Raider Defeats St. Allan: Heavily Backed Favorite Falls by a Nose Only.; Ladies Day Brings Out Another Big Attendance--No Extension at Shreveport., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-02


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RAIDER DEFEATS ST ALLAN Heavily Backed Favorite Fails by a Nose Only Ladies Day Brings Out Another Big Attendance No Extension at Shreveport PY T L DEMPSEY SHHEVEPOHT La March 1 An intended coup with St Allan figuring as the medium was upset this afternoon when Haider coming from last place wrested the lead fiom St Allan on which Wida was riding in confident style and beat him home by a nose There were four starters in the race and St Allan was backed to the exclusion of the others Ho was rushed into the lead at once but he seemingly held command on sufferance only as Dark Hill appeared capable of going to the front at any time If his rider Pabin had so elected The rider had th Farnum Fixer representative under hard restraint in second place until reaching the stretch where he came wide and ultimately finished last Wida did nut observe Haiders great rush until the latter had taken the lead He then rede his mount hard and steadily but Haider held on gamely to the finish Pabins explanation f his riding of Dark Hill was that the horse tried to run out all the way wayAnother Another big attendance witnessed the racing this alterjioon this being the second occasion on which ladies were the guests of the association Seine of the racing was spirited and some not Several of tho winners cantered home in advance of their opponents without having been fully cxtendedBet5 ting activities were iii excess of any former dir and the twentyfive layers reaped a harvest through the failure of inost of the choices to win winThe The Initial upset came when Malvazena suc ¬ cumbed to Kaby Kvelyu Malvazena was best but her riders action in bringing her wide Into the stretch proved her undoing for she lost an immense lot of ground by it itLittle Little Maudie carrying James Arthurs silks proved much the best of the starters in the second nice and she was only in a canter through the last eighth eighthTrusty Trusty was another to score in a fashion that left no room for doubt of his superiority superiorityHoscne Hoscne Goose after leading by a good margin during tho early part of the fourth race tired badly and Hepeut came away unattended Nick Lon ¬ don landing in second place and Galway third thirdThe The closing race fell to Kingling II which led for tho entire way He was backed heavily at the finish at long odds First Pullet the favorite here had to be hard ridden to save third place placeHart Hart Dernham who has had charge of the ring here leaves at tho close of the meeting to join his wife in Florida FloridaTheiv Theiv is no chance for an extension of the meet ¬ ing here despite the report that there will be a prolongation of several days after Saturday 1 T Carey who is in charge of booking horses for the Mobile mooting announces that alxnit sixty horses will be shipind there from here next Sunday SundayMost Most of the following that came from New Or Jcans will return Saturday night immediately after the closing of racing here

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