Double For G. W. Forman: Ticklish and Shoal Win for Him at Empire City.; Jockey Kummer Rides in Sensational Form, Piloting Form Straight Winners., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-29


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DOUBLE FOR G W FORMAN Ticklish and Shoal Win for Him at Empire City Jockey Kummer Rides in Sensa ¬ tional Form Piloting Four Straight Winners NEW YORK N Y July 28 G W Formans Ticklish added another victory to his credit today by taking the measure of some good opponents in the Bronxville Handicap which was framed for sprinters Ticklish ran in pursuit of Bill McCloy until turning for home where he passed him to win easily Ticklish Osgood and Arnold were the opening choices but heavy support made the first named favorite at post time most of the larger speculators favoring the Kim James colt Osgood failed to cut any figure in the running runningThe The riding of Jockey C Kummer was the out Rtanding incident of todays racing Kummer rode four winners in succession the last four of the afternoon His strong finish on War Zone in the fourth race was in a great measure responsible for the geldings victory victoryA A shower of short duration came up before the first race but the sun was out shortly after ¬ ward and with a breeze blowing it was a good I afternoon for racing racingThe The Melrose Selling Stakes with a value of 2000 attracted only lour starters four being withdrawn This event which was at a mile and onesixteenth was won by War Zone a wellbacked favorite The finish was of the razoredge variety Kummer on the winner putting up an extra strong finish which landed him first by a nose over Tetley Game Cock quit badly badlyHead Head Over Heels lasted it out better than usual today and won a purse for J W May in the opening race which was for twoyearolds twoyearoldsJos Jos B Seagrams Doleful won the second race which was framed for three year old maidens maidensKing King John was the winner of the fifth at a mile and seventy yards There were twentytwo entries eleven of which were scratched in this race raceShoal Shoal made it a double for G W Forman when he won the sixth race from Sister Helene and Cormoran the only other starters startersCOUGHING COUGHING EPIDEMIC AT HAVRE DE GRACE GRACEW W F Foreman spent Sunday at Havre de Grace whore he has a number of horses He stated that an epidemic of coughing similar to that which at ¬ tacked so many horses around Baltimore last spring was prevalent among those horses at Havre de Grace now and that C N Freemans string was ailing ailingGnome Gnome and War Plume both starters in the sec ¬ ond race are exceptionally grand lookers and at ¬ tracted quite a crowd of spectators in the paddock paddockTodays Todays purses were considerably augmented by the surplus claiming money of Saturday To each race was added 171 171R R E Watkins has purchased from G W Forman Ticklish at private sale Forman will dispose of his stable at public sale at Saratoga SaratogaWar War Zone winner of the fourth race was bid up from 2500 to 4105 by Harry Rites but was retained by his owner ownerR R It Rose one of the bestknown and respected men on the turf will not be a visitor at Saratoga this year He has been called to California on a business matter matterHauberk Hauberk will be allowed to start in the third race tomorrow because he was entered before the ruling against the horse last Saturday SaturdayC C Hawk claimed Game Cock out of the Melrose Stakes for 3850 3850F F Musante retained King John winner of the fifth race for 1520

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