Baroni Colors First: Madwind Scores in Hard Drive by a Neck over All Rowes, Daily Racing Form, 1933-08-02


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BARON! COLORS FIRST Madwind Scores in Hard Drive by a Neck Over All Rowes. Second Winner of Meeting for Reno " Turfman General Parth Makes Good for Backers. CICERO, 111., Aug. 1 A. A. Baroni, Reno turfman who has been saddling his share of winners annually at Hawthorne for several years, sent out his second winner of the present meeting, which opened yesterday, when his Madwind, unsexed four-year-old son of Wildair, led throughout in the Nordic Purse. This was one of the features of a well patronized program and the distance was one mile and a sixteenth. The Baroni performer, a pronounced choice in the betting, was ridden by W. D. Wright, who got him home in a driving finish and a neck before K. E. Hitts All Rowes. Rocky News, Spartan Lady and Jim Dandy were the only other contestants and they drove to the finish in that order, Rocky News landing the minor honors slightly more than a length back of the runner-up and two lengths before Spartan Lady. Although Wright made considerable use of the winner in sending him along and into a decisive lead before the first half-mile had been covered, the over-confident manner in which Lee Humphries rode All Rowes offset the victors excessive early effort and some close observers were satisfied that under a better judged ride the Hitt filly might have reversed the finish with the victor. GAINING AT FINISH. As Madwind sped along far in front, Humphries was content to maintain a snug hold on All Rowes until she had reached the final five-sixteenths, where she came through fast and in the final stages was swiftly getting to the Baroni gelding. Rocky News held on in slightly improved fashion and like the runner-up was going in steady fashion as the race drew to a close. The Nordic Purse shared feature honors with the Maplewood, which engaged five three-year-olds over the same route and also resulted in a thrilling finish when C. T. Graysons Hope to Do was only a head better than the Shandon Farms At Top. Third money went to the Le Bus Brothers, who were represented by Red Roamer, with Big Red and French Knight rounding out the quintet. Red Roamer had a decided call in the betting and the winner returned generous odds for those who supported him to make this his third victory in five starts this season. TIPTONS SUPERB RIDING. Like Madwind, the Grayson gelding set his own pace and while he was racing along with a four-length advantage on the stretch turn, At Top was so sharply blocked while trying to get through on the inside of French Knight that it no doubt saved the day for the winner, which eventually tired badly and it required almost superb riding for A. Tipton to keep him going long enough to score. Although he never threatened the winner and in the stretch run bowed to At Top, Red Roamer gave a good account of himself and held on well to be within a length of At Top and two lengths before Big Red at the finish. French Knight quit badly in the final quarter. Rain that fell in downtown Chicago shortly before racing hours missed the track and while showers during the night left the course dull for the morning training, it was at its best for the afternoon. The noon showers over the Loop and much of Chicago probably kept some devotees away, yet the crowd was almost as large as on opening day. The S. W. Labrot stable, one of the most successful at the Arlington Park meeting, furnished its first Hawthorne winner when Liberty Oak ran home in front of Amscray, Fire Star and nine others from among the cheaper two-year-olds in the first race. The youngsters met over five and one-half furlongs and the running saw the winner race from behind Cooleys pace and win under strong riding as Amscray, which raced wide from a sluggish start, was getting up for second place over Fire Star. Cooley tired badly in the final furlong. H. Schutte also had the mount on the winner of the second race, another under the lower claiming scale and for two-year-olds, when General Parth, the Peconic Stable colt, got a very close decision over the Shandon Farms Owen. A length back and well in the van of the others. Peadeeque. whose fractiousness was largely responsible Continued on eighteenth page. BARONI COLORS FIRST Continued from first page. for a long post delay, garnered the minor honors and there were nine others in his wake. All of the final leaders raced from behind the early pace of Grey Hip and Mamie D., and the winner also charged from behind Owen and Peedeeque, with a fine rush in the closing two of the five and one-half furlongs. Another nose finish resulted in the third race for which twelve of the poorer grade three-year-olds comprised the field, and L. J. Narbut provided the winner in his useful Night Jasmine. Her close rival at the finish of the six and one-half furlongs was Vic-torium, which was lucky to move through on the inside of the leading Alpers on the stretch turn and they were six lengths in front of Ladykin, which filled third position with plenty to spare over Representative. A. Tipton rated the winner close to the early pace and, after gradually sending her to the front past Alpers and Victorium, had to keep right after her to retain the lead over the stubborn Victorium which, despite his failure to withstand the winners challenge for the lead, held on in determined fashion. Alpers tired badly in the stretch. The fourth race also resulted in a local triumph when Hour Zev, carrying Mrs. F. M. Grabners colors and one of the choices, easily turned back Le Bruyere and seven others. The race was at six and one-half furlongs and Moorish Amulet, a rank outsider, reached the judges in third place, only a neck back of Le Bruyere, which was defeated by three lengths. After running along under steady restraint for the first half mile the victor easily overtook the leaders and J. Kacala had him going easily during the. approach to the finish, where Le Bruyere, which tired, had all he could do to save second. After racing with the leaders to the stretch, Happy Anne, the favorite, tired badly and was the sixth to finish.

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