Dismal Opening Day at Pimlico: Rain Falls throughout the Afternoon-Billy Kelly Victor in Weight-for-Age Race, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-02


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Dl Ra Kain till this :l a mv I,r! tw two an and xvc won dr 1L II. he he ort No. into ! " 111 that w; was Je Iv a a wl "Ii l 1 1 "i en ne si ur l r:1 a a ra It. 1 a w la st jo tr n tj l I to h in N w p o ? w DISMAL OPENING DAY AT PIMLIC0 Falls Throughout the Afternoon Billy Kelly Victor in Weight-for-Age Race. PIMLICO, Md., November 1. Pimlicos opening afternoon was held under dismal conditions, light drizzling rain falling all afternoon, which made the going sticky and slower as the afternoon progressed. Max Hirsch furnished the winners of the first races in G. W. Lofts two-year-old Donnaeona Samuel Lewis Dottie Vandiver. Donnaeona ills race in runaway fashion, while Dottie Van-diver came from behind in her race to beat Elected by a scant half length. Fator gave another of the inferior exhibitions has made the past few days when he rode the odds-on favorite Lucullite in the Pimlico Serial 1, a dash of three-quarters. He repeatedly got trouble with Lucullite, and for almost half the distance was busy pulling him up. The result was the horse would not try, and at the finish last but one, being beaten out three parts of a length by Flags. The winner turned up in Billy Kelly, which came from behind, and finishing with rush beat Constancy by a nose. The Inaugural Steeplechase went to Decisive, which beat Wcldship a head, imor riding bringing nlKjut tlie defeat of E. M. Welds popular old jumper. Dominique ran a remarkable race to win the Iikesville Purse, a dash of three-quarters of a mile, for two-year-olds. Dominique was practically left at the imst, but took after his opponents in game fashion, and displaying wonderful speed overtook and passed Bight Over Might to win drawing away. Bridesman easily proved his superiority over Clean Gone and Sailor, bis only opponents in the sixth race, and won without ever being extended. The stable of Commander J. K. L. Boss scored double wlen Boniface accounted for the closing race of the afternoon. E. K. Brvsoii has purchased by private sale from A. Dorn the platers Indian Chant and Nancy Ann. Larry Waterbury, the well-known polo player, who went into racing on rather an extensive scale last summer, has arranged to ship a division of his stable to race at the Oriental Park meeting. Ex-jockey W. Dugan has been engaged to manage and train what horses Mr. Waterbury will send to Cuba. G. P. Winfrey reports the loss of the- useful filly Graphic, which died at Laurel a few days back. Graphic was taken sick en route from New York to Maryland. Dr. Ashe and judge W. W. Lyles will be at Pimlico on Monday to receive entries for the stakes be run at the Oriental Park meeting in Cuba. Kntries to these events close on Monday. There are thirteen stakes in all. which include the Grand National Handicap and the Cuban Derby, each of which will have 10,000 added. The smallest purse in Cuba this winter will be G0, with other overnight races ranging in value from 700 to ,000. The second shipment to Cuba from here will follow the close of the Pimlico meeting.

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