Sun David Wins Again at Lincoln; Trying Drives to Game Astoria Tally: No Return Returns Thistledown Victor, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-17


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. 4 No Return "Returns7 ThistleDown Victor Bowcut Shows Skill to Down Solar System by One Length; Debutantes Guests of Track By RONALD KRANCER Staff Correspondent THISTLEDOWN, North Randall, Ohio., June 16. Skillfully ridden by Donald Bow-cut, T. Q. Preeces No Return reached the wire a length in front of Mrs. L. L. Voight Jr.s Solar System in this afternoons featured Debutante Purse here. Herbert E. Simpsons Burnt Child was third, another nose back and a half length to the good of Llangollen Farms Get Lost at the end of the six furlongs. Seventeen of Clevelands leading debutantes were the guests of ThistleDown this afternoon and, either in pairs or singly, horses in the feature ran in their names. No Return ran in the names of Ann Motch and Patricia Leathern. They appeared in the winners enclosure following the race and presented owner Preece with a handsome trophy. Returns .20 Mutuel No Return was winning his second straight race over the track, having dead-heated with Varsity in his last appearance. He paid .20 as the fourth winning choice of the afternoon and was timed in 1:11, one of the faster six f irlongs of the session. It was another hot humid afternoon and a light rain started to fall after the fifth race. A good crowd of 5,988 turned out for the nine-race card. No Return broke the best and then Bow-cut took him back and allowed Solar System to move through on the inside and gain the lead. After the first quarter, Solar System was showing the way by a half length -with the ultimate winner second, another half length before Natchez Girl. - On the turns, the pacesetter drew clear Continued on Page Fifty j No Return Returns1 ThistleDown Victor Bowcut Shows Skill to Down Solar System by One Length; Debutantes Guests of Track Continued from Page One by a length with the winner still second and Natchez Girl in third position still another length back. Wal-Dot-O was fourth and Tyner, along the rail, in fifth position. Burnt Child was beginning to move on the outside, sixth, and Get Lost was seventh. Chappys Pass was running extremely wide at this stage of the contest. Solar System appeared to be home free at the furlong marker when she moved in front by still another length, but Bowcut evidently knew he had a lot of horse under him, for he was riding confidently at that point. Burnt Child was now ranging up third, another length back, with Natchez Girl a tiring fourth. Bowcut reached down and hit his mount repeatedly through the final sixteenth of a mile and No Return, responding gamely, was along in the final strides to dispose of I the pacesetter. Solar System just lasted over the onrushing Burnt Child for the place. Double for Bowcut Solar System, Wal-Dot-O, who wound up fifth, and Natchez Girl, who was seventh, have all been staked in the ,000-added Imp Handicap to be run here a week from Saturday. It was the first winner of the afternoon for the popular Bowcut, who is now tied with several others in second position in the jockey standings with eight victories. Bowcut has been riding very well since coming here from Chicago. A. T. Taylors The Veep, who was bred by C. V. Whitney, scored by a half length in the sixth race over Olin Sledges Laissez Faire. Mrs. M. Rogans favored Duke Au-mar was third, another nose back at the end of the six furlongs. The Veep was nicely ridden by Leroy Cargile and paid 6.60 being timed in 1 : 12, flat.

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