Erin Torch Wins Again: Claim of Foul Against Winner, Third during the Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-28


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ERIN TORCH WINS AGAIN « Claim of Foul Against Winner, Third During the Meeting. 1 Homewood Stewards Deliberate Ten Minutes Before Making Finish Official. » HOMEWOOD, III., June 27.— The speedy and versatile Erin Torch, unsexed son of Torchilla and Irish Polly, carried Charles T. Fishers Dixiana colors to another victory at Washington Park today, but once more, the third time during the meeting, there was a claim of foul against the Detroit-owned youngster. The claim lodged by J. Longden, who rode Dilwin, which finished second, was not quickly dismissed, the stewards declining to act until they had questioned other riders in the race, and received the report of the patrol judge. As a result of the long questioning and investigation of the race, the result was not confirmed until fully ten minutes after Longden had made his protest. According to the stewards, the testimony of E. Arcaro, who rode the winner; C. Mc-Tague, who had the mount on Kentucky Blues, and the report of the patrol judge, indicated that no foul was committed by the winner. Erin Torch accepted for the Mohawk Purse, a dash of five furlongs and co-feature with *the mile Marquette Road Purse, for older horses. Six lined up with the Dixiana gelding at the post, but they were outclassed by the winner, and it was unfortunate that some crowding in which Dilwin was knocked completely out of contention, marred the race. Sandy Boy, Sandy Beach and Kentucky Blues also figured in the jam. . After racing past his entangled opponents into the lead, Erin Torch raced far away from his rivals and was in safe command of the situation as Dilwin came up in the stretch racing to account for second, six lengths back and three before Galmica. The latter tired after a long stay in second place. Erin Torchs time of 1:03% marked a fine performance over the stiff, heavy course. He was a pronounced choice. f GLITTERING IMPRESSIVELY. Glittering, furnished by Charles Bacha-rachs Southland Stable and an outsider in the betting, navigated the tough course to a decisive triumph over Count Tetrarch, Eire Advance, Ann ORuley and three others in the companion feature. The New Orleans-owned winner got away from his rivals on the turn and, continuing strongly ior the full distance, was past the line of finish about four lengths before Count Tetrarch. The wider margin of six lengths intervened between the latter and Fire Advance. Ann ORuley, which received a bulk of the play, tired badly after racing well to the stretch turn. Bright weather brought a big increase in attendance, and despite added uncertainty in track conditions, the betting was brisk. Mrs. E. Oros Texas-bred Bonnie Dream opened the day in what no doubt was pleasing style for most of the patrons, as she was favored to defeat the nine that opposed her in the first race, for two-year-olds, and quite a shout went up as she raced home a driving winner. The second choice, Moll, raced to second place a length back. She was in front for almost five-eighths and while failing to hold the winner, fought it out stubbornly to the finish, where she led Engelic Monk, which accounted for third by a length and one-half. ANOTHER FOR LOWENSTEIN. Jake Lowenstein saddled his second winner in two days, this time for his own account, when Stout Heart won in cheap three-year-old maiden competition in the second race at six furlongs. The Lowens,tein performer led throughout and won easily with Mighty Quick second and Chance Dame third. Five others also competed. After making the early pace under stout restraint, the winner came away in the stretch and was racing well in hand as he passed the finish a length and one-half Continued on fifteenth page. I ® f ! s s j. d - g s 1- e e i- r, l- r- e C- r- " 9 9 t, w it r- is y it is s ERIN TORCH WINS AGAIN Continued from first page. before his nearest opponent. Mighty Quick was six lengths before Chance Dame at the close, Our Prince, which forced the early pace, faltering badly in the stretch. With the favorite, Lily May, experiencing a rather rough journey, Gibbys Choice and Prince Sulieman were the ones to fight it out for major honors in the seven furlongs third race. Lily May finished third. She jumped into an early lead but Flight of Gold overtook her on the turn and forced back as Flight of Gold bore over before racing clear, she had not returned to good stride when Gibbys Choice and Prince Sulieman raced into first and second places on the stretch turn. Thereafter it was Gibbys Choices race though Prince Sulieman came on to finish within a length of the G. B. Scallon veteran. The choice was three lengths farther back. Harold Wiley, making his first start under the colors of A. A. Young, who purchased him earlier in the day, was a decisive win-l- ner over seven other maiden three-year-n olds in the fourth race. This was a split of the second, with the six furlongs dis« tance prevailing. Second and third places were held by Weelukie and Bonnie Princess. Saved in the early stages, which saw Wee-it lukie and Imprimis alternating in the pace-making, the winner moved into command when called upon in the stretch and was racing easily two and one-half lengths be-l- fore Weelukie at the finish. Tiring badly in the drive, Imprimis lost third by a big margin to Bonnie Princess.

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