Flags Wins The Paumonok: Fast Sprinter Beats Old Rosebud in Jamaicas Opening Feature.; Immense Crowd Present at Inauguration of Metropolitan Racing Season., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-16


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FLAGS WINS THE PAUMONOK Fast Sprinter Beats Old Rosebud In Jamaicas Opening Feature Immense Crowd Present at In ¬ auguration of Metropolitan Racing Season NEW YORK N Y May in A orowd of nearly 12001 people saw the opening of the New York raging season sit Jamaica today Cloudy threaten ¬ ing weather kept many others away The clubhouse wsis filled with the elite of the racing world all the members of the Jockey Club witli si few exceptions and nearly every noted eastern turfmsin l ing present The conservatorylike im provement at the back of the clubhouse boxes was appreciated especially when the cold breeze blew up about four oclock There was no denying the esigerness of the metropolitan racegoers for the return of their popular sport the wild enthusiasm displayed sit the finish of every race proved that conclusively conclusivelyThe The Paumonok Handicap of 5000 the principal feature of the opening day program was made ad ditionsilly attractive by the late additions of J K L Ross Motor Coy and R T Wilsons Hannibal The Ross representative wsis immediately installed favorite but contrary to past precedents neither of the added stsirters figured in the result of the race The winner turned up in the speedy Flags carrying the colors of The Beach Stable Flags rsm a splendid race was well ridden sind although forced to his limit in the last quarter gamely held the redoubtable Old Rosebud safe The famous Weir gelding finished si length and si half in front Ofc LlPHllitP which wax goinsrfastest of all jit the inl after suffering early interference Motor Cop flattered his backers for si time but retired when the resil racing began as did another popular racer Elfin Queen QueenThe The condensed history of the Paumonok Handi ¬ cap is si follows followsYear Year Winner AWt Jockey Val Time 1905 Inquisitor 3 90 W Miller 1730 113 1907 Red River 3 OS Lowe 1770113 1908 Red River 4 113 E Diigan 1705 112 1910 Restigouche 5 120 C H Shilg 1050 112 1913 Spring Board 4 115 T Dsivies 1730 112 1915 Coquette 3 105 G Byrne 1475 113 1915 Sand Marsh 4 102 A Schugr 1925 112 11117 Kewessa 7 109 E Ambrose 2325 112 1918 Old Koenig 5 110 G Byrne 3850 112 1919 Flags 4 125 L Lyke 4850 112 112Run Run at Aqueduct in 1910 ami at Itelmont Park in 1913 No racing in 1911 and 1912 Not run in 1909 and 1914 1914In In the Suffolk Selling Stakes the secondary fea ¬ ture of the program Eddie Rickenbacher a son of The Manager Caution making His initial turf ap ¬ pearance won by a small margin over Flying Orb sind Fair Colleen both also firsttime starters The winner forced Oleaster wide on the turn for home and ruined whatever chance the latter might have had hadThe The condensed history of the Suffolk Selling Stakes is as follows Year Winner Wt Jockey Val Time 1903 Ninepin 109 Bullraau 1580 55 1904 Waterside 107 ONeill 1590 5i 1905 Special License 97 McDaniel 1370 54 19015 Tileing 97 V Powers 1470102 1907 Rustle 9G Swain 1540 101 101190S 190S Trance 109 Musgrave 1525 100 1910 Ladnsette 94 G Garner C75 54 1913 Anytime 107 Butwell C75 113 15115 Fernrock 109 E Diigan 075 108 1915 Straight Forward109 J McTagt 1060 101 1917 Green Gold 10G U Troise 1000 101 101191S 191S War Zone 112 W Knapp 1850 101 3919 Ed Rickenlmcher107 G Prce Jr 1450 101 101No No racing in 1911 and 1912 Distance 4 12 fur ¬ longs in 1903 1905 and 1910 5 12 furlongs in 1915 34 mile in 1913 Run at Aqueduct in 1910 sind at Itelmont Park in 1913 Not run in 1909 and 1914 1914OUT OUT THE WAYS EASY VICTORY VICTORYSam Sam Hildroths Out the Way far outclassed those opposed to him in the second race and won without much effort Orderlys victory in the fifth race was as surprisingly easy as it was unexpected Psiddy Dear being held in the highest esteem by the oral speculators Msiiden baby racers met in the dosing dash and G D Wideners White Socks easily won with his stablemate End Man in third place placeStarter Starter Edwnrd Tribe created a fsivorsible impres ¬ sion sind many compliments were bestowed upon his efforts at wielding the barrier He will officiate until Miirs Cassidys arrival from Pimlico Pimliconines nines Milton hsis arranged to be sit Woodbine to start the horses for the Kings Plate to be run May 24 It is probable Mr Milton will fill the vacancy left open by A 15 Oades going to Ken ¬ tucky if racing is resumed in Csinuda this year yearM M L Schwartz wsis congratulated by his club ¬ house friends on tsiking the initial rsice of the sesison with Efficient I hope 1 win many more sinswered Mr Schwartz There are not many horses in my stable but I think they will win races racesMany Many of the old regime showed up sit Jamaica seemingly pleased to IK bsick in the big city from their winters sojourn sojournJudge Judge Pettingill was absent from the stand owing to the illness of his wife C J Fjtz Gersild wsis to have filled the vacancy but he did not show up H U Homsin was called in to help judge Smith SmithII II G Itedwcll arrived from Pimlico today to arrange for the reception of the victorious Sir Barton aid other members of the Ross string Cudgel will be shipped from Msiryland to Louis ¬ ville for the Kentucky Hsindicsip in which he will be ridden by Ixiftus Commander Ross presented Loftns with 2000 for his dual victories with Sir Barton BartonVindex Vindex will be shipped from Pimlico to Brookdsile Farm in the effort to cure the evil temper which evidenced itself in the Presikness Stakes The inn jor portion of the Whitney string will be shipped from their New Jersey winter home to Belmont Park next week weekW W Sheas Drummimd sirrived from Pimlico today to fulfill his engagements in the threeyearold htakeson this circuit Dr F C Selmeffer the St Louis veterinary who has been in government service was a guest of Dr McCully McCullyThe The elder division of the Glen Riddle Farm racers lias arrived from Pimlico The twoyearolds many of which suffered from the prevalent fevfcr epi ¬ demic there will be held in Maryland for a fort ¬ night nightKrickson Krickson will ride tomorrow after a months lay ¬ off He will have the mounts on Miss Sterling and Susan M MYoung Young Adam was claimed by C Daley after the second race for 1 680 and Green Gold by J G I8nssey for S2015 S2015Many Many a visitor followed the fortunes of J K L Ross citid trainer Bedwell wlen Motor Cop was added to the Paumonok Either the Commanders luck or Bedwells training is Rooty enough to fol JUnv was the verdict of quite a number of the clubhouse brigade

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