Stromboli is a Stayer: Wins the Bowie Handicap in a Canter and Close to the Track Record, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-12


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. I ! . , f , f ; STROMBOLI IS A STAYER WINS THE BOWIE HANDICAP IN A CANTER AND CLOSE TO THE TRACK RECORD. Bill Dudley Finishes First and Is Disqualified— Dinah Do Furnishes the Only Run-Up — High Horse Claimed When Beaten. Baltimore. M.I.. Novenilier 11. — The Bowie Handicap, one of Pimlicos famous old-tine* races, was featured by the Maryland J.x-key Club this afternoon. It resulted in an easy victory for August Belmonts Stroiiilmli, which won in a canter by fifteen lengths and ran within two-fifths of a second of the track record of BsM.%. This, coming on top of his record performance of a fe»v days hack, when he ran three-quarters in 1:12, makes Stromboli a pretty shifty sort of a horse. There was nothing to force him along at any part of todays race, or he would undoubtedly have hung up another new record. The race was rohlio.1 of much of its interest when Short Grass l-i-t his rider directly after the barrier rose. The field had not gone ten yeards when Short Grass grabbed his quarter and. stumbling, unseated Mc-Tagart. The latter hung to the lines and the horso was caught by one of the assistant starters. Another disqualification took place this afternoon, the third of the meeting, when Bill Dudley was set back after finishing first in the Kikridge Steeplechase. The stewards placed Vifir first. Bill Dudley led all the way ami after taking the eleventh jump, when Yilir was closing up. Ic crossed over in front . f that horse while running en the fiat. The stewards were of the opinion that this beat Yitir. for when Murphy claimed a foul it was promptly allowed. The change in the placing gave Yitir first money. Superhuman second and Ainans third. Einil Herz lost the two-year-old High Horse after he was beaten in the first race. Sam Louis Kok the colt out of the raw for ,450. The only run-up of the afternoon rame aftet Dinah Do won the sixth race. She was adv:ie-e:l from 00 to 00 by Harry Fink and was lioiight in- The first stable to depart from Pimlie to pa into winter quarters was the big siring owned by 11. C. Hallenbeck. which left for Red Bank. N. .!.. this afternoon in charge of trainer E. W. llcffncr. S. C. Hildreth will leave for Belmont Park on Saturday with August Belmonts string and B. C. Benson will leave with James Butlers horses for Grave-send. James Arthur has obtained second call on jockey T. Parrington for the Bowie meeting. Parringtou is one of the jockeys who will ride in Cuba next winter. The two McTaggarts will also ride iu Cuba. Herman P. Conkling has been engaged in an official capacity at Bowie. He will assist Joseph McLennan in tiie secretarys office. Thirty-nine handicaps |1;1V,. been run at Pimlico to date this fall in which :N4 different horses were ■ cnteri-d. In these races 1.130 horses were handicapped and an average of twenty-nine to a race accepted. In many instances the club found it necessary to split the handicaps and in oue race no less than forty acceptances were put into the cniry lmx. This may lie a record. On Tuesday last the entire • program was made up of a series of handicaps. The |iolicy of the Maryland J.«key Club has been lo improve the sport, as was made plainly evident b.v ■ the absence of the cheaper grade of selling races • during the meeting. The adding of the clubs share • of the run-tip money to the purses and the total slof the club to add $." 00 extra to the jumping races 1 run during the last three days of the meeting, earned the gratitude of the horsemen. 5 II. A. Sage has purchased Marshon from Emil 5 Herz with the idea of .level ping him into a steeple- 5 chaser. Mr. Sage has sold Indian Arrow to Capt. T. W. F. Presgrave. S J. Temple Gwathmey purchased the Burgomaster II colt Sand Mark from J. O. Tallxitt yesterday. He N also purchased from William Garth the broodina:-" I Mimesis. r A. R. Bresler has secured the three-year-old 7 Saratoga from D. J. I.eary at prhate sale. 0 Andrew Miller, member and steward of tin; I Jockey Club, was a visitor at Pimlico today. Mr. ;; Miller lias instructed trainer Jack Gohlslxirougii I to retire his great horse Boamer for the year and 11 the latter will be shipped to Oravesend. together 4 with the remainder of Mr. Millers horses next 5 week.

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