Idle Dells Game Finish: Gives Her Victory over Crocus in the Delaware Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1921-08-10


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IDLE DELLS GAME FINISH Gives Her Victory Over Crocus in the Delaware Handicap. i Whiskaway Runs Up to His Private Reputation Incog Introduces Herself Favorably. ! SARATOGA, X. Y.. August !. Idle Dell aud Crocus, three-year-old fillies owned respectively by tlie Greontrce Slable and Harry Pyno Whitney, fought out Hit final strides in t In; Delaware Handicap, worth .07." net. and bringing out a crack field, which included some of the stars of these arts. A good distance in back of the pair came lloyee Rools, heading a compact group with Yclhnv Hand, added at the eleventh hour, and a slight favorite, serving: as the whipper-in. Idl.o Dells victory was achieved In the last stride in sensational fashion, after she appeared beaten and her success was in a measure due to Fators fatal blunder of looking to his right, and neglecting to observe Idle Dell stealing up on the Inside. Right at the finish he came to a realisation of the danger and in his effort to rouse Crocus lie caused her to swerve out slightly and in a flash the busy Penman had succeeded in sending Idle Dell past the now tiring Crocus. The latter bad displayed great spoed from the start, with Idle Dell always following her closely, and Rest Pal working his way into third place. The trio had jirictieally run in that order without change for three-quarters, the others in the field finding difficulty i getting untangled from n jam they hail lieXotnc involved, in at the elbow turn into the Jiiaju track. Yellow Hand and Royco Knols were tins tnnill sufferers hero, but the latter, under slchdy riding, moved up gradually, and when straightl-iicd away for tlie stretch racing made a threatening rush, but Crocus bad enough lead to justify the jubilation of her supjwrters. and she would have won finite easily had Fa tor not grown careless and made Ids momentary blunder right at the. end. It was another case of a rider-beating Ills contract employers representative out, as Penman is under contract to Mr. Whitney. Penman came right back with a victory in the sixth race, in which some good two-year-olds met and this time he was astride his employers Whiskaway. The Kentucklans were strong for Pegasus in the race and installed him an outstanding favorite, but he was not good enough, though lauding second place after making a tangled and poor beginning. Whiskaway, equipped with blinkers for the first time, began in the first flight and. showing speed of the order of bis inueh-talkod-of trials, he soon shook off early challenges of his closest attendants ailrt raced into a long lead on the stretch turn. Pegasus bad to bump bis way through and moved up promisingly just before reaching tlie stretch, but the effects of tlie earlier difficulties began telling and he was unequal in the last eighth to decrease the lead established by the Whitney colt. Knot Grass, under a hard drive, finished in third place. BANTRY PASS MAKES GOOD. Maiden two-year-year olds of the plater variety, an even dozen, tried conclusions in the third race mid it resulted in a victory for tlie Oak ltidge Stables Rantry Pass, which, from a fast beginning raced into a good lead that kept ier out of trouble .mil, maintaining her speed well, she bad uo difficulty in winning away off from H. I. Whitneys Marly Itird, while Doughnut, after a faulty beginning, managed to finish in third place, having conic, from far back in the last quarter. Incog, the old Ogdcn mare, owned by T. E. Crist, triumphed over the higher-priced platers lliill started .in the mile and an eighth dash. She Villi as if much the best and took the lead on the firs turn never to relinquish it. Snapdragon It. finished with a rush and got up in the last fihV strides to outstay Gipsy I,ad. Kiff Hang. whlCK was regarded as having a good chance, ran a poor race, and gave way in the last quarter UlUe. If. K. Kuapps Oneck Stable colors scored a popular victory in the initial dash, which brought to the barrier six platers of the higher grade, the, clause ruling the selling calling for all to be entered at ,000. ISecanse of K. K. Karrlck being carded as the trainer of Pahaska as well as Frigate, the pair wen; coupled and rulpd outstanding favorites with Faunus also coining in for considerable support. The Oneck Stable representative took a good lead at oneo and continuing at :t fast pace for the entire race had a sjr lengths margin at the finish over Gallivant, with Faunus just managing to outstay Montalvo for third place. Faunus followed the winner closely in the early running, but the stretch found hint tiring badly. LOVE TAP DISMAL FAILURE. .Admiral C. T. Graysons I.ove Taj attracted the JMt favor in the second race, but proved a dismal failure and could do no better than land in third place. Tin. victor here turned up in Polly Ann, which succeeded in downing Two Feathers in the last stride. Love Tap, from a fast getaway, showed slightly in the lead for the first quarter, but Two Feathers then took command, with I.ove Tup and Polly Ann attending him fairly close up. The pair gained on the leader while racing around the stretch turn and Love Taps supporters were further encouraged when she almost drew level wjth Two Feathers just as the field straightened for the- drive to the finish. Put her dash was short lived, for Two Feathers again pulled away and seemed a certain winner in the last sixteenth, but suddenly tired and it enabled Polly Ann, which was saving much ground by staying close to the inner rail, to get up in the last strides. Polly Ann had received substantial backing near post time. Delightful weather was again here and an increase in attendance was noted. The lawn activity was ulso improved considerably. Jockeys Penman and C. Kobiuson were each fcuspuflijed for five days by the starter for disobedience at the post in the last race. The western following here experienced a dis-tisterous afternoon through the failures of Rest Pal and Pegasus. Roth were given stout support. Rest Pal flattened them considerably .by racing for-wardly to. the stretch where he gave way. the cuppy footing bejing held responsible. Pegasus might have beaten Whiskaway hud he got off on even terms, but it is. doubtful, for the half brother of Flags raced at. a clip approaching his recent sensational morning trials and which have gained for him much favor. from his connections. The added equipment of blinkers that he carried in todays nice, steadied, him . .considerably and he began well. "Ill not concern myself about training horses until 1 feel fully in good shape." said "Snapper" Garrison, who is now here and taking matters easily. It was a year ago, while at Saratoga, that Garrison was stricken- and rcnicved to a hospital. He was training the horses of Montfort and P.. It. Jones, present owners of Miss Joy. Garrisons present intention is to secure several horses next fall, when lie is fully well, and campaign them. Sam iouis has disposed of Wapiti privately to M. Lowenstein. who will race him next fall in Kentucky. Louis this morning bought Lucky Find from Georgt; Odom. acting for R. L. Gerry. R. A. Smith returned today from Rnffalo. where he had gone to straighten out the detention of his horses. Krownell Combs, who acquired Tchad, winner of the French Derby in 1UVJ, out or the A. K. J Macomber sale, will ship him to Lexington, where he wfll be used iir breeding. Tchad is a winner in France this year, and it was expected that he would be raced next fall. Mr. Combs decided otherwise and, will give the horse an opportunity to become acclimatized. Sixteen yearlings purchased out of the auction sales here were shipped to Ix.xington. Ky.. this afternoon. K. J. Wall of Chicago, a newcomer to racing, had three, J. Pendergast two, Muse Lowenstein two, while the remainder were divided between Carr and Piatt and T. W. Scott. Dan Stewart will break the Wall,. Pendergast and lowenstein youngsters. Pat Knebclkamp was an arrival today from Windsor. Out. He purchased . the two-year-old Wolfs Cry at the Canadian track and sent his entire establishment to Latonia. to await the opening of the meeting there on September 3.

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