Mobile Meeting Prospers: Capt. Marchmonts Owner Rides Him to Victory--Old Faithful Takes the Mile Dash., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-12


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MOBILE MEETING PROSPERS Capt Marchmonts Owner Rides Him to Vic ¬ tory Old Faithful Takes the Mile Dash HY J L DEMPSEY DEMPSEYMORILE MORILE Ala March 11 Trimmed of the frills and furbelows attending the opening the racing here this afternoon showed a bettor barometer as to its possible success and prospects for its future The verdict was favorable for a surprisingly large attendance was on hand and the same enthusiasm which prevailed yesterday was still manifested manifestedThe The same sixteen layers that operated on the opening day quoted prices and they reported that Mobilians were taking to tho system intelligently and that the wagering was on a par with that of yesterday nit hough the crowd was not half so large largeThe The racing was again interesting with the fin ¬ ishes close in the main Some of the starters starting over a half mile course for the first time were considerably hampered on account of the short turns In the case of Trusty it caused his defeat for he lost enough ground by running out each time lie reached the Irnme stretch to have enabled him to win by a big margin f fRough Rough riding was also noted but the offenders were quickly brought to a realization that it will not find tolerance and jockeys Smith and C Hunt each drew suspensions of three days for their offenses Good prices prevailed about all the winners although some of them were favorites favoritesThe The best field started in the fourth race in which Sandy H scored a lucky triumph over Trusty with Kirsties Cub heading the others othersThe The mile dasli fell to the outstanding favorite Old Faithful which won easily from Capt Hodge and Old Rose The latter was a keen sufferer from interference and might have given the winner an argument with a clear track trackThe The opener enabled Ed Moore to win with his Chief Harthell which manager to overcome the early interference he suffered from and landed in advance of Peppery Polly the favorite with Nick LoncIown vK Capt Marchmont ridden by his trainer F Heav ner led for the entire way in the second race and finished well in advance of Harry Rudder RudderThe The closing dash was won after n hard drive by Princess Lou from Diuty and had added excite ¬ ment In the fair of T Corner from Capitanin as a result of the horse stumbling ner was badly shaken up and had to be carried off the track trackJockeytrainer Jockeytrainer Heavner indulged in an alterca ¬ tion in the scales room with one of the other jockeys and he will have a meeting with the judges tomorrow because of it

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