Joes Choice Popular Downs Winner; Kenilworth Handicap Goes to Believe: Upsets in Lincoln Sprint Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-05


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Joes Joes Choice Choice Popular Popular Downs Downs Winner; Winner; Kenilworth Kenilworth Handicap Handicap Goes Goes to to Believe Believe Upsets in Lincoln Sprint Attraction Tawny Lady Beaten Length And Half by Martin Racer; Favorite Harriet Sue Tires STICKNEY, 111., June 4.— C. F. Martins Believe, ridden by Joe Cavens, sprinted to victory in the six furlongs Kenilworth Handicap before more than 13,000 ladies day patrons as the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club began another week of its meeting at Hawthorne this afternoon. Performing over a slow track. Believe ran the three-quarters of a mile in 1 :14 to score by a length and a half, while in his wake were several notable candidates for Saturdays . ,000 Steger Handicap. Closest to the Martin horse at the end of the six furlongs was Mrs. A. M. Creechs Tawny Lady, while the Steger nominee, Bolus, owned by Leon Tikulski, was third. Other Steger hopefuls in the race were Mrs. Edward McCuans Wise Moss, who ran fourth, and Hyman Friedbergs Harriet Sue, who ran fifth. Harriet Sue. pronounced favorite, had the most early speed, but on the turn Believe raced around her to take a lead which he never relinquished. After giving way to the ultimate winner, Harriet Sue held a prominent position until she reached the home stretch and then she gave up. Loses Ground Entering Stretch Tawny Lady, who lost considerable ground entering the stretch, closed well and in taking second money beat Bolus four lengths. Wise Moss was another, two lengths back, and after she returned to the unsaddling enclosure, it was seen that she had sustained a cut on one of her hind legs to indicate she might have been jumped on during the race. The only other starters were Bolo Tie and King Epithet. The latter raced with the leaders for a half mile, but Bolo Tie was never prominent. The winner paid 7.00 for . Cobeggo, representing Frank and Rocco Mavigliano, scored her third straight victory in accounting for the fith event, a run of a mile and 70 yards. Jockey Paul Glide-well sent her to the lead at the beginning and she was never headed, to the delight of Continued on Page Twenty-Nine | , | ] t | t ; i i i i i i ; , | ; ; I , ; | . j i ; ! ; ; r s ; 1 Kenilworth Handicap Taken By Believe in Big Upset Continued from Page One those who made her a pronounced favorite. Her winning margin was a length. Baby Gold, who was a good many lengths back for more than a half-mile, closed well enough to be second, while Royal Risk was ■*■ a distant third. Patsy T. beat the others. S. D. Sidells St. Jock, making his first start of the year, may have earned himself a place in the Steger Handicap field this week-end when he scored so easily in the six furlongs fourth race. With Robert Campbell riding him, the Sidell five-year-old raced with the leaders to the stretch and. taking command with a rush, drew out to score by six lengths. The battle for lesser portions of the purse was somewhat more heated, for Margaret T. got the place by only a head and Observer beat Juke Box only a neck for third money. The second race was a dash of five and a half furlongs for four-year-olds and older horses and it resulted in victory for Red Canter, owned by J. Kohout and guided by S. Brooks. Red Canter was never far away while Whosyourgal and Dridas battled ■* each other for pacemaking honors and when they gave way in the homestretch |the Kohout gelding forged to the front. Drawing out near the end he won by three lengths. Whosyourgal and Dridas eventually finished in a dead heat for fourth money second place going to Lady Stardust and third Cloe-Flight. Jockey Brooks rode his second winner when he drove J. If. Hutchins* Rule Easy home in front in the third race, a dash of four and a half furlongs for maiden two-[ year-old fillies. She and Spirsilla waged a spirited duel from the beginning and at the wire were only a neck apart. Rule Easy was making good in her second trip to the post. Her stablemate, Blue Grail, was third and led home five other youngsters who rounded out the field.

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