Motor Cop Triumphant: Wins His First Start of the Year in the Kent Handicap.; Fanny Cook Repeats Her Recent Success--Accident Mars Steeplechase Race., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-23


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MOTOR COP TRIUMPHANT Wins His First Start of theYear in the Kent Handicap Fanny Cook Repeats Her Recent Success Accident Mars Steeplechase Race HAVRE DE GRACE Md April 22 Commander T K L Ross good weightcarrying sprinter Motor Cop making his first appearance of the year kept up the good average of the stable by scoring in the Kent Handicap the days feature at the Harford course Motor Cop displayed the most speed at all stages though he had to be hard ridden in the final sixteenth to withstand the whirlwind closing rush of the weightfavored Startling Pen Rose greatly improved in appearance by her winters rest was a firsttime starter in this race as was Major R L Gerrys Derby hope Balustrade BalustradeFanny Fanny Cook repeated her recent victory in game fashion in the twoyearold race front Miss Shackle ton which swerved somewhat jmder Wessler weak guidance in the final drive when she was closely pressing the winner Mile Dazie the favorite showed a good performance when she finally settled to her stride after going a sixteenth sixteenthAn An accident marred the running of the steeple ¬ chase when jockey Stacy was thrown from Doctor D at the eighth jump immediately in front of the stand The vast crowd groaned in sympathy when the horse made several ineffectual attempts to get up rolling over Stacys body When assistance arrived Stacy was removed and shortly after re ¬ gained consciousness Later both rider and horse were reported unhurt speed farther than he could last year demonstrating this by winning the fourth race at long bdds over good opponents including Joseph P Murphy which was the one most fancied of the big field Unit con ¬ tested the race Hanky Panky from the Whitney stable swerved out when in a contending position in the stretch stretchAdvices Advices received from the Senor A H Diaz stud in Cuba relate the activity of Don Thrush a sire imported by Irving Wheutcroft which has been standing at the Diaz estate The mares Oriental Gold Pretty Baby Speedy Lady and Fortunes Fa ¬ vor are all in foal to him while Idola lias already foaled a finelooking colt by him which runs with her foalW and Paulson is heavily in foal W Hinphy made his first appearance In the saddle since his honorable discharge from the Cana ¬ dian ov rseas forces forcesThe The T 1 Tiiorne stable of ten headed by Syca moor LErrant and Panaman and accompanied by jockey Lyke and apprentice R Hoffman have arrived at Pimlico according to Roger MIriton who was a visitor here today The latter will handla the engagement books for botli riders ridersWith With the return of normal racing conditions in France it is probable that Mr Thome will transfer his racing endeavor to that country next year yearMORE MORE MONEY FOR TODAYS PURSES PURSESFor For the racing tomorrow fivo of the races will have a purse value of 9G232 each while the fourth and the fifth races will each be worth lli232 These increases come as a result of the claims of yesterday High Cost had been entered for 2500 in his race and being carried to 4020 accounts for much of the increase The racing secretary is having a great dealt of trouble in filling the steeplechases here There are horses available but the trainers are evidently waiting for Pimlico where it will be just about twice as hard to win a race raceHet Het winner of the Manly Memorial Steplechaso last fall was only eligible to the maiden race run here today because of the fact that her early success on the flat were all hunt meetings and they were private subscription sweepstakes The rule has been changed to some extent since the days when the sixyearold flatThorn mare was racing on the flat Thorn Bloom Dolina and Toucanet were additions to the schooling list listT T Williams was compelled to cancel his engage ¬ ment to ride Col Murphy in the first race because of slight illness William McDaniel will ship the A II Diaz horses to Jamaica at the conclusion of this meeting The William C Clancy stable will also entrain for New York then thenLee Lee Erb claimed High Cost after his defeat on Monday for 4020 while Sylvano was retained by claim by J 0 Talbott for 1473 after the sixth race Monday Steve Judge claimed Broom Peddler for 1 Ambrose was given a three cays suspension and Weiner and Rich creek three days each by the starter for misbehavior on Monday During 210 previous racing days it has only been starter Miltons duty to suspend two other boys Jockey Erickson having recovered from the in ¬ jury which Iwfell him as the result of a fall at Bowie FridayWillie will resume riding on Friday Willie Martin who officiated as paddock and patrol judge at Oaklawn Park Was an arrival

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