Compadre Again A Winner: Scores His Second Stake Success of Present Aqueduct Meeting.; Beats Whimsy in Rockaway Selling Stakes--Six Straight for Lady Gertrude., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-03


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COMPADRE AGAIN A WINNER Scores His Second Stake Success of Present Aqueduct Meeting Beats Whimsy in Rockaway Sell ¬ ing Stakes Six Straight for Lady Gertrude New York July 2 The Quiucy Stables gallant little Compadre accounted for todays feature at Aqueduct the Rockaway Selling Stakes of 2000 in a manner which evoked the applause of the great crowd which attended the seaside course Favorite in the oral speculation he showed his worthy an ¬ cestry by racing into an early lead which he held to the end though the challenge of Whimsy some ¬ what belated forced him to his utmost at the end The lightwcighted Green Gold accounted for third position positionThe The interesting history of the Rockaway Selling Stakes since 1903 is here presented in condensed form Tear Winner AAVt Jockty Val Titao 190 190i i Gold Ten 3 91 7 Johnson 1130 114 1905 Keator 4 111 L Lyne 1300 113 1907 Juggler 4 110 P Hennsy 12SO 114 11419aS 19aS J IS Brady 3 101 P Musgrve 1250 113 = 5 1910 Prince Gal 4 114 M McGee 675 114 1914 Tarts 4 105 F Hopkins 575 l13 lain Yank Notions 5 113 J Loftus 075 114 1915 Hauberk 4 KM5 E Campbll 1050 112 1917 J J Lillis 5 114 It Kleeger 1050 114 1918 Compadre 3 112 G Walls 1715 113 = 5 5Not Not run iu 1909 1011 1912 or 1913 1913The The selling handicap at one and onesixteenth miles carded as the fifth Rice brought together a field wJlich compared fayorablywithtuef eatur anil was Avon by Little Nearer sifter a thrilling drive It was a remarkable performance on the part of the winner for lie was far back in the early running but closing fast with a fine display of speed he caught and passed the pacemaker iu the last six ¬ teenth and drew away into a safe lead right at this end Air Mans Rice was a good one but he had nothing left to withstand the winners closing chal ¬ lenge lengeGath Gath a son of Tracery bred in England by John Sauford and now racing in the silks of E W Price accounted for the opening dash in easy style He was ridden by Albert Johnson quickly dis ¬ posed of Butterfly and was only cantering at the end J W Mays Nan Knoehr ran a good race but had no chance with the winner winnerJack Jack Hare Jrs appearance in the threequarters of a mile handicap ran as the second race served to attract to that contest more interest than it otherwise would have received The Applegatu star was a prohibitive choice despite the big con ¬ cessions he was making to everything in the race It proved scarcely more than a stiff gallop for this consistent and highclass colt which many good judges say will make Johrcn Motor Cop and other good threeyearolds look to their laurels lKfore the years racing is over A mishap occurred during the running of this Rice when Golden King lost his rider on the last turn and Chief Lally stumbled over him himLADY LADY GERTRUDE ONCE AGAIN AGAINThe The mile dash for threeyearold fillies attracted four speedy misses to the post and stamped F Housemans Frenchbred filly Lady Gertrude as a racer of superior merit Lady Gertrude suffered from early interference and was taken back but gamely overcame those disadvantages and taking after the leader overhauled her at the end In ¬ cidentally this race marked the sixth consecutive victory of Lady Gertrude GertrudeJohn John E Mlddens colors were seen in front in the last Rice of the afternoon when his Star Shoot filly Sweet Brier earned a well deserved victory over Minuet and Lackawanna The latter set a fast pace to the last eighth where he tired and was passed by Sweet Brier and Minuet the two fighting it out with the Madden youngster prevailing at the end endJ J II Sclicnck Jas Rowes assistant in charge of Brookdale Farm was a visitor today todayElfin Elfin Queen worked fiveeighths in 59 and Polymelian seveneighths in 125 this morning in ¬ dicating their preparedness for future stake en ¬ gagements gagementsC C M Garrison has purchased Josephina Zarata and African Arrow from Mrs G II Browne BrowneEricksons Ericksons collar bone was broken by his fall from Golden King KingJockey Jockey Molesworth has returned from Latonia to fulfill his contract engagement with Col W E Applegate ApplegateThe The stewards suspended jockey Parrington for rough riding while astride Trial by Jury in the sixth Rice on Monday MondayJoe Joe Nottcr has entered the employ of II A Porter and will do the riding for that establishment when weight permits permitsH H 1C Knapp was at Aqueduct today It was his first visit to the Rices this year due to sickness Mr Knapp is one of the most popular men on the turf It is unnecessary to say he was congratulated on his recovery by practically every member of the club house houseTliere Tliere were eight races at a mile last week at Aqueduct of mixed classes and every race was run iu less than 140 It shows the extraordinarily fast condition of the truck truckJohn John Slianghnessy claimed Gath winner of the first race for 2 00

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