Kansas Carries Off Honors at Suffolk: Runner-Up Award To Barbara Childs; Successful Sheppard Racer In Front-Running Triumph, Winning by Half-Length, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-27


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Kansas Carries Off Honors at Suffolk RunnerUp Award To Barbara Childs ChildsSuccessful Successful Sheppard Racer In FrontRunning Triumph Winning by HalfLength HalfLengthBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 26 Kansas from the string of L B Sheppard turned in his best effort of the year to triumph in the one mile of the Suffolk Purse an allowance offering that topped the midweek pro ¬ gram at the East Boston course B S Campbells Barbara Childs an outsider in the field of seven took the place and had the successful Sun Briar fiveyearold ex ¬ tended to the utmost to accomplish his victory Samhar the only threeyearold in the field coupled with Itabo as the C S Bromley and J H Miles entry took third place while his stable companion was fifth after having fought it out for the lead during the initial half mile mileThe The feature offering carried a purse of 1800 with Firebroom drawing the bulk of the support However the Mrs R Fein berg representative after trailing his com ¬ pany into the back stretch was sent to the outside The Pot au Feu fouryearold moved up gradually but when placed under severe pressure was found wanting and only led one of the company Navy to the iline ilineTakes Takes Short Lead Kansas Barbara Childs and Itabo went to the first turn closely locked with Kan ¬ sas emerging into a short lead by the time he back stretch was reached Turnbull permitted the Sun Briar fiveyearold to step right along and with half the distance completed had daylight showing over his closest attendant Itabo and Barbara Childs took turns at chasing after the leader leaderThe The Sheppard colorbearer continued to race clear and reached the stretch turn a length to the good Itabo had given up and began to drop back Tammaro had saved something for the closing test and placed Barbara Childs under punishment The Clock Tower filly readily moved to the lead ¬ er and raced at his saddle girth Through the final furlong Kansas refused to yield an inch Barbara Childs fought it out gamely but simply was not up to overtaking the winner For a brief instance after straightening out into the stretch by virtue of saving considerable ground Ksar of Aud ley loomed up as a potential threat How ¬ ever he failed to close any ground under pressure and the lightly weighted Samhar beat him to the finish by a head headAn An enthusiastic crowd numbering 9532 was on hand to view the sport

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