Eddie Rickenbacher Wins: Defeats Miss Jemima through Lykes Masterly Horsemanship, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-14


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EDDIE RICKENBACHER WINS 11. .... i Defeats Miss Jemima Through Lykes Masterly Horsemanship. King George Defeats Kentish Boy Unexpectedly Windsor Racing Draws Large Crowd. -- 1 WIXDSOB. Out.. July 13. Eddie Rickenbacher accounted for the Walkervillc Handicap, which was offered as the feature attraction at Windsor this afternoon, defeating Miss Jemima and Milkmaid. It was a field of fast sprinters that faced the barrier, there being no scratches. After a short delay at the post they were dispatched on their way. Carmandale, as usual, was the one to show in front, closely followed by the winner. Fractional time for the first half was extremely fast and the winner covered the distance iu 1:11, three-fifths of a second slower than the track record, made by Dr. Hickman. Lyke, who had the mount on the winner, rushed him into the lead when entering the stretch, but Eddie Rickenbacher was doing his best at the end to outstay Miss Jemima, which in her turn had but a scant margin over Milkmaid. Daydue. which finished fourth, might have been a dangerous contender at the finish had he not stumbled on the stretch turn. As it was he saved ground when the remainder of the field came wide. The card offered today embraced the usual seven dashes and apart from the feature race brought together fields of mediocre quality. The racing, however, was of the keenest variety, the finishes of several races being decided in tiie final yards. J. K. L. Boss Marble took a large band of maidens into camp iu the opening race. The usual quota of good things were handed about the paddock. Billy Dunn, the winner, and Dorothy Buck-ner predominated in the running and when the decision came Marble was equal to the occasion and drew away under the whip. G. M. Hendrie kept up his winning streak when the five-year-old Salvo, making his first appearance since the close at Havana, was returned winner in a drive oyer a band of Canadiau-breds. Anti-phou and Yorkist ran second and third respectively. The Xevada Stock Farm scored its first victory of the meeting when Photoplay took a band of juveniles into cam in the third race. This was under claiming conditions and she won iu a canter. Star Time and Commander Colin divided the remainder of the purse. The hardest blow that has been dealt to the talent came with the running of the fifth race when King George beat Kentish Boy home iu a drive, with Be Sure third. The winner led all the way, and is useful. Jockey J. McTaggart reported to the Thorncliffe stable this afternoon, following a brief visit to his home in Baltimore. Estero, Dellahm and Milkmaid were ordered placed on the schooling list by starter Morrissey, following the running of the fourth race. While at the post in the fifth race Lowell unseated his rider and ran away three miles. He was excused from the formality of being ridden away from the post by the stewards and was considered a starter in the race. Trainer W. Irvine had an X-ray taken of hi leg this morning. It was discovered that it wa in a bad condition. A plaster cast was applied, which will keep him inactive for some time. D. Shaw reports that the campaigner Little Cottage is taking daily exercise at Timonium, Maryland, and will be seen under colors during the fall meetings in Maryland. Word was received from San Diego this morning that passport restrictions on passage into Lower California had been removed. General satisfaction was expressed by those that take part in the Tijuana meeting. The apprentice Gantner lias ridden his quota o winning mounts allowed outsiders under the Canadian Racing Associations rule, namely, fifteen. The allowance will in the future be restricted to his contract employer. The chief of police of Sandwich. Out., has ordered an inquest over the remains of Franklin West, a stable attendant who was killed by a fall from the train en route here. He said this morning that he feared foul play. The inquest will be held Friday. West has a sister living iu Pittsburgh, who was notified to take charge of the remains.

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