An Unquestioned Queen: Regret Wins the Gazelle Handicap at Aqueduct without Being Extended, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-11


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AN UNQUESTIONED QUEEN. EEGEET WINS THE GAZELLE HANDICAP AT AQUEDUCT WITHOUT BEING EXTENDED. Bayberry Candle Buns a Game Eaco but Can Only Finish Second St. Isidore an Easy "Winner, but the Well-bached Lucius Was Away Badly. New York, July 10. Begret, champion of her sex, was forced to little more than a canter to defeat a good band of fillies and mares in the Gazelle Handicap, a dash over the mile and a sixteenth route, which featured the racing at Aqueduct today. The Whitney mare carried the colors of L. S. Thompson in todays race, and the green and red flashed in front for every stride of the race. With her accustomed alertness at the webbing, she shot to the front right at the start. Loftus restrained her in that nosition for the full distance and not at any stage was her supremacy threatened. Bhine Maiden and Swan Song were the ones chasing the winner, but their early efforts told and, when the long straightaway was reached, they tired badly. Bayberry Candle and Wistful came from the rear with a rush in the final quarter and fought it out for second place, with the former prevailing by a nod The Brighton Stables St. Isidore scored his first victory for that stable, when lie came home an easy winner in the seven-eighths handicap. This race was robbed of much, interest right at the start, when B. Davis Lucius, a strongly supported choice, was left flat-footed at the barrier. Mrs. Arlington Buys Muckross and Tumble In. M. L. Schwartz has sold the three-year-old Muckross to Mrs. E. Arlington. At the same time his trainer, J. W. May, disposed of Tumble . In to tho same lady. . W. Cahill claimed his own horse Blue Thistle out of the fifth race yesterday for ,000. Jockey J. Loftus will depart for Fort Erie tonight, where he will have the leg up on Liberty Loan in the Derby tomorrow. Trainer Thomas Healy has departed for Kentucky, where he will inspect the yearlings at B. T. Wilsons Kirklevingston Stud. Jockey Troise made his first appearance in the saddle today since his fall from Celtabel Frank Herold turned over 0 to the soldiers tobacco fund, collected among the employes of James Fitzsimmons. Other stables have been liberal in their contributions to this cause. Harry Fink, Walter Pearce and Carroll Shilling were arrivals from Latonia during the afternoon Dan Dreyers Nashville was bid up from 00 to ,500 after his victory in the fifth race and sold to Emu Herz at that figure. Harry Fink was also a bidder on the plater.

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