Waterbass Fails to Stay: Amos Turneys Three-Year-Old is Unplaced in Pimlico Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-11


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, , WATERBASS FAILS TO STAY AMOS TURNEYS THREE-YEAR-OLD IS UNPLACED IN PIMLICO FEATURE. Horse Recently Shipped East from Kentucky Ruled Favorite for Race in Which William Cahills Colors Are Carried to Victory by Polly H. Baltimore, Md., November 10. The Jockey Club Handicap at Plinlico this afternoon was won bv Polly H., with Tactics second, .Buskin third, anil Amos Tnrneys Waterbass. the favorite of the race, fourth. The mile and a quarter was run in 2:00S. The early pace was slow. Fairbrother, notwithstanding the slow pace, kept Buskin far back in the early running. Meanwhile Waterbass was showing the way, with Tactics in second place for half a mile. Then Polly H. passed the latter. Waterbass kept his lead to the head of the stretch, where lie began to tire and Polly H. began to close on him. In the last sixteenth AVaterbass quit utterlv. When Waterbass dropped back, Fairbrother let Buskin have his head and he closed so fast that Polly H. and Tactics beat him only a length and a neck. Had the distance been a few yards greater, Buskin would surely have won. Tactics and Buskin were worked out an extra half for the Bowie, for which todays handicap was a sort of preliminary. The mile and three-sixteenths race saw a good band of platers go to the post, and it resulted in a close finish, with old Guy Fisher getting the decision by a head from Good Dav. Good Day was ridden with what appeared to be poor judgment, being kept too far back in the early running. He came with a great rush at the end and just failed to get up. Armament, making his third appearance in as many racing days, was unplaced. Thornhili, which has developed into a consistent horse since he left the Belmont Stable, was returned winner of the selling handicap at one mile and a sixteenth. T. P. Phelan, who formerly raced a string in partnership with James Carruthers, is here looking lor some steeplechase material. He is in the market for several promising three-vear-olds His new purchases probably will be turned over to Willie Shields, who will winter and school them at Benning. Harvey Boyle Is schooling his likely two-year-old. Between Us. through the Benning field andtbo youngster shows ability as a fencer. Bobby Bover will also be put to jumping next season. Fred Auerback, manager of the meeting to be given at Palmetto Park next month, reports applications for over M0 stalls, including some from a number of owners who will race at Charleston for the first time. Among them are T. C. McDowell John W. Schorr. R. hi. Watkins and John Whalen! L. Weiss has turned his horses over to C. K. Moore, who will handle them in future. James Arthur, who formerly handled the Weiss horses won a number of races with them in Canada and Maryland. Ed Weiss, who has been on the shelf is said to be rounding to. The J. O. Talbott and Harrv Payne Whitney strings were shipped to Havre de Grace this morn-!.n,r lIhJr.y went .in cuarse of Walter House and Albert Simons. A division of the Talbott hordes was sent to Charleston yesterday.

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