Mediocre Card At Jamaica: Ralco Wins Montana Selling Handicap in Fast Time--Ararat Best in Quickstep., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-21


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MEDIOCRE CARD AT JAMAICA Ralco Wins Montana Selling Handicap in Fast Time Ararat Best in Quickstep NEW YORK N Y May 20 The usnal mediocre Friday card was presented at Jamaica today with the Montana Selling Handicap at a mile and seventy yards holding the headline position and the Quickstep Purse a threequarters mile dash for threeyearolds dividing interest with it itThe The Montana Selling Handicap did not bring out entries notable for past performance but it de ¬ veloped a spectacular race and a good one from a time standpoint Ralco waited witli close up by Laverne Fator came around the pacemaker after turning into the stretch and completed the mile and seventy yards in 143 The track record is 143 Whisk took the lead at the turn into the rear stretch but tired when Ralco challenged and had to lie hustled to withstand the fast closing Night Raider Fators victory astride Ralco broke a tie with E Sande for riding honors at the meet ¬ ing each having piloted eight winners previously previouslyII II P Whitneys Ararat Coltiletti up proved easily best of the eight starters in the Quickstep The Broomstick gelding raced Messines into defeat and won under restraint Mademoiselle Cadoau fin ¬ ished with great speed and passed the tiring Mes ¬ sines in the final sixteenth sixteenthMaiden Maiden twoyearolds held the stage in the opener and Happy Buxton ridden by the jockey for whom lie is named carried the colors of Johnny Dundee the lightweight boxer to their first vic ¬ tory of the meeting M L Schwartz illtempered threeyearold maiden Care Free tossed off another chance to earn brackets in the second contest The Colin gelding propped at the start and when lie settled to the task of running the field had left him far behind Bnxton hustled him after the pacemaker and he assumed the lead midway of the turn then ho was given a short breathing spell but had spent too much energy in his early dash and had nothing left whenL Waterburys PSomedcs chal Iciigoirirrtlie sfretclillieT Hitter winning going away Topaz the early pacemaker held on for third place Arthur Collins rode the winner winnerAlthough Although robbed of a chance of scoring a double by the contrarity of Care Free jockey Buxton had on his winning clothes and came back in the next race with his second score He rode Dunsandel a fouryearold maiden from the stable of J Byer ByerSt St Maurice winner of the Aberdeen Stakes ac ¬ counted for the sixth race which brought out a fair band of juveniles for a fiveeighths dash dashT T J Healey is in receipt of a letter from 7 Bullman the former riding star who is in the Adirondacks undergoing treatment for pulmonary trouble The letter states that Mr Bullnian had intended to come to New York for the Belmont Park meeting but on the advice of his physician lias postponed his visit until later in the summer His son Spencer is riding at Jamaica for Mr Healey HealeyAlthough Although victory did not crown the efforts of jockey Pierce in the Stuyvesant trainer William Booth was well satisfied with his riding of Sport ¬ ing Blood and announced that the boy will do all the riding for the Redstone stable in the future futureS S D Riddle again visited Jamaica Walter M Jeffords also took in the racing He expressed the opinion that Man o War could be put back in running condition again in the course of six weeks but with Mr Riddle he denied the truth of a rumor that the super horse might agnin be seen with the colors up this year Man o War is ridden five miles a day to preserve his health healthMajor Major August Belmont saw the running of the Quickstep from the stewards stand Business has kept him away from the course previously this year A large number of yearlings at his Nursery stud are being prepared to carry his colors next year yearT T O Webber bought the twoyearold Runnyol from A B Sppreckels on terms private privateA A Grantz claimed Zennotta for 1500

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