Laurel Winners Pay Well: Robert Bradley Furnishes a Surprise by Winning Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1914-10-08


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LAUREL WINNERS PAY WELL ROBERT BRADLEY TURKISHES A SURPRISE BY WINNING HANDICAP. Was Not Regarded as Likely to Stay the Route and Paid Big Price More of Cuban Racing Plans. Laurel, lid., October 7. Robert Bradley surprised the talent tills afternoon when he won the principal race of the day. This horse has never shown much disposition to stay and the public did not consider he could beat II. P. Whitneys Night Stick and August Belmonts Flittergold at a mile and a sixteenth. But the Mizell horse took the lead at the start and was never headed. A fur-Ions from the finish it looked as if Flittergold would get up, hut at the critical moment Flittergold faltered and Robert Bradley lasted to win by a short head. He paid 1.00 in the mutuels and was the longest priced winner of the day. Good prices ruled throughout. Mr. Belmont had a hit of hard luck In the closing dash, won by It. F. Carmans Ella Bryson. FUtaway, the Belmont entry, was running well up in second place along the roll when she was jammed into the fence and liutwell had to pull her up sharply. This put Flit-away out of the running. She closed resolutely in the stretch and finished a good fourth. "Hoot Mon" Billy Oliver, who has been trying hard to get a winning race out of Kewessa, linally succeeded in the lifth race today. Kewessa was olf on his toes and remained in front all the way. winning in the fast time of 1:00, which equaled the track record. The closest finish attended the second race. Tie Pin, Marvelous and Deviltry passing the judges heads apart. Tie Pin got the verdict. Ella Bryson, vinner of the sixth race, was advanced 05 over her entered price of 1914.sh00 and was retained. II. D. Brown came back to Laurel this afternoon in the interest of his coming winter meeting at Havana. He said that while the opening date had not yet been definitely lixed it probably would be between .Tan. 1 and 10. The track is just alwut completed and work on the grand stand, which will be a steel structure, has commenced. All the Kleol for this stand is obtained in Havana and the portion of it Is already ou the ground. The rreaterT : take list, which will shortly be announced, is a particularly liberal one. and a 5,000 lixture is one feature of the season. About twenty-live stakes in nil will be given. Mrs. L. A. Livingston lias decided to race her horses here and at Pimlico. after which they will be retired to her Rancocas farm in New Jersey. Lore tli; has been retired to the stud there and Pniidorlna and Soteinin. both winners of the Kentucky Endurance Stakes are matrons of the establishment now. Sotoniia has been mated to Ar-uieath II. and It is the intention to send Pandorina to Lovetle next spring. Amelia Jenks is another of the prized matrons of the establishment, which comprises a dozen mares in all. James Corrigan. who is a partner with Price Mc-Kinney in the Wycklilfe stud, was an arrival from Mexico City this afternoon, with Fred Fenchler ot the Jockey Club Juarez. Price McKinney reached Baltimore this evening. All three will remain for several days. William Martins Mediator broke down so badly in his last race that it is doubtful if ho will race again this season. Marjorie A. was scratched by II. G. Bedwell this afternoon for the reason that she developed a high fever last night.

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