Off-Day Program At Belmont Park: Camoufleur Wins the Plattsdale Handicap After Thrilling Stretch Duel with Rodgers., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-11


view raw text

OFFDAY PROGRAM AT BELMONT PARK Camoufleur Wins tho Hattsdale Handicap After Thrilling Stretch Duel with Eodgers NEW YORK N Y June 10 Return of clear weather had an appreciable effect on todays at ¬ tendance for many came to witness the running of a typical offday program which was further marred by the withdrawals of many of the best horses The days feature was served in the Platts dalo Handicap which fell to Camoufleur after a thrilling stretch duel with Rodgers The two lightly weighted colts joined issue in the final quarter after Rodgers had shown the way to the stretch At the end a short head separated them with Camoufleur the victor The result was af ¬ fected by Questionnaires move in the stretch drive Racing down on the ridge in the middle of the track he suddenly swerved to the inside behind the pacemakers relinquishing his opportunity to gain first honors thereby Bondage making his first metropolitan appearance of the season was always outrun following Blairgowrie home homeCopyright Copyright showed the most speed in the third and held Bullscye a Parr candidate safe at the finish with Lyra third thirdThe The steeplechase was won by Mr Ned after he had enjoyed a fortunate lead throughout There was much general bumping and Jostling in the closely bunched field among the chief sufferers from which was Belle o the Sea the runnerup at the end Decisive after running a good race through the first mile stumbled and threw his rider heavily For several moments he lay pros ¬ trate but later walked off the green unhurt unhurtLucius Lucius showed improvement over his recent race when he won the opener from Celto whose unfor ¬ tunate and wide entry into the stretch cost her what chance she might have had She was led from the track quite lame meeting with Dayduc and scored a popular victory with the feminine set in the stands standsAlbert Albert Burlen officiated as clerk of the scales in the absence of H U Ilomau who was ill illBilly Billy Kelly will be the J 1C L Ross candidate in the Southampton Handicap Jamaicas opening feature of Saturday SaturdayG G W Forman has arrived at Jamaica from Baltimore with a useful stable of seven headed by Hauberk and King Herod HerodIna Ina Wood a good looking dark brown filly which Mrs R L Bresler purchased fromtheJSevjidjt Stock FarnT at Hot SpringsTor a reported price of 7000 made an auspicious entry into racing when she captured the closing race in easy fashion with the consistent Kallipolis vainly trying to cut down her lead at the end endVindex Vindex is coughing again and Mr Rowe thinks he will not be seen in action again for a few weeks weeksSTEEPLECHASER STEEPLECHASER KIKTORE FALLS LAKE LAKEKintore Kintore the Triple Springs Farm jumper fell lame so badly in yesterdays race that he may not be againRoamcr trained again Roamcr has become an uncertain proposition among speculators He tired badly at seveneighths in his first race find though the track yesterday had u solid footing the old horse would not nm with the slop flying It will be remembered that he fell down in his work last fall but this was at ¬ tributed to a long seasons racing Some seem to think his once honorable disposition has changed a bit as he has grown older olderMan Man o War has shown he is far beyond the average twoyearold He has already hung out a percentage of one thousand in a demonstrative manner and in two different kinds of going Some young horse may come along and beat him but he will know he has been to the races before Man o War gets through with him himIf If nothing else King Plaudit is a game horse He stood a drive for a half mile in the toughest going whipMr in his recent race and was under the whip Mr Bedwell trainer of War Pennant which he considers as good as Sir Barton if not better says he will be lucky to have War Pennant ready to start at Saratoga He had to cut the quarter away so deeply that lie fears to rush him in work until the hoof has thoroughly grown out It is not a sure thing Omar Khayyam will be retired He will be tried out again in a few days when his future will be determined by Mr Viau and Sandy McNaughton his trainer trainerThe The Pinkertons arrested man named James Riley alias Fred Williams for snatching a hand ¬ bag from Miss Peggy McGovern who was watching the races from the clubhouse lawn He is an old offender and was locked up Samuel Lewis has boughtthe filly Homely by Sea King from John E Madden MaddenE E Bennett known as Yonkers around the eastern tracks and who has been employed by Sam Hildreth leaves for France Thursday He goes there to take charge of the breeding establishment of T P Thorne in the south of France

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1919061101_1_9
Library of Congress Record: