Mud Runners in Their Glory: Horses Partial to Soft Going Have Field Day at Fort Erie, Daily Racing Form, 1921-08-13


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MUD RUNNERS IN THEIR GLORY Horses Partial to Soft Going Have Field Day at Fort Erie. . Dclhimar and Some Baby Win for C. I. Wilson Easy for Serbian and Austral. KOI IT KKIE. Out.. August 12. Over a track that was deep and holding, the card at Fort Krie this afternoon was given over to the pronounced type of mud runners after a liberal application of the blue pencil. There was no feature down for decision, and claiming races prevailed throughout the day. The fifth was a dash of threc-iuarters of a mile, and served to bring together the best band that faced the starter today, and it. resulted in a victory for C. I. Wilsons Some ISaby, which scored in a convincing manner from Flibbertygibbet and Kancocns. This victory completed a double for owner Wilson, the first coming when Dclhimar took a band of two-year-olds into camp in masterful fashion iu the fourth race. Some liabys nice was a good one. Kaciug for-wardly from the start, he set fast pace for the going and held sway with serious opposition until well in the stretch, where he was shaken up when the fast closing Flibbertygibbet threaten for a moment. Some Kaby, however, easily drew away at the end. Kancocas outlasted Diomed to take the short end of the purse by a nose. Dclhimar found it no difficult task to win the preceding race, although Ietie and Chateaugay were held in higher esteem iu a betting way. Neither proved dangerous and Delhimar raced along iu front unmolested, crossing the winning line two lengths in advance of Chateaugay, while Ietie labored four lengths farther back. J. L. Paul furnished the victor of the first nice, a dash of three-quarters of a mile for maiden three-year-olds and over, in Service Flag. The latter is six years old and his initial success was achieved only after a hard drive and under punishment, Lilley applying the whip all through the stretch to get the gelding home ahead of Fuse and Edna D. Cratians well-known fondness for muddy going brought him many admirers despite the strong support accorded the Seagram Stables Gallon-Kerry to win the second race. As the result shows it was a keen struggle between the pair until entering the stretch, where Cratian rushed into the lead and increased his advantage in the last few strides. Gallon-Kerry tired badly near the end and just scored second place from W. C. Weants Nenette. Serbian, a superior mud runner, found the going to his liking iu the third race and easily took the measure of Ernest A. ami Tawasentha, the latter tiling badly after racing Double Van into defeat in the first half mile. iiite a plunge was made on Dancer in the sixth race, but the finish found old Itlazonry home first witli War Winner and Pokey I!, following in the order named, while the favorite trailed hopelessly in the rear. Austral won iu a canter in the concluding race of the day. lie was kept under restraint until the last turn, then when let down simply ran away from his opponents. E. K. I.ryson arrived this morning and stated that the dates for the second meeting at Devonshire Park were August 27 to September 3 Inclusive. Mr. Kryson also announced that he had sold the two-year-old The Manageress to Mis. McGuiie at private terms. At the conclusion of this meeting a special horse train will leave for Dorval with the following stables: W. Iick, T. Hodge, The Brookdale Stable, W. liains, C. Crew, W. McKinney, E. T. Zolli-coffer, E. J. Salt and I. Tullett.

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