Tracery Thrown By A Suffragist., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-20


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TRACERY THROWN BY A SUFFRAGIST SUFFRAGISTLondon London June 10 In the race for the Gold Cup at Ascot today the American colt Tracery was passing into the lead when a man darted into the track from a position near the royal enclosure which was occupied by King George and Queen Alary and grasping Tracerys bridle brought the horse Ids jockey and himself to tho ground Tho man was picked up unconscious with a fractured skull and was pronounced probably fatally injured He carried a suffragist Hag and a pistol and was evidently inspired to Ids mad deed by a similar occurence recently at Epsom while the Derby was being run The horse and his rider Whalley escaped injury injuryTracery Tracery was second choice in the betting and in all probability would have won tint for the tragic interference As it was T Pilkingtons fiveyear old bay horse Prince Palatine by Persimmon Lady Light foot which won the cup last year went on and won with Lord Derbys fiveyear old chestnut horse Stedfast by Chaucer Be Sure second and Mr Fairies fouryearold bay colt Aleppo by Beppo here Keine third Right horses ran The Gold Cup is a weight forage of 2 12 miles at 20 sovereigns each with u gold cup of the value of 500 sovereigns and 3500 sovereigns in specie added

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