Buskin Runs Grand Race: Suffers Disadvantage At Start Of Handicap At Saratoga, But Wins.; Gracilla, Well Supported by Her Owner at 20 to 1, Wins First Purse of Eastern Campaign for T. C. McDowell--Two Favorites Successful., Daily Racing Form, 1913-08-16


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BUSKIN RUNS GRAND RACE SUFFERS DISADVANTAGE AT START OF HANDI CAP AT SARATOGA BUT WINS Gracilla Well Supported by Her Owner at 20 to 1 1Wins Wins First Purse of Eastern Campaign for T C McDowell Two Favorites Successful Saratoga N Y August 15 This was ta day of upsets Favorites and good things In general fell by the wayside Buskin and War Horn being the only first choices to reward the students ot form But the racing was interesting wellmatched fields going to the post in nearly all of the races Buskins victory camo with the running of the handicap at one mile and an eighth which was the days feature His race was of the sensational kind as he was shuffled back at the start and ran in the rear to the far turn Then he was taken to the Outside and closing with a dazzling burst of speed In the last sixteenth he caught the leader Star Gaze and beat him a neck in a driving finish Colonel Holloway which came on to finish third also showed a good performance as he came from far back In the stretch stretchT T C McDowell of Kentucky won his first race of the meeting when Gracilla got home first in the handicap for twoyearolds at the lucrative odds of 20 to 1 Gracilla was well supported by her owner and his friends and she led all the way although she had to do her best in the stretch racing The race was marred by much crowding and in the first sixteenth Golden Chimes ridden by Rlghtmlre was crowded into the fence and thrown Rightniire had his left arm and leg se ¬ verely hurt and he Is sure to be out of the saddle for several days daysH H D Brown manager of the Maryland State Fair Association whose meeting will take place at Laurel Md during the month of October an ¬ nounced today that nine stakes will be run otf during the meeting and the conditions for them will be announced tomorrow As usual Mr Brown will be liberal in the money given away in the stakes and also in the overnight events and han ¬ dicaps Althqugh the Jockey Club has not as yet granted dates for the meeting it Is thought a certainty tllltifJfcSyAEliJJns will he duly sanctioned within a fewTfaysTT fewTfaysTTFrank Frank J Bryan wo came here yesterday In the interest of the two stake events that will be run during the Piping Uock meeting which had their closing today announced that the owners were liberal in making entries and that the stakes have filled well They are the Harbor Hill Cup Steeple ¬ chase and the Piping Rock Oaks for threeyearold fillies filliesEight Eight horses belonging to J W Schorr of Mem ¬ phis reached here this morning from Fort Erie in charge of John F Schorr who trains for his father In the lot are Leochares Vandergrlft Edda Hamil ¬ ton and four others Mr Schorr lost no time in making entries as he will start Vandergrlft In the Hopeful Stakes tomorrow a me of the horses In the string have been turned out while others have been sent to Kentucky to rest until the fall season of racing begins there thereProgram Program books are out for the two days of racing that will be given at Syracuse on September 12 and 13 In connection woth the New York State Fair Entries to these races will close on August 28 There will be six races on the first day four with 400 one of 500 and another with 000 added There will be five on the second day one of 500 added and the others of 400 added A military race will be the main event each day dayJ J G Greener who will be remembered as the owner of Oiseau when he was a twoyeatold was among the visitors today So was Jacqb Pincus who lias been witnessing the racing herjf jfor the past fifty years and has not missed di meeting since 1SG4 A L Astes horse Paton probably will never face the starter again He pulled up lame after hiss race today and in going back to his stable broke down so badly that it is believed he Will have to be destroyed

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