Racing In Rain And Mud: Inclement Weather and Difficult Track Mar Aqueduct Sport.; Crystal Ford and Thunderstorm in Thrilling Finish--Fruit Cakes Good Race., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-28


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RACING IN RAIN AND MUD Inclement Weather and Difficult Track Mar Aqueduct Sport Crystal Ford and Thunderstorm Thunderstormin in Thrilling Finish Fruit FruitCakes Cakes Good Race NEWT YORK N Y June 27 With a drizzling rain falling all day and a itrack deep in mud there was less interest in the racing at Aqueduct this afternoon than anytime this season The different fields were greatly reduced by withdrawals and with little o offer in the way of an attraction it was indeed an offday for the sport sportIn In the Racelaud the nominal feature Woodtrap and Recount were the only ones to go to the post It proved a itame contest for Recount took the lead in the first eighth and was never headed The third race a threeyearold affair at a mile also promised well overnight but only saw three starters Tills brought a good finish when W J Starrs Crystal Ford after making all the pace lasted long enough to beat Thunderclap by a narrow mar ¬ gin while Questionnaire the colt which was third in the Brooklyn Handicap was beaten off offThe The Artful for fillies and mares demonstrated that A K Macombers good mare Fruit Cake is back to her good form She was favored by the going and was at no time seriously threatened set ¬ ting all the pace and easily beating home Ophelia and Quietude QuietudeThe The Kentucky Stable added another to its string of victories when Nightstick captured the fifth from Dottie Vandiver VandiverThe The Greentree Stable purchased Roi Craig and Wyndover from Paul Connelly with the intention of fortifying the establishment with Harbor Hill candidate Jockey Stapleton was suspended for five days by ThursdayR starter Cassidy on Thursday R F Carman claimed Phantom Fair after her ictory in the first race from J W McClelland for 3155 3155John John Sanford will sell four horses in the July 5 sales of the FasigTipton Company at Aqueduct un IOSK they are sold privately beforehand The four are Tippity Witchet Marchesa II Servilleta and Kncrinite KncriniteBaseball Baseball players were much in view today owing to the rain Wet grounds mean ballplayers are at the races racesQuite Quite a little speculation is being transacted on the WillardDempsey fight Willanl is favorite by a slight margin

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