Bowie Attendance Best Of Week: Slippery Elm Scores in Days Feature--Record Mutuel Pay-off for Season., Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-27


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BOWIE ATTENDANCE BEST OF WEEK Slippery Elm Scores in Days Feature Record Mutuel Pay Off for Season Bowie Md November 26 A return of milder weather and an attractive card in numerical strength brought the weeks best attendance to Bowie today Slippery Elm duplicated his recent victory in easy fashion in what served as the days feature the fifth race a highclass selling event His backers were given several moments of suspense through his actions at the post but finally he got away well and slightly in advance of his opposition but was outrun to the first turn his rider being content to allow him to drop back to last position which lie held to the final turn and then with a great burst of speed lie moved to the lead within an eighth of a mile assuming the command and holding it to the end The battle for place honors was ex ¬ citing with Bolster gaining the decision by the shortest of margins over Douglass S The remainder were well strung out behind them themThe The record mutuel payoff for Marylands fall season occurred when Prevaricate coupled with Fostoria in the speculation scored in the opening race paying the good price of 17840 for a 2 ticket ticketKing King Plrmlit won the second race disposing of Marmite after the latter led to the last turn and easily holding safe Lillian Shaw and Duchess Lace which respectivelyThere finished second and third respectively There was considerable crowding approaching the first turn in the second race in which the favorite Euterpe and Sam Hill full The winner turned up iu Salvatelle which after escaping the early crowd ¬ ing led all the way by a wide gap Zouave gapZouave scored in runaway fashion iii the fourth fourthLuther Luther outclassed his opposition in the long dis ¬ tance race of the day and simply cantered through ¬ out towin by six lengths lengthsLIVINGSTON LIVINGSTON TO RACE AT NEW ORLEANS ORLEANSJefferson Jefferson Livingston lias been a recent visitor at Bowie to witness the performance of his racers under the care of Jack McCormack Acting upon the orders of his employer the latter has been weeding out the string reducing it to its most useful members who are intended for racing at New Orleans whence they will depart at the con ¬ clusion of the current meeting Ten good cam ¬ paigners will probably sport the Livingston silks on the southern tracks tracksG G AA Forman hns purchased Indian Chant and Lazy Lou from J AV Bean AA O Bond has dis posed of Stir Up to 1C Pending J W Formaii claimed fl135Lillian Loyal Peter after his defeat for fl135 Lillian Shaw ran in Jefferson Livingstons colors today having been returned from J W For mans stable by private sale before the race raceSteward Steward E C Smith received an overseas letter from Merivin B Fulcher One Hundred and Seventh United States Infantry telling of his discharge from a base hospital in France where he was confined for two mouths due to injuries of his right eye and ear sustained while in action at the front with the American Expeditionary Forces Harry A Nel ¬ son Fifth Marine United States army a son of Judge Francis Nelson is reported well His brother a captain of the Canadian army fell iu action last year yearJudge Judge Joseph McLeuinui received word from Man ¬ ager I B Kennyson of the Fair Grounds warning horsemen not to ship to his course unless they have already been notified that stalls have been reserved for them Applications for stall room for 200 horses iu excess of the available accommo ¬ dation have been received

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