Ask Aunt Ada Victress In Feature at Suffolk: Scocca Rides Hecht Filly Out Smartly to Lead Home Easy Blend, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-14


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Ask Aunt Ada Victress In Feature at Suffolk SuffolkScocca Scocca Rides Hecht Filly Out Smartly to Lead Home Easy Blend BlendBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 13 Ask Aunt Ada a steadygoing daughter of Good Advice arid Mayi carried the white and green silks of Capt Henry H Hecht Baltimore sports man to victory in the featured Marblehead Claiming Purse at Suffolk Downs today before a crowd estimated at 11500 This sixfurlong dash carrying a purse of 1200 brought out the best field on an allclaim ¬ ing card The Good Advice filly was good enough to take command in the opening strides and lead throughout More than two lengths in the wake of the wipner at the finish MerryHo Stables Easy Blend fin ¬ ished in second place gaining that position by a comfortable margin It was a clos fit for the show award Mrs WestonW Adams recent acquisition Tetra Rock finishing a neck before Silver Tower Blue Booties finished ahead of the trailing Blue Lily to complete the field fieldDanny Danny Scocca was astride Ask Aunt Ada and after drawing clear through the stretch he took the Hecht filly under slight reserve Easy Blend and Tetra Rock battled along in closest pursuit of the leader with Silver Tower bringing up the rear Midway of the turn the MerryHo Stable representative made his bid and moved up briefly brieflyComing Coming into the stretch Ask Aunt Ada still was clear Scocca was taking no chances and heroused the filly several times with the whip with the result that the Hecht miss opened up a lead of a couple of lengths Easy Blend had given his best but simply was not up to defeating the consistent Marylandowned racer Ask Aunt Ada was favorite and paid 540 while negotiating the distance in 114 114The The racing was staged over one of the roughest tracks of the New England season this spring However the going improved steadily throughout the afternoon and it was a drying out strip as the program pro ¬ gressed

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