Good Racing At Pimlico: Virginia M. Gives The Johnson-Billings Stable Its First Victory.; Perthshire Makes a Record for Himself--Remarkably Close Finish in a Steeplechase--Coga Victim of an Outrage., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-07


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GOOD RACING AT PIMLICO VIRGINIA M GIVES THE JOHNSONBILLINGS STABLE ITS FIRST VICTORY VICTORYPerthshire Perthshire Makes a Record for Himself Remark ¬ ably Close Finish in a Steeplechase Cogs Victim of an Outrage Plmlico Jld May C The JohnsonBillings stable scored Its first victory of the season when the two yearold filly Virginia jr won the opening dash at Pimlico this afternoon She made all the pace and beat the favorite Casco by a length Vir ¬ ginia M Is a big Milid filly and may prove useful usefulPerthshire Perthshire which has won in his first effort at IimlliO for the last three years accounted for the second race a dash of threequarters of a mile In which he led hh opponents most of the way and won under restraint The finish in the steeplechase was particularly exciting the first three horses finishing heads apart Jolly who had the mount on Swish claimed a foul which was not allowed He rode liis mount with i oor judgment and in the last sixteenth bumped his way through in between Astute and Promoter Had he kept to the inside wliure lie was in taking the last fence he would undoubtedly have won wonWilliam William Martin discovered a sponge In the nos ¬ tril of Cogs which lias been ailing since his recent ract at Havre de Grace In steaming tlie horses head out this morning the sponge was found em ¬ bedded well un in his nostril nostrilA A number of local turfmen are sending their mures over to II G Bedwells farm near Laurel to be mated with the King Hanover Percita stal ¬ lion Prince Ahmed which has been retired to the stud by lis owmr Up to date Prince Ahmed has l en mated with Honey Bee Jiyrtle Marion St Jeanne Madeline L Lady Lightning Elwah Right easy and Jlarjorle A ATom Tom Healcy has decided not to send any of the R T Wilson horses to Canada this summer He will dispose of those he considers not good enough for a metropolitan campaign Yesterday he sold Alhena to J F Adams llealey Is also training cue steeplechaser this year Aldebaran Pcnobseot wlilclf gave promise of being one of the top notchers am ing the timber toppers last season hurt his bad and no attempt will be made to train him himtills tills Sil iJ The twoyearold Moonstone was taken down wltlrj a slight attack of fever this morning and was ex ¬ cused from starting in the fifth race raceWilliam William Young who has acted as foreman for the J O Talbbtt stable for the past two years couleinplates riding again He will leave for Jlon trpal in a few days and will be seen in the saddle at the Delorimier Park meeting Andrew Jlinder is another oldtimer who will be seen In the sad ¬ dle at the halfmile meetings in Canada CanadaJames James Boden left for Toronto this morning with the D Raymond horses He left the steeplechaser Chester Krum at Pimlico in charge of Jlike JlikeCant Cant W F Pre = grave bought the twoyearold Mfndlr from A B Spreckels at private sale this morning The remainder of the Spreckels horses will lie fold at auction in the paddock at Pimlico on Saturday May 15 15Pimlico Pimlico workouts over a slow track this morn ¬ ing were wereAlfaiHr AlfaiHr Half mile in 52 52Beethoven Beethoven Threequarters in 121 121Ben Ben Quince Mile in 148 148Between Between Fs Threequarters in 110 110Billy Billy McGee Quarter mile in 24 Black Prince Threequarters in 118 118Uroomstraw Uroomstraw Quarter mile in 25 25Buskin Buskin Mile in 154 154Carbide Carbide Threequarters in 120 120Cliff Cliff Field Threequarters in 110 110Dakota Dakota Fiveeighths in 104 104Emerald Emerald Gem Threequarters in 118 118FlvliP FlvliP Fairy Jllle and an eighth in 158 158Grapeshot Grapeshot Threequarters in 118 118Hcrmana Hcrmana Threequarters in 110 110Humiliation Humiliation Threequarters In 121 121Ida Ida Claire Half mile in 59 59lollte lollte Quarter mile in 25 25Kewessa Kewessa Half mile in 52 52KliiR KliiR Caucus Half mile in 52 52King King Neptune Half mile in 50 50King King Tuscan Half mile in fifi fifiLady Lady Atkhw Half mile in 52 52LAijjlon LAijjlon Threequarters in 120 120JInxims JInxims Choice Threequarters in 118 118Onkhurst Onkhurst Mile in 110 110Orlin Orlin Kripp Half mile in 52 52Peggy Peggy L Threequarters In 121 121Polarlus Polarlus Threequarters in 118 118Queen Queen Apple Quarter mile in 24 24Regular Regular Half mile in B2 B2Reliance Reliance Half mile In 50 50Key Key Oakwood Threequarters in 121 121Sandbar Sandbar Half mile in 50 50Solon Solon Half mile in 50 50Song Song of Valley Threequarters in 120 Star Gaze Mile in 144 144Superintendent Superintendent Threequarters in 121 121Maryland Maryland Girl Threequarters in 121 121Minstrel Minstrel Threequarters in 121 121TlHjan TlHjan Half mile in 52 Uncle Bill Half mile in 50

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