Turfs War Aid Sum at ,000,000; Bushwhacker Triumphs in 1943 Debut: Gets Neck Verdict Over Proud Sister; Walmac Homebred Indicates Readiness for Engagement In ,000 Steger Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-02


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Turfs War Aid Sum at 4000000 Bushwhacker Triumphs in 1943 Debut Gets Neck Verdict Over Proud Sister Walmac Homebred Indicates Readiness for Engagement In 5000 Steger Handicap HandicapSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 1 Walmac Farms Bushwhacker returned to competition in winning form after being inactive since midwinter when he won the Carolan Hotel Purse a sprint of six furlongs that featured the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs program at Hawthorne this afternoon Pointing for Saturdays engagement in the Steger Hand ¬ icap Bushwhacker ran the threequarters of a mile on a good track in l15Vs and won by a neck as Erlanger Stables Proud Sister beat Ben Endovinas Vinum a similar margin for the place prize prizeBushwhacker Bushwhacker ridden by Andy LoTurco was steadied along while racing wide over the early furlongs but approaching the final quarter he was subjected to pressure The son of Chance Shot responded wil ¬ lingly and steadily moved forward getting up near the end to receive the decision of the judges In forging to the front the Walmac horse went over slightly on Proud Sister and he might have intimidated her just enough to cause her defeat for she appeared to many to be best bestVinum Vinum also turned in a splendid per ¬ formance but he did not hit his best stride until he reached the last quarter Turning into the home stretch he was in front of only one horse but he closed powerfully and with a little more distance he might have been winner winnerEight Eight Contestants ContestantsEight Eight took part in the sprint with Chip amink leading home the others including the favorite Lady Liberty and the well supported Hi Diddle Lady Liberty showed the way for a half mile and then gave way badly while Hi Diddle displayed nothing dropping into last place on the turn and remaining there thereAlthough Although not the favorite Bushwhacker was well supported paying a little more than 4 to 1 in the mutuels mutuelsThrough Through the combined efforts of C N Finchs Gay Youth in the first race and William Boganowskis Brown Mask in the second the Daily Double today paid 44360 the largest of the meeting meetingGay Gay Youth ridden by Chalmer Basham raced past the leaders in the home stretch and reached the end of the six and one half furlongs in front by four lengths to account for his victory NaniLeonai was in front by the same margin at the half mile post but then she quit to a walk and finished far back in the field of 11 Miss MissContinued Continued on Page TwentySeven Bushwhacker Gains Neck Victory in 1943 Debut DebutLeads Leads Proud Sister to Qualify For Steger Handicap Engagement EngagementContinued Continued from Paoe One OneNutmeg Nutmeg was second and Courteous third Gay Youth was the favorite at odds of 4 to 1 1The The second race was decided at six fur ¬ longs and in it Brown Mask handled by George Burns won by a length and one half and paid a little more than 30 to 1 Far back for the first half mile Brown Mask gained stride thereafter and finally took the lead inside the last eighth for his surprise victory Just for Fun and Half Grand wound up in a dead heat for the place award while Brown Mate was fourth Timocracy paced the field here until reach ¬ ing the stretch and then she too quit quitChallenge Challenge Me a two yearold owned by Mrs H C Center graduated from the maiden ranks in winning the fivefurlong third race from six other maiden juveniles The son of Challenger H didnt break very well and was still far back half way around the turn but he uncorked his best speed thereafter and was up in time to win by a half length from Purple Heart The latter looked a winner entering the stretch but he could not hold the Center colt and had to be content with the place position five lengths in advance of the third horse Campion Hall a youngster who was mak ¬ ing the first start of his career careerJoe Joe Barretts Might Step ridden by Pliney Johnson scored his second victory of the meeting and his fourth of the year in taking the fourth event a sprint of six and a half furlongs Discussion was sec ¬ ond and Gummed Up third both of them lapped on the winner as he crossed the line of finish Might Step was well placed from soon after the start and standing a sharp drive gamely he was up in the closing strides for his hardearned victory Dis ¬ cussion got to the front a furlong out and while still in the lead stumbled at the pos ¬ sible cost of victory Drift Silver raced prominently here for a half mile but then stopped and finished out of the picture

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