Here and There on the Turf: Vale Victorian Good Colt; Fetched ,500 as Yearling; Identity Marches Along; Cavalcade May Race Soon, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-21


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Here and There on the Turf Vale Victorian Good Colt Fetched 1500 as Yearling Identify Marches Along Cavalcade May Eace Soon Mrs Silas Mason is doing very well in racing this season what with a firstclass handicap horse in Head Play a near tops among the threeyearolds in Sun Portland and a very good twoyearold in Vale Vic ¬ torian The latter has only recently come to the front but gives considerable promise of staying there and although he is yet young in racing a romantic story can be told about him Vale Victorian named in memory of his sire which died prematurely made a show of his ten rivals in the Wood ¬ ward Stakes at Detroit Wednesday includ ¬ ing several of the smartest juveniles so far developedthis season The track was heavy but the black son of Victorian and Aroma by Santry triumphed by four lengths step ¬ ping the five furlongs in 101 Eight of his opponents were winners of their last starts and another had finished second in the Washington Park Juvenile Stakes StakesThe The Woodward Stakes marked Vale Vic ¬ torians fifth competitive effort and his sec ¬ ond cleancut score However he ran a dead heat with Beauflower just prior to the De ¬ troit feature but would have won had not Charles Kurtsinger became a trifle over ¬ confident through the stretch Before ap ¬ pearing at the Motor City course the Mason youngster displayed excellent form at Bel mont Park where in his last start he was narrowly beaten by Delphinium and White Cockade in the National Stallion Stakes hanging on tenaciously to the end after forcing the pace throughout He carried level weight of 122 pounds with those smart colts Prior to that he was unplaced in his first start and graduated in his second Trainer J Thomas Taylor will take him to Arlington Park along with Head Play and Sun Portland to accept his engagement in the Hyde Park Stakes and Arlington Fu ¬ turity turityAt At the FasigTipton Company auctions at Saratoga last August the black colt from Aroma was among the get of Victorian con ¬ signed by Duntreath Farm which is the Kentucky thoroughbred nursery maintained by Silas Mason The youngster was knocked down to Arnold Hanger for 1500 the latter purchasing the colt because he believed he was cheap at the price and also because he was a halfbrother to Try Too which had been the first good winner for the Warm Continued on thirtysixtt page HERE AND THERE ON THE TUR Continued from second page Stable when that establishment came into beins a half dozen years ago Try Too won the Hyde Park Stakes Fort Dearborn and Queen City Handicap Hanger was a part ¬ ner in the Warm Stable along with Mason After acquiring the Victorian colt Hanger prevailed upon Mrs Mason to add the youngster to her modest but highly success ¬ ful stable and the colt displayed so much promise in his early trials that he was named in honor of his sire Despite a muddy track Narragansett Park was away to a good start in the first of the three meetings it will stage this sea ¬ son The King Philip Handicap served as the feature cnd resulted in considerable dis ¬ appointment when Identify from the high ¬ ly successful Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt sta ¬ ble just failed to defeat Dark Hope the representative of J W Y Martin another Maryland sportsman which the Man o War fouryearold had defeated handily in their last meeting which was in the Rockingham Park Handicap on Saturday Identify was giving Dark Hope three pounds in carrying 116 whereas they were equally weighted at the Salem course Nevertheless he could have won in another stride after having relinquished the lead further up the stretch stretchWith With Discovery failing to come through this season so far perhaps because his gruelling performance in the Maryland Handicap at Laurel last fall when he was not in prime fettle took something out of him that cant be replaced Identify has kept the Vanderbilt colors in a prominent posi ¬ tion in handicap racing Beginning with the Toboggan at Belmont the son of Man o War and Footprint which was claimed last fall for 3500 has won five such events this season and judging by his effort in the King Philip he is not through yet Dark Hope which nosed out Identify in the Paw tucket special is a sixyearold gelding by Traumer and is just about the best horse that Germanbred stallion has produced in this country countryAt At the last minute Robert A Smith has nominated the Brookmeade Stables Caval ¬ cade for the Detroit Challenge Cup weight forage test at a mile and threesixteenths to be run a week from tomorrow The en ¬ try of the fouryearold son of Lancegaye and Hastily coming as it does at the final hour of closing is an indication that Smith is satisfied with the colts condition Caval ¬ cade suffered several bad cuts when he stumbled at the start of the Suburban Han ¬ dicap and threw jockey John Gilbert and has done no racing and very little training since For that reason he is passing up the Brooklyn Handicap but Smith is very hope ¬ ful the colt will be ready for the Detroit special to which will be added 25000 The weight arrangement is just to Cavalcades liking

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