Lucullite In A Canter: Runs Away From His Opponents In Winning The Youthful Stakes.; Bughouse Finishes Second in a Close Struggle with Little Devil--Lady Longfellow Scores Her First Eastern Success in a Tight Fit., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-22


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LUCULL1TE IN A CANTER RUNS AWAY FROM HIS OPPONENTS IN WINNING THE YOUTHFUL STAKES. BushouEC Finishes Second in a Close Struggle with Little Devil — Lady Longfellow Scores Her First Eastern Success in a Tight Fit. New York. June :M Shouldering top weight and conceding n h weight to his opponents. August Melmonls good two year eld Lucullita scored t cantering victory in the Youthful Stakes, ill" live and one half furlongs dash for two-venr-olds that featured this afternoons racing at the Jamaica track. The son of Trap lb.ek raced right to the front at the rise of the barrier and not at nay stage f the race was his leadership threatened. At Mm end le was going along easily, atony lengths in front of Milord A. Cochrans Bughouse, which was driving to save second place from the fast-coming Little Devil. It marked the second stake victory lor the Melmont colt and added ..T2.j to his earnings. There was little sembl niee of ;, eentst for first honors and iu the early running it appeared Mug-boase weald have little onpositiou for ictisl place. The Cochran youngster was the one to fhnof I.llelil- Ute away from the stalling post and for the first five-eighths he asiiy outfooted the others. in the final sixteenth he tired, but the gap i i rang great for the others to bridge, although Little Devil was gruudnlly wearing him down. Dch.idou ran in improving form. The Youthful Stakes is of recent origin, and its brief history is here shown: Tear. . inner. Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. IPOS Hnnelw I 112 .1. Bunntth. ,215 1 :l 1 1913 Gainer 112.1 Wilson.. l.!2ti 1 i:c - 1813 Paddy Whack ...105 41. Byrne... 1.475 1 :»7 I91« Tumbler UN T. McTagt. l.»25 1 :»7- M.M7 l.iieullite 120.1. Mutwell. 2..I2.". 1 :llii •- Not run between M r,t and IMS, Kmi at Melmont Mark in BMS. Dtstnace .! I mile until MM.".. Aside from the stake feature, there was little merit to the program, although tin- first race resulted ia :, rattling good ...litest when the Meyer -wyck Stables Lady Longfenow got up in the Closing strides to nose out Portia. The winner suffered from interference, but it is entirely probable Wawbeek, which took third nfatee, was the best of the Im l.i. as he began sluggishly and was sharply pinched ."it right after II..- start. P. M Weir was an arrival from Kentaeky with the Brooklyn Handicap candidate, old Roaehad, and five ..the;- meets. Charlie Peak, who will hnve the i.g mi on the son of Uncle in Ian aame-daet event, accompanied the stable. J. t». TsJbotl una purchased the three-year-old Hwfa fr. .n il. M. Whitney.

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