By Jimminy Victor In Shevlin Stakes: Draws Away From Stir Up In Stretch at Aqueduct; Apache Sets Track Mark, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-19


view raw text

By Jimminy Victor In Shevlin Stakes StakesDraws Draws Away From Stir Up In Stretch at Aqueduct Apache Sets Track Mark MarkAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 17 Al ¬ fred F Parkers By Jimminy was an easy victor of the eighteenth running of the Shevlin Stakes at Aqueduct today skim ¬ ming to the wire four lengths before Green tree Stables Stir Up while Mrs Ethel D Jacobs Stymie was a fastfinishing third only a head back of the runnerup A A Baronis Autocrat was a tiring fourth five lengths back of Stymie and four lengths before Cedar Farms George Case A close second favorite to Stir Up in the wagering By Jimminy paid 630 and was timed in 145 slowest time for the Shevlin at its present distance of a mile and onesix ¬ teenth The throng of 31162 who checked through the turnstiles today wagered 452947 on the Shevlin which was a new single race record for the Aqueduct course Had there been fewer people on hand there might have been more betting as the con ¬ gestion in both the grandstand and the clubhouse was excessive particularly in view of the semitorrid weather weatherFreezout Freezout Winds Up Last LastEddie Eddie Arcaro had Stir Up off on the right foot in the Shevlin but was quickly passed by By Jimminy and that colt was never seriously menaced once he gained the lead Freezout also moved past Stir Up to force the pace but this A W Went zel colorbearer died in the stretch and fin ¬ ished dead last lastBy By Jimminy came into the stretch a length and onehalf to the good and needed no urging from Ted Atkinson to draw away from his field Stir Up drove on gamely but was life and death to save second place from Stymie who may be a factor in next Saturdays Dwyer Stakes in which many of the Shevlin starters will meet again at the longer route of a mile and a quarter and when admission will be by War Bond purchase only onlyWho Who Goes There who finished far back was away slowly moved into contention going down the backstretch then faltered again in the drive There were no valid excuses for the others who were just not up to matching this Pharamond U colts Continued on Page Twelve By Jimminy Proves Best In Renewal of Shevlin ShevlinWhips Whips Stir Up by Four Lengths Apache Sets Aqueduct Record RecordContinued Continued from Page One Onespeed speed By Jimminy earned 8855 plus 300 breeding premium to Col E R Bradley He had beaten Lucky Draw in decisive fashion in his last start at this track upgradeBelair and seems well on the upgrade Belair Studs big black Apache electri ¬ fied the fans in the abbreviated Hermes Handicap when he bounced to an easy threelength victory setting a new track record of 104 as he scampered over the line before Joe W Browns Brownie with WL Ranchs Bill Sickle finishing another two and onehalf lengths farther back in third place placeJimmy Jimmy Stout shot Apache into the lead at the start of the Hermes with River Edge Farms Faro Queen trying to force the pace but dropping back at the far turn Brownie was third in the early stages before Bill Sickle who usually is more prominent but found himself tangling with horses who had too much run for him today todayTurning Turning into the stretch Apache was running like the proverbial well oiled ma ¬ chine and merely coasted to the wire while Brownie closed with his character ¬ istic gameness to get second money before Bill Sickle Faro Queen was once again pinched off at the far turn but could not have menaced the leaders in this dash with the best of racing luck

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1944061901_1_3
Library of Congress Record: