Fluky Victory For Perthshire.: Jockeys Poor Judgment Results in Defeat for Donald Macdonald in Newtown Selling Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-31


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FLUKY VICTORY FOR PERTHSHIRE Jockeys Poor Judgment Results in Defeat for Don ¬ ald Macdonald in Newtown Selling Stakes New York July 30 W N Adrians sprinter Perthshire appears to have the Indian sign on Don ¬ ald Macdonald for he again beat him today in the running of the Newtown Selling Stakes one mile and a sixteenth But as was the case in their previous meeting Donald Macdonald was the better of the two While Perthshire ran a good game race it was Bntwells jockeyship that won the stake for him Butwell was alert when the barrier was sprung and before Wilson on Donald Macdouald had realized what had happened Perthshire was Ixumdiug along live lengths In front On the far turn Wilson made his bid ivlth Donald Macdonald and iu making the turn Into the stretch Perth ¬ shires lead had been reduce to two lengths But here Butwells judgment again came into play as ie kept Perthshire close to the Inner rail and did lot lose an inch while Witson made a wide turn tvith Donald Macdonald From there home it was a struggle between the two Perthshire was a Ired horse while Donald Macdonald was closing fast but Butwell put up one of his strong finishes mi Perthshire got home first by a neck Had Donald Macdouald not made the wide stretch turn he onld hardly have lost As It was he would have been the winner in about two more strides stridesThe The tabulated history of the Newtown Stakes Is as follows Year Winner AWt Jockey Val Time 4 120 F ONeill 1380 113 1I04 Monet 3 IOC T Burns 1370 117 1005 Czaraphine 3105 Baird 1210114 l0t Grapple 4 105 Garner 1270 113 113IM7 IM7 Keator 5 111 Garner 1 25 1 13 1908 Aletheuo 4113 K Dugnn 1350110 1350110I10 I10 Madman 4 110 Taplin 075 112 112i913 i913 Perthshire 5 108 Butwell 75 145 145Not Not run in 100 No racing iu 1911 and 1912 1912The The closing race for twoyearolds ended with the disqualification of Notoriety hut his backers ilid not take kindly to the disqualification as they lid not see where he was at fault Notoriety and Captain Burns were running close together until the last furlong Up to that time Notoriety had been bumped several times by Captain Burns but In the last sixteenth he was able to draw out and finish first by three parts Of a length From the stand it appeared as if CaptainBurns swerved and hit Mordecai which in turn struck Polly H The last named was closing like a streak and was probably xnt of the Hold She was knocked out of ier stride and McCahey had to take her up sharply After making his weight McCahey made a claim of foul and Karrick Notorietys rider was called into the stand after which the disqualification came cameJust Just before the running of the fourth race D Wheelock who is said to lie ah electrician of Ilempstead died In the grandstand It seems that early in the afternoon Wheelock had been eating bananas and was stricken with acute indigestion J li Dowd the track physician was summoned but he was not of any assistance to the man who died in a short time of heart failure failureA A report reached here from Saratoga this after hoon to the affect that Whisk Broom II Harry Payne Whitneys great horse winner of the Metro IMiIitan Brooklyn and Suburban Ifnudicaps went wrong during a workout at the Spa According lo the rumor the son of Broomstick after doing a fast threeeighths work in preparation for the Saratoga Handicap which is to be run next Satur ¬ day was suddenly eased up by Joe Notter who rode him iu all of his races here He was taken back to the stable lame and It Is not known just how seriously the mishap is isThe The twoyearold Gallop will sport the Qulnoy Stables colors in the opening dash tomorrow as It was learned today that he had been claimed from J L Holland for 1200 when he was beaten iu a stake race a few days ago John agoJohn O Tallxjtt the western turfman intends getting together a strong string of horses for next winters campaign and will make many purchases before the season ends In the IVast He is also looking about for a rider and it is more than likely that jockey Skirvin will be engaged Skirvin rode a few races for him at Charleston last winter and did well At present Skirvin Is under contract to Hugh McCarren but the contract will terminate iu a few months McCarren is anxious to disiwse of the boy but It is said that he has set a stilt price on the contract reports having it that he wants 5000 for Skirvins papers Jockey papersJockey Butwell who has been riding in excellent form during the past week added three more win ¬ ners to his credit today when he piloted Besom Perthshire and Mordecai to victory He was also second with Little Hugh and third with Margaret Meise Bntwell is riding in better form now than for several months monthsTen Ten carloads of horses will be shipped to Sara ¬ toga tomorrow night Including the stables of J O Talbott and William Garth The ten horses in the string of J L Holland will not be shipped until Friday morning because the owner wishes to start Gainer in the Youthful Stakes tomorrow afternoon afternoonH H F Carman and his followers again put over a good thing today when Luria won the third race She was as good as 30 to 1 at one time In the betting but closed at 12 to 1 She won after a strenuous struggle with Little Hugh and Bouncing Lass the three being necks apart at the finish

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