Double For S. C. Hildreth: Lucullite and Poacher Carry His Colors to Victory.; Former Beats Old Rosebud and Sun Briar in Mt. Vernon Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-18


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DOUBLE FOR S C HILDRETH Lucullite and Poacher Carry His Colors to Victory Former Beats Old Rosebud and andSun Sun Briar in Mt Vernon VernonHandicap Handicap XEW YORK N T July 17 S C Hildreths Lucullite proved himself to be a good horse today when he accounted for the Mt Vernon Handicap defeating Old Rosebud and Sun Briar Scratches reduced the field to only four starters Lucullite was sent into an early lead on the first turn which he easily maintained while going up the back stretch On the fur turn he opened up still more on his field and in the stretch easily held the veteran Old Rosebud safe Sun Briar quoted as favorite saved ground In the early running but when Loftus called on him he was unable to re ¬ spond Affectively although at the finish he forced Old Rosebud to be ridden out for second place Sun Briar also lost some ground when turning for home Lucullites performance was a capital one he racing better under Fators energetic ride than lie did on the occasion of his defeat by Bally a few days ago Today Fator after sending him into a good lead took no chances but rode him hard all the way The race was worth 2325 to The condensed history of the Mount Vernon Han ¬ dicap Is as follows followsYear Year Winner AWt Jockey VaL Time 1807 Quadrille 5106 Moesel 1630 109 1908 Jack Atkin 4132 Xotter 2390140 1909 Half Sovereign4 108 E Dugan 1925 139 1910 Hanbridge 5 119 Herbert 1925 141 1914 Surprising 3 106 M Buxton 1985 140 1915 Sam Jackson 7 113 T McTgt 1875 136 1916 Boots 5 104 R Hoffmn 2180 139 1917 St Isidore 4111 M Rowan 2325 140 1918 Roamer 7133 L Lkye 2325 140 1919 Lucullite 4127 L Fator 2325140 = Distance about 34 mile in 1907 No racing in 1911 1911and and 1912 Not run in 1913 Run at Aqueduct in 1915 The course was of the drying out variety today and the time was necessarily slow in all the races racesA A race carded for maiden jockeys was included in the program and it furnished a good contest J W Mays Resist well ridden by G Carpenter and quoted at long odds being the winner winnerAlphees Alphees victory in the third race was due solely to the welljudged ride given her by Fator He skillfully saved the filly out Jn front and when challenged in the stretch put up an extra good finish finishPoachers Poachers victory in the fifth race made it a double for the Hildreth stable and the third conse ¬ cutive winning mount for jockey Fator he having ridden Alpliee and Lucullite in the two preceding races racesFALSE FALSE START IN LAST RACE Th field in the last race with the exception of Kdnaris and Laughter dashed away to a false Start and ran the full distance The timers flag did not fall Starter Cassidy came back to the stand conferred with the stewards then returned find dispatched the field ngaiu Laughter had no trouble hi defeating Kdnaris iliu remainder pulling tip before tlu finish finishThe The veteran racer Old Rosebud ran well behind Lucullite in the Mt Vernon Handicap and was cheered by thespectators when his rider came back Jo the judges stand standW W Shea owner of the stallion Tea Caddy pur Tised from O Daley on private terms Fell Swoop Orinonda and Young Adam Mr Shea was delighted jit securing the filly Ornionda After next sea ¬ sons racing I shall retire her and breed her to Tea Caddy stated Mr Shea C N Darke will con ¬ tinue to train the trio of racers racersE E T Wayland shipped nine racers of the W J Salmon string to Saratoga this morning J F Richardson sent five in the same shipment from Jamaica JamaicaJoseph Joseph McLennan states that owing to the slim prospects of racing in Canada this year on the Cana ¬ dian Racing Association tracks he has been released from his duties by the body and will in all proba ¬ bility accept a proposition at Havre de Grace dur ¬ ing the fall meeting Mr McLennans contract with the Canadian Racing Association ran to the close of 1919 1919Every Every race Snapdragon II runs increases his IMpuIurity He is one of that variety of horses which in nearly every race he runs he seems to loaf but when it comes to the last quarter of a mile his disposition seems to change from one extreme to the other Many horsemen predict much greater things for Snapdragon II than he has yet achieved achievedAudacious Audacious is a promising threeyearold Up to Khs present he has not been given a real fair test jigikist good horses but there is little question lie will report favorably among the middleclass three Contjnued on eecoad pace DOUBLE FOR S C HILDRETH Continued from first pace yearolds Mr Morton Schwartz his owner is well Katislied with him claiming him to be one of those holiest worses wliicli always does his best under any conditions W C Weantireports that Sir Oliver of his string which was taken sick en route from Latonia is still far from a well horse and had a fever of 100 K dayoPsoago Mr TVeantlias in allthirty one horses only six of which he has at Empire City to Manager Fitz Gerald of tlie Kinpire City track has ordered tlic width of the track measured at all starting points and tlie number of starters will be limited in every race hereafter allowing five feet for each horse horseAll All eyes are on jockey Kafor tliese days No matter what iiorse he rides in a race he Is rc Kpected hy both layer and player playerH H Neiisteter one of the western owners bought Marciicsa II ifrom Fred Burlew at private sale He f jok ti frtnry to the mare when she won on Monday Jockey MondayJockey J Don was suspended and denied all the prlVjUe es of the course Lanil his case reported ° the Jockey Club fop violating the rule regarding betting bettingG G W Forman purchased Ticklish from A M Morris at private terms this afternoon afternoonC C J Casey has arranged to ship the horses ot 3U lipsseter to Saratoga Springs Sunday

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