Grand Opening At Bowie: Big Crowd Present Despite Inadequate Transportation Facilities.; Dorcas Wins Bowie Inaugural Handicap--Speedy Filly Pen Rose Is Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-15


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GRAND OPENING AT BOWIE Big Crowd Present Despite Inade ¬ quate Transportation Facilities Dorcas Wins Bowie Inaugural InauguralHandicap Handicap Speedy Filly Pen PenRose Rose Is Beaten Bowie Md November 14 The scene of Mary ¬ land racing shifted today from Pimlico to Bowie simi judging from the large attendance present at Prince Georges Park to witness the inauguration of the Maryland Agricultural Associations autumn meeting of fifteen days the final Maryland meet ¬ ing of the year interest in the sport will be main ¬ tained right iin to the end Big fields will be the rule at Howies there being more horses here than fver before in the history of the course About two hundred arrived today from Pimlico and stable room is now at a premium premiumThe The Bowie Inaugural Handicap was provided as a feature for opening day and it resulted in a sur ¬ prising victory for the Cleveland Stables Dorcas over Franklin and KohiXoor Dorcas success WIK principally due to the splendid horsemanship of young Knsor He kept the mare under restraint luring the early running and when KohiXoor showed signs of distress in the stretch after showing lirilliant speed in peacemaking sent Dorcas to the front and was drawing away at the end Franklin was second tiring from racing witli KoiiXoor KoiiXoorThe The biggest surprise of the afternoon was the defeat of the si eedy filly Pen Rose She lacked her customary speed and tired under her heavy impost when racing next to the rail in the deep jroing Duchess Lace won the nice after disposing f the pacemaker My Friend in the final strides stridesMnrmite Mnrmite won the opening dash beating Tiger Rose iir easy fashion while St Quentin which was expected tofigure prominentlyr quit in the Htretclir HtretclirCharlie Charlie Leydeckcr Quietude anil Minto II fur uisiiert a thrilling finish in the third race the trio crossing the winning line in the order named so cloKily bunclied together that none but the judges could place them themAnother Another disapiwintment for backers of favorites aine witli the running of the fifth race when Thorn Bloom and Whimsy were beaten by King John carrying the colors of E T Zollicoffer Amalgamator ZollicofferAmalgamator triumphed over the big baud that contested the sixth nice while Puts and Calls easily accounted for the long distance contest that closed the afternoons sport sportThe The only drawback to Bowies auspicious opening was the inadequate transportation facilities from lKth Washington and Baltimore Improvement in this respect is promised tomorrow tomorrowThe The track was in good condition except close to the inner rail where the going was deep and hold ¬ ing ingExterminator Exterminator was shipped from Pimlico to Ken ¬ tucky today to fulfill his engagement in the Lu tonia tip to be run Saturday November 155 155E E AV Moores Arriet died at Laurel yesterday succumbing to an attack of pneumonia pneumoniaThe The officials for the meeting are as follows Stewards E O Smith William P Spurgeon and C C Hall Presiding judge Joseph A Murphy Associates George T Miller and J H Anderson Starter Edward Tribe Handicapper E O Smith Timer W Jennings Racing secretary Joseph Mc ¬ Lennan

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