Rolling Boer in Form, Daily Racing Form, 1902-09-20


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ROLLING BOER IN TTORM. Perhaps the smallest crowd that has visited Hawthorne this year was out to the track yesterday and witnessed a dull days sport. The threatening weather and heavy going kept the attendance down to the regulars. The most important race of the day was the fourth, a free handicap purse of 00 for three-year-oldsand upward at one and one-sixteenth miles. Of the five scheduled to start Talpa and Waina-moinen, the Talbot Bros, entry, were absentees. Soiling Boer was made a slight favorite over Vul-cain, and rewarded the confidence placed in him by his many backers by winning somewhat easily by two and a half lengths from Vulcain, which beat Bragg ten for second place. Rolling Boer led all the way and stood off Vulcains determined bid in the last eighth with ease. Winkfield gave Vulcain the vigorous ride he requires, but Boiling Boer was too much for him at the weights. Bragg ran a dull race in going made to order. The days opener, a dash of seven furlongs, brought a field of fifteen maiden three-year-olds and upward together. Pierce J. proved to be the best, winning easily by six lengths "from Eififprm, which beat Russellton a head for second place. T?iliform ran a good race, making up much ground from a poor beginning. He finished strongly, just getting up in time to get second place on the post. Benmora, off well in front, showed much speed, but tired fast when the last sixteenth struggle came -up. Lady Rice ran a fair race and bears watching. Maxetta had little trouble in winning the second race, a six furlongs scramble, for two-year-olds. She led from start to finish winning easily by a length from Foxy Kane, which beat Florestan the same distance for second place. Foxy Kane ran to his best form and showed well in the going, but he -was unable to concede the weight to the winner. Goody Twoshoes showed well for a half mile. Mr. "Dingle ran far below expectations. The third race was robbed of much interest by Topsoil running away three miles when on his way to the post, little Knapp having no control of him until he stopped from exhaustion. Philo was much the best, winning by four lengths from Gregor K., which finished throe before Emma A. M. for second place. Gregor K. was slow about getting into his stride and made up ground too fast in the iirst half, having little left to finish with. Pretor-ius showed to poor advantage and was nover a serious contender. Hide and Seek repeated her good race of last Tuesday, but this time she succeeded in reaching the wire first in the fifth race, a dash of five furlongs for two-year-old fillies. She led from start to .finish, winning by three lengths from Naulahka. which beat Chicago Girl two lengths. The winner ran Naulahka into submission in the first half mile. Chicago Girl made up much ground in the last quarter and finished strongly. Harriet S. ran well for four furlongs. The last race, a dash of one mile and seventy yards, went to Wing Dance by a half length before Judicious, which beat Count Em Out one for second place. The winner appeared to be well beaten when turning for home, but was persevered with all through the last quarter, running next to the inside rail and gradually wore down Judicious in the closing strides. Count Em Out tired badly in the last thirty yards. The track was heavy and holding, and even though no rain falls today will be very slow.

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