Belmont Park Track Fast: One Record Broken and then New One Is Immediately Equaled.; King Plaudit Runs Fastest Mile of the Year--Another Whitney Two-Year-Old Wins., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-03


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BELMONT PARK TRACK FAST One Record Broken and then New One Is Immediately Equaled King Plaudit Runs Fastest Mile Mileof of the Year Another Whitney WhitneyTwoYearOld TwoYearOld Wins NEW YORK X Y June 2 Hot clear sultry weather and practically little or no wind aided the better class of horses in todays races at Bolmont ark in recording exceptionally fast time The iredictions of trainers who prepared their horses at Belmont Park early in the year that the newly constructed track would astonish turfmen and prove s fast as Saratoga no longer seem improbable the ast time being hung np daily indicating that their statements were not at all exaggerated In the main race of this afternoon the Searingtown Han cap J E Wideners French bred colt Trompe Lu Mort knocked a fifth of a second off the mll and a sixteenth track record when he led home Pastoral Swain in the fast time of l44Jf while iu the ollowing race Princeps equaled the record made y the Widener colt Even faster was King Plau its race the Brookside Stable threeyearold run ¬ ning a mile in 135 the fastest of the year in winning the second nice Plenty corroborative evi ence of a fast track The trackThe Searington Handicap provided a thrilling fin sh the lightly weighted Pastoral Swain seriously ireatening Trompe La Mort in the final eighth and ilmost passing him in the last few strides The Frenchbred colt was forced to the limit to with ¬ stand the powerful closing nisli of the much Im iroved Beach Stables candidate King candidateKing Plaudit making his first start since the theMmlico Preakness Mmlico meeting when he ran fourth in the Preak ness confirmed the good showing he made in that thatvent vent by running a splendid race today qualifying landsomely qualifyinglandsomely for his engagement in the Latotiia Latotiiaerby erby for which he will be shipped west in a day or so King Plaudit displayed a wonderful wonderfulurn urn in3G of speed in todays race going the mile in 3G according to the official timer while several severalirivate irivate timers caught the Plaudit colt as fast as impressiveand 3G7ft as3G7ft His performance was highly impressive and histrainer bears out the repeated statements of his trainer that King Plaudit is a colt of superior merit superiormerit and would later prove it Princeps itPrinceps made a runaway of the fifth leading ly a wide margin throughout while the favorite Jolster badly ridden never had a chance under ncompetent handlingJames handling James Bowe introduced another Whitney young ¬ ster in Leviathan a son of Whisk Broom II reyhound which won the closing dash in good style styleBELMONT BELMONT PARK TERMINAL FLANS FLANSSuperintendent Superintendent H I Pelz today placed a force of workers on the construction of the 250foot stand which will accommodate the hunting set at telmont Park Terminal when the first matinee of he season is run on June 14 It is planned to mild a bleacher stand which will eventually be roofed roofedA A slight affection of the head and throat with accompanying cough has affected the twenty two yearolds and a threeyearold of the CoeKnap establishment and has caused trainer W II Karrjck to suspend their training temporarily When Cin ¬ derella returned to tins paddock after her effort in he Juvenile on Friday it was discovered that she was coughing and had developed a temperature of i02 effortK which accounted for her poor effort K J Crawford and J W Bean were interested spectators WashingtonC from Washington C M Garrisons Be Frank will be shipped to atonia on Wednesday for participation in the Latonia Derby DerbyErnest Ernest Hall arrived from Baltimore His two racers Sunny Hill and Franctireur are quartered at Aqueduct AqueductAfter After the first race on Saturday Lee Erb claimed Subahdar for 2500 The Huntlngton Farms Stable retained Vague for 3000 Robert McKeever claimed Star Realm for 2520 and J T Strite claimed Currency for 2200 2200The The Winons Point Stable claimed Dendera for 1705 SaturdayIt after winning the sixth race Saturday It is reported hen that the Maryland Jotkey Club is negotiating for the purchase of the Gentlemens Driving Park which is in close proximity to the old Pimlico track The recent five days meeting at the Gentlemen Driving Park was highly successful the mutuels handling more than 100000 each day dayINCREASE INCREASE IN JAMAICA PURSES PURSESThe The program for the second Jamaica meeting is out There will be no purse less than 700 during the meeting mid several 1000 handicaps Many improvements are being made at Jamaica for the com fort of the clubhouse patrons which have in ¬ creased abnormally this season John seasonJohn A Drake paid his first visit to Belmont Park and renewed many old acquaintances He is not seriously thinking of embarking again in the sport by owning a stable but intends to be an on ¬ looker occasionally Torchbearer was the magnet that brought him here today todayKing King Plaudit is a game horse according to his race and tin condition of his feet He has a slight quarter crack and that hurt him said George Odom He had his ears pinned back during the last eighth I knew something hurt him but he sure is game to set the pace he did and then stand painThe off a challenge when he was in pain The Englishbred Torchbearer carrying the silks of the Kentucky Stable made a show of his oppo ¬ nents in the opening race He was an oddson fav ¬ orite and never gave his backers an anxious moment leading all the way by a wide margin Trophy was the only one able to keep within a respectful dis ¬ tance of the leader and easily won second honors while third place fell to Marion HoIIins one of the least sindilatorsE considered by the sindilators E M Welds Carpet Sweeper was selected as the one most likely to win in the third race a daslr of a mile for maiden threeyearolds and over While he mil a good race and finished a bangui second to Sweepment he was no match for the winner Sweepment had the benefit of a i erfect ride on the part of Kelsay and after racing into tin lead at the half successfully resisted the closing challenge of the favorite Summer Sigh was third after a good race raceIn In the first race John Schaughnessy retained Tailor Maid for 1650 and the Kentucky Stable did like ¬ wise with Torchbearer for 2rilO F Mnsante claimed Trophy for 1115 1115Commander Commander Boss Milkmaid is expected at Bel nioiit Park tonight having been shipped east from Louisville Saturday uigUt

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