Audacious Wins Jamaica Feature: Added Starter Beats Heavily Backed Toto in the Montague Handicap-War Note Wins Easily, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-09


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AUDACIOUS WINS JAMAICA FEATURE Added Starter Beats Heavily Backed Toto in tlio Montague Handicap War Note Wins Easily. NEW YORK, N. Y., October S. The chief interest in todays racing at Jamaica was centered in the running of the Montague Handicap for three-year-olds at three-qua rters of a mile with an added value of 2,000. M. L. Schwartz added his good colt Audacious, which increased the carded field to five. A spectacular plunge on Toto installed the Weir gelding the favorite at post time, but after setting a fast pace he was forced to succumb to Audacious, which was close up from the start, and drew away quickly at the finish. Hannibal was a fast going third after being outpaced in the early racing. Bar One, running to his recent useful form, took the large end of the purse in the fifth, runuing past Paddy Dear in the final drive. Paddy Dear had no mishaps and was an easy second after forcing the pace nearly throughout. Belle Roberta fell heir to third place after Lady Ward retired. War Note made a show of his opposition in the second race at one mile and seventy yards, going to the front when ready and cantering away from Stepson and Poilu at the end. The victory, bow-ever, proved a costly one, as William Walker bid the Spanish Prince colt up to ,000, owner Shaughnessy retaining him with the customary additional bid of . In the third race, after Whimsy and Koh-i-Noor had raced each other into exhaustion, .Sundial II. moved into the lead, closely followed by Tenons Bon, the favorite, and in a stirring finish outstayed the Cobb horse. Tetley finished gamely into a fast going third. The haltermen renewed activities at the conclusion of the third race. F. E. Brown bid up the winner. Sundial II., to ,500, but failed to secure him, owner Waterbury retaining the horse with a bid of ,505. . . S. Smith will ship five horses of his own to Laurel Saturday; also part of C. P. Winfreys stable. James Johnston, who has had a long period of illness, has recovered sufficiently to visit the track today. , Steve Judge, acting for Charles Clark, purchased the three-year-old Pictor from J. H. McDonald. Mr. McDonald, after disposing of Pictor, bought Stepson before the races and that colt carried his I silks in the second race.

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