Mary Maud Wins Havre Feature: Routledge Proves Best in the Aberdeen Purse--Fatal Accident in Steeplechase., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-25


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MARY MAUD WINS HAVRE FEATURE FEATURERoutledge Routledge Proves Best in the Aberdeen Purse Fatal Accident in Steeplechase Havre de Grace Md September 21 The Irish Lad Frizette filly Mary Maud easily accounted for the Floradora Purse at a mile and seventy yards the feature of todays program at Havre de Grace Mary Maud set the pace all the way and when chal ¬ lenged by Priscilla Mullens at the eighth iwst drew away at the call of her rider and won by a safe margin Priscilla Mullens was a prominent contend ¬ er from the start but suddenly tired after reach ¬ ing the leaders turning for home homeThe The weather was of the Indian summer variety and a good crowd was on hand to witness the sport sportThe The Aberdeen Purse brought together a good band of twoyearolds and a hard fought contest resulted Routledge was favorite and proved to lie best for although his winning margin was small he couhl have won farther off had his rider so elected I Ii i ttie Yundivers performance was a good one but she tired in the stretch after setting the pace throughout throughoutTim Tim public picked the right ones in the initial dash Roth Medusa and Lazy Lou were well sup ¬ ported and they finished in the order named For the first mile Talebearer one of the field horses threatened to carry off first honors but failed to stay when the real test began Medusa hung on gamely after disposing of Talebearer and held Lazy Lou safe in the final drive driveThe The novice steeplechase disclosed a prominent jumping prospect in Turmoil which fenced in good style and easily passed the tiring Dave Oampbell which had set the pace to the last jump jumpThere There were several mishaps in the steeplechase one of which resulted fatally when Tight Wad fell at the ninth fence The horse broke his shoulder and had to be destroyed destroyedW W P Burch one of the oldest turfmen in the country displayed his colors in a steeplechase for the first time when Mohican carried them in todays jumping race raceC C J Fitz Gerald left for Rochester tonight to act as judge in a horse show connected with a fair at that place placeMalvolio Malvolio from the stable of K T Zollicoffer and the outsider in the betting furnished an up ¬ set when lie easily beat Milkman Icarus and other good ones in the fifth race raceTwo Two horses changed hands via the claiming route yesterday or rather claims were put in for two F I Weir retained his filly Helle Roberts for 1150 and George Peterson who lost the twoyear old Tommywauc a few days back claimed Grey Eagle of Samuel Itoss The colt cost Peterson 1075 1075It It is said that there will be a change in the staff of officials at the Jefferson Park course in New Orleans next winter Kdward Tribe is to suc ¬ ceed A B Dade as starter and a new man is ti l e iu the Judges stand in place of Joseph A Murphy

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