Warsick Outsprints Porters Broom; Delegate Charging Roseben Winner: Hard -Hitting Mare Captures Domino, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-07


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Warsick Warsick Outsprints Outsprints Porters Porters Broom; Broom; Delegate Delegate Charging Charging Roseben Roseben Winner Winner Hard-Hitting Mare Captures Domino Mrs. M. R. Hughes7 Racer Has Half-Length- to Spare On Choice Following Duel By J. J. MURPHY Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, HI., June 6. — Warsick, a five-year-old mare who has been no worse than second in her five starts this year, came through with a clever score in the Domino P, urse here today. Ridden by John Adams and racing coupled with Countess In, the daughter of War Dog grabbed the lead from the favored Porters Broom nearing the end and was going away under hard pressure. Countess In was third, with Eagle River, the supposed "good thing" of the event and a well-played second choice, finishing last. A field of eight tried for the purse at the six-furlong distance and the winners time of 1:10% equaled that of Circus Clown for the fastest three-quarter spin of the meeting. War Sick is owned by Mrs. H. R. Hughes, of Tulsa, Okla. Porters Broom, despite his heavy burden of 121 pounds, put forth the best effort of any choice during the day. The seven-year-bid sprinted to the front early, saved ground in the stretch and made a valiant effort, but the 11 pounds difference in weights between him and Warsick told in the final drive. Opener Goes to Volt A crowd of 9,015 witnessed the mid-week sport under favorable weather conditions. Volt, a three-year-old son of Menow, making his first start of the year, won the opening race in the silks of Valley View Farm. The colt, who accounted for over 0,000 in purse money as a two-year-old, was running for a ,000 claiming price and,, finding an early opening, scooted to the front, never to be headed, although doing his best at the end to hold the strong-going second choice, El Pair Me. Poinsette, a maiden, was installed favorite, but failed to do much running and was beaten off at the end. John Bev, who was given a 15-day suspension during the afternoon, was the winning rider. My Wash registered a rather questionable decision over Patmiboy in the second race. Although the winner was undoubtedly well in front under the wire many in the audience believed that, through his lugging in during the stretch run, he had bothered Patmiboy enough that the rider of the latter would claim foul. No such move was made and the inquiry sign was not posted. The favorite failed again when Mail From Home was caught in the switches around the far turn and jockey Robert Baird had no alternative but to take him back. Continued on Page Thirty -Four Warsick Beats Porters Broom With Weight Pull at Homewood Continued from Page One Skoronski piloted the winning My Wash. The daily double paid 16.20. • A fancy stepping colt from the C. C. Tanner stable, ran the fastest five furlongs, of the meeting when Seven Trix, a son of Grand Slam, reeled off the distance in :58. Seven Trix met a large field of good youngsters in the fourth and defeated the favored Robert by. over three lengths. It was the third start of the year and the second success for the colt. Seven Trix was ridden by Baird. Her Gift scored her second straight victory here when she accounted for the third race, winning from the second choice, Swirling, who came from far back. Lictor, the public choice, was a weakening third. Lady Indian became another two-time winner at the meeting, and jockey Skoronski took down his second purse of the day when the combination triumphed in the fifth event. Town Sheik, the favorite here, dropped back to last place soon after the start, while apprentice Smith was making his move. He was the fifth straight public choice to fail. The. "chalk players" suffered their greatest setback when Astro, who is slated to be shipped East for the Delaware Oaks, failed to finish in the money in the sixth. The filly broke well but lacked early foot and was outrun to the stretch, where she raced around a half-dozen horses and was unable to challenge seriously. Adams Off Ox, the second choice, was the winner over the fast-closing King Diver.

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