Exterminators Fast Race: Breaks Jamaica Record for 1 1-8 Miles in Winning Long Beach Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-22


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EXTERMINATORS FAST RACE Breaks Jamaica Record for I 18 Miles in Winning Long Beach Handicap NEW YORK N Y May 21 The Long Beach Handicap of one mile and an eighth furnislioil a noble piece of racing at the Jamaica course today In it a great pair of horses met in a great race for a modest prize and ran superbly and spectacu ¬ larly Exterminator winning In the fastest time for the distance of the course The pair was W S Kilmers gallant old gelding Exterminator and the Hamocas Stables Mad Hatter The public backed both with equal favor and the pair went to the post with even money laid against each to win Cirrus the second string of the HildrethRancoeas entry was not seriously considered The only rac ¬ ing figures in calculation were Exterminator and Mad Hatter At times during the betting Exter ¬ minators rose to 0 to 5 and at others 11 to 10 could have been bet against Mad Hrftter All in all the speculative favor was Mad Hatter HatterWill Will McDnniel intrusted Albert Johnson the good Russcter stable jockey with the riding care of Exterminator and Sam Hildreths fine rider Earl Sande was on Mad Hatter The start was perfect Mad Hatter taking the lead at once with Ex ¬ terminator after him and Cirrus third So they ran openly for five and a half furlongs At the half mile ground Johnson called on Exterminator and he closed on the leader on the outside and the pair raced around the turn on even terms Entering the stretch the old horse was in front and gaining and at the eighth post Exterminator was almost clear clearMad Mad Hatter would not be denied however and drew up again He was at the inside rail and Exterminator closely at his outside Below the six ¬ teenth post it was seen that Exterminator would win Mad Hatter was in close quarters and Sande smartly seemed to protest thereat conveying ths impression to the stand that Exterminator had hampered Mad Hatter So the pair came to i fin ¬ ish both driving hard and Exterminator drawing nearly clear past the winning post postThe The crowd was in a frenzy and its roar did not quiet until Sandes claim of foul had been cor ¬ rectly disallowed ami the result announced Then the cheers broke loose and shook the stands Tins race deserved all tribute The stewards decision was supported by the tes ¬ timony behind expert eyes which closely watched the contest It will be many a day before a better contest of horses is seen on any racing ground Exterminators time 150 knocked a second and a fiftli off his own Jamaica track record of 151 made under 110 pounds last June JuneCEOWD CEOWD NUMBERS 20000 20000There There was a huge crowd out to see the meeting of Exterminator ami Mad Hatter A fine race was expected It was better than fine and the 20000 crowd rose to and onioyed it The track was smooth and In its best condition as the two records which fell attested attestedDavid David Gideons Delhi Lady Teresa filly Lady Delhi second choice of the wise men took the opening claiming race at fiveeighths for mediocre twoyearolds She was once at 3VG to 1 in the betting Fred Kinney of the Blakely band was ulways the choice for second Lady Delhi ran to and away from her opponents when an eighth out and was never in danger afterward though Col tiletti rode her hard to withstand Fred Kinneys stretch rush and won by a liberal length in 10216 Dovesroost showed some speed and was an indiffer ¬ ent third thirdCum Cum Sah polished into present speed won the second race a threequarters claiming affair for equine plebeians at threequarters of a mile Cum Sails coming was announced in the speculation when he was backed from twos to oddson and taking the lead caily and won all the way as Sande chose Shat he should win Uncles Lassie Arrowhead and Marie Antoinette had a picturesque battle for second place and finished in the order named namedThe The Metropolitan Purse a mile and run as the third race had but four starters and furnished one of the prettiest races of the spring season Away in line ISiff Bang the outsider showed the way to the turn for home There La Rablee and Fair Jain closed up on him and the three had it hammer and tongs through the straight and to the end La Uablce well ridden by McAtee winning by a neck from the oddson favorite Fair Gain on which weight told in the last fifty yards Biff Rang was third a head back of Fair Sain American Hoy good right now was coming fast at the sixteenth post where he almost reached the contenders contendersThe The afternoons chief racing attraction was UK Long Reach Handicap a mile and an eighth race lash with 3r0 added ami worth 4800 to the winner in which seven had accepted Mr Vos Imrghs well adjusted weights Rut Sam HildreUi took out Thunderclap to have him run among the liighweights in the fifth race and Itlazcs am Yellow Hand were also scratched This left only four to go It was a good four though made up of Mad Hatter and Cirrus from Sam Hildreths barn the cup veteran Exterminator and J E Wid tners lightweighted gelding Iilgrim accounted to have a chance with the 100pound impost given Speculative opinion was at sea over Exterminator and the Ilildrcth pair each was heavily backed it even so odds stood at post time with the favor of the public rather inclined toward the Hildreth pair Pilgrim was a 10 to 1 outsider always The race was a noble one won by Ex ¬ terminator as told above in record time timeThe The Hercules highwcight Handicap at three quarters of a mile yielded almost as fine a contest as the siakc It was gcod to see and its finish a beauty Here the Kancocasllildreth Thunderclap revived after a years rest was extensively backed lo beat Fair Gain and did it Thunderclap took the lead at the barrier rise and won all the wiy from Fair Gain by a narrow margin though hardly pressed to his limit at the end Irish Dream was four lengths away Incidentally another Ja ¬ maica record of 111 if made by both Lucillitc in 1918 and Tippity Witchet in 1919 fell Thunder ¬ claps time was 111 111The The closing race of a fine days sport a five eighths of a mile dash for maiden twoyearold fillies fell to the HildrethRancocas Zeus Ruda filly Rudaua the natural favorite which won all the way but had a merry time of it at the end to vilhsland the strong bid of the Whitney French bred filly Ralance a first starter and aooil looker which was heavily backed to win Chivink much fancied had poor luck in the race 1 ONeill trainer of G A Cochrans stable reported the arrival of two foals at Mr Cochrans Runuymcadc Stud at Mount Kisco Livonia the dam of The Finn foaled twins by His Majesty which died Golden Drop foaled a handsome filly also by Ilis Majesty Fairy Wand foaled a colt by the same sire at II 1 Whitneys stud in Ken ¬ tucky where she was shipped to the court of Ieter Pan The twoyearold Orro was returned to Runnymcade Stud having developed Icy ailment E Wayland arrived from Havre de Grace with twenty horses the property of W J Salmon While in Kentucky Mr Waylaud engaged jockey W Ridenour to ride for that stable on the metro ¬ politan circuit circuitThe The Xalapa Farm Stable in charge of W S Wallace was also an arrival from the Hartford County track Jockey C Robinson accompanied this string stringJockey Jockey A Gantner arrived from Tijuana and joined C Rtixtons stable stableBright Bright Lights was claimed out of the second race by S Warholy for 2740

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