R. N. Vestal Silks In Front: Indian Salute Defeats Hokuao in Dallas Feature Event--Hanauer Astride the Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-06


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R N VESTAL SILKS IN FRONT Indian Salute Defeats Hokuao in1 Dallas Feature Event Hanauer r v Astride theWmher DALLAS Texas May 4 Showing Im provement over his previous races and a fondness ifor the muddy track Indian Salute carried R N Nc c Vestals silks to victory in the Dallas Country Club Handicap that feaf tured a riddled program offered for the second Saturday of racing at Fair Park here this afternoon He reachedthe end of the mile race that was worth 1195 to his Texas owner slightly more than a length before Ji L Roberts Hawaiianbred Hokuao which led J A Blackwellff Get Along by five lengths for second Show Boy under C E Davisons colors saved fourth from Rip Van Winkle and Blessed Event which completed the small field of six that started startedRidden Ridden by the diminutive Charles Han ¬ auer and first to begin the gelding beat the speedy Get Along in the run to the chute and under urging thereafter shook off the repeated challenge of Hokuao to be drawing away at the end endAlways Always in advance of the others Get Along was sent wida near the stretch turn but responding fast when straightened out he got up to head Show Boy at the end While Blessed Event was eased after seven eighths when he showed a dislike for the adverst track Show Boy improved his po ¬ sition steadily to take fourth laurels Rip Van Winkle tired after reaching third place nearing the final furlong furlongThe The winner favored by 105 pounds ran the mile in 145 and paid 930 for each 2 straight Hokuao was the favorite at odds better than 5 to 4 4The The weather man dealt his most severe blow of the meeting when a steady rain that commenced to fall shortly before midnight lasted all during the morning and until nearly the opening of the program A slight letup was responsible for a crowd esti ¬ mated at 5000 being present Showers fell intermittently during the afternoon and the patrons were forced to remain in the stands clubhouse enclosure and other points of shelter shelterAlthough Although nine races were carded with ¬ drawals in the ninth caused a cancellation of this event and only eight were offered offeredPJaters PJaters of mediocre caliber raced a mile and a quarter in the J Durrell Padgitt Claiming Purse which supported the feature and this produced an easy victory when the Baseline Stables Chips led O C Craigs Frigate Bird L A Stephens well backed Southard and three others to the finish finishTaking Taking command soon after the start the winner which was ridden by Jessa Johnson led from there on to be three lengths before Frigate Bird at the Jend The latter was two lengths before Southard which beat Friend Fred a head for minor honors honorsSupplanting Supplanting Brimfield at forcing the pace after fiveeighths Friend Fred was forced to lose ground on the turns and had little left when Frigate Bird and Southard made their belated charges chargesA A surprise and driving finish came with the threequarters sprint that opened the program when the Skaal Stables Ann What lasted to beat Carbines Comet Pharenough which forced the pace for fiveeighths was third a length and a half back of Carbines Comet and half a length before Flaghorn which tired after holding third place from the start Under good urging from the start and ridden by W Lowe the winner drew clear after threeeighths but after attain ¬ ing a good lead tired fast in the final furlong Working his way forward steadily and saving ground entering the stretch Car ¬ bines Comet overtook the leaders rapidly to be only a short neck back of the winner at the end endThe The Texasbred Flag Bearer now in his ninth year scored his third straight victory and the fifth this year when he led Baby Sweep Claremont and four others to the finish of the George course dash that served as the second race Fractious at the start but first to commence the son of Porte Dra peau carried the colors of Mrs J L Wilson to a driving triumph The finish found him threequarters of a length before Baby Sweep which led Claremont by some three lengths for second With the exception of Moonsan which held third place when the field reached the end of the chute the others were never prominent prominentLotofus Lotofus useful John P Grier filly which races for J G Brown scored ihe fourth vic ¬ tory of her career in turning back the well backed Plucky Jack Blind Pig The Flank man a stable companion of Plucky Jack and five others that started in the Charles Turner Purse which served as the third event eventRidden Ridden by Charles Parvin and hustled into command soon after the start the winner drew away from Blind Pig before leaving the back stretch but was put to strong pres ¬ sure in leading Plucky Jack by a neck at the end The latter slow to begin and forced to improve his position in the heaviest part of the going was sent to the middle of the track for the stretch run and in a few more strides would probably have worn the leader down After forcing the pace to the stretch Blind Pig tired rapidly in the drive

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