Jack Hare Jr Not to be Overlooked: When Forecasting Results of Any Race to Which He is Eligible to Start, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-28


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JACK HARE JR NOT TO BE OVERLOOKED When Forecasting Rosult of Any Race to Which He Is Eligible to Start. By J. R. JefTery. Saratoga, N. Y., August 27. Colonel W. E. Applegates good colt Jack Hare Jr. ran by far the best race of his career in winning the Grab Bag Handicap here on Wednesday and it is quite evident that he must be taken into consideration in forecasting the result of any race for which ho is eligible. There isnt the slightest doubt, however, that the best of the participants in the Grab Bag Handicap finished second. The race served to further confirm the impression that former Congressman George AV. Lofts Pnpp is one of the best of the juveniles shown this year. As in the Saratoga Special, jockey L. Allen failed to get Papp away from the post advantageously and this alone encompassed his defeat. Considering that he was carrying 130 pounds and giving away chunks of weight to everything else in the race, he made a remarkable showing to recover so much of the ground lost at the start and finish a close-up second. There isnt much doubt that Papp is the gamost of the progeny of Peter Quince that has yet come to the races. In the Grab Bag Handicap, as in some of his previous races, he finished like a lion in spite of the effort it had taken to make up the ground lost by his poor beginning. Joseph McLennan, whose services as racing secretary are in such demand that he has little open time at any season of the year, is here for a few days to consult with M. J. Winn and Fred Reh-berger over the programmes for the approaching meetings at Laurel and Havre de Grace, with both of which he will be connected in his customary capacity. Mr. McLennan is a firm believer in the general desirability of races at the longer distances and it may be expected that the Maryland fall meetings, with all of which he will be connected as racing secretary, except that at Pimlico. will he marked by a preponderance of races of this description. Mr. McLennan will go west in a few days to fill his engagement at St. Louis as racing secretary in connection with the Maxwelton Park meeting, but his duties in Maryland will necessitate liis returning East a day or two before the closing of the St. Louis meeting, to prepare for the opening of racing at Havre de Grace on September 11.

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