Dodge City Registers Again at Narragansett: Whips High Name in Point Judith Purse for Third Straight Score, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-07


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Dodge City Registers Again at Narragansett NarragansettWhips Whips High Name in Point Judith Purse for Third Straight Score PAWTUCKET R I May 6 Dodge City a gelded son of Kantar and Anne Arundel from the M M Stable brought to a halt the run of successful favorites by taking the Point Judith Claiming Purse This one mile and seventy yards test served as the headline attraction on todays pro ¬ gram at Narragansett Park Following the winner over the line C P Sowers High Name took the place with A 5 Tarns Count dOr landing the show award awardThe The successful son of Kantar was earn ¬ ing his third consecutive purse of the meet ¬ ing The M M Stable performer has been showing steady improvement over his New Orleans form until today he had stepped up to meet his stoutest opposition in some time timeApprentice Apprentice Herbert Williams had the mount on Dodge City and while he came out of the stalls on top wisely took back as Star Boarder went out to establish the pace Going into the back stretch Star Boarder was showing daylight over the ultimate winner with High Name back in third place During the run down the far side of the track Star Boarder continued to race clear of his opposition High Name had moved up and raced almost abreast of Dodge City as they followed directly back of the pacemaker pacemakerIt It was not until the last fivesixteenths mile that Star Boarder began to weaken and High Name moving up on the outside managed to show in front before reaching the turn for home Williams elected a course on the inside with Dodge City and moved at the same time The three leaders came into the stretch heads apart with Dodge City moving into a lead of a half length with only a furlong remaining to be run runStar Star Boarder after losing the lead be ¬ gan to bear out slightly However High Name battled it out tenaciously but was not up to defeating the Kantar gelding as Dodge City came out to score by one length Rough News the favorite failed to cut any figure in the running although well enough placed during the early stages to be a factor had she been able to re ¬ spond to her riders call callDodge Dodge City paid 1080

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