Yar Captures Fourth Purse at Downs; Eleven Match Strides in Pimlico Oaks: Marksman Trails Finch Racer Home; Length and Half Separates Pair in Principal Offering--Shiny Penny in Front Again, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-05


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Yar Captures Fourth Purse at Downs Eleven Match Strides in Pimlico Oaks Marksman Trails Finch Racer Home HomeLength Length and Half Separates Pair in Principal Offering Shiny Penny in Front Again AgainLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 4 C N Finchs Yar who began the Kentucky season cam ¬ paigning with the lowly selling platers has improved his station steadily since then and today he sprinted to victory in the Mocking Bird Valley Purse the Churchill Downs feature for his fourth victory since he arrived from Hot Springs He raced past the tiring leaders in the last eighth mile and in covering the six furlongs in 112 on a fast track won by a length and a half with Marksman second and Three Percent third thirdYar Yar ridden by Robert Reeves who han ¬ dled four winners here yesterday was per ¬ mitted to remain well back of the leaders for the first half mile and then he made his bid Brought to the outside for the drive he worked his way forward rapidly and eventually got to the front inside the last sixteenth drawing out to win in con ¬ vincing fashion fashionThe The victory was the thirteenth of the Kentucky season for owner Finch Jeffer sonville Indiana breeder horseman and veterinarian His other winners here were Drollon who has been in front three times Surgeon Dick and Be Calm who have taken two purses each and Gay Youth and Ubiquitous who have one victory each to their credit creditThree Three Percent Disappointing Third ThirdIn In taking second honors in the Mocking Bird Valley Marksman also made up ground but he could not get to the winner while finishing a half length before the faltering Three Percent The latter dis ¬ played high early speed running the first half mile in 46 but he faded badly hi the last threesixteenths threesixteenthsFourth Fourth in the field of eight was Little Kiss while those rounding out the field were Makeshift Clarksville Jean Ferrante and Last Chick Three Percent was the favorite the winner paying 1160 for 2 in the mutuels mutuelsBest Best of the other races was the fourth styled the Lebanon Junction Claiming Purse and it saw Mrs William Causeys Shiny Penny win in decisive fashion from four other threeyearolds who oppgsed him at seven furlongs F A Smith sent him to the front at the beginning and the colt did not have to be punished to hang up his second victory of the meetig and his third of the year He was one of the most pronounced favorites of the meeting meetingContinued Continued on Page ThirtyOne Yar Takes Fourth Purse at Downs DownsTakes Takes Measure of Marksman In Main Event Shiny Penny Proves Best in Secondary SecondaryContinued Continued from Page One Onethe the odds against his chances being only 3 to 10 Vacuum Cleaner was closest to the son of Torchilla at the end while Burning Sands was third thirdShiny Shiny Pennys victory gave Jockey Smith his second saddle success of the day for in the second event he piloted Mrs Emil Denemarks Limitation to a popular triumph over six and a half furlongs Winning Chance was second here and True Star third thirdTha Tha program opened with a test of six and a ha f furlongs for sprinting platers and it resulted in victory for J A Prices Batter handled by Charles Swain He was in front all the way and won by two lengths from Greenock Flame as Bit o Brown beat the others in the field of 12 Twoyjearold 12Twoyjearold maiden fillies met in the third race a dash of four and a half fur ¬ longs and a onesided winner was Gold State owned by Bianchi and Williamson and guided by Chalmer Basham This daughter of Maedic and Brilliant State broke alertly soon left her rivals behind and had an advantage of five lengths at the wire Say Miss accounted for second honors while third fell to Ste Frances

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