Pimlico Cup Race Today: Small but Select Field to Contest Closing Day Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-13


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PIMLICO GUP RACE TODAY Small but Select Field to Contest Closing Day Feature. 1 -i Mud Runners Hold Sway at Pimlico Yesterday Winners Home by Big Margins. 1 PIMLICO, Md., November 12. The fall meeting of the Maryland Jockey Club will come to an end tomorrow with the first running of the Pimlico Cup as the chief attraction of the closing day program. The Pimlico Clip was established to encourage long distance racing, and it has met the same fate of other long distance features decided during the year a small field for its initial running. Fcur arc named to start Exterminator, always a dangerous factor in long distance racing; Mad Hatter, winner of the Latonia Championship Stakes; Itoyce Rools, which furnished Pimlico racegoers a big surprise in the Bowie Handicap last Saturday, when he defeated such cracks as Cudgel, Mad Hatter, Boniface and Exterminator, and Wood-trap. Exterminator is the top weight and is the only one of the four that has gone the trying distance of the Cup two miles and a quarter. Koycc Rools is in at 100 pounds and Mad Hatter at 110. It should provide a great race and a befitting finale to a wonderfully successful season at the old hilltop track. The track will be heavy,. ;but ail tiie carded starters in the blg race Tire pronounced mhd runners. A large crowd is expected to be present to see the final days sport. Mud runners had their opportunity at-Pimlico this afternoon. Small fields went to the post in a majority of the races and tame contests were In order. The Monkton Steeplechase over the three-mile course was one of the attractions and proved easy for Ital Parrs Warlock, which, won by a big margin after trailing his opponents until the last turn of the field. Elysian might have beaten Warlock had he not fallen to his- knees at the nineteenth jump. He was leading by a length going over that fence, but in landing all but fell. Bush had a stout hold of him, however, and the horse scrambled to his feet and finished the course, beating Barklic out five lengths for second place. Slippery Elm made a show of his opponents in the Bennert Handicap, a dash of a mile, which he won under a pull by six lengths. EASY VICTORY FOB TIPFITY WTTCHET. Tippity Witehet proved an easy winner in the Linstead Handicap. He squeezed through in between Old Itosebtid and Dr. Johnson in the stretch run and at the end was going away. John J. McGraw was a visitor here this afternoon. He left for Now York tonight and arranged to go to Cuba the latter part of next week. W. C. Daly disposed of the useful plater Peerless One at private sale to G. W. Forman. .7. W. Pangle has arranged to take eight of thu Harry Payne Whitney yearlings to Cuba. They arrived at Pimlico this morning and will leave hero together with the remainder of Pangles horses for Oriental Park on Saturday. Dee Hammond will ship by express to Havana the G. Holmes horses. They leave in the same car with the Whitney youngsters. Mrs. F. A. Clark has .purchased. the imported colt Chasseur of Larry AYaterbury. Chasseur Is intended for a steeplechaser. S. C. Hildrcth examined the racer Lucullitc after his race yesterday and attributes his lameness to the fact that the horse probably hit a post during the running of the race. He was rank and raced close to the inside rail. Jockey " Fa tor was suspended for the remainder of the meeting by the starter yesterday for disobedience while at the post. A couple of carloads of horses will leave here tomorrow for Warrenton, Va., where a days racing will be given on Saturday. Among the owners send-in.? horses there arc Ital Parr, AV. T. Wilkinson, Mrs. F. A. Clark, Mrs. W. A. Prime, C. E. Perkins, Mrs. T. J. Douohue, Bob Taylor and G. H. Sherman. Foxhall Keene is sending down a hunter from his place In Maryland. Mike Daly, trainer for Mrs. W. M. Jeffords, found it necessary to destroy the old steeplechaser Blankenburg, which broke down in his last race. Tim Donohue will winter the horses in hia charge at Aiken, S. C.

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