Pickwick Wins Aqueduct Feature: Beats Fast Sprinters in Decisive Style-Favorite Backers Enjoy Successful Day, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-17


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PICKWICK WINS AQUEDUCT FEATURE. Beats Fast Sprinters in Decisive Style Favorite Backers Enjoy Successful Day. NEW YORK, N. Y., September 10. Four fast sprinters lined up in the Woodmere Selling Stakes, which brought out the best field of the day at Aqueduct. Pickwick always ruled favorite, being well supported, and won in commanding fashion. Catching Youaeed, the pacemaker, midway of the stretch, lie came away under mild urging to win by a big margin. Favorites were conspicuous by their success throughout the afternoon, although some of the finishes were unusually close. In the first War Spirit gained a nose victory over Miss Kriiter, and in the third Mary Helle was first, by a small margin over Graphic. It marked the fourth consecutive victory for Mary Helle, which was an ascending favorite in the oral imitations, following heavy support for Dottie Van-diver. Tin; weather, although somewhat threatening, continued fair throughout the afternoon, and the attendance was again large. The steeplechase went to Jay Hird after Lytle, which was closing fast, unseated his rider going over the last jump. Jockey Elisor lias been suspended for the remainder of the week for lack of physical condition to accept mounts today. Jockey T. Rowan, while en route to the post astride Muffins in the sixth race, was unseated by his saddle girth breaking, after which he wa kicked by his mount, suffering great pain. He wa: replaced by Carroll. . I. Hammond arrived here from Maryland thu morning with Smart Money, Flying Sheik and Clark M "Too many horses there." said Mr. Hammond. The latter was accompanied by jockey Dominick. who will do his riding. George Zeigler lias given up the horses of the Heverwyck Stable which lie has trained for a number of years. Dr. McCullv has been annotated official veterinary surgeon for all tracks with the understanding thai when he cannot act be is to provide a substitute. Charles F. Grainger will leave for Kentucky m time to reach there Monday. War Spirit, winner of the first race, was claimed by II. H. Dalley for ,000, afterward being sob: back to his former owner, Miss , T. Whitford at " vm vpriY;iteb!n

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