Cambridgeshire Triumphant: Defeats Towee and Friend Charley in Carter Hotel Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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CAMBRIDGESHIRE TRIUMPHANT Defeats Towee and Friend Charley in Carter Hotel Purse. 1 Jockey Fermin Rides Two Winners at Bain-bridge Park, Flaunt Repeating Recent Success for P. T. Chinn. GEAUGA LAKE, Ohio, May 25. The Carter Hotel Purse, at three-quarters of a mile, brought together one of the best fields that has yet gone to the post at Bainbridge Park and the winner was Cambridgeshire, which made his North American debut at Havana early this year and was victorious in one of the outstanding events of the season at Oriental Park. This was his second start of the Bainbridge meeting and he shared with Towee, the horse which finished closest to him, the distinction of carrying top weight. Cambridgeshires victory was easily achieved. He went to the front after rounding the far turn .nd then drew away as his rider pleased. Towee, which was in strong favor at post time, failed to run up to expectations in the early part of it, where he always shows to advantage, but when put to punishment in the stretch he made a game effort to catch the leader and made up some ground. Friend Charley, which defeated both these horses in the Inaugural Handicap, run over the same distance, was not a serious factor after Cambridgeshire took the lead. He saved ground, but tired in the stretch run, though he was good enough to save third money. Patsyette, which set the early pace, and Black Mammy also tired. Jockey A. Fermin rode Cambridgeshire and it was his second success of the afternoon. The track dried out some today under the warm sun rays. Closing strongly on the outside of the leaders while rounding the turn for home. Mast Lady raced in the best going thereafter and outstayed Must during the final test. Falsehood, the favorite, was forced into the heavier footing, and he naturally weakened after having set the early pace. Mast Lady was lightly regarded and returned the largest dividend of the meeting. After following the pace of Blue John until inside the final furlong of the second race, Copper gained steadily and wore down the flying leader in the last few yards by a narrow margin. It was another rousing finish. Blue John was much the best of the remainder. In the final drive, Relline outlasted Twill and Zode for the minor award during the stretch test. Pat C. wrested the lead from Trying and Dorothy Hicks while rounding the far turn in the third race and drew away in the stretch to win with ridiculous ease. Dorothy Hicks had little serious opposition for the second award during the final test. Favorite One outstayed the tiring Trying in the run home for third. The others were not serious factors. Col. Phil Chinns colors were to the fore once again when Flaunt registered his second success of the meeting in capturing the fourth dash. The Sun Flag gelding followed the pace of Sweepingly to the stretch head, then took command and held sway thereafter. Sideshow retained a safe margin over the others during much of the stretch run. Vesee came from the rear during the last quarter to beat the others home after Sweepingly tired.

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