Puritan Handicap At Suffolk Downs: Devalue, Under 117-Pound Impost, Is Out to Annex Fourth in Row in Sector, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-29


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Puritan Handicap At Suffolk Downs DownsDevalue Devalue Under 117Pound Impost Is Out to Annex Fourth in Row in Sector SectorBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 28 Topped by the Puritan Handicap racing secretary Charles McLennan has arranged a splendid pro ¬ gram for the weekend sport at Suffolk Downs Distance events dominate the card five of the eight events being at one mile or over The longest race of the day and one of the most popular from the specta ¬ tors point of view is the one mile and a half of the seventh a test for platers in the 1250 group groupOf Of the original 13 nominated for the 5000 added Puritan nine have been en ¬ tered overnight to contest this mile and a furlong feature Among those declining the issue was Mrs T Christophers Kingfisher who had been assigned top weight of 120 pounds poundsThe The post of honor now goes to Devalue the Espino fiveyearold being allotted 117 pounds This fellow turned in a big effort to triumph in the Paul Revere last Satur ¬ day bringing his score of victories in New England to three in a row Last weeks triumph was accomplished over a heavy strip and he is asked to pick up five pounds over that winning performance performanceFirebroom Firebroom Second High Weight Next in line to the high weight is R Fein bergs Firebroom with 115 pounds The Pot au Feu fouryearold delivered a smashing effort to finish third in the Gov ¬ ernors Handicap beaten a little over a length by Kmgfisher However in his Paul Revere engagement he failed to cut any figure in the running and led home but one of the field Trainer Harry Baker has stated that Firebroom is a nonmudder and that the heavy going mitigated against his chances last Saturday SaturdayAbbe Abbe Pierre in under 113 pounds de ¬ clined the issue in last Saturdays feature because of track conditions The English son of Brantome was a winner of a condi ¬ tion race in his only start of the meeting and the manner in which he accomplished his success won him many admirers admirersAnother Another held at 113 pounds is Mt Desert Stables Spiral Pass a filly that has not shown her true form in New England this spring However her training trials are outstanding outstandingNext Next in the list of weights is K Dorko under an impost of 109 pounds A beaten choice in the Brookline Purse Thursday the Balko colt is not regarded as at his best when asked to go the extended distance of the Puritan PuritanKsar Ksar of Audley will likely show some im ¬ provement over that recent fourth in the Suffolk Purse and has not been harshly treated under his burden of 108 pounds poundsThe The weights then scale to 105 the impost given Gondalina This daughter of Chal ¬ lenger and Flag Trick won here by five lengths under a claiming valuation of 4000 The two light weights of the com ¬ pany are Samhar and Paul Pry under 102 and 98 pounds respectively respectivelyAfter After a long stretch of bad weather and repeated off tracks predictions are that Saturdays sport will be run over a fast rac ¬ ing strip and the Eastern Racing Associa ¬ tion should play host to the largest gather ¬ ing of the meeting

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