Flittergold Reduces Laurel Record: Fair Palys Brother Runs Five and a Half Furlongs in 1:06 at Maryland Track, Daily Racing Form, 1914-10-29


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FLITTERG0LD REDUCES LAUREL RECORD. Fair Plays Brother Runs Five and a Half Furlongs in 1:0G at Maryland Track. Baltimore. Md., October 2S. August Belmont, whose colors have been seen in front only in frequently of late, won a race at Laurel Park this afternoon with FHttergold, the thrye-yeUr-old brother to Fair Play. Flittergold beat Housemaid a head and in doing so made a new track record of 1:00 for five and a half furlongs, displacing the mark of 1:05 made by Kewessa a few days ago. Housemaid ran a good race and showed gameness, but she could not concede the weight she was asked to give the Belmont colt. A series of mishaps occurred in the third race, which Hen Quince won. Before the start, Avia-tress and Harry Lauder got the best of their riders and ran away. Steward was able to control Harry I-amler and took him back to the post, but Gordon on Aviatress had more dilticulty with his horse. On the way back to the starL Aviatress lunged and went over the outside fence, throwing Gordon heavily. The stewards gave the word to start without Aviatress. Then Harry Lander made another plunge throuh the barrier and this time got the best of Steward. The horse ran away two miles and the field was sent away without either of the refractory two. The start was a ioor one and, Den Quince, quickest to begin, outran his company to the turn and held them safe all the way.. Willie Midgley has arranged to ship the Gilford A. Cochran horses to Belmont Park at the conclusion of the Laurel meeting. Mr. Cochran has decided to retire the stallion. His Majesty and the mares, Comicmara and Early Bose to the stud and they will be sent to Capt. 1. M. Walkers farm at Boyeeville, Va. The yearlings will he tried out at Belmont Park before they go into winter quarters at the Whitney place at Aiken. S. C, where they will be sent about the middle of November. The Cochran colors were quite prominent during the past season. Midgley succeeding in rounding the cripple, His .Majesty, into winning form, while Figinny ran a couple of good races during the season. Some of the yearlings in the stable are said to be promising. The horses in the stables of George Odom and Silas Veitch were shipped to Pimlico this morning. Lewis Garth sent sixteen from Benning to the Maryland Jockey Clubs course. Paul J. Miles will ship his stable from "here to Latonia as soon as he can make up a car. His plans are to go from Kentucky to Juarez on the Llrod. -special. . . . . -F- S- Haekett, who -is gathering "together an extensive string to campaign at Juarez during the winter, has purchased Penalty from J. W. Hedrick. A. McL. Earlocker, accompanied by Frank and Harry Steveps," uiQtbjrod aver from New York. Mr. Larlccker announced that the conditions of the Home Produce Stakes had been changed so as to permit the entry of Canadian foals. The stake, which will be run at Belmont Park next fall, will be at six furlongs and the approximate value will be 0,000. Edward McBride, who was in Kentucky attending the yearling sales, returned today. He ro-ixrts that among his purehses was the McGee-Trisauce colt, which was knocked down to J. Frey. Mr. McBride has sold the yearling black filly by The Commoner Niaxus to Albert Henry of Montreal. K. B. Steele added Fenrock and Crossbun to his string, which also includes Beaumont Belle and Ger-rard. He purchased the first two this afternoon from August Belmont. They will be raced at Charleston and Havana. Borgo, winner of the fifth race, was bid up from 00 to ,400 by Sam Louis, but was protected. Mud Sill, winner of the last race, was boosted to 51,000 and sold to P. J. Miles, whose horse Be was second.

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