Downfall of Irish Kiss: Defeat of Sunnyland Stable Crack Biggest Disappointment of Devonshire Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-02


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DOWNFALL OF IRISH KISS Defeat of Sunnyland Stable Crack Biggest Disappointment of Devonshire Meeting. WINDSOR, Out., September 1. By far the biggest disappointment of the local racing season came with the running of the fourth race at Devonshi-c. a condition affair at a mile and a sixteenth wlieh witnessed the downfall of the once great Irish Kiss. The conditions let the Sunnyland Stable crack in with only 102 pounds, and he was supported with r-.ire confidence, going to the post a top-neavy favorite. Gantner got him away none too well and lost so much ground at the first turn that Irish Kiss was really beaten in the first quarter. Ineg : nd Bunga Buck raced out in front many lengths in advance of the others. Entering the stretcn it was evident that Bunga Buck had the most in le-strve, as Incog was showing signs of distrew and Irish Kiss was hopelessly beaten off. Bunga Buck was eventually returned the winner, but Irish Kiss was closing so fast in third position at the end that it might have been a diferrent story had no rot lost so much ground in the early part of me race. Running in the colors of the Greentree Stable and showing a game effort in the stretch run. Aloft captured the ,500 Riverside Handicap, a three-quarters of a mile dash for two-year-olds, which featured the racing this afternoon. At the end the Peter Pan filly won in a driving finish from the fast-closing Wessie B., with Alva, another Arthur entry, a tiring but creditable third. Alva had a slight advantage at the turn for home, where he saved considerable ground, but was passed in the final eighth by the former pair. Fitz-Boodle, Minute Man and .Some Baby contested the leadership bitterly to the stretch in the Ojibway Handicap, the secondary feature, another dash at three-quarters of a mile. In making the turn Fitz-Boodle bore out slightly, bumping Minute Man, and permitted Some Baby to slip through to the inner rail. In the final struggle Some Baby displayed good courage and won by a head from Minute Man, with the fast closing Tharon heading Fitz-Boodle for third place in the. closing strides. Due to the extreme heat the track dried out rapidly as the afternoon progressed. The attendance was over 7,000. the largest of the week. Late in the afternoon the good sprinter Eddie Riekcnbacher was worked three-quarters of a mile in 1:10, displaying his accustomed early speed when he went the first three-eighths in 35 seconds. Due to the harrows on the tiack he was pulled up during the last quarter. Tomorrow will be ladies day, when the fair sex will be admitted free. For rough riding on Bunga Buck in the fourth race jockey McGraw was set down for the remainder of the meeting. Nordeck graduated from the ranks of non-winners when he scored an easy victory over an inferior band of maidens in the second race. The Nephew proved to be easily best of the platers which made up the field in the third after Cock o the Roost had set a brisk pace to the stretch. The opening dasli fell to Kirah in decisive style, in which she beat The Trump and Flibbertygibbet by a comfortable margin.

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