Thrilling Sport At Bowie: Close Finishes Delight Patrons of Prince George Park.; Bolsters Defeat in Advance Purse Forgotten in Excitement Over Great Contest., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-14


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THRILLING SPORT AT BOWIE Close Finishes Delight Patrons of Prince George Park Bolsters Defeat in Advance Purse PurseForgotten Forgotten in Excitement ExcitementOver Over Great Contest BOWIE 511 April 13 The Advance Purse at one mile held the iwst of honor on todays program at Prince George Park It not only fiirnjshed the biggest upset of the afternoon but provided the most sensational finish of the meet ¬ ing The sting of Holsters defeat after his fine race against Tippity AVitchet last Saturday was almost forgotten when My Dear Sandy Heal and The Archer raced through the stretch muzzle to muzzle and fighting every inch of the way On they came with no perceptible change in positions and as they crossed the winning line only the judges could separate them My Dear was awarded the verdict Sandy Heal given second place and The Archer third The latter finished fastest of all and would have won in a few more strides Holster was fourth badly beaten after running an exceptionally poor race raceA A midweek crowd of generous proportions saw some of the most interesting racing of the meeting Seldom are witnessed so many thrilling finishes as marked todays sport In all but the first race the winners were in doubt until the final strides and the driving finishes in race after race brought the spectators to their feet in a frenzy of uncontrolled enthusiasm enthusiasmThe The El wood Park Stables Mawreoron again proved a big disappointment when he failed to finish better than third in the opening dash in which he Wjis an outstanding choice The Sir Wilfred filly Mis ¬ deal was the winner She is a speedy miss and had no trouble showing a clean pair of heels t her opponents leading home St Maurice by two lengths with the favorite a similar distance behind the latter latterDavid David Gideons Vulcain colt Vulcanize was heavily backed to win the second race and he made good However he found it no easy task to take the measure of Gurgling Water which contested every yard pf the race with the winner and was not beateii until the last few strides stridesArrah Arrah Jo On was another favored one to score his victory being principally due to HntweHs vigo ¬ rous finish After leading from the start Arrah Go On began to tire near the end and it required liis riders best efforts to beat Sagamore by a head headAnother Another exceedingly close finish came in the fiftii race firstIt Napthalius catching the judges eyes first It Miller the Washington attorney came over to Howie today to saddle his filly Laughter in the third race Mr Miller received word from J E AAidoner that his mare Duchess Lace is in foal to Ilotirless at the Widener farm in Kentucky KentuckyW W II Howe repurchased Veiled Colleen from S Louis after she had been claimed out of the first race yesterday yesterdayW W II Fizers Hallast was destroyed after break ¬ ing down yesterday yesterdayJohnny Johnny McTaggart has been engaged by the Thorncliffe Stable to ride its representative in the Kings Plate PlateAV AV II Fizer purchased the twoyearold Radical from J A Coburn after the colt had been claimed from the FarnumFizer combination in the first race yesterday Mr Tohnru will ship his stable to Havre de Grace tomorrow reserving three of his charges for transfer to Jamaica JamaicaKmployes Kmployes of the mutnel department at Pimlico will be equipped with cards bearing their photo ¬ graphs for identification in passing through the gates Kacli prospective employe is required to furnish two pictures of himself himselfClinton Clinton Hidley lias bought Isabelle II as the nucleus of a stable he intends to collect She will be shipi ed to Wheeling in care of Jack Oberlin OberlinJockey Jockey Ileupel drew a suspension for the remain ¬ der of the meeting for an unsatisfactory ride on Nohant NohantJ J Arthur reclaimed Sagamore from the Pelican Stable for 3250 This is the eighteenth transfer of a horse through the claiming box since the open ¬ ing of the meeting

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