Royce Rools Meets Defeat: Compadre Takes His Measure in the Highland Selling Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-25


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ROYCE ROOLS MEETS DEFEAT ♦ Compadre Takes His Measure in - the Highland Selling Stakes. • i Favorites at Jamaica Prove j Fickle — Jockey Walls Rides 1 - Three Winners. r -r c r ♦ i New York, M;i.v 21.— W. P. Orrs Royec Rools. ■ ttft-r throe consecutive victories, wont down to defeat today in tin- Highland Selling Stakes at Jamaica, the Quincy Stables Cempadre taking . ;his measure in quite easy fashion, Compadre was taken lo the front rieiit at the start, raced into a long lead when rounding the far turn and his ] rider was easing him up at the finish. Royce Rods j was energetically ridden all the way, but could never overtake the flying leader. Poacher finished 5 third after suffering considerable interference at j the start, where lie was crowded hack. Todays sport at Jamaica resulted in a series j of disappointments for those s|iccula lively inclined. I All hut one of the public choices suffered defeat. : Frederick the Great saving the talent from com plete rout. An outstanding feature of the afternoon was the brilliant riding of jockey George Walls, who " rode three winners iu succession. Came Cock. l»e isive and Compadre Mag his winning mounts. Walls strong finish on I ccisive was partly re kpeusihlc for that colts success. Eddie McBrido furnished a big surprise in the ope:ier. when he scored a cantering victory over si ha Id of fair two year olds, which included Pol-tie Vandeveer and Nan Knoehr. This English-bred colts only previous suc -ess was in a race Ml tuc Gentlemens Driving Iark, near Baltimore la«t Batur»l»y. Today he showed a good order of speed and outran his opponents from start to finis.i. but pulled up lame. Dottie Vandeveer ran much below her previous good form and seems to have trained off. backers of favorites w re given another setback in the second race, when Minto II. quit in the last quarter, finishing unplaced to Game Cock, Air Man ami Mouomoy. Canie Cocks effort was in keeping with his good showing at limlico. He led all the way to win as his rider elected. Ilcejsives success iu the third race was another blow to the talent, as they centered their hoites in The Masquerader and Kd Cudihee. The Mas-querader finished se -ond. too much early use in i. King to defeat Kd Cudihee accounting for his downfall. The winner was given a splendid ride by Walls and. when calh-d on in the stretch, caught and passed The Masqticrader to win going away. Ed Cudihee tired badly after an early display of speed. Frederick the Great, a grand looking son of Kit* Herbert, bred in France by Clarence Mackay. confirmed the good impression he made in his previous start here, by another sterling performance today, in which he easily outpaced those opposed to him in the fifth race. John Baufords Ite was considered to have the closing ra«-e at bis mercy, but only brought more woe to the backers of favorites, finishing third to Lord Brighton and American Ace. a first-time starter. Lord Brighton led throughout and was never seriously menaced. American Ace beat Ite ia the final strides for second place. CUDGEL COKING TO KENTUCKY. "Cudgel will not be a starter in the Metro| oIit.m Handicap, but I may start Briscilla Mull-n.." said Mr. Hedwell. "It is asking almost too mu: h for him to carry 135 pounds in such good company, but I shall start him iu the Long Beach Handicap tomorrow, and after that he will go to Kentucky to start in the Kentucky Handicap on June 1 ut Douglas Park." It is also probable that Andrew Miller will send Roamcr to Kentucky for the same event and possibly one other from his stable, either Ticket or Recount. The oil painting of Fitz Ibrl«-rts head, by Henry Mull, was sold to F. Ambrose Clark for Sloo. It was donated by W. L. Powers to be auctioned for the benefit of the Red Cross. Crank Bain, the auctioneer, sold a lioquct of flowers in the club house for ,000 to go to the Red Cross fund. The government has recognized that the thoroughbred is essential in the breeding of remounts. Major B. E. Str.iwbridge has been appointed to look after the purchase of suitable thoroughbred stal lions for the western government farms in Wyoming and other states. Major Strawbridge has deputised P- Ambrose Clark and J. Howard Lewis to pass upon and recommend stallions for govern ment pur«has.-. Jockeys J. MeTaggart. Teak. Callahan. Kumnier. Knapp and Robinson donated all their mount money earned today to the Red Cross fund. Nearly all the other rider* subscribed sums ranging from to S10 to the same caux-. The Belu, out IV rk infield was open for schooling jum|M-rs f»r the firt time today. A sale of thoroughbreds was held iu the paddock prior to tic running of the first race. Thirteen were offered. 1 : |S in the majority of cases being low. M. L. Sehwartz donated two to be sold for the benefit of the Red Cross. The colt High Braise was sold to Mr. Bowers of the Powers -Hunter Company for 0. who immediately donated the racer back to the Red Cross and he was resold to J. Gnrson for 5. Panther Skin was bid iu for K50 by G. Davenport. The total realised for the Red Cross was 25. The others sold included Sierro. 50, O. C. Rasch; Saadi. .*::.-,o. J. Blute: Achievement, 10. J. Garsou: Fr. ■ kl-s II., floo. M. A. Silver; Llnde-!•. iidniitc ««i, M. A. Silver; Remount. 0. W. Rosen: Brennus II., . E. Leigh; Skecr Face. £i|0. J. Williams; Longhi. 5. J. Garson; Julian, .1. J. Garsou, and a bay or brown gelding unnamed, by Sain— Argon Esher. to E. Leigh for 00. Jockey Joe Bryue was susis-nded for one day by starter Cassidy for misbehavior at the barrier in the oiicuing dash. C. P. Winfrey purchased the plater Air Man from W. VUu this morning and the horse raced iu his name and interest in the second race. Eddie McRride and Dr. II. J. McCarthy were arrivals from Baltimore. The following, issue.l at the office of the Jockey Club this morning, indicates that the governing lx»dy of the turf of America is eager to aid the federal authorities in every possible manner iu Continued on second pace. BOYCE R00LS MEETS DEFEAT Continued from first page. carrving out the provisions of the draft. "The majority of the jockeys holding licenses from the stewards of the Jockey Club are not of the draft age. nor physically within the prescribed limit as to weight, the average weight of a jockey being less than 100 pounds. However, the service flag * waving over the Jockey room now has the names of thirty -seven enlisted jockeys in the United States army. . "Of the professional trainers, a large majority are over the draft age, but. however, if any man employed on the race track is not willing to do his duty for his country, it will l»e the object of the Jockey Club to make him do it. The government and war department has had the co-operation of the Jockey Club in this respect and will continue to have it." During the afternoon sale the horse Achievement, by Hastings — Achieve, was bought by Jule Garson. w:ho subsequently sold him to F. Ambrose Clark, who represented the Remount .Commission of the Iuited States. Achievement is a good type of horse to sire cavalry remounts and he will be sent west shortly with Boly. The racing at Jamaica tomorrow will start at 2:40 p. m., ten minutes later than the regular starting time.

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