Belmont Park Sensations: Whimsy Finishes First after Swerving Often and is Disqualified, Daily Racing Form, 1915-07-22


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BELMONT PARK SENSATIONS WHIMSY FINISHES FIRST AFTER SWERVING OFTEN AND IS DISQUALIFIED. Thornhill Outspeeds Virile — Short-Priced Favorites Harry Shaw and Frnmouse Win Without Trouble — Compliments Eastview Steeplechase. New Fork, .Inly 21.— Today* racing :ii Belmont Park was marked by :he first disqualification of tli«-Deeting, which followed tbe rmiii inir of the *econd ■ f •. In « uicii Whimsy was vit back and tirsi awarded to Sk. Iilot. Although there wore • inly four starti rs, the race waa productive of quiii a iiii of swerving through/ml the Journey. Midway of tin- stretch Whimsy swerved le the outer rati, carrying sky rilot ami Lord Rock Vale with him. The former was at least twice compelled to pul! up and tbe three nabbed on the extreme outside, with Whimsy a -.;i lit margin in advaiu * i Bay Pilol and Lord Bock Vale. .Mustard, the other starter, bad bolted to the taaer rail. The de? cisfon, whih regarded in a ju-r one, was ■ *ut prise in many, as ii wan thought the interference ransed I Whimsy would in- overlooked, as there had bee* several similar occurrences •! late that had pawed unheeded by tbe stewards. Thornhill ran to his hesf form in the fourth race and be defeated the consistent Virile in handy faMlilon. Wooden Shoe made tbe early running, hut ill i j .«-. 1 out completely wbeu Thornhill made his balienge and in ihe Ktretcb Virile, although bard Idden. eonld not get ru the Leary gelding, his impost proving too great. Short-priced favorltea ruled in the majority of the race* and In tbe first and thin] wen- successful when Harry Shaw and Penmoaae were returned winners. The former was asked to meet an ordinary hand ot platen and defeated them with consummate case after leading throughout and Fen mouse was easily tirst borne over Dinah Do and Loa Bine. Compliment, an added -.tarter, accounted for the Eastview Steeplechase Handicap in handy fashion. Cabaret, after racing into a long lead in the first stages of th. race, ran out at the same hurdle over which he tell a few days ago. Shannon River lien took the lead, lint site combed to thi rush of .uipiini, nt in the drive through the stretch. Mission was a forward contender in the second turn of the field until she fell. following the victory of Thornhill he was the Medium of a runup when Kmil Herz advanced him Horn his entered price of 11.800 to ,000. He was protected bj his owner. Preparations are being made by several horsemen to ship to Saratoga within the next few days. The stable of W. T. Anderson will be shipped to Hamilton in time for the opening of that meeting Saturday. Lady Panehlta. winner of many races, has been Bold by I. ». I hnon to J. Inienselter for tin- re ported price of ,000. .1. McTaggart receiTed a .tare-day* suspension from the stewards for rough riding in the second race. Work-outs at Aqueduct on a fast track today were: Achievement Half mile in 4s-.:.. Antrim — Three-eighths in :;ii-. . nartwortb— Half mile in 4s,. Bl Mahdi — Half mile in 48%. Grapeabot Three-quartera in 1:21. i. M. Miller— Three-quarters in 1:17%. Goodwood -Half mile in 48%. High rid.— Mil,- in 1:44%. .1. J. I.illis Half mile in 40-". I. eo Skoinv Three-quartera in 1:24. Boanier Mile and an eighth in 1:62%. Sand Marsh —Three quarter* in 1:17%. At Belmont Park the work-outs over a fast track were: Adams Express — Three-quarter* in 1:17%; Belamour— Three-quarter* In 1:19. fuck o the Walk Three-quarters in i:io:.. Czar Michael Three-quarter* in 1:10%. lallia Keima Half mile in 49. Frank Hudson -Three-quarters in 1:18. Falrweatber— Three-eighth* In :. ;. Gainer—Mile in 1:47:;-. lay gleber — Mile In 1 :49%. Harrv Junior Three-quarter* in 1:21. II. lnluv - Half mile in 49. Iron Duke Three-qnarter* in 1:17 :::. . .lex.iil I hree quarters in 1:18. Murphy — Half mile in 49. Hock View Mile in 1 : IV-Superintendenl -Five-eighth* in 1 :0:l Sea Beach— Three-eighths in 36%. Sand Bock Three-quarters in 1:17%. Trend —Half mile in BO. Tranalt — Seven-eighth* in 1:32%.

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