th«- main race on todays program. Oh Susanna made a game showing, as well as displaying high speed, for she was under keen pressure from the start. Indian Love Call forcing her at her best pace in the early stages and Percentage taking up the pursuit in the stretch to force the Camden mare to extend herself to the utmost. Oh Susanna stood the pressure in gamer style than is her usual custom and she held to her task gamely. The track was considerably dulled as a result of the terrific downpour during the night, but the footing continued firm from the outset of racing and improved as the - afternoon progressed. The public scored heavily as favorites were returned winners with steady regularity. The well-balanced and small fields furnished spectacular sport and several of the finishes were again of the hectic variety and had the crowd considerably enthused. There was a wholesale absence of Kentucky Derby representatives in action during the afternoon, several of the more noted eligibles being reserved to perform Wednesday and on their showing then will depend their starting in the rich fixture that has decision Saturday. EARLY DERBY ARRIVALS. Todays attendance was considerably augmented by big delegations to witness the l»erby. They came from all sections of the country and will remain until Sunday and possibly later. Because of the big crowd the volume of speculative activities mounted considerably and good odds were obtained against the various successful ones. The second race for two-year-old fillies resulted in an easy victory for G. V. Barnes Whisk Arrow, which was making her first start. After leaving the barrier with the leaders she quickly opened up a good lead and. racing like a veteran, was never in trouble. She is a daughter of Whiskaway and Arrow Point and. despite the fine ability exhibited, prevailed as an outsider. She finished almost two lengths in front of Mollie Dear, which raced well up throughout. After getting away slowly and bearing out on l oth turns. Hedemora closed with a rush to finish in third place, while Moody Mary, the favorite, failed to set into a contending position until in the last eighth. She finished fast and was fourth to complete the dash. Ciover Club, racing in her best form and well suited by the dull going, came from behind Pusty Mary in the stretch to account for the third race. Pusty Mary dominated the running until the winner raced around her when nearing the eighth i ost and while she was equal to the task of holding I»retta Bro ks safe for second she was n match for the winner. The well-fancied My I estiny. after being taken back to last place in the first three-eiKhths. failed to race up to expectations thereafter. PS IMAS FIRST WIN. The Island Farm Stable provided its first winner of the meeting when the two-year-old Colored Servant scored over Tiger Flowers. Cuddle ami five others in the fourth race. The success of lored Servant a!so marked the first triumph f jockey T. Pas-cuma over this track. Colored Servant had Tiger Flowers as his closest attendant at the end. but the winner was racing handily and with an advantage of one and one-half lengths. Tiger Flowers w:is forced to work his way from far back, but saved much ground and finished fast. Third place fell the way of Cuddle. Mimi showed some speed at times during the running, but was tiring at the end. Azure, from the .1. IfeQoo Stable and ridden by apprentire T. Maguire. registered one of the most easily accomplished victories of the meeting when she led home Busy Pay. Candy Rock and eight others that met in the owning race at three-quitrters. After being stubbornly foupht for the leadership in tie- first three-eighths she began to draw away from her rivals and. rrrnllll ■!■ with good stride. re:u-hcd the finish six lengths in advance of Busy Pay The latter, like Candy Hock, which ;iccounted for third, had t race around several of the others whTi moving up. The sixth race, given over to five of the U«-tter grade platers l»est . uited by a route of ground, resulted in a win for Ianeer, whuvb led his opponents throughout.

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