Popular Old Roamer Meets Defeat: Andrew Millers Great Gelding Beaten in His First Appearance of the Year., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-05


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POPULAR OLD ROAMER MEETS DEFEAT Andrew Killers Great Gelding Beaten in His First Appearance of the Tear NEW YORK N Y June 4 Another large crowd attended Belmont Park today attracted by a good program of which the Douglaston was the main offering with the Hempstead as a second ¬ ary feature Interest hi the feature Was some what lessened by the withdrawal of Omar Khay ¬ yam and others but this was offset by the presence of Reamer which was making his first appearance of the season The fate which has always followed Roamer over this course again as ¬ serted itself today when he was defeated by Natural Bridge During his career he has run but one good race over this course that with Stromboli Today Roamer began fast to a walkup start while his conqueror began slowly and seemed sluggish Roamer was conceding seventeen pounds to the winner whose Pimlico performances were over ¬ looked by some while others supported him at various prices from ten down to six sixRoamers Roamers defeat was a great disappointment both to his owner Andrew Miller and his trainer Jack Goldslmrough The horse had worked well at Aque ¬ duct having gone several miles in 140 and a final trial for the race in 139 This appeared to prepare him according to l otli trainer and owner Koamer tired however in the final sixteenth having set a sizzling pace After the race Mr Miller said It was a mighty interesting race and Myers seemed to make his run just at the psychological moment He seemed to set lioamer tiring and he then sat down and rode Natural Bridge almost like a vet ¬ eran As a result of Natural Bridges victory he will be shipiied with Be Frank to Kentucky to run in the Latouia Derby next Saturday SaturdayIapp Iapp worked one and a quarter miles in 201 over the fast Belmont Park course this morning in preparation for his engagement in the Suburban Handicap next Saturday SaturdayThe The Hempstead Handicap furnished the best contest of the day Abadane and Arrah Go On en ¬ gaging in a terrific stretch duel augmented by considerable bumping the Widener colt winning under the powerful finish of Jockey Loftns LoftnsGold Gold Bond easily accounted for the race through the field pulling up at tht end endThe The colors of the Brighton Stable finished in front In the ijM neri the AerpiiajU fiHyJliicjneratoj scoring bya wlil margin A K Macoinbers War Kiss appeared best of the fillies that contested the third race but fell an easy victim to the speed of Ballet Dancer II IIWILDAIR WILDAIR BIG DISAPPOINTMENT DISAPPOINTMENTAside Aside from Reamers defeat the biggest disappoint ¬ ment of the day was Wlldair which was the out ¬ standing choice in the closing race Fractiousness at the post beat the Whitney colt He set a fast pace but was tired out when Ralco challenged and failed to cope with the Parr youngster in the final strides stridesS S C Hildreth has purchased the promising Domi ¬ nique from J E Madden at private sale saleJohn John McTaggart made his first appearance in the saddle on Pokey Jane since his accident at Bowie BowieSun Sun Briar arrived at Aqueduct in charge of Henry McDaniel having been shipped in a special car from Sun Briar Court Bingtiamton N Y YJusqu Jusqu an Bout pulled uy sore after his race on Tuesday and trainer Winfrey has decided to suspend his training for the next fortnight fortnightJockey Jockey Fators misconduct at the barrier Tuesday drew a five days suspension by starter Cassidy CassidySince Since the accident 4ast night in which a Pinker ton policeman was killed by being stnick by the wing of an aeroplane the Brlmont Park manage ¬ ment has forbidden any aviator alighting in the infield excepting the government mail machines machinesSeveral Several horsemen sent congratulatory telegrams to Richard Croker on his breeding Grand Parade the winner of the Epsom Derby Mr and Mrs Croker are in New York on their way to spend tiie summer on Mr Crokers estate in Ireland IrelandDuring During yesterdays race Star Hampton the promising threeyearold belonging to W M Jef ¬ fords split his hoof so badly that he may be out of training for several weeks

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