Captain Macs Good Race: Defeats Tippity Witchet Easily in the Fair Grounds Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-20


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CAPTAIN MACS GOOD RACE 1 • i Defeats Tippity Witchet Easily In the Fair Grounds Feature. ! • I i . Jockey Mitchell Dies Without Re- J ; I | covering Consciousness After ! • Fall from Ground-Swell. i ; , iP.Y .!. 1. MOIPMET. NEW OKI. HANS. l.u.. v HI. C. ". Clark** , Captain Mar, tunning lr his best f rm. warn an ! |;im vii "toe WW H, ■ doughty Tippity Wit. -hot in tln I ,300 iiiil iiml .i sixteenth handicap featuring I I todays racing. Tippity Vitilfl i wijf li t lie task j ! of i KMM .ding the Clark colt thirteen pounds of actual weight. Captain Jl.ic shouldering 117 in Tippiry | I Wltrbeta 1M. t ii f despite i lit- big concession betel ! -iK mid a general opinion that Tippily Witchet would triumpi and he waa made an aeii uhclMing I favorite, owner Clark ami his raaaartioa* felt I ju-t as nag aim of the tmtttim af their reareaeata-l i . ■ and did nut overlook having a his Wlnaloa 1 ! ; on him. In tin- finish that ensued betwtta the I pair I broach the last eighth af tho race, whea 1 i Captain llerabler dropped hack ■ n t cf the load. : Captain Mae had his own way without any gieat [ ; ; apparent effort and had speed in reserve when 1 pas-ing the finish. Tippily Witchet struggled "ii 1 gamely undo- hi- heavy Imrden. hut his effort was * fnlile and he finally was forced out to keep in 1 advance of Captain llershler for second place. It. II. MeCartor Potter** Komnny was made the • medium f a surceaefal coup in the fifth race, hut I not Before lis barkers experienced an anxious period on account of the tenacity which the e. *. treme outsider. Tippo Sahih. held to him through the stretch and it was only in the last twenty yards that Romany had him heatea. Fair Orient , and Raider were given extensive attention in the race, hut the last named retired on the stretch turn , . and Fair Orient refused to extend himself fully after he was bothered with interference. Flying Beauty seared a lucky nose victory in the j. opener over Evelyn White, primarily due to her r inner post position and ability to get awav fast. Kvclyn White was going best at the finish hih! j araaW have won in another stride. Ina Kay and Rainbow tiirl again repeated their i recent duels a nd again Ina Kay triumphed. Kainliow v Jirl on this occasion betas soundly heatea. She e changed ownership after the raee. W. II. Moon . who had bought Saluetash. one of the -tailors. laiming Rainbow uirl at a cost of s2.unn. Day Lilly was Band] enough to defeat Kanencas - in the third race under rhe poor riding »be had I from the Inexpert ared Weaaatoek, K l taking t third plin e. Sconrgenian. Rlaiae and Winneconne furnished a a thrilling windup in the sixth, coming to the finish h bead* apart amidst a tumuli of encouragement t from their respective supporters. Lloyd .entry was advised late ihis afternoon bf V the parent- of Saundiy Mitchell to ship the lads * villains to Calgary. Alberta. Canada, lor interment. Mitchell died last uighl in a local hospital, never having regained iseiousiicss as a resiih of his ■ fall on Crouiid-Su ell. The aceidenl is thought to have been tho result t of ; lounil -Swell running up on the heels of one of f ! he horses in front of her. The boys death was s due to fracture of the skull al the lias- of the e brain and beM to be due to Mitchell striking a II post, when falling. During the afternoon a liberal parae was -;; scribed by tin- jockeys lure for flowers lo accompany ihe remains to his far iff Canadian resting L . place. The young-ler-- death rant a pall over the e rai ing and several of his little "buddies" felt his ■ | demise keenly. Mitchell was exceptionally well liked in ihe Jockey roaaa, his sunny dispeaitioa and mannerly deportaaeat fin ling in-tant appeal to the older iH.ys. Mitchell was diniiliitive for his seventeen years. weightnt only eighty-five pounds, but gave good j promise as a rider. lie was under contract to Lloyd Geatry, but hail I ll loaned bj him lo B. K. I.ra.lloy . Sabieta-h was I... ugh! privately before the aecu nd 1 i.i, e bj II. w . Moore fraaa I. It. OBryae and ran , in Ike Cohan of his new owner. «, .

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