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Sunday Times (Newspaper) - August 19, 1945, Johannesburg, Gauteng RACING SUNDAY TIMES- JOHANNRRBITnnt TR41VSVAAT 19, 1945. SPORT V 1: I if Chief Bernini, under the nation erf Racine _ to ifo herd fbinc 110: wey' -nebrectvo from wJM hyHy urtet egting, among race of bto career, boored in tte chief vrent, vfatob wiui th flnt nwe of tbsi .Only six honflB wcra aaddled, end eterted mt 5 to i When the ,JMrrter nee released he waa first to break, was aobn Joined by Requiem, and the pair ted to the turn, where Respectful, who had -improved from the rear, became third. In the straight Requiem ..was aeon in trouble; and Lumin- -ary, drawing awsy, was able easily to bold off Itespectful and win by three lengthu. mluecd the field for ths opening event to eight, two of these J.K.S. and Mr. Bob, being owned by the Barrtantth; breeder, Mr. O Shannon and trained by F. McGratn ..The betting disclosed that J.K.S, was tbe more fancied and atartlag at S ovens his rider. K. Jones, waited .on Orudga and Merry Law until the straight waa reached and. then drew away to win comfortably. F. lAcOiatn wou the next event with hia own naarr, SilTerfoot, which a lucky winner. After had led into the straight ana quickly weakened and about toe furlong post Wight Wind went Into the lead. Fifty yards from the post Night Wind looked an assured winner, when. for the third time in succession "on thia ate Jumped a shadow and lout ground, Tnia enabled SUrerfoot to head Her, who ridden out held off a challenge from Screen and won by naif a length. Fleetlnc Glimpse waa a long time in coming to hand an a two-year-old and won only race a Juvenile. In winning the War Funds Handicap for. which XUuminant was a 5 to 4 favourite, however, he gave a convincing display. Crown was clear junction of tha- nut at half-way Fleeting OUnnpne had sot. to ttM front and easing up beat lumtnant by a length and a halt: Captain Van, carrying a penalty of 10 IDS. for Iila win at Newmarket, waa Klaa-Me- i tbe cntof galloway race by a length, with VTnat For. and always going better tnan Ouick in beat Her who promise of. returning to form, third. There was a close finish In tbe second leg of the double when Pom- xnler got up to beat the favourite, Snowy River. After Waning, followed by Drawbridge, bad led Into tbe straight, they were passed by Cnowy River. Hnlny and -'Cartouch. After Snowy River bad taken .the measure of tbe other two Inside the Anal fur- long. Fommler came at him and won cleverly by a neeV. Mountain Sagle Im.I only five in the -War Fv-ids Handicap tbe final event. Cling- Ktona, well backed candidate, ruined his by beginning slowly, but waa near tbe leaden at tbe turn. Tneaa were and Mark For- ward, wltb Clunatlcal next. In the straight the favourite. Glanford.' was .unable to Improve, and kept aping to the end-Capriole beat Mark Forward by threexruirters of length. Owing to tha reduced Beldn the totattsator dropped slightly to but the goodly sum which will be available for war funda was aug- mented by a donation of from Mr. M- lilpacbltb. -who won a double with Xfmntaary and Fleeting Glimpse. A contribution of waa received from the S.A, Bookmakers' Associa- tion, body which has given several thousands to various war during the last six years. Tba double pool amounted to 10.10ft and tbe winning combination, Luminary. 9 to 4. and Pom- to 1. coupled tlmea re- turaad a dividend of tS9 12s. Trainers F. McOrath and W. Murphy each saddled a winning double and K. McMurty with wins on Sllverfoot and Lvualnary was the most sucoeasful Jockey. RESULTS v 1 3. Betting: 5 to 1, 3 to 1. 10 to 1 ToU: Win, 18s.i places, 15s. Handicap (B Dlr.K 8 far longa: FULL 8WINO, by Follow Through 1 A. Smith and N. Torr; trainer. W. ft to 1. 5 to 4, 3 1. Tote: Win. places, U. 1ft I length; Then came Shirty and WEMBLEY GRADINGS FOR WEDNESDAY FJMT JIAOB Pint Dtwn, Ftoattag, Janj. atonoy .Union Loan, Top Ooldra Girt. 8KCOKD BACK Tops, Coptatn Dlaa. Kltivan, Salty, Starlit, Miw, THIRD KACB Bnnchory, Mtilla. Creditable, Out Jcnn'n roVKtm MAOB (K8 TantiTy, True Sloe. Break o' Dawn. Peaceful. Sam. Oetwtlal. BKACB' (US yardi. first leg of Aral JUrtty, My Baart, abarabokter. minutes hr-fore reaching the window to place his bet. It is fairls- evident that dog nicinR forms a popular evening out for many ind although there are of. tracks throughout the country, they arc all well Wanderers: patronised. Siiacly Minda stayed better than )ui has when winning tin- ssfuond leg of tln> double last Friday, and Anlmrn Joiirt showed something ot his ica.1 Mnlla's .Special rnu-ie a successful retippearunce, but wan Dressed all the way by Cluuiny Lloyd, who should be followed. Young Sentinel was in trouble on Kriday ind should win soon. Crystal Ksiir ran well after hia lay-oif and is an- other to keep in mind. Wembley: The death occurred at the Wembley Kennels yesterday of CaBtlii Grill. This doc was 8 yrs. 11 mths. old and competed in no fewer than 230 races. M'ter a rest last Wednes- day Uoiden Comrade returns to racing this week and stands a good chance of winning over 325 yds. tol- are the "Sunday Times" ejec- tions for the four rapes comprising the two doubles on Wednesday: Peg T Mv Heart O'Orady Junior Merry-Maker (8th) and Tempest Dufiiwart: Following ie the official double foi next Friday: (Firnt. leg,