Withers To Leonardo II.: Xalapa Farm Colt Runs Away from Grey Lag and Other Fast Racers.; Sande Blamed for Old Strombolis Defeat by the Long Shot Devildog., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-03


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WITHERS TO LEONARDO 1 1 Xalapa Farm Colt Runs Away from Grey Lag and Other Fast Racers Sande Blamed for Old Strombolis StrombolisDefeat Defeat by the Long Shot ShotDevildog Devildog BELMONT N Y Juno 2 Grey Lag was beaten in the Withers Stakes at Belmont today by that fine western colt Leonardo II Sporting IJlood also boat the Ilildrotli chestimt which finished third not driven to a finishing limit when Sando found that he could not catch the flying leader leaderThe The victory of Leonardo II was clean nit He in a fast horse and perhaps a mile suits him liest Though beaten in the Kentucky Derby seventh and in the Preakness Stakes fourth Leonardo II has extreme speed Is as ipiick as a hare in get ¬ ting away and simply led the Withers field a merry mile to win as he chose lie was away first and never pressed though he ran the quarter in 23 seconds the half in 45 seconds and the three quarters in 110 These parts of the race were as fast as those of the threequarters of Audacious in Wednesdays American record mile Leonardo IIs full journey though was in 137 with a rather leisurely last quarter in 27 seconds Schut tingor rii ° Tipiflriinii beautifully ami hurriedly early asif ho know hisgoods hisgoodsGrey Grey Lag was outrun always but did not have a fair chance Montalvo hampered him in the rear run and on the turn Exodus leaned all over and impeded him Knobble ran a poor race The stakes were wortli 5475 to the winner Grey Lag was always the public choice even dollar for dollar Leonardo II was backed from 4 to 1 to 3X to 1 and the Sporting Blood folks won well on their rolt in speculation over second and third pace paceThe The Belmont going was again fast and smooth A cool nortli wind blew across the horses and might have had an effect through the finishing straight ground A crowd of 7500 or so saw the good sport of the afternoon and rose to wild applause over Leonardo IIs win It rather resented in dull and silent surprise old Strombolis defeat in the second race a mile and a sixteenth affair for the better class of selling platers Sando was re ¬ sponsible for his being tipped over Capable rider as he he took it too easy with Stromboli when lie had a winning lead and was striding comfortably in front lie could have been lengths further away Sandes comfort was disturbed below the sixteenth post where Devilling far less than a good horse from Jim Fitzsimmons miscellaneous collection and at 30 to 1 in financial circles and Coaler came driving along The elderly warrior was just muffed muffedCUM CUM SAH GOOD THING WINS WINSThe The New Jersey experts landed a good thing in the opening race a handicap for horses of assorted ages at six and a half furlongs on the main course The good tiling was the rejuvenated Cum Sab lie was backed here and elsewhere from 15 to 1 to 8 to 1 and off well won all the way from tins even money favorite Neddam which loitered in the nick to the stretch and then came with a rush under Clarence KummcT to bo beaten half a length The honest Diomedes in new colors was third a half length more away lie ran another good ran and is a good honest horse The southern wondi St Isidore ran as if out for an airing merely Whisk left his speed in the barn This Ioy an I Carnarvon backed as they were was one of the afternoons puzzles Camoufleur ran as if simply out to get acquainted with the surroundings for future use useWhen When Sande sensed his danger he began to drive the lingering Stromboli and dealt his whip full on the old fellows flank This surprised more than it helped Stromboli and persistent master Mooney got Devildog up to win in the last stride by a nose of fair horse length Stromboli beat Goaler 25 to 1 a neck Had Obert on the latter been as alert as Mooney on Devildom Goaler would have won He was the better of the two at the end Strom Iwli walked back without a limp and his defeat was a mere mishap mishapFrank Frank Itryan A X Higginson and II S Iage representing the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association met yesterday to inquire into the Fair Mac Reddest Onnead race of the day before No decision has been reached as to what punishment may be meted out to the riders involved hut N Brooks who had the mount on Onnead has been suspended pending developments of the investiga ¬ tion tionMajor Major Stanley M Koch chairman of the contest and entertainment committee of the Federal mount Service visited Rolmont Park in seareli of material for the Endurance Race that will be decided between October 10 and 14 It will be run from Wrightstown N J to Washington I C Fifteen animals are in training at Arlington Va All are thoroughbreds of the cavalry remount type and Major Koch is enthusiastic over the chances of a pureblood winning the race this year yearSam Sam Lazarus Jr a power on the western turf twenty years ago was among the days visitors visitorsSam Sam Ilildrotli protected Lord Brighton at a cost of 7105 after Sam Louis and J A Coburn had run him up from an entered price of 4000 follow ¬ ing his win in the second race raceThe The Rancocas Stable then claimed Tom McTag gart from R Williams for 4715 Goaler was claimed out of the third race by L S Lando for 4700 4700N N L Snelson trainer for the Florida Stable will on Friday ship some of the horses in his charge to Montreal to campaign on the Canadian circuit The remainder of the stable will be turned over to J Dunn to race on New York tracks tracksRnnatrix Rnnatrix the threeyearold daughter of Runny mede Salvatrix by Salvation from the A It Spreckels string will be shipped back to the farm to be bred She is a half sister to Madge F and a sister to Itunstar the good looking and highly rated twoyearold in the same barn Salvatrix ran well in sprint races In the Northwest about iaOi under the name of Kntre Nous

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