Enfilade An Easy Winner: Runs Away From Quietude And Guesswork At Belmont Park.; Flittergold Improves Suddenly and Defeats Borrow in the Feature Race--A. K. Macomber Buys Al M. Dick for a Big Price--Track Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-07


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ENFILADE AN EASY WINNER RUNS AWAY FROM O.UIETUDE AND GUESSWORK AT BELMONT PARK. Flittergold Improves Suddenly and Defeats Borrow in the Feature Race— A. K. Macomber Buys Al M. Dick for a Big Price — Track Gossip. Hew v..ik. Jmm c. hWi», the Preach filly. recently parchased out ,,| the Hillings Johnson sate far , oimi. earned brackets in haadneaar fashion :it Hit- first asking by her new owner, win n she raced Ikiiik in In. mI of :i g 1 l :iiil of juvenile misses in the third nee. This nee was second in hsaercal to the Bahjrtea, and the M. I.. Bch waits ••ntry ecver left the recall in doubt, sin- took the lead in the early running :ind 1 1 1 1 1 • k 1 draw in;: :i.iy. was easiag up .it the end. Ryan had Juie!m|e under the whip for three-sixteenths of I mile, lint the best she eolild do :is to take •eeoml place iii front of .1. V.. Maddens Ouesswork. The steeplechase, which fell to the Creelltree Stables Al Beeves, brought out some good U«-«a jumpers, which should g i to better things. Chh f of this was the Folly Farms Pandean and .1. B. Widcnors Jacques Coclir. Running in Improved fashion Bad aided bgr ■ bit pull in the alights, ;. A. Mailers Plittcrgald led home a good band of handicap horses in tin- Kahylon, an overnight dash at a mile and a sixteenth, which fiatured the afternoon- racing .it lielmont Park. Harry layne Whitneys Barrow, the high weight ami favorite of the race. was the one to take second place, while Basil Heres Daddy Choice, finishing; wilh his usual rush. get up in time to earn third money. Dick Williams was the one to make the earl] running. hut this hois.- h.id enough arhea the head of the stretch was reached and quit liadly in the stretch. Barrow, after l chasing the pacemaker, loomed up as tin- probable vimier at the head of the stretch hut when put to tin- drive, could not withstand the challenge of Flittergold. The latter saved much ground by slipping through next to the rail. Crack Steeplechasers Arrive from Pimlico. .1. Kermatii was an arrival fr..m Piaattea with the jumpers the property of E. M. Weld and .1. Temple Uwathmoy. This includes the high-class steeplechaser WeMshlp. Uarjra Tesapkias, who formerly trained this striae, is at present located at Warrenton, Virginia, whore he is rrniMlgirj the breeding interests of Messrs.. Weld ami Garathaaey. A. K. Macaasher, hjr far the most prominent purchaser of thereag shred laclag material iii reeeat .years, today acquired tin- three year-old Al M. Dick from It. T. Yager at a price said to he in the neighborhood of S,MaX While the price was not made public, Mr. Yager only recently refused S9a,gaa for the son af Dick riaarll sad Martha Palmer. The calf will be shipped to I.atonia to run in tin- Derby at that track, notwithstanding the chance in ownership. Three carloads of horses will depart for Devonshire Park the latter part of this week. Orant Hugh Browne heads the list with twelve racers under the .are of D. R. Mi-Daniel, the others beiag Jack Thornhy. G. .1. I.ussey ami .1. B. Phillips. Phil T. thinii will ship Colden Fox and Starkey liack to Kenliicky. where they will he turned out for the summer. Doth of these horses have gone amiss. J. .1. Fisher has purchased from J. E. Wideuer Jit private sale the five year-aid Indiscret. The mares Delhi. Sly Doots and Moondaisy. the dam of Wehlshi|i. have heen sent to Salisbury. IM., where the] will I..- bred to Brjra Maarr. It was announced authorit it ively later in the afteraaoa that the price paid for .l M. Dark was KSg.aal and half his winnings in the Latoafaj Derby. He will remain under tin- care of .1. y. May until sifter the raaaiag of that stake ami will he shipped West ward from this track on .lune IS. J. R. White dafaaed PcllcMad. winner of the first race, for gl.tOff, while Dave I.eary took Sam Mc-Meekiu out of the same race for Sl.LlO.

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