Disagreeable At Bowie: Rain And Cold Weather Returns To Discommode The Shivering Spectators.; Hauberk Takes Up High Weight and Wins the Fleet Handicap With Dunga Din Second and Tea Caddy Third--Gossip of the Track., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-14


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DISAGREEABLE AT BOWIE RAIN AND COLD WEA.THEP. RETURNS TO DISCOMMODE THE SHIVERING SPECTATORS. Hauberk Tskes Up High Weight and Wins the Fleet Handicap With Ibaaga Din Sscond and Tea Caddy Third — Gossip of the Track. Bowie, M.i.. April 13 There was :l reran of unpleasant weather conditions at Bowie this after-nosa. A iiti::::.,ii. rata f.ii most of the miming and the air had a rhfll la II that brought shivers to the spectators. The rain had spent itself before the races begsB, bat the sky was dark and tie atmosphere damp. The moUtaie had made the joing alow, .bat the track was better than might have beea expected. The Fleet Handicap, at thn -e-qunrters, featured the days card aad is captured by J. F. Sweeneys bay gelding Bauberk, which picked up 128 pounds ...I Aon in easy fashioa. Ill.- i;n developed a few snrpri 1 », oa • of which was the poor perfotssaaee of Indian nant. which was sent to the post favorite in the machines. The Dean colt lacked hh» asaal eartj burst of speed and staying aaaUties, for he a- never promiaent at any part of the running. qniitiiiL bully when the final rash for home was " • ••• The excellent showing of Dunga Din and Tea Caddy, which aude the early pace and finished dose up behfaad the winner, was another unexpected surprise. Hauberk was taken back early, saved ground oa alt the turns, and when Bajtwcfl called on hini in the final eighth, drew away in a ridictt-lously easy manner and was easing ap at the end Tea I adiy aad Paaga Din raced ;is a team far the fint half, bat could nut withstand the winners 1 ash. J. I]. Davis has contract .1 fer the services of Jockey J. P. Ryan to ride his horses during the coming Havre de Grace meeting. «. J. Fitz GerahJ and C. N. Walters were visitors from New York. Dates for Half Mile Tracks Not Settled. W. Murray, who has just retaraed from Montreal, "tates that the matter i.r the allotateat of dates I th !;alf mil tracks, lias not yet boon defiaitely -etil.l. but declares that a satisfactory arraage-men: will !.■ asade shortly. Jockey J. Harriagtoa, who hajs been here for • eral day-;, is negotiatiag with W. Walker and it Is probable, if ■ mataal agreeaaeat •■■,„ t„. effected. Harriagtoa will be sen bj the Walker colors over the Canadian circuit ne:;t simiiner. Walker will not race over the remainder of the Maryland tracks, bet wttl ship directly to Toronto at the termination of the meeting bet*. In Canada Walker will divide his stable. Half will be seen on the main ei arses and Bue remainder, under the supervi -sio:; of L. Lee, the business agent of the stable, will race on the half-mile Tracks. Jockey A. Casey will do the riding for Lee. The vaaguard from Hat Springs arrived this morn-iag on .1 special train. Among the prominent, arrivals were ;;. i . larrcll. Jack Crocker, Fraak Shannon. Julian White, PhD H. Tames, Louis Stell. D. S. Marshy, Lay and Joe Sch. rrer and Sen, Stern. With the party were the apprentice rider F. Merino e. and jockey V. A. Csjirott. George Foley has oiirchas.-d Quin from T. II. Wilson at private terms. Barlag Secretary Joseph McLennan has arranged a u.Il balanced can! for the closing day of the Bteetlag, six of he seven races being at a mile or aver.

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