Full Cry Leads From Start to Finish: Trierarch Second In Gotham Purse; Coward Campaigner Makes Good in His First Start for New Owner--Corydon Third, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-16


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Full Cry Leads From Start to Finish Trierarch Second In Gotham Purse PurseCoward Coward Campaigner Makes Good in His First Start for New Owner Corydon Third ThirdAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 15 Full Cry had the pack in the Gotham in full cry behind him throughout the mile and a sixteenth of that feature of todays Aque ¬ duct program arriving at the wire with two and a half lengths to spare over legweary Trierarch who was the closest of his half dozen rivals in this class C event A length and a half behind Belairs gray runnerup came Greentree Stables Cory ¬ don reporting tardily in third place as the public preference despite jockey George Woolfs best efforts to the contrary The successful Gallant Fox horse was rated skilfully on the lead from flagfall to finish by jockey Johnny Longden one of the more competent Veterans of his craft and his jubilant scattering of supporters in a large offday attendance were rewarded with 1250 for 2 Full Cry went over the distance on a fast surface in 145 time that was only ordinary in contrast to Jacomars 142 track standard none the less fast enough to thoroughly discourage the Gotham field Full Cry had been claimed for 5000 in his last previous appearance and this marked his initial success of the 1943 campaign campaignThe The crowd that saw the Gotham and its supporting program numbered 17029 at the turnstiles as against one of 14934 the similar day last summer One of the most conspicuous failures of the day was that of Corydon who came from behind in the best approved Woolf tradition but not fast enoughStands enough Stands Rivals on Their Heads HeadsThe The Gotham began as it ended a futile pursuit of Full Cry That fiveyearold stood first Enthrall then Sir Alfred and finally Trierarch on their respective heads trying to bring him down in the run around the first turn and through the far lane From the eighth pole home it seemed a question of by how far Longden elected to win Trierarch was completely tired out but didnt stop fast enough to permit Corydon who essayed to win a la Whirlaway to pick him up for the place placeRough Rough riding whether intentionalor not continued through the running of the fifth event which was a class C test at six furlongs styled the Ladkin Handicap and the vehicle of bringing together a smart field of nine sprinters sprintersThe The public installed Myron Selznicks Ariel Lad ridden by McCreary the favorite and he got home by a length In passing Pompion and Mettlesome inside the furlong pole he was angling toward the rail forcing Pompion over sharply and trapping Mettle ¬ some in a wedge so tight that he hit the fence and for a few strides was in real danger of going down After this rather hairraising interlude Ariel Lad won by a length in the good time of 111 and re ¬ turned 490 Pompion finished second three parts of a length before the filly Zaca Rosa who was a forward factor all the way and Mettlesome wound up fourth

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