Peter Piper A Deceiver: Heavily Supported Favorite Quits When Hard Pressed.; Final Race of Day Run in Heavy Rainstorm, Which Drives Spectators to Shelter., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-21


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PETER PIPER A DECEIVER Heavily Supported Favorite Quits When Hard Pressed Final Race of Day Run in Heavy Rainstorm Which Drives Spec ¬ tators to Shelter NEW YORK N Y June 20 Threatening clouds hail little effect on todays attendance though many departed after the running of the feature the Hercules Highwcight Handicap which brought about a surprise in the defeat of the heavily sup ¬ ported favorite Peter Piixr ridden by Kunimer George Starr accorded second honors in handicap per Vosbnrghs weight arrangement began well and forced Peter Piper to set a fast pact to the final eighth where he caught the Greenlrcc candidate tiring easily passed him in the final sixteenth and drew away while Peter Piper was doing his best to outstay Startling StartlingPhantom Phantom Fair justified the confidence of her back ¬ ers by defeating the cheap field opposed to her in the third though Fair Colleen gave them some un ¬ easiness in the early journey journeyFrederick Frederick the Great under Fators intelligent handling scored an easy victory in the second secondA A bad start marred the running of the first won by Betty J Ina Wood the heavily supported choice suffered at the barriers rise and through her effort to catch the pacemaker tired badly fin ¬ ishing last lastJust Just before the running of the sixth race the course was drenched by the heaviest downpour in the memory of local turfites The skies clouded heavily and the crowd huddled under the stand found it impossible to distinguish faces The race was rim and finished in the driving rain and for several minutes it was impossible to check Uia numbers on life placing board Only the judges were in a position to decide the winner of the fifth the finish being exceptionally close with Gath on the inside rail and Nightstick overtaking him in the last stride stridePeter Peter Piper gave another demonstration of his yellow streak in the Hercules Highweight Handi ¬ cap He quit when hard pressed as he did at Belniont Park The next time we see him will be in a jumping race was the conclusion of horsemen horsemenGeorge George Miller was a visitor today He said the Maryland halfmile meetings where he officiated as starter was the most successful on record recordTomorrows Tomorrows racing brings to a close the second micling of the Metropolitan Jockey Club and for the final days sport at Jamaica two 5000 features are carded for decision the Ixmg Beach Handicap for horses of the older division and the Youthful Stakes twoyearoldsIn for twoyearolds In the Long Beach Handicap handicapper W S Yoshtirgh has dealt leniently with old Roamer assigning him IN iKiunds to 128 on Naturalist and 122 on Star Master With this concession Andrew Millers iHipnlar racer should make his younger opiionents hustle to beat him nly four are carded to start in the Youthful Stakes and the unbeaten Fair Play colt Man o War apiKars to have the race at his mercy al ¬ though Lady Brnmniel and On AVatch are expected to oppositionG furnish the stoutest kind of opposition G C AValsh has sold the good steeplechaser Gold Bond to Ernest Heider

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