Record-Breaking Crowd: Tremendous Attendance to See Preakness at Pimlico Today.; Parr Stable Continues on Its Victorious Way--Straight Forward Lucky for Once., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-14


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RECORD BREAKING CROWD Tremendous Attendance to See Preakness at Pimlico Today Parr Stable Continues on Its Vic ¬ torious Way Straight For ¬ ward Lucky for Once PIMLICO Md May 13 Preakness day is now lint a feu hours distant Lovers of the thoroughbred and he sport of racing are already here in large num ¬ bers with every incoming train bringing additions which will be greatly augmented tomorrow when the delegations from New York Washington Philadel ¬ phia and surrounding cities arrive Never in the long history of the Maryland Jockey Club will the famous old Pimlico course be crowded as it will bo tomorrow On the eve of the big race it appears that it will be impossible to accommodate 11 who will desire to see the Preakness run How ver everything Is in thorough readiness and noth ng hns been left undone to take care of what is ertain to lie the greatest gathering of people that ver witnessed a days racing in Maryland The veather man promises a clear and sunshiny day and if such proves true the track will be at its best bestThe The following is a list of the probable riders and odds quoted against the starters in the Preakness Stakes StakesHorse Horse Jockey Odd Milkmaid K Sande 85 85Sir 85Sir Sir Barton J 1 Loftus 85 85Eternal 85Eternal Eternal A Soliiittinger 41 41Diinboyiie 41Diinboyne Diinboyne I Butwell 41 41Sweep 41tSweep tSweep Sweep On L McAtee 81 f Over There CTFiiirbrotheits vind ji7 AV ivnapp r trrrioi trrrioiRoutledge Routledge E Ambrose 201 201Vulcanite Vulcanite R Troxler 201 201King King Plaudit L Lyke 201 201Yumrari Yumrari T Rice 401 401Drninniond Drninniond A Johnson 401 401Pride Pride of India Xatural Bridge and Terentia are doubtful starters Coupled as J K L Ross entry W R Coe entry entrySuperintendent Superintendent Brennan despite the handicap of heavy rains which fell steadily for three days has the truck at Pimlico in splendid condition for the running of the Preakness Stakes tomorrow and some of the owners of the horses that finished back of Sir Barton and Billy Kelly are already pre ¬ dicting that the order of the finish will be reversed reversedAll All of the boxes at Pimlieo have been spoken for and a recordbreaking attendance is looked for Several parties are coming over from Philadelphia and Xew York to witness the running of the big race raceJockey Jockey J Butwell yesterday signed a contract to ride for P A Clark and he will have the mount on Dunboyne in the Preakness The contract runs until October 1 In the event of Bntwell having no stake engagement at Jamaica on Saturday May 21 he will leave for Toronto to ride one of the J E Seagram starters in the Kings Plate PlateSeveral Several Preakness candidates were given light work today Sir Barton worked threequarters after the fifth race in 115 Between races Eter ¬ nal was galloped a mile in l43f and Vindex a mile in 142 142J J W McClelland owner of Eternal was an arrival from Kentucky this morning morningTJSUAX TJSUAX DAILY STORY STORYIii Iii telling the story of todays racing at Pimlico it is riot necessary to name the winner of the Glen inori Steeplechase One need only to look over the entries and pick out the one trained by your Tilde AVilliam Garth of Charlottesville Aa That there should have l een any odds against the winner 1s due to a few venturesome persons who had the temerity to think that Garths representative could be Iwaten It was Capt Ral Parrs jumper Le Mar sonin that took the Glenmore and liis performance was an excellent one It seemed that everybody got out of the way of the Parr jumper when his rider got ready to go to the front AAitli Crawford unable to ride on account of the broken collarbone In sustained yesterday AMncent Powers was on I Marsoitin and at the finish Le Marsouiu was really Just cantering to beat the faithful old mare Margery latino latinoStraight Straight Forward R T AVilsons fiveyearold which has een having the worst sort of luck in his races for two years finally broke his hoodoo in the Southern Handicap at a mile when he beat a highclass band of horses It was unfortunate that the victory of Straight Forward should have Itein marred by a bad start in which he had all the best of it AVlHii the starter gave the word Straight Forward was on his way and he beat the gate by two lengths while Papp was turned sideways and Boniface was next to last the two that were most fancied to beat Straight Forward McAtee took advantage of his opportunity and rushed Straight Forward around the first turn into u lead of four or five lengths with Franklin in second place and Bondage third Kelsay hustled Papp to get a posi ¬ tion on the backstretch and the big son of Peter Quince showing a good burst of speed was soon up witli the others Boniface tried hard to over ¬ take Straight Forward but the latter held the Ross horse siffo all through the stretch and at the end Sraight Forward was under restraint Boniface had no trouble in boating Franklin for second place and Bondage was far ahead of Papp which was apparently much distressed It was plain that this DUO docs not like a mile in his present condition conditionSteeplechase Steeplechase jockey H Crawford who suffered a broken collarbone as a result of the accident which occurred after the finish of the jumping race yesterday when one of the spectators stepped out in front of Royal Arch after the latter had Tossed the winning murk will IK out of the saddle for some time and the Parr stable loses its best rider riderAndrew Andrew Blakelev received wire from T H Cross of Chicago instructing him to dispose of his entire stable by auction and the string includ ¬ ing Royce Rooli will be offered in the paddock at Jamaica next week Blakeley will however con ¬ tinue to train the horses bearing the silks of R II McCiirtcr Potter former owner of the PcQiiest Stud in Xew Jersey JerseyMike Mike Daly acting for AV M Jeffords purchased of General Buchanan the steeplechaser AV F Knebeikamp KnebeikampOne One of the income tax investigators was at Pim ¬ lico tliis morning interviewing some of the promi ¬ nent Jockeys who had overlooked turning in their income tax atid quite u substantial amount waa realized

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