Kwoneshee the Winner: English-Bred Jumper First in the Ticket of Leave Steeplechase, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-30


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KWONESHEE . THE WINNER English-Bred Jumper First in the Ticket of Leave Steeplechase. 1 Close Finishes Feature Laurel Racing Jockey Fator Rides Three Winners. LAUREL, Mil., October 29. The "Ticket of Leave" Steeplechase of ?3.000 added, for three-year-olds, over the two-mile course, was featured by the Laurel management this afternoon, and it brought out ix field of promising jumpers. William Garth, mounted on the old jumper Ticket of Leave, led the field in the parade to the post. The race furnished .1 good contest, resulting in a driving finish between Kwoneshee and Rol Craig, in which the former won by a neck. Gargoyle was the only other horse to finish, Sea Sun being pulled up at the fourteenth jump, while Minata and Twiford fell. The track, although it dried out considerably, was still a bit lumpy and heavy in spots. While only horses of the cheaper grade made up the fields in the other races, they were well matched and furnished some spirited racing. Tattle and Col. Murphy fought out a close finish in the third race, the result being in doubt until the final strides, when the former prevailed and secured the decision. Another close finish was that between Legacy and "War Flume, the latter tiring in the final eighth after leading throughout, permitting Legacy to draw clear right at the end. The Decision was the outstanding choice in the fourth race, but quit after going a mile and finished in the ruck, the winner tnruing up in Elected II., the French-bred filly showing the way throughout. Samuel Ross colors were carried to victory in the. " iSilfe dnsh for two-year-olds that Opened the days sport by the Vulcain filly Toucanet, which easily held the favorite. Master BUI, safe from start to finish. Jockey Fator rode three of the afternoons "winners, Toucanet in the opener, Legacy in the fifth and Ideal In the sixth. Widow Bedotte was confidently supported in the closing dash and won. but gave her backers several anxious moments near the finish when Tie Pin just failed to overtake her in a terrific closing drive. A number of new arrivals from New York- were present, among them Jack Odoni, J. J. Fitzgerald, Jack Scully and Jack Adler. The J. K. L. Ross racer Foreground, which was cut down at the post by Papp the last time he started, has been retired for the year. Motor Cop lins been blistered and also put by until next spring. The following claims were lodged during the afternoon: Master Bill by his owner for S3.205 and The Decision by Mrs. F. A. Clark for ,S50. The surplus from the selling and claiming races on Tuesday was only 900. and this sum will be added to the purses ou Thursday, making each 51.650. Nine carloads of thoroughbreds left Laurel yesterday afternoon for limlico. among them the racers of Commander J. K. L. Ross. Lucullite. S. C. Ilildreths great racer that was kicked at the post by Fairy Wand on Saturday, was not seriously injured. Fairy Wand landed on Lucul-lltes flauk and cut the flesh, but it was a glancing blow niid Lucullite was all right when he was shipped to Pimlieo.

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