Occupation Goes Fast Three-Eighths in :33 4/5: Marsch Ace Indicates Readiness For Action in Sparkling Trial, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-09


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Occupation Goes Fast ThreeEighths in 33 33Marsch Marsch Ace Indicates Readiness For Action in Sparkling Trial TrialSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 8 Sounding a note of defiance at Count Fleet Ocean Wave Blue Swords and other threeyear olds he may encounter when he gets to Washington Park John Marschs Occupa ¬ tion a son of Bull Dofe uncorked a sen ¬ sational brand of speed in a private trial at Hawthorne this morning On a track that was described as fast but which yet was not at its best the 1942 Futurity spe ¬ cialist sizzled three furlongs in 334 exe ¬ cuting this amazing speed drill with still something in reserve Occupation expected soon to make his first start of the year worked without company and without blinkers to give rise to speculation that with help from either he would certainly have improved on this mornings perform ¬ ance anceThis This morning was the first time Occupa ¬ tion had been called upon for such speed indeed until this morning he never had a fast track at Hawthorne over which to try it Bad track conditions here since the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clubs meeting began has slowed Occupations advancement but his trainer Burley Parke still has hopes of getting at least one race under the Marsch colts girth beforth he is trans ¬ ferred to Washington Park for the com ¬ bined meetings of the Arlington and Wash ¬ ington Park Jockey Clubs ClubsTwo Two of Occupations primary objectives at the Homewood course are the Arlington Classic and the American Derby in which he is expected to meet Coifnt Fleet

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