The Other Races., Daily Racing Form, 1903-06-21


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THE OTHER RACES. Apart from the great race, the sport was all that could have been desired. The days opener, a dash of one mile for three-year-olds and upward, was productive of a spirited and close finish, Gregor K. winning by the shortest of margins from Beau Ormonde. To a good start, Gregor K. at once assumed command, leading by one and a half lengths from Mary Lavana down the backstretch, with Beau Ormonde third. Turning for home, Beau Ormonde moved up fast on Gregor K. and had got on even terms with him when straightening out for the wire. For a moment near the last eighth post Gregor K. faltered, but rallied quickly in the final sixteenth and, in a stirring finish, beat Beau Ormonde a short head on the post. Bondage finished third six lengths back. Beau up fast and assumed command. Along about the last eighth post A. D. Gibson challenged him, but Crowhurst hustled Allan-a-Dale up a little bit and he won handily by one length, A. D. Gibson finishing one and a half lengths before Evening Star for second place. The fourth race, a dash of seven and a half furlongs for three-year-olds and upward, proved to be an easy thing for Warte Nicht. Flaunt, displaying much speed, showed the way to the head of the stretch, where Warte Nicht easily passed into the lead and remained there to the end, winning by two lengths from Flaunt, which beat C. B. Campbell a neck for second place. The fifth race, a four and a half furlong scramble for two-year-olds, brought an un-wieldly field of thirteen to the post. After a somewhat tedious delay at the post, caused by the jockey on Instructor slightly injuring himself, they were sent away to a poor start. Copperfield at once rushed to the front and, showing a sharp turn of speed, remained there to the end, winning easily by two and a half lengths from Advantage, which finished a neck before Mast for second place. Peter Paul, the favorite, met with interference at the start and had little chance after the first quarter had been run. Peter J. Somero was practically left at the post. The concluding race, a spin of seven and a half furlongs for three-year-olds .and upward, was won by Evas Darling, which finished a neck before Lord Touchwood, with Fading Light third two lengths back. Ormonde ran an excellent race considering the weight and stamped himself a horse of high quality. The second race, a six-furlong dash for three-year-olds and upward, was conceded on all sides to be a foregone conclusion for Allan-a-Dale, but he did not have the easy time expected, A. D. Gibson compelling him to be hustled out in the last sixteenth to win. Peter J. led by a fair margin up to the final quarter, where Allan-a-Dale moved

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