Aqueduct Crowd Small: Decrease in Attendance After Big Throng of Opening Day.; Eddie Rickenbachers Canarsie Stakes Victory Costly--Dominant Returns and Wins., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-25


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AQUEDUCT CROWD SMALL Decrease in Attendance After Big Throng of Opening Day Eddie Rickenbachers Canarsie CanarsieStakes Stakes Victory Costly Domi nant Returns and Wins NEW YORK N Y June 24 The attendance at Aqueduct today looked small when compared to the big throng that witnessed the running of the Brooklyn Handicap yesterday However those who came saw some good racing with the Canarsie Sell ¬ ing Stakes holding the chief interest Eddie Riek enbacher from the stable of W J Salmon was a well supported choice in this event and his easy victory was naturally popular He led all the way and was never in trouble finishing two lengths in front of Headman with Romany in third place Eddie Rickenbachers success was a costly one for his owner as he was bid up from 2300 to 4005 4005The The Regret Handicap brought together a fast band of sprinters of the gentler sex the English bred Ophelia scoring in decisive fashion over G A Cochrans good mare Fairy Wand which displayed a trace of her former excellent form Salvestra was a distant third thirdII II P Whitneys choicely bred horse Dominant making his first start since the Kentucky Derby of 1911 won by George Smith in which he finished unplaced cantered to an easy success in the opening dash On the strength of some recent fast work Dominant was a heavily supported first choice and rewarded his backers by running to the form he displayed as a twoyearold leading Jma Frank and marginThe Cirrus all the way by a wlde margin The Trap Rock filly Dottie Vandiver made good use of her speed to run away from the favorite War Spirit to the second and won by f ive lengths Mary lengthsMary Belle proved best of a mediocre band that contested the fifth and won without being hard urged contestJ at any stage of the contest J W Mays good filly Head Over Heels with Loftus in the saddle showed too much speed for those opposed to her in the closing dash and won by as far as her rider elected electedThe The aftermath of the Brooklyn Handicap shows that Eternal ran a much better race than he did at Jamaica when beaten by Purchase It is also generally conceded that he is better suited by light weight than otherwise otherwiseMan Man o War looms up more impressively every race he runs There is no question that he is a colt far better than the average His erratic temper however may do him injury some day While waiting to be mounted for the Hudson Stake he reared up in the paddock and fell backward For ¬ tunately he did not injure himself but his head ¬ strong inclinations are marked markedJames James McClelland has another fine youngster In Hasten On in his stable besides Phantom Fair Kim Patterson his trainer has great hones that this twoyearold will be a factor when meeting better horses as the season progresses The progressesThe great surprise in the Brooklyn Handicap was the running of Questionnaire Any horse might have dropped in third however behind Eternal and Purchase for every contestant was tiring when an eighth from home They had endeavored to keep up a pace that was almost thrilling for the first three quarters War Spirit was claimed for 2186 by W H Dal ¬ ley after ills defeat in the second race raceAfter After Eddie Rickenbacher captured the Canarsie Selling Stakes Sandy McNaughton advanced him to 4105 at which figure trainer Wayland protected him

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