Count Fleet Just Gallops in Belmont; Consistent Miss Dogwood Wins Steger: Second 1943 Tally In as Many Starts; Daily Trouble Second, Beaten Three-Quarters of Length--Occupy in Auspicious Debut, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-07


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Count Fleet Just Gallops in Belmont Consistent Miss Dogwood Wins Steger Second 1943 Tally In as Many Starts StartsDaily Daily Trouble Second Beaten ThreeQuarters of Length Occupy in Auspicious Debut DebutSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 5 The fouryear old filly Miss Dogwood owned and bred by Brownell Combs of Lexington Ky scored her second victory in as many starts this year when she sprinted to victory in the 5000 added Steger Handicap at six and onehalf furlongs at Hawthorne this after ¬ noon Carrying her 116pound impost over the distance on a good track in 120 she won by threequarters of a length as David Straus Daily Trouble was second and Eddie Andersons Burnt Cork the only three yearold in the field third a length and onehalf farther back backMiss Miss Dogwood who won the Phoenix Handicap during the Keeneland meeting for her first victory of the year earned 4360 through todays success and as the favorite in the field of nine she paid 3 to 2 She was guided by F A Smith SmithSpeculation Speculation that John Marsch Chicago breeder and retired contractor may have another colt as good as Occupation was raised when that colts full brother Oc ¬ cupy made his racing debut with a decisive victory in the Manhattan Farm Purse Which attracted no little interest Occupy who is by Bull Dog and Miss Bunting and who looks a great deal like his illustrious relative stepped the five furlongs of his initial engagement in 101 the fastest per ¬ formance for the distance at this meeting on a slow track and won off by himself with seven lengths to spare spareEligible Eligible to Four Futurities FuturitiesThe The Marsch homebred who is extensively staked and who is eligible for all of the four Futurities Occupation won last year did not break any too swiftly but Lyle Whiting who was handling his second win ¬ ner of the day sent him to the front on the outside before reaching the first turn and thereafter the colt was never seriously threatened He quickly left Bolo Babe who outbroke him behind and then stead ¬ ily drew away Whiting kept after him until he was deep into the home stretch and in the last sixteenth permitted him to gallop along on his own momentum momentumBolo Bolo Babe managed to save the place by a nose while third honors went to Zacapet and fourth to Sammy Angott AngottOccupy Occupy performed as part of an entry with Broadcloth but the latter showecj little The Marsch entry of course was wasContinued Continued on Page Three Miss Dogwood Turns Back Daily Trouble in Steger StegerBtawnell Btawnell Combs Shifty Filly in Hand at Wire in Lincoln Stake StakeContinued Continued from Paae One Onepronounced pronounced favorite the mutuel return being 32hfor 2 2Occupys Occupys performance was witnessed by one of the largest crowds of the meeting The Native owned by the Walmac Farm scored his second victory in as many starts this meeting in taking the fourth race a sixfurlong sprint The victory also com ¬ pleted a triple for jockey Whiting The Native took an early lead and never gave it up winning by five lengths from Snickelfritz Valdina Rex was third Spoilt Girl had a little early speed but she was through after threeeighths while Private Howie raced among the leaders for a half mile before giving up Casemer was eliminated at the start when she failed to break with her rivals rivalsThe The favorite players got off to a success ¬ ful start when Maurice K owned by Mrs F F Burrell and ridden by Lyle Whiting beat 10 other distancerunning platers at a mile and 70 yards Maurice K was far back for more than a half mile but then he began to work his way forward and on reaching the home stretch finally got to the front to win by a length

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