Bowie Attendance Continues Large: Chilly Winds Fail to Keep the Crowd Away--Ordinary Card Furnishes Interesting Sport., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-15


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BOWIE ATTENDANCE CONTINUES LARGE Chilly Winds Pail to Keep the Crowd Away Ordinary Card Furnishes Interesting Sport BOWIE Bid April 14 Chilly winds had little effect on todays attendance at Bowie which was up to the standard that has made this meeting a record one The card though lacking in quality and a nominal feature was productive of well con ¬ tested racing Four of the seven races were over the popular mile and seventy yards course The finish of the fifth provided many thrills The nice went to American after the latter had made a wide entry into the stretch The Bill Hunley supporters viewed the race during the stretch run in the belief that their candidate was leading and were surprised to find Americans lead so great iu the final strides stridesClose Close finishes also marked the first and third races BoherNaBreena capturing the opening dash by a small margin from Billy Boots after a spirited stretch drive while Tranby furnished a decided surprise by scoring in the third by a neck over Prunes and Romeo The lightly weighted Plurenzi accounted for the fourth race easily disposing of Don Dodge when called on at the far turn and drawing away at the end endSimon Simon Pure won a sensational victory ia the sixth After relinquishing the lead to Cadillac in the final eighth he came again and got up to win the de ¬ cision by a nose noseThe The failure of Roisterer in the first race spoiled au attempted double coup by the Kentucky Stable The twoyearold heavily supported by foreign commissions suffered early interference but for which he might have won Toadstool gave promise of victoryOscar better things by his victory Oscar Bachmann was one of the visitors who wit ¬ nessed the days sport sportA A man who gave his name as Ellis Kohn of Balti ¬ more was apprehended in an effort to casli a forged niutuel ticket after the first race At cashier Bowlings outcry he was taken in custody by apt C B Duhaine of the Pinkerton Agency and will be arrainged TuesdayA in court on Tuesday A C Porretto and Barney Schreiber were arrivals today from Hot Springs SpringsThe The R F Carman and Matt Smart horses were shipped from Benuing to Havre de Grace on Sunday SundayThree Three carloads of thoroughbreds including the consignments of William Oliver Harry Rites Thomas Clyde Owen Pons and G C Winfrey were shipped to Havre de Grace today

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