Ultima Thules Wakefield: Fast Two-Year-Old Takes the Main Race of the Day at Empire City, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-27


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ULTIMA THULES WAKEFIELD. FAST TWO - YEAR-OLD TAKES THE MAIN RACE OF THE DAY AT EMPIRE CITY. Pan Zareta Defeats Leocliares, Top o th Morning and Othor Fast Ones in the Katonah Handicap Kcwcssa Pulls Up Lame. New York, July 20. Ultima TJiule finally brought the Wickliffe Stable into the stake winning column, when the son of Ultimus was returned :in easy winner in the Wakefield Handicap, the five and a half furlongs sprint for two-year-olds, which featured the afternoons sport at the 1onkcrs eourse. Hack of him at the finish, driving hard to take second place, came James Sutlers Top Coat, which Rot up in the closing strides to defeat G. W. Lofts speedy Papp. Matinee Idol closed an enormous gap to finish a bang up fourth. This was the ninth running of the "Wakefield Handicap, the history of which is here presented: Year. Winner. A.Wt. Jockey. Val. Time mOO James 3 111 Mitchell ...,100 1:55 1907 Little Turner. .3 102 C. II. Shilg 1,400 1:5:1 190S Footpad 112 Notter 3,0110 l-.OOs 1SI0! Donau 113 V. Powers.. 1,205 1:07 1010 Pharaoh 10S AV. Doyle .. 1,150 1:07 1914 Kaskaskia 1112 J. Butwell.. 3,900 1:07 1915 Achievement ....111 J. Butwell. . 1,925 1:07 191i Ticket 127 J. Ilutwell.. 1,925 1:09 1917 Ultima Thule ...113 A. Sehugr. 2,325 1:07 Hun as handicap at 1 1-8 miles, for three-vear-nlds and over in 1907. Not run in 1901, 1902. 1903, 1901, 1905 niul 1900. No racing nt Empire City in 1911, 1912 and 1913. Run at Aqueduct in 1915. Fast Horses Compote in iho Katonah. The consistent mare Pan Zareta scored her second victory of the meeting, when she led home a high-class band of sprinters in the Katonah, an overnight handicap, at about three-quarters, which shared interest with the stake feature. The -winner did not go to the front at the barriers rise, as is her custom, but was saved in behind Top o th Morning for the first half mile, then dashed to the front and raced into a clear lead. At the end, 0am;reprshe was riddir out to withstand the challenge of Leocliares. The latter sprinter raced as if lost. Away slowly, he was forced wide in the early running and raced wide for the full wav. He moved up fast on the last turn and, while he closed a good gap in the stretch, he could never quite get to the leader. Kewessa came out of the races quite. lame. An Atlantic transport liner docked today with 100 Kuglish thoroughbreds, consigned to various American horsemen. In the number were the Sledmcre yearlings recently purchased by W. It. Coo and n number of broodmares, consigned to A. II. Hancock and P. T. Cliinn. Thornhlll was claimed out of the fourth race yesterday by Walter II. Pearce for ,821. Wm. Midgley will ship the Gifford A. Cochran racers to Saratoga Springs tomorrow. J. Hurrison Snyder will leave for Saratoga Springs tomorrow. Reports from Saratoga Springs indicate an unprecedented number of thoroughbreds will participate in the August racing up stntc. All available stable room has already been taken and a number of stables are being constructed on property adjoining the race track. The Quincy Stables Edith F., Avinncr of the second race, was bid up from 00 to ,200 by Walter H. Pearce, but was bought in by the stable for an additional .

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