Icangetit Annexes Joliet in Big Upset; Twilight Tear Romps to Oaks Triumph: Prevails in Front-Running Style To Be Two Lengths Clear at End; Favored Errard Finishes Second After Pegging Pace in Lincoln Two-Year-Old Fixture With Best Effort Third; Jezrahel Also Disappoints as Merrymarch Scores Again, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


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JOCKEY GEORGE SEABO Who has been riding in good form at the Lincoln Fields meeting was astride Icangetit in Saturdays renewal of the Joliet Stakes 9 9Icangetit Icangetit Annexes Joliet in Big Upset Twilight Tear Romps to Oaks Triumph Prevails in FrontRunning Style To BeTwo LengthsCIearat End EndFavored Favored Errard Finishes Second After Pegging Pace in Lincoln Two Year Old Fixture With Best Effort Third Jezrahel Also Disappoints as Merrymarch Scores Again AgainSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 27 Coming back with a superb effort follow ¬ ing defeat with less formidable company just two days ago Icangetit a son of Stagehand and Scotch Made scored an unexpected victory in the seventeenth running of the Joliet Stakes at Hawthorne here today Lead ¬ ing practically throughout in the five furlongs feature of one of the best programs presented by the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club during its current meeting Icangetit crushed the heretofore unbeaten Errard and Alfa owned by John Marsch Limestone winner of his only previous start Best Effort hero of the recent Bashford Manor Stakes Benjack Fox Rime Jesting Fox and Overcross OvercrossOwned Owned by Henry Tikulski a resident of Joliet and ridden by George Seabo Icaneetit got away from his opponents in the first furlong and sustaining a fast pace protected a clear advantage over Errard at every stage of the test Stumbling badly soon after the start Best Effort who carried the silks of C C Tanner did well to save third honors al ¬ though he was eight lengths back of the winner and six behind the runnerup Errard The latters stable companion Alfa finished fourth fourthOf Of the others only Overcross had an excuse She bolted soon after reaching the turn and was not in the contest there ¬ after Limestone broke slowly and never succeeded in reaching contention contentionCrowd Crowd of 22909 22909With With his speed and courage Icangetit carried an impost of 122 pounds over the five furlongs in 100 The track record made 21 years ago is 59 It was the winners second triumph in three starts and added 4630 to his earnings He is trained by Robert McGarvey who in the same race two years ago defeated the Marsch stables Occupation with Charles Nuckols Littletown LittletownWith With the Marsch entry at onetotwo and Best Effort Limestone and Jesting Fox also receiving more support than he Icangetit rewarded his backers with win ¬ ning odds of 21 to 1 1The The featured young thoroughbreds and others of the large equine colony to appear under colors performed before a large and enthusiastic crowd numbering 22909 For ForContinued Continued on Page TwentyThree Icangetit Is Big Surprise In Joliet Stakes Renewal RenewalContinued Continued from Page One Onea a change skies were clear and while not at its best the race course offered good footing footingSecond Second in value was the six and onehalf furlongs Drake Hotel Purse for threeyear olds arid as it brought out a fast field in ¬ cluding last years winner of the Arling ¬ ton Futurity Jezrahel it no doubt was of more interest to spectators than was the more valuable Joliet Installed favorite I Jezrahel made his threeyearold debut a dismal spectacle for those of the throng i who supported him for after displaying only a brief flash of early speed he fell back to trail the field while covering the final three sixteenths Carrying 124 pounds Jezrahel was conceding from 12 to 17 pounds to his rivals rivalsMerrymarch Merrymarch Theodore E Muellers homebred Gay Monarch and Aba gelding took the Drake for his second triumph in as many starts since arriving here from Churchill Downs Ridden by apprentice B Pucci and shouldering the minimum im ¬ post of 107 pounds Merrymarch raced from behind Jezrahel Zacapet and Santa Glaus to reach the front in the final eighth and then came on to defeat the resolute closing Twixt by two lengths Zacapet lasted to take third money over Santa Glaus The winner ran the distance in l20i5

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