Another Hildreth Double: Veteran and Patched Up Stromboli Attests to Wizards Skill.; Grey Lag Qualifies Handsomely for Coming Withers and Belmont Stakes., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-01


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ANOTHER H1LDRETH DOUBLE Veteran and Patched Up Strom boli Attests to Wizards Skill Grey Lag Qualifies Handsomely Handsomelyfor for Coming Withers and andBelmont Belmont Stakes NEW YORK X Y May 31 Exchampion Stromboli patched up into racing activity by wizard Sam Hildroth won a surprising race on Itolmont Parks fast track this afternoon and was cheered to tho echo by the moderate crowd which saw the feat The old fellow was in the third race a condition mile for nonwinners of large amounts last year ami though he had worked a good mile Monday and galloped as soundly as possible ho was ne ¬ glected iji the fiscal side of tilings his odds drifting from S to 5 to 4 to 1 1The The lawn men drummed for Stromboli backers and got but few The fancy was for Bridesman and Fair Gain This pair and Carpet Sweeper were the only opponents of Stromboli The raw was a beauty and a tribute to class Stromboli and Bridesman were away in front together and raced the quarter in 23 and still together to tho hair in 47 seconds The pace was sizzling for such horses The middle two furlongs old its talo and class shone for around the bend Brides man bad had nearly enough and Stromlioli under Sanders ruodrawaway from him Another eighth settled Bridesman and it was left to Fair Rain to chase Stromboli into a mild hand riding drive to win comfortably the mile in 137 Bridesman was a tired third Stromlxdi finished as fresh as n morning daisy and came back with pricked and listening ears for the almost forgotten plaudits which used to bo there in surges The old horses legs were all in bandages but ho strode soundly before and after the race No one was more pleased than Hildretb The old gelding is a great friend of bis and destined for comfort ease and care when he can race no more moreStromboli Stromboli lias had a notable career ITe is likely to win a few more races this year So far he has won 44284 during his seven years of action on tho turf lie is ten years old and hasnt raced for two years Rut in tho seven aside from the money he has earned Stromboli has started in all sorts of seventytwo races of high degree cups handicaps and condition races and won twenty seven times been second in twentythree races third in ten and unplaced but twelve times His career has been remarkable No Avonder those of the crowd which love a liorse of courage and great deeds cheered Stromboli as lie went to his quarters quartersMr Mr Hildreth scored a double victory again for his Grey Lag favorite for the Frceport Handicap for threeyearolds second of the aftcrnon races won it easily After laying away for threequar ¬ ters of a mile he ran around Muskallonge Dry Moon and Messiues the best of his opponents and won in a handy and impressive way wayGREY GREY LAG BRED TO STAY STAYIt It is evident that Sam Hildreth knew what he was talking about when he said that Grey Lags going lame on the eve of the Kentucky Derby was costly to the Raneocas Stable There was never a time in the race when he couldnt have HIM away from his opponents and he won with a lot in serve Grey Lag is bred to stay all day on dams side as he is from Miss Minnie by MediJIr while his scond dam Spectrum is by Orvieto and the next dam False Sight is by Melton MeltonThe The race put the finishing touches on Grey Lag for the Withers Stakes which is the feature of Thursdays card and it will take a mighty good threeyearold to beat him in it Ht is also in the Rclmont Stakes which will be run Saturday Juno 11 for which Tryster and other good ones are not entered and the prospect of the chestnut son of Star Shoot scoring doubly is good Grey Lag has grown into a fine rangy type of thoroughbred and if his ailing foot does not bother him he will be among the good winners of the year yearThe The Marshall Bros string headed by Courtship and Marie Miller also arrived from Kentucky George Marshall lias been here since the opening of the season Louis is on his way wayStarter Starter Cassidys schooling list is remarkably small for this season of the year only three bad actors appearing thereon Miriam Cooper Armis ¬ tice and Favour are tiie trio This docs not mean that New York horses are better mannered than thoroughbreds elsewhere but Mr Cassidy is willing to take more chances on getting bad actors away from the post than arc other barrier officials officialsElection Election which broke down in his race of Mon ¬ day will bo retired from racing He stripped tho ligaments in his right foreleg Election is a five yearold horse by Ballot Sadie S SF F Keogh arrived at Belmont Park from Benning where he went on his way from Toronto He re ¬ ported that all of the twoyearolds in the S Ross stable are coughing and the ailment is prevalent among others at the Washington track

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