Flying Fairy Wins Bowie: Capt. E. B. Cassatts Good Filly Incidentally Reduces a Pimlico Record, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-13


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FLYING FAIRY WINS BOWIE CAPT. E. B. CASSATTS GOOD FILLY INCIDENTALLY REDUCES A PIMLICO RECORD. Runs Mile and Three-Quarters in 3:01 in Winning Feature Race cf Maryland Jockey Clubs Closing Day Program Buskin Beaten By Narrow Margin. Baltimore, Md.. November 12. Capt. E. B. Cas-satts Flying Fairy won tlic sixth running of the Bowie Handicap at Pimllco tUis afternoon liy a heart from C. II. Bobbins Buskin, with Tactics, the only other starter, three lengths away. The Bowie, which is the big race of the Pimllco full sea.-on, this year was reduced to a mile and three-quarters. In previous years the distance was two miles and its list of winners included Fltz Herbert, Everett, Zeus, Mission and Buskiu, the latter having taken the race last year as a three-year-old. It is easy to say that a horse should have won, but it was conceded today that Buskin ought to have beaten Flying Fairy. The mile and three-quarters were run in the new track record time of 3:01. which is one second and a fifth faster than the former mark, made by Superstition in 1910. Buskins defeat appearetl to be due to poor judgment on the part of jockey Fairbrother. The early pace was slow, the iirst mile being run in 1:44, i.nrt at that stage Buskin was four lengths away from the leader. Flying Faivy. They went the mile and a quarter in 2:10, three and a fifth seconds slower that the race won by Iolly II. on Tuesday, in which Buskin wns right there with Tolly H. Flying Fairy went to the front at the start and McTaggart rated her along with no contention from the other two until the head of the stretch was reached, where Tactics ami Buskiu closed up some ground. it was not until half way down the stretch, however, that Fairbrother went to work on Buskin. lie hit bis horse once with the- whip and Buskin responded with a rush. A furlong from home he passed Tactics and went after Flying Fairy, but the distance to the finish was too short and, though Buskin was catching the Cassatt mare with every stride, he Just failed to get up. Two strides past the wire Buskin was in front. Tactics quit hadly-iir the last eighth of a mile. long distance race, at one mile and a naif, was on the card and Good Day won It. He f,ftliotiier railed behind ids field to the three-eighths post, where he closed and gradually cutting down the load of Ambrose, the paee-niuucr, he got up to win by a neck. Several of the horsemen who tried to ship part of their stables to Belmont Park and Sheepshead Bay were stopped by the government authorities and the horses were held over until they had been passed by a government veterinarian. The prevalence of the foot and mouth disease, which appears to be widespread, was reponsiblc for this .action. The discouraging news was received from Norfolk that in the aypeal of bookmakers Snell and Xolb, who were sentenced to pay a line of ,500 and six months in jail by a local justice last spring, the decision of the lower court was upheld by the Supreme court of Virginia. Sheridan Clark is here looking after the Interests of the Dorval Jockey Club in regard to entries for the .0,000 International Derby, which close on Saturday. Mr. Clark has the promise of entries from a numlier of prominent eastern owners. John A. Schorr furnished the winner of the first running of the. stake in David Craig. Jack, Laxson came out of his race yesterday in such bad shape that his owner has decided to make no further effort to train him. The horse has been presented to track superintendent Breunan, who will use him as a hack.

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