The Finns Easy Triumph: Takes The Long Beach Handicap At Jamaica Track In Record Time.; George Smith Makes His First Start of this Year and Runs a Good Race in Finishing Second--Further Betting Law Decisions Looked For, Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-27


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THE FINNS EASY TRIUMPH TAKES THE LONG BEACH HANDICAP AT JAMAICA TRACK IN RECORD TIME. George Smith Makes His First Start of this Year and Runs a Good Race in Finishing Second — Further Betting Law Decisions Looked For N"W York. May 28. A crowd nf more th;ui 11 Hill watched II,. Finn win the Lea* Peach Han dleap at Jaasaies today, equalling the track reeera ef 1:52. He ran mm af bis old-time runs, pee-aihly his beat effort .luring hi* rareer, as be iM in. t appear t«. be in the hast distressed when be pulled up. I -i.-k.-n-- rate bfaa ■ aarfecl race from start t . fiiiisli. making his move at the right taste ami placing him ill hail snatching him about. Ceorge Smith, which finished se.-oml, may not have been positively keyed up to a rare, hu: there was no time that The rimi could not have outrun him, having sasTicieat speed to no to the front at any time after the start. The start liad no sooner liecn niaile thaa The Finn ami George Smith arere taken in behlad Daddys Choice and GiUiea, which acted as pacemakers. It was not until well into the ha. I. stretch that Pickens let out a amp on The Finn and be shut to the front easily. George Smith was waited with until in the last three - rfarhtha before Bshlaaeat .ailed ea him. He gained a trifle, hut as s.hiii ;is Iick.ns saw the move he handio.l" The Finn and the later went away agate easily. There is little |Uestion the ra.-e will do Ceorge Smith a lot of r. I. at the same time the performance of Mr. Hallenhecks horse will make him a prominent factor in the Ml trupalltaa, though the distance is shorter. That he is perfectly fit is unquestioned. The Leas Beach Handicap was run for the sixth time today, ami its history is here gives: Year. Winner. A.Wt. .looker. Val. Time, litns oi.i Honesty ..4 MS P, Maagve. ,800 i:47 IBM Payette 4 119 c. II. Bhilg 1,080 1:45 h. 1813 1». MacloiiahL.T 117.1. Wilson., 1.888 1 :52 r. ItlS Tartar 5 RJ. McCahejr 2.225 1:52 IBM Holy t kh; i: iia.Mi.-s.. 8,060 1:88% 1917 The Finn S 128 A, Plckeaa. 3.12.". 1:52 Only run in the pearl named. Hun at Aqueduct in MM and at I.elmont Fail; in IMS. Mstaace 1 1 l«i atOea in 191 IS :in.l 1910. May Have Bearing on Question of Oral Betting. Just before the sixth race two ..f sheriff Mil ehella deputies arrested Mai Walters in the rhsh house, for accepting a slip .1. noting a wager signed by President lo.Miohls • tie- Jamaica Bar lag; Asso eiation. Thfal is tin- most important arrest llai lag tie* meeting and. as the oral wager with a slip of paper accompanied ;is ■ record from the bettor, is likely to brlag ahaart a deflates from the courts on the question of oral bf ttlag The A. K. Haeeaahee haraea shipped aafely from Louisville and were indulged in easy gallepa over the Belmont lark track this morning. Jockey A. S. hut ting. r was ahaart today for the first time f alia W lag his recent illness. Trainer lletTner reports the death of Housemaids first foal, bjf Adams Fxpress, at the 11. C. Hallen heck farm. James Butlers Spur was withdrawn from the Laagj Beach in erahr that he might start in the Metropolitan on Tuesday. He is scheduled to work over the BetaaoaMl track tomorrow for race. Charles Hughes will arrive at Betsesat Monday with the Pevcrwy.k Stahle. lie is bringing old Koeuig to start in the Metropolitan Handicap. The Hatted States Cve riimt-ht has issued special orders to the Qaartersaaater*a Department of the Inited States army that in purchasing war horses no mares should be purchased. This of course means that the supply of mans in the Inited States must he conserved and is a vital argument for breeding the light horse. Mr. F. K. Btaargla, chairman of the committee of the ■reesaag Bureau of the Jeckey club, has pre- sented the thoroughbred stallion "Captain Swan-son" to Cuido F. etheck. Capt. of the first New York field artillery of the New York National Cunril. •Captain Swanson" will lie used by Capt. Verbeck us an officers mount.

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