Ross Day at Havre De Grace Track: Canadian Turfmans Horses Make a Wonderful Record Before an Immense Crowd, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-14


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ROSS DAY AT HAVRE DE GRACE TRACK Canadian Turfmans Horses Make a Wonderful Record Before an Immense Crowd. HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., September 13. Although not programmed as such, it was Commander J. K. I.. Ross day at Havre de trace. Three of the seven races were won by horses carrying the Montreal turfmans colors, including the valuable Potomac Handicap, in which his representatives ran one, two, tiiree Sir Barton first. Hilly Kelly second and Milkmaid third. The Potomac had 0,- 000 added and ,900 of the stake fell to the Ross stable. In addition to this the Ross entry Roniface and War Marvel finished first and .second in the Carmandale Purse, and Constancy won the Fox Hill Purse. It reminded one of the days when the horses of the late J. R. Keene were wont to carry all before them. The weather was ideal and the largest crowd ever seen at Havre de Grace witnessed the racing. The proverbial blanket would have covered the first four horses at the finish of the first race so clo.-e was the finish, only the judges being able to separate them. Altogether it was a wonderful day of racing and immensely enjoyed by the big . gathering. - " J. W. Forman has purchased of C. X. Freeman the racers Indian Chant and Sharp Frost. Forman is becoming the J. E. Madden of the Maryland circuit. He has probably bought and sold more horses the past year than any other man in the business. J. F. Dayton, acting for Mr. R. T. Xickerson, purchased at private sale of G. W. Forman the useful horse War Zone. In the eleven starts the latter has made this year lie has been returned a winner on five occasions. The platers Smart Money and Fleeing Sheik will be shipped to Aqueduct as soon as their owner can obtain a car. War Zone will be included in the shipment. William Garth left for Kentucky tonight to look after the two two-year-olds P.lazes and Rullseye, which were shipped to lexington this morning to fulfill their engagement in the Rreeders Futurity, which will be run on Saturday next. Mr. Garth will stop over at his farm at Charlottesville, Virginia, on his way south to look over his band of brood mares. During Mr. Garths absence Ills horses at Havre de Grace will be looked after by J. W. 1 lea ley. The latter has also taken over the horses that "his father trained for James L. Murphy of. Philadelphia. Dr. P. J. Sullivan, owner of Waukcng and other horses which are being trained by Harry Shannon, was an arrival from Xcw Orleans. He will remain here for several days before returning south. Ex-jockey E. Trueman was a visitor at Havre de Grace today. Trueman. who races this mare Widow Bedotte. lias just recovered from an operation for appendicitis. P. L. Short claimed the plater AVaukeng after he was beaten in the sixtli race yesterday. Sam Rlake was an arrival from Toronto and will remain for the remainder of the Maryland season. Jockey T. Xolan came over from Xew York. He will ride here as a free lance. F. Ambrose Clark has purchased the racer Farrell from Thomas Clyde and will make a steeplechaser of blui.

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