Juvenile Races at Havre De Grace: Provide the Best Sport in Absence of Stake Feature-Vermont Wins the Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1917-09-18


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JUVENILE RACES AT HAVRE DE GRACE Provide the Best Sport in Absence of Stake Feature Vermont Wins the Handicap. Havre de Grace, Md., September 17. Two-year-olds provided the best races at Havre de Grace this afternoon. The program contained no stake feature and outside of the juvenile races the principal race was a selling handicap for three-year-olds and over at three-quarters. J. W. Williams Jule, a filly by Peter Quince Sister Juliet, was the winner of the five and a half furlongs race for two-year-olds. This filly, which won iu a canter the other day, came right back and again cantered home ahead of George W. Averv and Lady Longfellow. She took the lead at the start and was not in danger.at any stage. In the opening race J. O. Talbotts Hope, by Bryn Mawr, won from Sincerity and Risponde. Prince Henry and Vermont, two that had not started in a long time, were making their appearance in the handicap. The former was making his first appearance of the year and lie ran a good race, though beaten by Vermont. These two ran past Polly J. iu the last eighth and Vermont won going away. The track had dried out and was good, the three-quarters being covered in 1:13, which was the fastest nice at the distance during the meeting, with the exception of Westy Hogans race last Thursday, which was a fiftli of a second faster. Jockey Mooney handled Stirrun like a veteran and, when it came to a driving finish, showed to splendid advantage. Mooney is under contract to Jack Phillips and bids fair to develop into a good rider. After Eagle won the sixth race he was bid up from ,000 to 1,450 by G. A. Marshall. Eagle was retained. After the finish of the sixtli race Phil Ungar bolted into the outside fence and threw his rider, jockey Mulcahy, who suffered a bruised foot as a result of the mishap. Passing Fancy was claimed by G. A. Marshall for 900. Jeff Heard, who has been troubled with an affection of one of his eyes, was taken to a Baltimore hospital this morning. NEW TRAINER FOR CUBAN OWNER. Mike Daly Little Mike, at the conclusion of the Pimhco meeting, will leave for the W. F- Jeffords farm to take over the big band of yearlings that Mr. Jeffords purchased at the various sales during the past summer. Dalys new engagement will, force him to relinquish the horses he has - been! training for Senor A. Lezama of Emvana, and G. A. Muller of Philadelphia. The lattifc has arranged for jockey Murphy to take over Flittergold and his other horses and it is possible that Murphy will also train the string that Senor Lezama races. Jockey E. Ambrose will leave for Cuba some time during November and will probably ride the Lezama horses at the meeting at Oriental Park. Harry Nelson, son of Judge Francis Nelson, of Toronto, was an arrival from Canada this morning. He will remain in Maryland until the conclusion of the racing season. Jockey C. Mergler, who has been riding for J. II. McCarren, was an arrival and it is nossiblo that he will attach himself to the W. Shields stable. Tiie condition books for the Laurel meeting will be ready for distribution among the horsemen tomorrow. Trainer A. G. Weston reports that the Thomas Clyde racer Hyannis has Improved greatly since his mishap on Saturday. The trouble is in the horses ankle. He was thrown against the inside fence on the first turn and stepped in a hole on the backstretch. Weston appears satisfied that with a winters rest that Hyaunls will round to. Steeplechase jockey P. Brady left for New York to join the colors. He received a notice to report, which hurried his departure.

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