Bargain Day at Laurel: Winners Reward Their Backers Handsomely Rodriguez Suspended, Daily Racing Form, 1920-10-19


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, BARGAIN DAY AT LAUREL Winners Reward Their Backers Handsomely Thimble Disqualified and Jockey Rodriguez Suspended. LAUREL, Md., October 18. This was bargain day at the Maryland State Fair. A good sized Monday crowd displayed little aptitude in picking the winners and the long priced ones won with regularity. . Old Dad, from the Kedgwick Stable, with Rodriguez up, upset the talent in the feature, a mile and seventy yards contest for three-ydar-plds. Leading from start to finish Old Dad was returned an easy winner by two and a half lengths and paid 1.S0 for . Betty J., the favorite, finished second and Mock Orange third. Another of the Lough Foyle progeny graduated from the maiden ranks when Loughland, ridden by Kelsay, in the colors of W. R. Tolmie, came home in the opening dash an easy winner over Trantula and Zealous. Loughland, a lukewarm favorite over Cavendish, a first-time starter from the stable of Samuel Ross, made all the pace and won easing up by two and a half lengths, Smithfield, .1. Lumsdens timber-topper; won the second race, defeating Infidel II. and Full Cry. The public choice. Full. Cry, set the early pace. Infidel II. moved up midway of the second turn and raced Full cry into defeat, but was thrown off his stride in landing from the last fence, and gave way to the Lumsden fencer in the final drive. The easiest victory of the meeting was that scored by Martin A. Noonan In the third race. He won by ten lengths, with the favorite, Superwoman, second. Thimble, ridden by Rodriguez, finished third, but was disqualified for interfering with Miss Rankin in the early running. He was claimed after the race by C. Koehler for ,300. Rodriguez was suspended for the remainder of the meeting for his rough riding. Another easy win marked the running of the fourth race. Sir Jack, athree-Sear-bld gelding belonging to J. D. Killium, won all the way under good riding by the apprentice Jnryis and paid 7.50 for . Bar Coy and Dinty Moore were second and third. 4.;A?i.-nrjidnt: srre! ;thededsloa;iOf jthe sixtli: face, when "Uus Scheer,"" facing with, Murphy in the lead, went down at the eighth post, and Laughter tumbled over him. Rodriguez, who had the mount on Gus Scheer, was badly shaken up. Wakoff, who was riding Laughter, remounted "and rode back to the stand. Brother Maclean, ridden by L. Morris, in the colors of Sam Louis, paid 1920.sh2.40. Smart Guy was claimed out of the last-race by A. Swenke for ,025. Condition books for the autumn meeting of the Maryland Jockey Club, beginning Monday, November 1, at Pimlico, were distributed today. Overnight purses range from ,000 to ,500 and 50,450 will be added by the association in the eleven days of the meeting. Jockey E. Barnes, under contract to Dee Hammond, is an arrival from Canada. Mr. Hammond has gone to his home in Illinois for a . visit before journeying to Cuba. Dr. F. W. Ashe reports that he inspected the shipment of .horses from -Windsor to Havana as it passed through Washington last night and found all in a healthy condition. Commander J. K. L. Ross has bought the five-year contract on tiie apprentice E. Harbourne from J. Mclllmurray. It was rumored that this deal had been made a week or more ago, but it was not con-, summated until Saturday niglit. Word was received here today of the death in Detroit of Mrs. W. McKinney, wife of the trainer of the Zollicoffor stable. Six head belonging to W. R. Padgett have arrived at Pimlico. Mr. Padgett took in the racing here today.

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