Wilton Leaves Rivals Far Behind in Detroit Dash: Has Little Difficulty Beating Dedlock Two and Half Lengths, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-27


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Wilton Leaves Rivals Far Behind in Detroit Dash DashHas Has Little Difficulty Beating Dedlock Two and Half Lengths LengthsDETROIT DETROIT Mich May 26 Mrs M Georges Wilton beaten but a neck in his first start at the Detroit Fair Grounds found a field and a track to his liking today and scored an easy two and a half lengths victory in the first race raceAlertly Alertly ridden by Lavelle Buddy Ensor Wilton had little difficulty in trouncing his eight rivals and came to the end of the six furlongs sprint with something left Second honors in the dash went to W W Naylors Dedlock who held a two lengths advantage over C A Gullottas Happy Choice at the wire Hi Gold representative of Ivan H Parke and the favorite wound up fourth fourthWilton Wilton a recent invader from Mary ¬ land ran the distance over the slow track in 116 and third choice in the specu ¬ lation rewarded his supporters with odds of 32 to 1 1Taken Taken to the front immediately Wilton quickly established a fourlength lead and held to that margin during the run to the stretch while Dedlock raced in closest pur ¬ suit a length before Hi Gold Turning for home Ensor took the victor out in the middle of the track finding the better going and shaking up his mount Wilton easily retained his advantage to the finish finishDedlock Dedlock who unseated jockey Clyde Turk TurkContinued Continued on Page TwentyFour Wilton Leaves Rivals Far Behind in Detroit Dash DashHas Has Little Difficulty Beating Dedlock Two and Half Lengths LengthsContinued Continued from Page One Oneat at the gate before the start and who was ridden by Bobby Strange substituting for Turk made a game effort to catch the flying winner during the drive but he did not have the speed and stamina to accom ¬ plish that task Happy Choice could not get to the two leaders but she did finish well enough to down Hi Gold by a length and a half to attain minor honors honorsThe The silks of Mrs Earl H Beezley were carried to their first success of the current meeting when Call to Colors earned a two and a half length decision in the second race a sixfurlong sprint matching seven ordinary platers OK Sugar finished strongly to earn the place award and she held a twolength margin over the favored Tower Maid at the end endCall Call to Colors recently purchased by Mrs Beezley from Mrs John Zoeller found the dull strip to his liking and completed his task in 116 under an alert ride by Johnny Adams Overlooked somewhat in the wagering by the crowd of 9500 pres ¬ ent for the sport Call to Colors paid 1220 straight and completed the Daily Double worth 68

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