The Finn Runs a High-Class Race: Defeats Roamer, Stromboli and Other Stars in the Valuable Chesterbrook Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1916-09-17


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THE FINN RUNS A HIGH-CLASS RACE. Defeats Roamer, Stromboli and Other Stars in the Valuable Chestcrbrook Handicap. Baltimore, Md., September 15. lie fore what w:ls estimated as the largest crowd that ever parsed through the gates at Havre de .race, a high-grade program was decided today in which tin? best liorses in this section were engaged. The weather was exquisite and the track hail dried out materially from the soaking it received yesterday. Every race proved a stirring contest and speculation was exv tremely heavy. The Chesterbrook Handicap, worth ,200 net. was the feature. It was one of the most spectacular races ,of the year. For the first seven-eighths the field ran as one solid mass, closely bunched. The crowd -cheered the splendid start ami there was little to choose batween the eight contestants in the racing to the clubhouse. There was a little crowding at the beginning of the upper turn and Daddys Choice was crowded back at this point. The Finn moved up around the others and, joining Capra and Bayberry Candle, shook off his opposition and raced into the lead at the heart of the stretch. Stromboli and Uoamer then made their efforts, but they could not catch the fying black and victory went to The Finn by two lengths, with Roamer second, a length before Stromboli. Short Gr:us was fourth and closing up fast. Schuttinger, the rider of The Finn, was kicked by Bayberry Candbu while at the post and suffered n bruised foot. Jockey Itutwell has severed all relationship with his late employer, Andrew Miller. Today iiu gave np his contract for a lump sum iu cash. Wistful proved l?st iu the handicap for two-year-olds. Kilhlee set a fast early pace, but the Butler filly won; him down. Top o the Wave rewarded his backers liUorally when he won from Mouomoy and Golden Hod.. The latter, as usual, began slowly. James W. Coffroth and Harry Monohair left tonight for Louisville in the interest of the Tijuana meeting. Luke A. Cassldy will represent them here and is doing rptite a bit of work among the litnrse-ineti in the interst of the meeting. Malouey and Carter of Charleston, S. C. have rented the Palmetto Park ami will keep it open as h -winter training grounds for horsemen. U. 11. Jennings will reserve fifty-six stalls there for Jhe A. K. Macomber liorses and J. O. Talbott. aid Albert Simons will likewise engage stalls. The stake blanks for the Tijuana meeting, wliiiti is scheduled to open November 11, were distribute among the horsemen today. They show- a tot:U of six stakes with a value of 3,000. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Riddle were visitors today from Philadelphia. Mr. Riddle is proprietor ofi the Glen Riddle Farms Stable, which includes the1 good filly Yankee Witch. State Senator Richard Johnson, president of the Maryland State Fair, accompanied by Matt. J Winn, general manager of the Laurel meeting, were among todays visitors. Spaulding Jeilkins, president of the Maryland Jockey Club, wasi also sx visitor James Rowe made the trip down from Red Plank. N. J., and returned after the running of the Chesterbrook Handicap. H G Bedwell reports that he has disposed of the "old campaigner Lochiel to a horseman on the half mile tracks in Canada.

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