Wonderful Finish In Havre Race: Four Horses Closely Bunched at the End of a Thrilling Mile and a Quarter Contest., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-26


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WONDERFUL FINISH IN HAVRE RACE Four Horses Closely Bunched at the End of a Thril ¬ ling Mile and a Quarter Contest Havre do Grace Mil September 2 Tlio roil feature in a racing way it Havre de Grace this aft ¬ ernoon was tlio finish of tin mile anil a quarter raw scarcely i length separating the first four horses as tlit winning Hue was crossed Itcnerolent was the winner and while hi ran a game race his perform ¬ ance was overshadowed by the wonderful race of Bar of Phoenix The latter was away absolutely last but went after his opponents with rare courage and finishing with terrific speed under Ramies ener ¬ getic riding was gaining with every stride and just failed to overtake Henevolcnt Dui was third but a short distance back of the first two with Trial bj Jury a close up fourth The latter set the early pace at a great clip the first mile being run in 137 and the mile and a quarter in 1105 which represents a new track record for the distance distanceTodays Todays sport began in auspicious fashion for the backers of favorites when Sylvano the heavily supported first choice scored a nose victory over Jill in the first race Till was the pacemaker Mid led to the final eighth where he tired and Sylvano which had been in closest pursuit from the start finishing with great speed caught and passed the leader in the final strides stridesThe The talent had the l ost of it again in the second race Frank AViers good filly Belle Huberts was their selection She raced into an easy lead in the stretch and had things her own way thereafter Hack Jay was practically eliminated by getting away slowly slowlyThe The third race fell to Captain Ray which did not lack for admirers although Thorn Bloom was ac ¬ corded the post of honor in the mutuels Captain Kays victory was easily achieved no serious opposi ¬ tion developing after he had assumed the lead when entering the stretch Fairly finished second after a performance of merit coming from away back after a slow start startTombolo Tombolo carrying the colors of the Nevada Stock Farm furnished an upset in the Beluir Purse when lie easily beat Celto and Corn Exchange Tombolo showed a return to the good form he displayed early in the summer and had enough in reserve to with ¬ stand the fast closing rush of Celto Aurums race was a disappointment disappointmentREFUGEE REFUGEE SCORES EASY VICTORY VICTORYAnother Another favorite t laJLJJJVthc wayside yris ay Iir th sfcrtinSice Refugee with SanTle in the adille taking his measure in easy fashion fashionSandy Sandy jcNaughton was a bit worried after work ¬ ing George Starr this morning as the colt pulled ill slightly lame It develojied that he had stcpjted on a stone but the injury was of a slight nature as the lameness disappeared while the horse was being cooled out McNaughton will ship the Viau racers over to Laurel on Friday FridayM M J Winn returned from New York yesterday and will remain until after the opening of the Laurel meeting meetingTrainer Trainer M Daly informed Secretary Joseph Mc Lenuan that he had been authorized by Mrs AVal ter M Jeffords to state that she would be willing to enter her colt Kentledge winner of the Adiron ¬ dack Handicap at Saratoga in the special race which the Laurel management is getting up pro ¬ vided the race was msde a handicap with an en ¬ trance fee of 5000 5000Commander Commander J K L Koss the Canadian sports aian and owner of Cudgel and Billy Kelly has been taking rather an active part in the claiming races at Havre de Grace He had a claim in for Medusa after siie won yesterday but S A Cloptou retained the filly for J O TallKitt on his claim of 1215 1215J J K AVoixls in whose name and colors Trial by Jury runs made a claim for Goldcrest loy yester ¬ day but owner J G AAagnon retained the horse on his claim of 1150 1150Several Several carloads of horses are expected to arrive at Laurel from New York during the next few days In the consignment will be a division from J Hodcn with the Triple Springs Farm string AV 1 Kiirch AV Martin J S Ward Gwyn Tompkins with the K M AVeld string C 1 Winfrey Hew Miller and S C Hiidreth

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