Big Fields and Good Prices: Many Horses Go to the Post In Days Races at Pimlico-Fourteen Starters in Steeplechase, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-06


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BIG FIELDS AND GOOD PRICES. Many Horses Go to the Post in Days Races at Pimlico Fourteen Starters in Steeplechase. Baltimore, Md., November 5. Big -fields and long prices ruled at Pimlico this afternoon. A seven-horse race furnished the smallest field of the day and the great number of starters, resulted in some of the longest pices of the meeting against the winners, it began with the opener, which went to harebell, sold in the field, the lilly paying 1913.sh2.80 to win. This youngster was practically given away by J. J. McCaffertv, acting for Dr. J. S. Tyree, in Canada last spring, and It turns out that she is the best of the big lot of yearlings that McCafferty bought in Kentucky last fall. Eveu iu the steeplechase the field was large, fourteen horses facing the starter. Ral Parrs The Welkin scored her second victory of the meeting and showed by her performance that she is still the good juniper she was one year ago, though her legs are troublesome. The Welkin was in front practicallv all the way. Iu the last half mile the race resolved itself into a contest between The Welkin and George E110. The latter ran a good race, but at the last fence he made a bad landing, which lost him whatever chance lie may have had .0 beat The Welkin. Good Dav was another long priced winner. This was iu the," mile and three-sixteenths race. Chester Krinn was on his bad behavior at the lost. as usual, and when the lield got away he was turned sideways. He ran into a contending position at oiice and remained well up with the leaders to the stretch, where he tired. Good Day. which was always in the first ili"ht, came out of the bunch in the last furlong to win going away. He was. bid up to ,200 and bought by Wayne Joplin. 1 " The third race furnished the closest finish of the afternoon. Montresor and Isidora passed the winning post so close together that until the official placing was displaved the outcome remained in doubt. , , B. McBride today purchased the two-year-old lill v Galaxy from Richard T. Wilson. flie suspension of three days that was indicted on jockey J. Callahan yesterday by the stewards was lifted todav when Capt. P. M. Walker went before them with an excuse for the-hoy. He said that he had told Callahan that he was not to go to the front with Ambrose in the Chesapeake Handicap under anv consideration. It was his effort to place the horn? that brought-.nbont the swerve-that earned the suspension.

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