Five Thousand at St. Louis Races: Big Saturday Crowd Witness Good Racing at Maxwelton Park-Pockichoo Wins Again, Daily Racing Form, 1917-09-02


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FIVE THOUSAND AT ST. LOUIS RACES Big; Saturday Crowd Witness Good Racing at Max-welton Park Pockiehoo Wins Again.. . . Louis, Mo.. September 1. A big Saturday holiday crowd turned out to witness a good card, including a handicap. Real summer weather was here and the 5,000 racing enthusiasts cheered their choices as they swept past the finish. Well backed horses took half of the card. The feature race, the handicap, at three-quarters, went to W. C. Weant again, lie furnished the winner in his consistent colt Pockiehoo, which won on the opening day. The son of Stalwart followed Kinney for the first half mile and when Taplin called on him he won going away through the last quarter. Kinney, the public choice, set a fast pace, but tired in the final drive. The management lias announced that ladies on Tuesday will have a chance to see the races free. The fair sex turnejl out immensely to take advantage of the sport and the weather here today. Many new faces were seen on the lawn, including J. Hogan, who has shipped sixteen horses to Louisville from New York. Barney Schreiber was also a visitor, arriving from Saratoga. The horsemen here held a meeting and requested Judge Murphy and the management to accept a refund of 00 on all 00 purses; the owners do not want the management to suffer any loss through the present meeting, as they want St. Louis a permanent circuit for racing. Starter Dade has placed Toddling, Louise Stone and Sir Oliver on the schooling list.

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