Furfiber in Game [...]: Gets Up in Final Strides to [...] Courageous Hardware.; Jones Racer in One of Best Efforts of Rockingham Meeting--Track Becomes Fast., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-08


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FURFIBSR N GAH Gets Up in Final Strides to toCourageous Courageous Hardvare Jones Racer in One of Best Efforts o oRockingham Rockingham Meeting Track TrackBecomes Becomes Fast SALEM N H June 7 Furfiber racing for Col W A Jones turned in one of the best efforts of the meeting to account for the Lawrence Purse one mile feature of Fridays program at Rockingham Park It was only in the final strides that the eon of Carlaris got up to drop his nose down in front of Golden Rods Stables Hardware Rough Party from the J Y Christmas string was third but four lengths in back of the leading pair Morpluck the well backed choice was fourth and Gov Sholtz was last to finish finishFurfiber Furfiber was under an impost of 116 pounds He was skillfully ridden by Leo Fallon Rough Party had the speed to take the lead early in the action Furfiber moved into second place and Morpluck had Hardware headed Gov Sholts dropped back to last place soon after the start a position he was to hold to the end endRough Rough Party was well out from the rail in the run through the back stretch Hard ¬ ware was called upon for improved speed near the five furlongs post and gained room on the inside when making his effort effortThe The Jones gelding was right there and when Rough Party and Hardware showed an inclination to increase their lead Fallon went to the whip to gain much ground Pol ¬ lard had resorted to the whip on Morpluck to no avail as the Morvich colt was unable to show improved speed speedMidway Midway on the turn the Golden Rod color bearer went up to take a short lead but Rough Party was not yet through arl had regained command within a few strides stridesOnce Once straightened but in the stretch Hardware went up to test Rough Party and took momentary command after the furlong post had been passed At this stage Furfiber was again placed under severe punishment and slowly moved up to the son of Scotch Broom BroomHardware Hardware was holding on in determined fashion and it was only in the final stride that the Carlaris gelding was able to show in front Rough Party quit through the last sixteenth and was four lengths back in third place placeWeather Weather conditions were greatly improved over the past two days and a noticeable increased attendance was on hand to wit ¬ ness many close fighting finishes over a rapidly drying out track that by the time the feature was decided was termed fast fastMaidwell Maidwell which narrowly missed in her last outing made good in a hard fought finish in defeating Queen Helen in the maid ¬ en five and a half furlongs test that was first on the card Joemac one that raced along in the first flight throughout was third Royal Lineage came in for consid ¬ erable support but despite energetic and punishing tactics of jockey H Schutte never was a prominent factor factorThe The second race was another maiden af ¬ fair and a split of the initial dash of the day Nipantuck racing for Guy Milton was returned the winner in a drive over Jean Lee from Mrs W C Weants establishment while Mrs J H Whitneys Love Lost was third a scant nose before Nervy Nella NellaIn In another fighting finish that marked the third race Flag Bearer reached the close a nose in front of Queen Vic with Great Lover the same distance away Flag Bearer made practically all the running for the five and a half furlongs except in the opening stages when he was led out of the stalls by Queen Vic and Protractor The contest was strictly among the three placed horses throughout throughoutJuvenile Juvenile platers had their Innings in the five furlongs in the fourth It provided Deliberate with the opportunity to take down his second purse of the meeting The son of Bubbling Over a rapid beginner weakened through the stretch and was be ¬ ing overtaken rapidly at the close though lasted to save the day for the favorite play ¬ ers by a neck over Armful Drawn Sword accounted for show honors honorsBenares Benares performing right back to his re ¬ cent splendid second turned in a sparkling performance to account for the fourth an ¬ other dash at five and a half furlongs The score of the Durbar II fouryearold was by a nose over Bride Elect Dove of Peace after establishing most of the running gar nered the show position My positionMy Purchase was an easy winner of the seventh race Mountain Elk followed the winner past the finish in second place and Belle Grier was third well in advance of the public choice Highest Point Jockey Nick Wall was astride the winner taking command in the stretch to draw away steadily steadilyJ J C Hamilton is training a quartet of juveniles for Mrs J C Hamilton and J L Johnson They are Bonford Chatantell Sir Rollie and Abbotsford The string ar ¬ rived from Toronto

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