Hamburger Jim is Beaten: Finishes Second to Impeach in Ohio Purse at Bainbridge, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-27


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! HAMBURGER JIM IS BEATEN Finishes Second to Impeach in Ohio Purse at Bainbridge. J. Sylvester Rides My Letitia and , More Anon to Victory for C. A. Marone Donday Fails in Second Race. GEAUGA LAKE, Ohio, May 26. Hamburger Jim, which was a two-time winner during the Sportsmans Park meeting and had not been defeated since leaving New Orleans more than two months ago, failed to carry on his winning streak when he made his first start of the Bainbridge Park meeting today. The event was the Ohio Purse, at three-quarters of a mile, and it was won by Impeach, of the L. Clous stable. Hamburger Jim, under 114 pounds, displayed his usual early speed, but began to weaken when he reached the stretch and Impeach, running on the outside and improving as he went along, was quick to take advantage of the situation. He went on by the Whiskaway gelding to win easily. Lutie Schuster finished third. The filly tired somewhat, but was good enough to outstay Flying Silk, which was making her first start of the year. While at the post part of the equipment of Lutie Schuster was broken, causing a slight delay while being replaced. As the start came Flying Don wheeled with jockey R. Cheatham. The lad was unseated ,but escaped injury. He remounted and the Burks colorbearer galloped after his field far in the rear. C. A. Marones My Letitia graduated from the maiden ranks when jockey Joe Sylvester guided her to an easy victory in the initial dash after leading for most of the trip. After being shuffled back at the start, Bibboo found a clear passage next to the inner rail after rounding the far turn and raced into second place through the stretch. Bend-romel came from well back in the run home to finish a bang-up third. Ann Can and Lady Justice both tired badly after showing a flight of early speed. Overhauling Falmouth Belle, the pacemaker, at the turn for home in the second race, Run On drew out into a clear lead which he maintained through the stretch. Polly E. outlasted the tiring Bad News during the final test for the second award. Don-day, the favorite, began last, but came with a brilliant rush, too late to finish in the money. He was going strongest of all as the wire was reached. Falmouth Belle, the pacemaker, gave up in the last eighth. From a slow beginning Storm Angel closed ground rapidly after rounding the far turn in the third race and, under a hustling ride by jockey Gooler, he wore Harry Hieover down in the stretch, winning in a drive. Harry Hieover shook off The Abbot when entering the stretch and appeared an easy winner when a furlong out, but he weakened slightly nearing the end, although he was easily best of the others. The Abbot saved the minor award, although he finished tiring. C.A. Marone and jockey J. Sylvester made it a double for the afternoon when More Anon retained a comfortable margin throughout the running of the fourth race. Closing a wide gap, Step Pretty came from the rear through the stretch and easily disposed of the others. Lugano and Golden Storm were prominent from the start and Lugano eventually outstayed the Thunderstorm gelding for third. Carnival suddenly dropped out of contention at the far turn. The racing was staged over a good track, but as the afternoon progressed rain threatened. It was ladies day and the fair sex attended in goodly numbers.

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