Rain Mars Ladies Day: Unfavorable Weather Holds down Attendance at Fairmount Park, Daily Racing Form, 1932-09-28


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RAIN MARS LADIES DAY Unfavorable Weather Holds Down Attendance at Fairmount Park. Small Crowd Has Profitable After. noon as Early Favorites Succeed Ottie M. Finally Wins. , COLLINSVILLE, 111., Sept. 27 Dismal weather prevailed for the sport at the Fair-mount Park course of the Fairmount Jockey Club this afternoon. Heavy rains of last night and early morning put the racing strip in the worst condition of the meeting and showers shortly before racing hours kept the attendance on a par with that of Monday when the smallest crowd of the meeting was present. Although it was ladies day, the threatening weather was responsible for the fair sex attending in small numbers. Despite the adverse track conditions, the public enjoyed one of its best days in selecting the winners, with those most favored and second, choices accounting for a majority of the eight races. Again those from the claiming division held full sway on the program, with the best field of the afternoon parading for the Cahokia Park, the fifth event. It attracted a field of eight from the better grade of platers at one mile and seventy yards. W. H. Taylor saddled the winner when Mrs. E. L. Swikards Duelist showed a dis tinct preference for the heavy going when he led throughout to beat the fast-closing Dacite by three-parts of a length. Hal Dwyer accounted for Lie minor portion of the purs five lengths back. BAD ACTOR KUVERA. There was considerable delay at the stalls, due to the misbehavior of the heavily-backed Kuvera and when the field was dispatched the choice was off in a tangle. Fowler soon straightened him, but he went over sharply on Happy Lad and Hal Dwyer at the club house turn. J. Meyer soon had Duelist in the van and, outrunning Kuvera to the back stretch, drew away into a comfortable lead. Kuvera was showing the way to the others, but Dacite was offering him keen competition and when the field swung into the stretch, it was the latter that was closest to the ultimate winner. However, Duelist had something left and held on in game fashion to be in the lead at the end. Hal Dwyer, rfter overhauling Happy Lad, passed Kuvera in the final sixteenth to be six lengths in front of him at the wire. J. Goedecke, Jr.s Senator Seth scored one of the most decisive and popular victories of the meeting when he was returned the winner over a field of nine platers that engaged at three-quarters in the second race. Cash Play, making his second start in two days and well supported, raced to the place, with All Columbia third. Taken in hand soon after the start by apprentice A. Beck, Senator Seth followed the pace of Balzar and Cash Play untii nearing the three-sixteenths post, where he took command, to race into nearly a four-length lead at the finish. Cash Play, after giving way to the winner, held on to beat All Columbia by a length, while the latter led the fast-closing Terror by a half length. JUSTINA MAKES GOOD. Making her first start in three months, George Collins Justina got up in time to best Premeditate for the winners portion of the three-quarters introductory dash that engaged a field of seven of the better grade sprinting platers. Little Toots was third. After drawing away into a long lead in the opening quarter, Premeditate gradually gave way to the winner, which closed fast on the outside when Glenn Fowler urged her in the final forty yards to drive her past the line a half length in the van. The French Rose, a slight favorite over the victor, gave way to Little Toots in the final furlong, after being in closest pursuit of the leading pair. Eleven maiden juveniles accepted for the three-quarter third race and the winners portion went to Mrs. J. Sciaccalugas Ottie M., which was making her twenty-eighth appearance under colors. Chestnut Tree, showing improved form, was a head back of the winner. Jim Maiaw, which was favorite, finished third, two lengths back of the leaders. Chestnut Tree raced into a good lead in the run down the back stretch, but O. Clelland was bringing the ultimate winner up fast and the daughter of Omond held on gamely after gaining a head advantage midway of the stretch. Jim Macaw, after overhauling Easter Parade and Poor Pan in Continued on thirteenth page. RAIN MARS LADIES DAY Continued from first page. the opening quarter, was best of the others from there on, but was unable to prove a threat to the leading pair. Ottie M. was second choice. The Battle Ax Stable of C. O. Ray furnished the winner of the fourth race, which brought together a field of eleven lowly platers for a contest at six furlongs, when Monnie was returned an easy winner. Solus was second, a length and one-half back and a head before Pangloss, which was in close quarters the greater part of the trip. My Beauty, second choice to the winner, and Wingo alternated at setting the pace until reaching the stretch, where W. Dovett sent the victor to the lead and she held to her advantage during the final furlong. After breaking slowly, Pangloss rushed to the leaders and, unable to find racing room, Fowler waited until reaching the stretch, where he sent Pangloss to the inside and through the worst going. Domina registered the first success of the meeting for the locally-owned Blue Star Stable when she made every post a winning one in accounting for the mile and one-quarter sixth event. Hold Hard raced to the place, with Astrakhan third. Tommy Sauter had the winner in the lead soon after the start and, holding sway throughout, came to the finish with nearly a four-length margin. Gertrude Reade, the favorite, was fourth.

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