Poultney is Uncle Sams: Wins the First Army Remount Fair Grounds Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-02


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| i ; : j I j J s | ; • 1 1 ; . . • 1 ; • i ; , i • " i I I j • • 1 1 a • .of 1 1 1 • POULTNEY IS UNCLE SAMS * 1 — Wins the First Army Remount Fair Grounds Race. * Rolo Finishes First, but Is Disqualified for Fouling: Ablaze — Rain Brings Mud. a BY J. L. DFMPSF.Y. NCW OK. FANS. L_L, February 1.— The United states army will benefit by the addition of an other thoroughbred to it- several breeding depots as i result of the running of the American IJeinouiit Aaa . iation Pane this afternoon and won by Poult- ney from Ix.well and Brookland. The Kemount Association nateanatieaBy took an option on the winner after the race and. if it is exercised, he will go to Fort Ken... Okla.. to do stud duty. The lace was at one mile and Poilltney held sway, after depriving Iwell of the lead in the first h.ilf mile and winning by a comfortable margin. The first disqualification of the season oame with the running of the third race, in which Kolo finished first, with Ablaze second and Jago third, with Harvest King following. Kolo had been the leader from the start and crossed the finish well to the fore, but ill the last thirty yards had swerved toward the inner rail and as Stack, rider of Ablaze. claimed had Impeded his mount. The stewards were of the same opinion, for they allowed the claim and gave the race to Ablaze, moving Jaga into sc... ml place and Harvest King third. A daze Ixdng the favorite, the disqualification rraa popular, fog the displacement of the aamllt 1 1 Was greeted with a salvo of cheer-. Jockey Mc- Craw, tie- ride* of Kolo. was agape nahd for four day-. Kolo came out of the race bleeding pro- fu-ely a- the result of a kick she received from A Mane while at the barrier. Cold weather followed in the wake of a hard rain during the night, cau-ing the track to beeaane muddy and giving real eppertnaity for the first time at this meeting to the mud racers. Because of the changed gohag there were iiuiner.iii- with- drawals from the different dashes and the sport suffer.,! from a lack of close finishes. Little Patsy wa- installed an overwhelming favor- ite in the dash for two-year-olds, but her backers suffered a keen disappointment when Stamp led for the entire race and won with ease. Little Patsy outstaying the outsider Mid Nell, with War Belief coming from far behind to land fourth. Dr. Carmen led the entire way in the sixth race. but had p. do hi- beat to get beaae in front, even til. .ugh Carnct- riding on Warsaw was not up to his beat. The -towards had a meeting before the racing with a aaaaher of riders, particularly pressing on them the fact that there has been all overamoun t rough riding, and warning offenders that if would mean Instant suspension if they continued it. Jockey Tharher was also further interrogated as to hi- riding of I.oiii- A. yesterday, but no action was announced. The change in the track caused tomorrows handicap to aaffer. Had it remained fast tin-best race •! the meeting wna in prospect, for among the acceptances were Muskallonge. 100; Captain Mac. 111. and Tippit.v Wit. -bet. Ilg

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