Free for All Sets Mark in Hyde Park; Whirlabout Romps to Gazelle Victory: Marsch Colt Whips Sir Bim With Ease; Son of Questionnaire Runs Five and Half Furlongs in 1:04 3/5 at Homewood Oval, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-22


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f fFree Free for All Sets Mark in Hyde Park Whirlabout Romps to Gazelle Victory Marsch Colt Whips Sir Bim With Ease EaseSon Son of Questionnaire Runs Five and Half Furlongs in 1 Q435 at Homewood Oval OvalHOME HOME WOOD 111 June 21 Free for All who is John Marschs hope for this seasons futurities turned in a sensational performance to capture the 10000 Hyde Park Stakes before a crowd of about 13000 at Washington Park here today Zooming to the front in a field of 13 at the break in this five and onehalf furlongs Arlington fixture the dusky son of Questionnaire opened up a long and lonesome early lead and sauntered to the finish in 104 time that reduced the course record by twofifths of a second Jockey Otto Grohs had him five lengths in advance of Don Ameches burly Bimelech colt Sir Bim as the latter finished second a halflength before H Tikulskis Icangetit the Joliet winner Best Effort was fourth fourthFree Free for All ran as if outclassing his field and paid 340 This was his second con ¬ summate victory in as many essays and added 10250 to his earnings so that he already is a bargain having amassed a total of 11350 against a purchase price of 11000 11000Acclaimed Acclaimed by Ben Jones JonesWilliam William Helis presented gold medals to owner Marsch trainer Parke and jockey Grohs after the Hyde Park these baubles commemorating the centennial of horse racing in the state of Illinois Among those most impressed by Free for Alls exhibition incidentally was Plain Ben Jones who proclaimed him the best colt I have seen all season seasonIn In setting his recard Free for All ran the first five furlongs in a flat 58 The track record is 59V5 59V5Roman Roman Sox flaunted the gold and blue banner of Chicagos O E Breault to a frontrunning tally in the Grey Lag Purse a grade C offering of six furlongs furlongsThe The rapid daughter of Roman Soldier was fading steadily over the last furlong nevertheless arrived at the finish breath ¬ less but unbowed two lengths in advance of William Helis tardy favorite Salto The black Neddie gelding was closest in pur ¬ suit of the winner from the outset and still stillContinued Continued on Page TwentyFour Free for All Sets Mark In Winning Hyde Park ParkRuns Runs Five and Half Furlongs in 104 to Beat Sir Bim Easily EasilyContinued Continued from Page One Onewas was gaining but not swiftly enough to the finish finishA A length and a quarter back Miller Burgers Traffic Court finished third in a field of five shifty sprinters reporting to starter Roy Boots Dickerson for this af ¬ fair It was a swiftly run event Skoronski driving Roman Sox to the finish in 111 time a second off the course record She returned a 640 mutuel and this marked her third success of 1944 The others were achieved at Oaklawn and Churchill Downs DownsThe The Dawn Play Purse brought postward a dozen markeddown threeyearold fil ¬ lies and resulted astonishingly in a victory for W R Knebelkamps Sentiment Sake who was ridden by W Morrisey and paid 160 She caught Calumets favored Bibe ¬ lot tiring entering the stretch and won off by two and a half lengths in 125 for the seven furlongs Bibelot was slow to catch her stride and McCreary was forced to make good use of her speed to gain con ¬ tention She just lasted to beat Chance Game inches for the place placeWillie Willie Crump won a purse for J H Rouse when Sky Wolf beat seven other juvenile platers in conclusive fashion at the five and onehalf furlongs of the opener

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