Brief Sigh Takes Lincoln Feature; Conniver in Third Straight Score: Gray Dienst Horse Defeats One Atom; Courageously Holds Sway In Hard Drive; D. Scurlock Shows Good Form in Saddle, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-04


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ROBERT J DIENST Owner of Brief Sigh Washington Park winner Brief Sigh Takes Lincoln Feature Conniver in Third Straight Score Gray Dienst Horse Defeats One Atom AtomCourageously Courageously Holds Sway In Hard Drive D Scurlock Shows Good Form in Saddlt SaddltWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood 111 June 3 Brief Sigh gray sevenyearold son of Brevity and Forsythia n carried the River Divide silks to a mildly surpris ¬ ing victory here today in the Adoration purse one of the better offerings onthe Lincoln Fields card Unable to finish in the money during 10 previous outings Brief Sigh displayed a bit of the form that made him a dangerous sprinter during his earlier days and he stepped to the end of the six furlongs a length before Mrs R J Doyles One Atom second by a length and onehalf in advance of Dr Eslie As burys Brownian Jake Lowensteins Ros coe Goose choice for the sprint ran fourth in the field of nine starters startersShouldering Shouldering 112 pounds under the Ado ¬ ration allowance conditions the River Di ¬ vide horse sped the threequarters mile in 112 One of several outsiders to reach the winners circle during the matinee Brief Sigh paid 1120 in the straight tote pool Mrs Valenti Gives Way WayForwardly Forwardly placed from the start of the spruit Brief Sigh moved into command after Mrs Valenti gave up the pacemaking task Saving ground when the leaders drifted out at the stretch turn the ulti ¬ mate victor established a clear lead but he was vigorously handled in the drive to withstand One Atoms closing challenge Brownian saved ground but she could not get to the leaders although she was good enough to save minor honors from the fal ¬ tering Roscoe Goose who failed to stay during the last eighth mile mileIdeal Ideal weather conditions prevailed for the Lincoln Fields sport and an active crowd numbering 9359 patrons turned out for the program programThe The track was at its best and several of the better offerings were contested In excellent time timeGreat Great Lakes Stables Bold King superbly handled by apprentice Eldon Nelson drove to a two and onehalf lengths triumph in the Stitch in Time Purse which matched seven threeyearolds at one mile and one furlong Bold King overcame early inter ¬ ference to reach serious contention and after putting away John Marschs favored Torello held on well to beat Tri Step rep ¬ resentative of Augustus Nahm The lat ¬ ter earned place honors by a scanty margin over Torello TorelloSeven Seven maiden twoyearolds met in the Killarney Purse and Arthur B Hancock HancockContinued Continued in Page Three Brief Sigh Proves Best In Lincoln Fields Race RaceVeteran Veteran Gray Horse Conquers One Atom in Exciting Finish FinishContinued Continued from Page One Srs homebred Yoncalla graduated by three lengths at the end of the five fur ¬ longs dash Taking command midway the stretch Yoncalla drew clear under strong handling by Don Scurlock F F McMahon and Mrs Kirby Ramseys Macks First rid ¬ den by Mel Peterson finished second but he was disqualified and set back to fourth by the stewards after bearing in badly through the last quarter to impede Fred W Stolps Too Sunny and Dixianas Peer ¬ less The latter pair lost all chance when Macks First lugged in during the drive in spite of Petersons effort to keep his mount on a straight course They were awarded second and third respectively respectivelyFavorite Favorite players were off to a good start when Mrs C D Glaziers Sunnip ridden by Jack Chestnut romped to an easy eight lengths victory in the six furlongs opener Sunnip assumed command approaching the stretch and then drew out steadily winning with speed in reserve while Mrs Samuel Gorbets Sweet Irene finished sec ¬ ond by a length over A E Mettzs Wasp Waist the early pacemaker Sunnip stepped the threequarter mile in 112 and he was held at 11 to 10 in the straight speculation

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