Bidding Up Grows Popular: Tippity Witchet Given a Huge Raise after Winning, Daily Racing Form, 1917-09-07


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BIDDING UP GROWS POPULAR Tippity Witchet Given a Huge Raise After Winning. Leading Turfman Does the Bid- . ding His Nibs. Wins Fifth Race and Is Sold. t New York, September 6. The victory of the Brighton Stables Tippity Witchet in the Mineola Selling Stakes, brought about the biggest run-up of the eastern racing season, when A. K. Macomber made his first appearance in selling race circles and raised the winner to ,500, an advance of ,400 over his entered selling price. He was bought in by the stable for the usual advance. Only three faced the starter in this race and Tippity Witchet was easily best of the trio. He quickly raced into a good lead, to win all the way as his rider pleased. Dawn Star ran a game race, but was not good enough. The best class field of the afternoon started in the three-quarters filly dash, which fell to Congressman G. W. Lofts consistent Julialeon. This filly set a fast pace all the way, but at the end was doing her best to withstand the final rush of Giflord A. Cochrans Fairy Wand. The victory of G. F. Johnsons His Nibs, in the fifth race resulted in that plater changing hands. He was bid up from 00 to ,000 by Albert Simons and sold to him at that figure. The ride of apprentice Jockey Kleeger on Wooden Shoes, the public choice in this race, occasioned considerable comment. He displayed little energy in the early racing. -On the stretch turn he swung Wooden Shoes to the outside and, despite these mistakes, was only beater by a scant nose. The failure to report Gifford A. Cochrans Triple Crpwn In the paddock forty-five, minutes before post times, necessitated .the withdrawal of this filly from the first race, a claiming affair. Louis Feustel has taken over the Glen "Riddle Stable raters, at present quartered at Havre de Grace. THOROUGHBRED IN THE "MOVIES." The Mutual Weekly has been taking a series of pictures during the past week, dealing with the various activities of the thoroughbred. The Brighton Stable racers have been used in the early morning scenes, picturiug the training and preparation of horses for their racing under colors. Congressman G. W. Lofts Futurity candidate Papp worked three-quarters in 1:15 down the straightaway between races this afternoon, in preparation for Saturdays big race. He was. accompanied by Malvolio and Don Juan in this work and led the first-named by four lengths at the end of the work. The other youngsters were badly beaten off. Papp. was going along easily at the end and the trial was impressive. There being no quorum present, the meeting of the stewards of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association, scheduled for this afternoon, was postponed. The suspension of steeplechase jockey B. Haynes was accordingly continued until the next session. Word was received at the track this afternoon of the death in St. Louis of Clayton Woods from a stroke of paralysis. The deceased was well known In western turf circles. Charles Appleton, brother of "Buzzy" Appleton, a well-known "memory broker," has joined the colors and appeared at the course this afternoon in a sailors uniform. He has been stationed on the battleship South Carolina.

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