Feature To Gloomy Gus: Captures the American Ace Handicap in Game Fashion.; Opposition Too Strong for Koh-I-Noor--Gex, Adele and Woodtrap Win Their Races., Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-26


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FEATURE TO GLOOMY GUS Captures the American Ace Han ¬ dicap in Game Fashion Opposition Too Strong for Koh ¬ lNo or Gex Adele and Wood trap Win Their Races New York October 25 Under cloudy skies n well rounded onnl proved more than ordinarily inter ¬ esting to a large iitteiidiince nt the Empire City course today The feature the American Ace Han ¬ dicap for threeyearolds ind over proved i thril ¬ ler O C Hashs Ogilen Happy Kate colt Gloomy Gus iiccoiiited for it in game fisiion Minto II iiul K hiNoor undertook to make i runaway race of it for they set a fast clip to the final turn where Gloomy Jus which had been compelled to trail because of having been carried wide around tin first turn came on the outside and passed them with little effort Salvcstra which had trailed in the early running finished with splendid courage under Schuttingers hard riding and secured place honors from 31 into II which had tired after his good early effort KoliiNoor found her opposi ¬ tion too strong and finished last though her per ¬ formance was ineritorions ineritorionsThe The first race fell to Ophelia when she beat a band of good fillies including Polygon and Herodias the Coe entry winch were pressing her close at the end after she had set a fast early pace Swots lacked the speed speculation indicated she would display displayGpx Gpx duplicated his recent victory in easy fashion Carrying his heavy impost in good fashion lie in ¬ dulged Bantry at the early pactmaking Hounding the final turn he took command and was easing up nt the ejid TliiihattlH for place lionors proved thrill Itig Jack Mount gaining the decision on the last stride after he hud trailed in the early running Ninety Simplex which stumbled at the start quick ¬ ly recovered and raced well throughout getting up iu time to nose out the show honors from the improved liar One When the winner was offered for sale Iticlmrd liaker advanced him to 11000 at which figure lie was retained 1 y his owner witli the customary 5 advance The entered price was 1000 1000CLOSE CLOSE FINISH IN THIRD RACE Adele was home first in this third race by a nar ¬ row margin over Whippoorwill which in turn bad but a nose advantage ever Everest The finish was so close the official placing was necessary to de ¬ termine the result The favorite I angden quit under punishment in the last eighth after setting a fast early pace paceThe The daily longdistance race was easy for Wood trap judiciously ridden by little Krickson The Trap Hock colt showed the most speed throughout vis rated in front and held bis opposition easily safe at the finish Air Man showed improvement when lie oiitgamed Klines in the final drive Klines appeared in the new colors of T M Cassidy and disappointed his backers by his weakening in the stretch run His race may be explained by the fact that lie has always proven a horse with just one run in him and Schitttingers effort to keep him within striking distance in the early stages told when he was called upon for the final effort Tiger Itose led all the way in the last race to win in game fashion successfully resisting the fast closing challenge of both Blue Devil and Goldvale 1 T Ilallenbeck has presented to the Federal Government through the Breeding Bureau of the lotkey Cluli the tenyearold horse Adams Express by Adam Frederick by Frederick the Great This is a fine specimen of the thoroughbred of the robust type and was pronounced by apt G A Hoy who inspected him with Major Itohert Strawbridge and I Ambrose Clark to be a model sire to produce cavalry remounts Captain Hoy is a member of the French High Commission and is an expert expertAdams Adams Express is a trifle over sixteen hands and weighs thirteen hundred pounds His sire Adam was a great performer in France and was imported by Francis C Bishop and others He was subsequently sold to go abroad While in America he sired Adam Bede the winner of the Cambridge ¬ shire and other good races in Kngland for Louis Winans having been sold to that gentleman by 1 E Madden Frederick the Great was a beautifully bred horse being by Lexington Mildred by Glen roe and u brother to Monarchist His second dam was the immortal levity Adams Express will IK Mnt to one of the remount depots in the near future

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