Consistent Pat C. Victor: Pays Good Price despite Excellent Record This Year, Daily Racing Form, 1933-08-05


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CONSISTENT PAT C. VICTOR Pays Good Price Despite Excellent Record. This Year. Veteran Walter Lilley Astride Winner of Feature Race at Coney Island Track Slow. CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 4. Pat C, the four-year-old unsexed son of Stimulus and Medina, that races for H. G. Smith, Cincinnati owner, scored one of the most important victories of his career when under 120 pounds, he was an easy winner of the fifth race, that was the main attraction at the Coney Island course of the Cincinnati Jockey Club, this afternoon. C. C. Patricks "Pattsyette, the favorite, was second and Edward Haughtons Tar Water, also well regarded, third. After Dark, making her first start here and the light weight of the party, was fourth with Flowery Lady completing the small field of five. The Stimulus gelding had the services of the veteran Walter Lilley and although he was headed by After Dark when she came on the outside of the winner and Patsyette at the end of the first quarter, he responded well to Lilleys light urging and increased his lead in the run to the stretch. At that stage Patsyette made a mild challenge, but South attempted to come through on the inside with her and after being blocked, he was forced to go to the outside, which effort caused her to be headed by Tar Water midway in the stretch. While the pair were fighting it out for the minor honors, the winner continued well and the finish found him four lengths before Patsyette, which beat Tar Water by a length and a half. After her threat in the first quarter, After Dark dropped back and raced behind the leading trio in the final quarter. Flowery Lady was outrun throughout. Despite his consistent racing, which included a previous victory here and seven others this season, Pat C. was the fourth choice and rewarded his backers at 37 to 10. Under the top weight Pat C. ran the distance in 1:13. The track responded well to the efforts of the track crew and the heavy rains of the last two days aided in packing the cushion. It was slow for the program, but showed gradual improvement during the afternoon. The crowd was somewhat smaller than that of yesterday. Mose Goldblatt saddled another winner for C. V. Whitney when Enigmatic lasted to beat Nitten Nancy in the opener, which attracted eight maiden two-year-old fillies. Second went to Nitten Nancy, while Princess Leda beat the tiring Cherry Lass for third. The daughter of St. Germans and Bonnie Broom, ridden by G. South and the most regarded in the betting, was never far off the pace of Cherry Lass, and after disposing of her in the final furlong, held on gamely to be a half length before Nitten Nancy. The consistent Pent House registered his sixth success of the year in accounting for the second race. Angkor beat the fainthearted Fashion Show for second-place, with the latter a half length before Essential, which was equal choice with the winner and Angkor at odds slightly better than 3 to 1. Showing the most speed of the pack, Fashion Show raced into a six lengths lead in the opening quarter, but Pent House, which was showing the way to the others, gradually shortened that advantage and, taking command in the final sixteenth, was a length before Angkor at the end. A nose decided the five and one-half furlongs dash that served as the third, with Plunkett and Chinns well regarded Quidam gaining the decision. Gracious Lady was second and Fawn Leap third. Unable to dispose of Thunder Lou and Miss Universe while holding command, the daughter of Noel and Sophia. Gatewood, came again in the final furlong and wore down Gracious Lady, which reached the lead after entering the stretch. From a tardy beginning Fawn Leap finished strongly but was three lengths back of Gracious Lady. Garb, second choice, failed to offer any serious threat. Thomas Piatts Yarnallton scored his first victory of the year and the second of his career when he was an easy and popular winner of the fourth event. Amillian was second, with Red Boot best of the five others. After racing well back to the stretch, Yarnallton, ridden by G. Miller, came past the others and after heading Amillian inidway in the stretch, drew away into a two lengths advantage at the finish. While Dreamy Belle and Amillian dominated the race, Warble, which received good backing, was blocked while attempting to get through on the inside on the far turn.

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