Society Folk Turn Out: Piping Rock Associations Spring Meeting Is Auspiciously Opened.; Beautiful Course at Locust Valley the Scene of High Class Sport--Public Pick Winners in Spite of Unweildy Fields., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-06


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SOCIEfTY FOLK TURN OUT PIPING ROCK ASSOCIATIONS SPRING MEET ING IS AUSPICIOUSLY OPENED Beautiful Course at Locust Valley tho Scene of ofHigh High Class Sport Public Pick Winners in inSpito Spito of Unweildy Fields New York June 5 The Piping Rock meeting opened auspiciously todwy with about 2500 people spread over the beautiful lawns and clubhouse ve ¬ randahs It Is a natural course with all races nm over the turf and through a practically wild country reminding one of racing iu some European countries with the exception that the grandstand and other necessary equipments are movable anil are cleared awiiy after the meeting is over In the near future the Piping Hock Association will become as famous as that at Goodwood in England as it is supported by the elite of Long Island and fostered by the society folk in the aristocratic colony of Locust Valley ValleyIt It was a sad day for men who attempted to lay odds as the favorites ran home with clocklike regularity in every race but the sixth which was won by Winkle The latter just did beat out 111 mation which was badly handled Exemplar was most extensively supported but he fell at the last jump but two just as he was making his bid and J Lynch who ride him received a badly cut face and head headHeyliourn Heyliourn began the proceedings by winning the first race easily from The Thief and Culver and Jesuit had a comparative walkover in the second in which El Bart ran out J Lynch pulled him up and he did not finish the course which he could easily have done doneIn In the Piping Hock Handicap AmaHi just did beat Spring Board The favorites G M Miller and Starbottle were never dangerous Mission made a bid for the money but was not equal to the task taskIn In the two elimination races the public picked the two winners notwithstanding that the fields ivere exceptionally large and strange The conditions of these two affairs are that the six horses that fin ¬ ished in the money in the two races will compete for the 10000 purse next Monday aud all the horses that were unplaced today will be eligible for a consolation purse on Saturday It is believed that the final contest will narrow down to a two horse race between Some Kid and Belle Terre as both beat their opposition in an easy manner today Abscondcr the winner of the last race was a giant among pigmies Jockey Tommy McTaggart had his first mount since his reinstatement on Rosa He will ride all of August Belinonts horses in the future futureMatt Matt Byrne was at Piping Hock and is alnnit to start a public training stable It Is more than likely he will take some young horses belonging to the ValleyThere new racing element around Locust Valley There was considerable betting among the society folk on the two elimination races so much so that some pools were sold among the club members dur ¬ ing the lunch hour It was these pools that indi ¬ cated the favorites in the two races as many of the starters were unknowji

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