Belmont Park Schedule Changed: Postponement of Polo Game Leads to Decision to Race Today-Flying Fairys Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1914-06-09


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BELMONT fARK SCHEDULE CHANGED. Postponement of Rolo Game Leads to Decision to Ra, - Today — Flying Fairys Handicap. New York, June 6. -Interest at Belmont Park today Chiefly centered in the running of the Me-Kinuey Handicap, in which Flying Fairy took the measure of good opiiosition. Buekhorii, one of the choices and the top weight, attempted to go along in the early part of the race with the lightly weighted Thoruinll and as a result succumbed after entering the stretch. Flying Fairy, closing fast, wore down the tiring Thornhill to win going away. The Caaaatt stable also accounted for the second race with Spring Board. The running of the race was marked by a bad jam on Mm far turn in which Isdora, ridden by Hutwell. went down. Spring Hoard and Graver Hughes were the offenders. After the linish the stewards questioned T. Uavies who had the mount on Spring Board, but tin- result was allowed to stand as the hor-es finished. Marion II., a good-looking filly, heat The Mns-ipierader handily in the first race after ahawag high apeed all the way. The Hrookside Stable. which is trained by George M. Odosa scored its first victor.v of the season when Coipiette won the third race. For the second time this year three-year olds were asked to race through field. The Hitchcock entry. Sorrel and Hayhead. ruled first choices and Sorrel won in handy fashion after leading through oat. Bayhead ami Aherfeidy lost their rideis. both of whom escaped injury. San Vega was in a s.,fi spot in the final race and holding his op position safe for Sliced all the way won by a comfortable margin. The Ma-ipu r.nlei s defeat todav by Marion H. was said to be due to the fact that the Garth cult has been slighth ailing for the past lew days ami not ii ■ to his best form. Pennant, Forum and Meeting House will Ih-shipped to Montreal Thursday by James Rowe. ii being the intention of Mr. Whitney to start Pen mint in the Dorval Derby. Contrary to tin- report of Saturday, there will lie racing at l.elmoiit Park tomorrow, the polo game having lieen postponed. A program of six races was arranged today.

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