Market Wise Narrow Victor in Ballot; Chicago-Owned Horses Capture Purses: Whips Boysy Head In Stretch Charge; Shut Out Winds Up Last in Little Suburban--Invader Annexes Corinthian Chase, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-26


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MARKET WISE By winning the Ballot Handicap yesterday the Tufano ace acedemonstrated demonstrated his readiness for Mondays Suburban a race in which he was wasreturned returned victorious last season Market Wise Narrow Victor in Ballot ChicagoOwned Horses Capture Purses Whips Boysy Heed In Stretch Charge ChargeShut Shut Out Winds Up Last in Little Suburban Invader Annexes Corinthian Chase ChaseELMONT ELMONT L I N Y May 25 Market Wise Louis Tufanos Marise Farms 500 To Boot horse probably raced his way into favoritism to repeat his 1942 triumph in the Suburban Handicap on Memorial Day when he captured the mile and a fur ¬ long Ballot Handicap before a gathering of 12760 excited Metropolitan racegoers at Belmont Park this afternoon afternoonComing Coming from next to last off a blister ¬ ing pace atop the quartermile home lane the topweighted Brokeds Tip horse thrust courageously through the field of six others in this little Suburban and defeated Tom Heards Boysy a dramatic head on the post in the sparkling time of 149 Glen Rid ¬ dles featherweighted Soldier Song was third a length away and inches jn ad ¬ vance of another lightweight Great Rush RushThe The favored colt Shut Out after tip ¬ toeing along in a hammer and tongs speed duel the first seven furlongs faded to last place placeFast Fast Early Pace PaceThis This affair was the more interesting of two features on a remarkably attractive off day presentation In the thirty eighth edition of the Corinthian Steeple ¬ chase which was the afternoons nominal headliner Mrs F Ambrose Clarks entry of Invader and Boojum II were first and third respectively with H E Talbotts Brother Jones splitting the Long Island owned team Invader earned 2945 through this initial triumph of the season while paying his backers 1130 Market Wises pulsequickening performance rewarded his followers at the rate of 12 for 2 2The The track was dry and fast for todays program and Shut Out hung out some fancy times for the early stage of the Ballot Handicap while killing off Ahamo and in turn eventually yielding to Boysy The way stations were clocked in 23 46 110 and 136 136It It was the consensus that this effort will benefit Shut Out who carried a steadier of 124 The winner was aided and abetted by the swift early pace He was top weight under 126 pounds and was ridden by the skilful beginner O Grohs GrohsThe The promise of some of the classiest competition of the spring season here both on the flat and through the field brought a fairsized attendance to the huge Nassau County course Though favorites won it was a most pleasant and rewarding mat ¬ inee of thoroughbred sport from a specta ¬ tor standpoint Market Wise broke with his field in the theContinued Continued on Page Twenty Four Market Wise Wins Little Suburban SuburbanCloses Closes Fast to Whip Boysy By Head Shut Out Finishes Last Invader Victorious VictoriousContinued Continued from Paoe One OneBallot Ballot but made no effort to keep pace with the earlier beginners and had only Great Rush headed in the run through the far lane laneOn On the long turn home he began his winning maneuver Grohs started to take the overland but slammed through a hole that presented itself at the hot corner cornerAt At the furlong marker Shut Out was in reverse gear and Market Wise gave the impression of finishing more rapidly than actually he did for the field was coming back to him after the sizzling early pace Boysy whom he spotted 15 pounds gave way to his challenge at the sixteenth post and he maintained his advantage until the bitter end with characteristic grit gritBoysy Boysy was right on the pace all the way finally outlasting Shut Out in their duel and then hanging on tenaciously when Market Wise challenged challengedSoldier Soldier Song was never more than three lengths back and ran an even race under 102 tor finish third He was well placed at all times and was beaten just a length and a head headThe The field raced at weights two pounds below their Suburban assignments with the exception of Soldier Song who carries 105 in the holidays traditional fixture fixtureInvader Invader making his second appearance of the year improved a bit over his recent third to Iron Shot to capture the thirty eighth Corinthian Steeplechase for Mrs P Ambrose Clark ClarkJumping Jumping flawlessly and prominently all the way under Merriweather Invader came to the end of this about two miles a neck before H E Talbotts Brother Jones Four lengths away the winners stablemate Boo jum II was third and Knights Quest the weary pacemaker finished fourth Attesting to handicapper Parks skill five of the starting field of eight entered the front field and headed for the last hedge racing abreast while the first two engaged in a duel of fascinating stubbornness all through the run in inMandingham Mandingham Becomes Cropper CropperThe The only misadventure of the Corinthian befell perhaps the classiest member of the field when the soregoing Mandingham carrying 156 pounds and pegging the pace closely all the way came a cropper at the final hedge He appeared to have dam aged his right foreleg and was removed in the horse cart though he could hobble about when he recovered his breath and got to his feet assisted by his saddened rider E Roberts RobertsThe The first division of the class C Okapl Handicap resulted in a twoply tally for Preston Burchs charges Howe Stables Cassis and Longchamps Baby Dumpling the favorite Woolf drove Cassis from off the pace through the final eighth to win by two and onehalf lengths in 111 The o her moved through between horses in the final strides for second a head before the tired Miss Q Seven ran Happy Note was the shortwinded pacemaker as is his cus ¬ tom The entry paid 490 490The The second half of the Okapi was inter ¬ esting especially fer the reason that it marked the resumption of the racing career of Alfred Vanderbilts Petrify champion juvenile filly of 1941 who had made her last previous start in the Selima of that year yearPetrify Petrify had good speed for a half mile carrying the favored Ariel Lad along in 45 then retired Ariel Lad was three lengths in front at the furlong post but succumbed by a neck to the rush of Mrs Clyde Phillips Vain Prince who was last of the sextet out of the gate

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