Startling Form Reversal: Is Shown by Etruscan in Winning Newtown Selling Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-23


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STARTLING FORM REVERSAL « Is Shown by Etruscan in Winning Newtown Selling Stakes. ♦ Stewards Take Action and Refuse Farther Entries of the E. 6. Vivell Stable. : • N w York. M.i.v 22.— The most startling reversal of form of tin- present eastern racing season, came with the running of tin- Newtown Selling Stakes. the feature of todays program at Jamaica. E. G. Vivells Etruscan, showing suddenly regained _ speed :iii 1 running a niucli improved rare over his immediately preceding t-fforts. galloped to the front in the stake went today with the rise of the barrier set a remarkable fas pace for the going and easily held He Will safe ill the last ijuarter. The steward* took official notiee of this form somersault and. after the last race, issued the following ruling: :"Bccauso of the inconsistent running of t!ie gelding Etruscan, which displayed startling improvement over his previous iierfornianee in winning the Newtown Selling Stakes today, tin- future entries of L. G. Vivells horses will l»e refused." As the jurisdiction of the stewards only extends through this meeting, further action may Ik- taken by tli" Jockey Club toward barring Vivells horses on ;;11 metropolitan courses. The Newtown Selling Stakes was rim for the twelfth time today, its history in brief form being here presented: Year. Wi.iner. A.Wt. Jockey. Val. Time. 1943 Cameron 8 130 ONeill . SMI 1:1.1 1!MM Monet 3 lOB T. Hums... 1.S70 1:17t3 VXK Csaraphine 3 105 Baird 1.210 1:14.. ISflrt Graf I- •! lf» ■ ;amej- 1.27" l:J3~ tWV7 Keator "i 111 J. Garner.. 1,13*:. 1:13 lWts AMheuo 4 113 K. Iff MOB l:M 1910 Madman 4 11« Taplin CBS 1:12 1913 Perthshire B 10S But well ... SIS 1:14% Btttali Pitzer...". 108 SI. Buxton. BBS 1:11 1!t!" Startling BUST. SIcTagt. 1.0.50 1:14% 11117 Paddy Whack.. 4 12S T. ll.ivies.. 1,K50 1:13 101 S Kirnsean 0 100 C. Jackson. 1.430 1:14H 191S Etruscan « 103 C. Jackson. 1.450 1:145 No raring in 1911 ind 1912. Ilistance 34 mile prior to 1913. Kuu at Aqueduct in 1910 and at Bel-Mont Iark in 1913. Nat run in 1909 and 1914. Distance 1 1-10 miles in 1913. Todays card was riddled by scratches because of the heavy condition of the track, resulting from last nights rain. The going improved considerably during the afternoon and should bo almost fast fjr tomorrows sport. The Atlantic Handicap brought together a gw d band of fast horses in the third race, the winner coining from the stable of J. K. L. Koss in Dam-toseh. second choice in the betting. Damrosch followed Flittorgold closely to the last half, where he passed him and won drawing away. Penrose was unlucky to lost- the first race. She was shuffled back on the far turn, came wi h-when entering the homestretch, but was gaining with every stride and would have licatcii Aunt Ilium in a few more strides. Hot tic Vandeveer did u it apiK-ar to fancy the going and tired after leading for the first half. Woodt brush was considered best in tlie second race. Imt suffered from a slow start and. while In-finished fast, could never overtake the Flint Bo-k filly Golding. which apitrared at home in the going and led all tie- »;iv by a comfortable margin. Scratches reduced the field in the fifth race to two starters. AekMea and fMbaaa Li Slort. II resulted in the licst c, utcst of the day, the Widcncr color Dearer showing the wayj to the houi"stret h. where Achilles |«.k the lead land won a fast run race, considering the state ofjthe track. ghanballymorc. a well-bre J English c.-it. after several attempts, finally brole out of the maiden class, winning the last raeelof the afternoon, in which the llutlcr entry was giten most consideration by the oral sjieoulators. IN INTEREST OF BED CROSS. The sale of boxes for the/ pugilistic carnival for the Ijenefit of the lied Cross/ to Is- held in Madison Sliiare Garden next Friday /night, realized 1,000. They were auctioned off in I he grandstand and club house by Jack Adler and Itfib Hilliard respectively. Four ringside boxes brought ,000 each, purchased liy John Walters. Kichard /iWtggctt. James Beattie aiid Max Bluincnthal. Lc* Mayer paid 30 for a gallery seat. The princinij buyers of the remainder were Bob Hilliard. X300: Joe Marrone. 00; Senator Reynolds. 00: Tom Shaft. 00; Fred Beck. 0:. Hick Brown. S.VtO. Many were sold for bums ranging down to MI. Total 1,000. Ailiert Simons has sold the horses Happy Go barky Speedster and Suligold to J. O. Talliott. He has also sold Suffrage, a two-year-old by Broomstick Paukhur.-t to Senor A. Diaz, the Cuban owner. Jack Thornby will not start his two-year-old filly Fannie Meehan until the Aqueduct meeting, where sin is entered in several stakes. Report* h.iv.- i cached liere from France that Frank Gould, who lias raced extensively abroad, is ill and been in a sanitarium in Iaris for some weeks. Jockey C. Kuminer lost his apprentice allowance Monday, when he rod.- Millrace. winner of the first race. IBM marked his fortieth winning mount. W. B, Kilmer was aaj arrival from Binghamton to witness the performance of Sun Briar iu the Stii.vvesnht Handicap yesterday. Oscar Holder, an official of the Cuban American Jockey Club, was an arrival from his home in Jacksonville. Fl.i. H. G. Bed we 11 has returned from Montreal. Canada, where he Journeyed to inspect a band of Canadian -bred yearlings, the proiK-rty of Commodore J. K. U Bos «. ;ene I.utz has received several flattering offers for the ap]irenti e II. Erickson. The contract has three and a half years to run and the most prominent bidders are A. K. Macomber and Congressman G. W. Loft. The Iowers-Hunter Company will hold a sale in the paddock at 1 p. m.. Friday, when a number of racers, the property of J. E. Widener. W. Viau, M. I.. Kelmartz and J. G. Greener will pass under the hammer. The best known of the older i»erformers are Achievement and Skeer Face. Jocke Boy Wal.lroii has Ihm-u ordered to report for military services and will leave for camp Sat ■toy. K. IB-re was responsible for n lioost of Etruscan after he won the Newtown Selling Stakes. Uerz Continued on second puce. STARTLING FORM REVERSAL Continued from first page. bid ,100. which was .s.iiKi over the entered price, but the gelding was protected. Jockeys Molesworth. A. Collins and Rodriguez leave Thursday night for Toronto to ride in the Kings Plate, which will Is- run at Woodbine on Friday. Molesworth will ride for the Thornoliffe Stable. Collius for J. E. Seagram and Rodriguez for G. W. Bcardmore. Mrs. F. M. Walker, who runs the KnickerbetfcM Sightseeing tan to the track, will donate Fridays entire pro.-eeds to the Bed Cross. J..s. Mclennan, racing secretary at the n-cent Bowie meet ing. wa- an arrival during the day and will remain around hen- for the rest of the Melville Allen has taken .1. Callahans !.o.,k and will make his riding engagements for the remainder of the season.

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