Record Crowd At Aqueduct Races: Naturalist Wins the Carter Handicap--Panoply Defeats Bonnie Mary in the Clover Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-05


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RECORD CROWD AT AQUEDUCT RACES Naturalist Wins the Carter Handicap Panoply De ¬ feats Bonnie Mary in the Clover Stakes NEW YORK N Y July 4 Sweltering humanity Invaded the Aqueduct course until by the time the bugle for the first race was blown the course was literally packed with turf followers who witnessed the running of the historic Carter the Clover and four other well contested races The result of the Carter was popular The field was reduced through withdrawals to a quartet of which the Whitney candidate Dominant received the heaviest support Starter Cassidy lost no time with them as they walked to the barrier and it was released with Routledge having an advantage of a length and the publics choice Dominant last but in motion Knapp quickly sent him to the lead where he set a dazzling pace for fiveeighths It told on him and when Naturalist challenged at the final threesix ¬ teenths he surrendered without courage The gallant Naturalist went on to his easy victory at the end followed by Star Master while Routledge came along to snatch show honors from the tired favorite The favoriteThe Whitney colors scored a popular victory when Panoply captured the Clover Stakes She and her stablemate Wendy got away slowly but coming witli a great burst of cpeed the Whitney filly easily overcame the heavily weighted Bonnie Mary and the speedy pacemaker Head Over Heels The Harry Payne Whitney and Payne Whitney families were present to witness Panoplys performance Kingstown performanceKingstown Piers superior speed on the flat enabled the Lumsden jumper to win the Welkin Steeplechase The winner jumped wide and picked at several of the fences but after taking the last jump he drew away easily from Skibbereen which failed to run to his usual good form formAfrican African Arrow was in command at all stages of the fifth race He was ridden by J Frach who won his first race In many weeks weeksFruit Fruit Cake can beat horses in the mud that can give her twenty pounds over a fast track says Walter Jennings JenningsLEADING LEADING STAB USEFUL SPHINXES SPHINXESJames James Fitzsimmons has a useful sprinter in Lead ¬ ing Star Not only is he speedy but acts as if weight will not bother him to any great extent and his gameness has been demonstrated by his contract employer P A Clark and has been placed under the guidance of Thomas J Healey for ridingTorchbearers whose stable he lias done so mucli riding Torchbearers victory proved costly to the Ken ¬ tucky Stable when offered for sale at 800 Frank Hackett agent for the J K L Ross stable ad ¬ vanced him to 2505 at which figure he was re ¬ tained tainedT T H Wilson claimed Goldvale on Thursday for 1100 1100Mrs Mrs K Smart claimed Chester Two for 1100 and G W Loft retained his John I Day by claim for 2150 2150W W T Wilkinson claimed Smite after his victory on Thursday for 3250 3250Mayor Mayor Hylan his wife and daughter occupied a box ShevlinJames today as the guests of president Shevlin James Rowe expected to win two races today the Clover Stakes and the Carter Handicap with the H P Whitney horses horsesNotwithstanding Notwithstanding there was delay in starting the trains from the Pennsylvania station owing to tube trouble the crowd was the largest ever at Aque ¬ duct fieldThe since the abolishment of the cheap field The oralizers relieved the congestion which has heretofore proven so annoying on holidays by spreading themselves throughout the length of the lawn lawnThe The great crowd waited after the last race to hear the returns of the Toledo pugilistic contest contestAuctioneer Auctioneer Bain will conduct a weeding out sale of a consignment from the Sanford and Samuel Ross stables

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