Cinda Triumphs in Return to Action: Leads throughout at Delaware Park, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-09


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Cinda Triumphs in Return to Action Leads Throughout At Delaware Park Jouett Shouses Fine Mare Speeds Six Furlongs in 1:11 To Trim Penocc, Post Card DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 8. Jouett Shouses Cinda, following an enforced layoff of almost a year, returned to competition in fine fettle to account for this afternoons featured Rosemont Purse in front-running fashion. Mrs. Chester A. Lyons Penocc pressed the pace of the winner determinedly and finished second, beaten a length and a half. In third position was Post Card, who raced coupled with Subahdar as the Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords entry. The five-year-old daughter of Occupy and Arden Lass, a frequent stakes winner during her past seasons, was forced to the sidelines, with a bowed tendon last year after winning three of her four starts, including the Oceanport and Regret Handicaps. She was given ample time to recover and was brought along steadily by Bernie Bond this spring. That she was primed for her return was evidenced by her time of 1:11, flat, for six furlongs. Her condition was well publicized by excellent works, with the result that she was backed into .20 favoritism by the crowd of 13,032. Hartack Completes Double William Hartack, who is scheduled to depart this week for California, where he will handle Mrs. Ada L. Rices Pet Bully in the 00,000 Californian on Saturday, was completing a saddle double astride Cinda. The victory gave him 13 victories for the meeting, thus giving him a lead of six winners over Nick Shuk. Always, a mare with an abundance of early speed, Cinda lost no time in asserting herself in the Rosemont. She went to the front immediately and was never threatened while turning the quarter in :22 and the half mile in :45. She was roused only intermittently through the final quarter while holding Penocc safe. Penocc was persistent in his duties of .forcing the pace, but was unable to reach the pacemaker and was all out at the finish while five lengths before Post Card. The latter, like Cinda, !was making his first start of the year and failed to impress, though improvement seems a certainty. He barely nosed out Cary C. Bos-hamers Yama. Jockey Joe Valenti escaped injuries when thrown from Justin Funkhousers Noble Landing soon after the start of the fourth race. Noble Landing was caught in a jam immediately after the break and Valenti was unable to remain in position. He was stretched out on the track for several minutes, but left under his own power. The winner of the race was Ewart Johnstons Royal Punch, a first-time starter, who paid 4.60. ; ? JOCKEY JOSEPH VALENTI Escaped serious injury when thrown in yesterdays fourth race at Delaware Park.

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