Salvestra Proves Best: Beats Wyoming in Hard Fought Struggle at Belmont Park.; Featureless Program Provides Interesting Racing--Attendance Surprisingly Large., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-24


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SALVESTRA PROVES BEST Beats Wyoming in Hard Fought Struggle at Belmont Park Featureless Program Provides Interesting Racing Attend ¬ ance Surprisingly Large NEW YORK N Y May 23 Notwithstanding Hint todays card at Relmont Iark lacked a noininul feature a surprisingly large crowd was present and witnessed some well contested racing between me ¬ diocre but well inatelicd horses Tlie Garden City Handicap was provided in lieu of a stake attraction furnishing a hard fought and interesting struggle Ijotwocn Salvestra and Wyoming with Hendrie tlic inily other starter a short margin back Wyoming away in the lead set a good pace for a half where Salvestra drew tin on even terms and then passing him held on with rare courage to win a well earned raw Wyoming never faltered and finished reso ¬ lutely Hendrie made a threatening challenge on tliu far turn then tired as if a trifle short shortInterference Interference at the start of the second race vir ¬ tually brought about the defeat of F D Weirs Toto the oddtion favorite Dreyer endeavored to overcome this disadvantage by hard riding and while Toto gamely responded to his energetic ifforts he was not quite equal to the task of over ¬ hauling the leaders although lie finished third only a nose behind the second horse The winner turned up in Merry Princess which after securing the lead easily maintained it to the end endAnother Another favorite fell by the wayside when Poor Butterfly was taken into camp by Favour in the following race Poor Uutterfly apparently had the race won when she moved into a good lead on the last turn but then suddenly went extremely wide and this caused her defeat Haynes who had the mount on Favour was quick to take advantage of the favorable opening and before the spectators were hardly aware of it he had the Randolph mare in front and there she remained remainedThe The Sanford entry finished first and second in the opening dash which was for maiden twoyearolds The twoyearoldsThe fifth race resulted in another hard fought contest with W K Coos Uncles Lassie gaining a close decision over Scotch Verdict after a thrilling stretch duel Uncles Lassie showed the way throughout with Scotch Verdict hanging on gamely through the stretch stretchMADDENS MADDENS COLORS SUCCESSFUL I E Maddens colors were carried to victory in the closing race by Light Wine a firsttime starter starterThere There is nothing new in the matter of pur ¬ chasing the Havana track said Mr G W Loft We should know something about it in the near future futureDunboyne Dunboyne is not likely to be seen racing for a month It will take him that long to get over the kick King Plaudit gave him in the Preakness siid William Hogan his trainer He was kicked in the body with both heels and was in bad condi ¬ tion after the race Not only was the wind knocked out of him but one of his hind legs was practically paralyzed beingJ for the time being J P Atkin who knows much about the California racing situation firmly believes the sport can be revived on the coast if the legislature is approached by the right kind of people There is no question in my mind said he that if Messrs Macomber Itosseter Adolph Spreckels and two or three others of unquestioned standing in the community would appeal to the legislature and form a jockey club there would be but little opposition for short meet ¬ ings bettingWalter and miilucl betting Walter Jennings received a telegram from Louis ¬ ville tliis afternoon stating that Roycc Rools shipped well and was in perfect condition for his race HandicapKairbrother in the Kentucky Handicap Kairbrother who rode Naturalist in the Metro ¬ politan Handicap said that the Widener horse was going easily until ho struck the deep part of the track at tho four and a half furlongs post Then his got mad was Fairbrothers expression and when lie gets mad he is liable to do anything and hu afterwardThe just would not extend himself afterward The death by pneumonia of Rhodcrick Dim the property JamaicaTranslate of Fred Jaggers is reported from Jamaica Translate Howard Marshalls recent purchase developed a quarter crack after his last race The raceThe newly laid concrete pavement which re ¬ placed the sod lawn in front of the stand where the oralirers hold forth daily has added materially to their comfort

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