Take Away Upsets in Hammond Purse; Queens County Easy for First Fiddle: Just for Fun Chases Nehring Colt Home in Sprint Feature; Victor Has Length to Spare After Making Most of Pace; Old Kentuck Is Disqualified, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-06


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JLTake Take JL Away Upsets in Hammond Purse Queens County Easy for First Fiddle Just for Fun Chases Nehring Colt Home in Sprint Feature Victor Has Length to Spare After Making Most of Pace Old Kentuck is Disqualified DisqualifiedSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 5 Installed a pronounced favorite for the Hammond Purse which featured todays racing of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club at Hawthorne the River Divide Farms Brief Sigh found the distance of six and onehalf furlongs too short for him to beat two of his six opponents Those the Brevity threeyear old failed to conquer were L Nehrings fouryearold Take Away and Just for Fun also four years old but owned by W R Knebelkamp and they reached the fin ¬ ish first and second as named namedOthers Others seen in the sprint which was run on a fast track were Twixt Sigma Kappa Don Devito and Sameron and they fin ¬ ished in that order orderShowing Showing much improvement over previ ¬ ous exhibitions during the meeting Take Away was one of the leaders from the out ¬ set and after taking undisputed possession of the lead on the stretch turn came on to win by a length He was timed in 119 the opening quarter being run in 22 the half mile in 46 and threequarters in 112 112J J W Martin on Yinner YinnerAs As apprentice J W Martin had the Nehring colt safely in the van through the stretch Just for Fun followed nearest in pursuit with both Brief Sigh and Twixt closing up stoutly to be running much faster than the leaders at the finish finishThe The Hammond Purse headlined one of the best programs of the meeting Pre ¬ sented under clear skies it was witnessed by a Ladies Day crowd of 12881 12881A A disqualification the first of the meet ¬ ing came with the second race also over six and onehalf furlongs Here the stew ¬ ards set back Old Kentuck after he had finished in front of 10 other threeyear olds oldsRidden Ridden by Al Bodiou the Walmac Farm horse was responsible for crowding when he swerved into and before some of his rivals approaching the last eighth and be ¬ fore shaking off My Night for the lead Old Kentuck bumped the Mrs M A Coppola representative The latter interference oc ¬ curred within less than a furlong of the finish Coming on when straight Old Ken tuck beat My Night to the wire by a length and a half halfAs As a result of the stewards action the favorite Wrightwood received second while Rockwobd Jean advanced to third and fourth money went to Legal Eagle EagleMaking Making her local debut Final Reward a daughter of Reaping Reward carried the silks of Louis Augustus to victory by a head over Country Boy in the Harvey Claiming Purse for twoyearolds twoyearoldsAs As the fifth race on the program the five furlongs contest was marred by con ¬ siderable crowding much of which was caused when Ci Light who was leading at the time bore over on the favorite St Louis Jock and Betel as the youngsters started the last furlong S Haynes astride Ci Light sacrificed his mounts chances by easing him to prevent additional crowding When clear St Louis Jock weakened while Betel managed to gain the show placing placingFire Fire Dust Mrs Emil Denemarks candi ¬ date for the LaSalle Handicap to be run Saturday performed in smart fashion to take the six and onehalf furlongs allow ¬ ance race that opened the program Inci ¬ dentally it was the first triumph of the local season for the Denemark silks and the winners strong effort made it an em ¬ phatic one

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