Closely Contested Races: Fort Eries Card Productive of an Unusual Number of Hair Line Finishes, Daily Racing Form, 1915-07-10


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i ] ! I ! i 1 ■ ■ i . CLOSELY CONTESTED RACES FORT ERIES CARD PRODUCTIVE OF AN UNUSUAL NUMBER OF HAIR LINE FINISHES. Dr. Larrick Defeats Back Bay by Inches — Patience and Garish Sun Also Win by Narrow Margins — Track Gossip. , Fort Brie, out.. July .».— K. 15. lOlkins Dr. Har-rick, a recant arrival from latanla. eecaasaaed fat the handicap at tin ee ipiarters that served as tin; feature race of the program Offered bj the Niagara Baring Association today. The race brought oul a ■eld of a half doy.eii smart sprinters and. despite the deep ami lumpy track, a stirring contest was furnished, in which Dr. Larrick beat the favorite. Back Hay a nose. All of the six starters had seme sort of chnnce at one stage or other of the ra.e. Dark Bay sprinted into a long lead in the lirst eighth, but when Gamer brought The Widow Moon up while rounding the far turn. Meteulf look Back Bay up. evidently with the intention of giving hini a breathing spell. Then when The Widow Moon qail in the homestretch Buck Day again took the lead. He tiled, however, right at Hie end and Dr. Larrick just ms— fid to get up in time to beat hini by a nose in the iinal stride. Tlie sport during the afternoon was marked l.y close finishes. The race that called for maiden jockeys also furnished an exciting finish, and the winner "t this race, Patience, just got up in Unas to beat Astrologer. The conditions of the third race called for Cain diau-foaled homes and the winner turned up in Harish Sun. which beat Hartley a head after a lung and hard stretch drive in which the two fought it out head and head. Peggy •- barely heat Sonny Boy in tile fifth race after a desperate drive iii which both Tapliu and young McDertnott showed to good advantage. Several stables left this morning for Windsor, among them those of II. G hidings, Al Austin and J. K. Seagram. Trainer Barry I.itthtield left for New York on receipt of the news of the death of his father. Al Austin left the plater Salon at Fort Erie in charge of T.J. Shannon. The latter will ship the horse in hi**rSr to Saratoga, where he will be turned over to bis owner. K. !•. MeCo.v . Alilotsford pulled up lame after a work-out this morning and was excused by the stewards from -taititi" in the sixth race. W. Keating and O. W. Deppler were arrivals from Latonia. Keating .-hipped his stable from Kentucky to Windsor. II. G. Dcdwell has decided to ship his horses li m here to Hamilton, where they will remain until the return of racing at that point. .Mr. Rod well will leave for Laurel. Md., Saturday night to look over the horses he has turned out at hi- farm. Jockey Taplin will superint 1 the shipment of the Bcdwell homes to Hamilton. He will probably go to Windsor to ride the two-year-old King Neptune in a stake. Edward Trotter, who js gathering together a string for a winter campaign at New Orleans, yesterday secured bv private purchase from B. .1. McGraw the useful plater Joe linn. The latter appears to be rounding into good form and should hold his own in ordinary company. Col. W. E. Applegate was a visitor at Fort Kite. He cat!"- di from Kentucky and will remain on the Canadian cireuH until the opening ot the Saratoga in. it lag. s. nor Domingo DeBattenherg, representative of a couple of Havana dailies, who has been reporting on Hie Canadian circuit for his papers, will rc- turn to Cuba mxt week. Senor DeBattenherg is enthusiastic over r.o ing at Marianao and predicts a great meeting in Cuba next winter. Harry Shannon will -hip Hie EL K. Deck stable from hew to Hamilton. I he home Yorkviiio. suspended with .1. Mellinur- ray during the Toiont eeliug. has been restored to good standing. He has been sold to J. J. Rvan for gfiSO,

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