Two More For McKinney: Tid Bit and Ranock Score Another Double Victory for Stable at Northampton Park., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-13


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TWO MORE FOR McKINNEY Tid Bit and Ranock Score Another AnotherDouble Double Victory for Stable at atNorthampton Northampton Park AKRON Ohio May 12 Al Smithas Va ¬ lence finishing with a great burst of speed next to the inner rail in the stretch got up in the final strides to snatch victory from Jibe in the sixth and principal race at Northampton Park Thursday afternoon Jibe held second place from the fastfinishing Antonio after having raced Lady Glassen and Snuffy into submission Rest Hour reared when the start came which eliminated him as a factor factorWith With autumnlike weather prevailing and rain threatening at any moment the attend ¬ ance was hardly up to the usual midweek day standard but the track was in excellent shape shapeW W A McKinney once more made it a double when Ranock carried his colors to an easy victory in the concluding dash in which he ran over the leaders with little effort during the last quarter quarterRose Rose Stark opened up a commanding early lead and was never seriously threatened dur ¬ ing the running of the opening race Spon ¬ taneous was best of the others othersSteadily Steadily improving her position Lure of Gold wore down the pacemaker Mercury in the stretch drive in the second race and outlasted him under mild urging Shortly after the start The Colonel tripped and went down broke a leg and had to be destroyed Jockey A McDonald who had the mount escaped with a shaking up upAt At no stage of the third race was Hoover in trouble Barbary Bush was a handy sec ¬ ond From a poor beginning Crestwood Boy made up much ground to beat the others home homeAfter After going half the distance in the fourth race Tid Bit took the lead never being headed thereafter and it marked her third successive victory at this meeting Royal Dick outstayed Stargo for the place honors Scare Crow pulled up decidedly lame after the running runningFirst First Light and Isosceles had the issue between them during the greater part of the fifth race and the former proved best Lou Shank was a creditable third This marked the third winner piloted by the good appren ¬ tice jockey L Hardy during the afternoon

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