Wooden Shoes Proves Best: Earns Brackets In Garden City Selling Stakes At Jamaica Course.; Nightstick, Overwhelming Public Choice, Finds Distance Too Far--W. Travers Secures Starfinch and Starlight by Claiming Route., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-21


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WOODEN SHOES PROVES BEST EARNS BRACKETS IN GARDEN CITY SELLING STAKES AT JAMAICA COURSE. Nightstick, Overwhelming Public Choice, Finds Distance Too Far — W. Travers Secures Star-finch and Starlight by Claiming Route, New York. June 20.— Running to his best form, the Marrone Stables Wooden Shoes achieved au excellent performance in earning brackets in the Garden City Selling Stakes, the feature race of mid week program at tin- Jamaica track today. 1 he winner was close up from the start anil finishing gamely through the stretch, was going away at the end. Th-- Keatacyk stables Nightstick ruled au overwhelming public choice on the strength of his recent winning races over short routes. Put found the mile ,-iiid a Sixteenth journey too far. Night stick proved the fleetest in leaving the barrier and. after Knowing the way to the first turn, was eased hack. Down the backstretch Spear Lance ■" •■• •" ""• front, but Night Stok and Wooden ™ "• v "•■ always 01 close attendance. As the field turned Tor heme he race resolved into a two horse duel and at the head of the stret.-h it appeared that Mil Stick would prove the ultimate winner. Ho tired badly iu the final sixteenth, where Woodea shees gradually Forged to the front, but had littlo trouble uving second place from Btae Thistle. 1 he liter dosed up some ground in the Baal aaarter. V . Travels made another purchase via the seUing race route when he bid up Star Pinch, winner of the third race, from 00 to ,008 and obtained him at that figure. .1. iili::ms has been suspended for the remainder ol the m eting by order of the I trter. W. Travers bid up Heredity, the winner of the opener, to 02,400 before the M. L. Schwartz plater was h-d back to The stable for the usual , advance. This was ll raise ol 000t over his entered price. H. H. Sch. int. one of the pari muluol officials of the Maryland tracks, was an arrival from .Montreal Joan Baafords Starlike was claimed out of tke third race by W. Travers lor *2.2oo. Schuyler L. Parsons has purchased the tliree-year-old Rtverdale from Mrs. s. J. McNaughton. Bug! ne Leigh has purchased fr August Belmont tin- two-year-olds Bigfa Tide and High Oljaipaa H. P. Whitneys great aanre Regret is" working in a satisfactory manner at Befanoat Bark ami will 1 " in tip lop c Iitioii for her next stake engage- meat.

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