Uncles Lassie A Winner: W. R. Coes Representative Captures Mineola Selling Stakes.; Favorites Prove Elusive--Federal Officers Round Up Alleged Slackers., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-05


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UNCLES LASSIE A WINNER W R Cues Representative Cap ¬ tures Mineola Selling Stakes Favorites Prove Elusive Fed ¬ eral Officers Round Up Alleged Slackers New York September 4 The monetary feature of a well attended days racing was provided in the Mineola Stakes a 2000 guaranteed selling event for twoyearolds which went to W R Coes Uncles Lassie after a rare exhibition of gameness The winner and Aunt Dinah the runnerup indulged in a quarter mile stretch duel in which McAfee distinguished himself by his strong hand riding Four of the five contestants were in close alignment during the greater part of the race and third money went to Blairgowrie after Osgood the heavily sup ¬ ported favorite had tired after running close to the inner rail where the going is supposedly slower than in the middle of the track where the three placed horses ran and finished When the winner was offered for sale Max Hirsch bid her up from 1300 to 2005 at which figure she was protected by trainer Kerrick The withdrawal of Question ¬ naire and Lion dpr among others robbed this event of some of its promised attractiveness attractivenessIt It was a disastrous day for the talent Purchase being the closest thing to a favorite to score duiTag the afternoon afternoonThe The Decision with jockey Loftus in the saddle easily accounted for the opening dash in which Defense first choice in the betting was in close pursuit throughout but to no avail availJ J Livingstons Englishbred threeyearold Mose one of the eastern division of the western turfmans string in charge of trainer J McCormack gave the talent quite a shock in the second race when he ran away from the confidently supported favorite Grouse from the Madden barn Mose displayed a high flight of speed and easily maintained it to the end endThe The Locust Valley Selling Handicap resulted in another disappointment for the backers of favorites when Smart Money was taken into camp by the threeyearold Wyoming Ensor saved the Wilson racer until entering the stretch where he moved into the lead and held Smart Money safe in a fast closing drive driveRHINE RHINE MAIDENS VICTORY POPULAR POPULARRhine Rhine Maidens victory in the Brentwood Handi ¬ cap the secondary feature of the afternoon proved popular The favorite Walnut Hall was the vic ¬ tim of interference iu the early part of the race raceThe The closing dash resulted in a sensational vic ¬ tory for the Brighton Stables Purchase which after being outrun to the last eighth finished with a remarkable burst of sneed and drew away from Ophelia and Lion dOr at the end Lion dOrs race was a decidedly poor performance much below hid true form formAfter After Purchases victory in the last race trainer George Odorn said His performance was gratify ¬ ing The big colt is improving fast and his effort today after only two workouts over the straight course prompts me to believe that he may prove troublesome in the Futurity He will try for it if all goes well with him himThe The military were much in evidence at Belmont Park today seeking slackers who had avoided the draft law Every gate had its quota of soldiers watching and all between the ages of 21 and 31 had to show their registration cards Those who failed were lined up outside the fence and marched to nearby stations to explain their failure All the stables were searched and while one or two stable boys were without cards the haul from that section of the track was exceedingly light Notwithstand ¬ ing that something like 3000 people were scruti ¬ nized in all not more than twentyfive were held and they were mostly of foreign birth Steeplechase jockey Smith who rode in Cairada was among the number numberThe The PowersHunter Company announces the sale in the Durland Riding Academy on Thursday night September 12 of the Rashford Manor year ¬ lings the property of George J Long of Louisville Ky and the Keeneland Stud yearlings the prop ¬ erty of J O Keene of Lexington Ky KyBen Ben Falk is still looking over the scenes at Belmont Park He returns to Detroit on Saturday by motor motorJohn John H Madigin will spend a week or two longer in the east eastR R J Mackenzie of Toronto was a visitor today todayW W C Weaut claimed Judge Wiugfield for lr 00 yesterday

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