Laurels Day of Upsets: Form Follower Groggy at End of a Disappointing afternoon, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-15


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LAURELS DAY OF UPSETS i Form Followers Groggy at End of a Disappointing Afternoon. Charlie Summy Carries Heavy Weight to Easy Victory Bridesman a Failure. LAUREL, Md., October 14. It was a day of upset at Laurel and left the form followers in a groggy condition when the closing race was run. Favorites fared badly and outsiders that drew some of the backing rewarded in a handsome manner. What was awarded the honor position on the card was distinguished from the other races by the high sounding title "The Arundel." This was a dash at one mile under handicap conditions, ""for three-year-olds and over. A field of five faced the barrier, with W. L. S. Martins Bridesman tho choice. He was a miserable disappointment -arid, if anything Callahan cannot be awarded any palms for clever riding. Bridesman was on the" inside when the barrier was released, but was on tbo outside rounding the first turn. He raced in this position throughout the entire race and when rounding the turn for home was again taken wide and failed to display any speed. The winner turned up in Minute Man, a sprinter which was a recent arrival from Latonia. He went to the front when tho barrier was released, opened up a commanding lead and held Bastille safe through the final eighth. The latter was closest in pursuit of the leader -throughout and closed resolutely and was wearing "the winner down. Slippery Elm lasted to take tho short end of the purse from Bridesman. Small fields in the majority of the races started this afternoon and the winners in most of the cases came from the unexpected quarters. The secondary feature was a highweight handicap at three-quarters of a mile. Charlie Summy, tvhieh was recently purchased by T. B. Munford. made good on the first asking when he shouldered 135 pounds and won iu an easy manner from Cock o tho Roost and Trantula. The latter wero coupled as the Skinker entry and were installed the favorites. Cock o the Roost flattered in an extensive manner the first part when he drew away into a long lead. Vulcanize was the one to race in pursuit, but he bore out badly leaving the far turn and made a wide turn into the stretch. This cost R. E. Watkins a portion of the purse. Charlie Summy was outrun in the early stages, but closed, resolutely when called upon and raced Cock p the Roost into defeat and drew away. ALL OVER STARTS THE REVERSES. The Quiucy Stables All Over, odds-on choice in the opening dash, found his exalted position too much for him and failed to run up to the expectations of his many backers. He could do no better than follow home Alex H., Manheim and Spanish Maize, which finished in the order named, the first mentioned leading throughout by a wide margin. L. H. Tubbs Norfords Choice, after many attempts, graduated from the maiden ranks in the third, which was for maiden three-year-olds and over. She came from behind entering the stretch and, racing Edna D. into defeat, drew away to win by a comfortable margin. Edna D. was n prominent and game contender and put up a splendid battle for first honors. Cast Ashore beat May Girl by a head for third place. Top Sergeant and Dark Horse staged a thrilling duel in the fifth race, which was at a mile and a sixteenth, in which Top Sergeant got up in the closing strides to earn the verdict by a head. The winner was ridden by Johnson and was restrained from the early pace and responded in a courageous manner when called upon. Bluffer took the small : end of the purse. Devildog was winner of the sixth race, which was at a mile and a quarter, and he kept up the ; average of winning outsiders. Merrlmac and tho winner went to the front past the stands and CIc-" ments urged the favorite into the lead on the back-! stretch. Devildog was taken back of the pacemaker, came with a rush, in the stretch and had - but a scant advantage at the end. Comme Ci finr ished second, while Merrimac tired badly in the closing strides and wound up in the third position. Ted Rice and Miles S. were a winning combination in the closing dash, which was at three-quarters of a mile. The winner went to the front at the rise of the barrier and raced Beamer into defeat and drew away into a long lead at the end. Beamer went wide at the stretch turn and Attoo was forced to come around the Quincy Stable starter. Tho latter closed with a rush, but Beamer was awarded : the place by the shortest of margins. ; CUDGEL TO STAND IN KENTUCKY. t Trainer Henry McDanlel announced today that J. K. L. Ross Cudgel and ten brood mares would be shipped to Harry Morrisscys Kempland Farm at Lexington, Ky., tomorrow. The consignment in-i eludes the choicest mares in the Ross stable. W. Garth arrived this morning from Jamaica I with the remainder of the J. S. Cosden stable, headed by Lady Baltimore. I. Crawford arrived from Kenilworth with Great Hawk, which he intends racing at Havana next I winter. James Arthur arrived from Kenilworth today and 5 reported that the majority of the stables would be : shipped south from the Canadian track and are al-i ready on their way. i F. J. Schorr stated that jockey Josialrwould leare for Louisville tonight to finish out the Kentucky - racing season. : Jockeys Ericksou, Gruneisen and Harbourne accompanied the Ross stable, which arrived from : Kenilworth this morniflg. Erickson was well up "In the list of winning riders on the Canadian circuit. I Among other riders that came down fiom Canada i wero Lang, Romanelll, Taylor, Boyle and McAfee. ; 1 At private terms this morning Carey Winfrey pur ! chased from Sam Louis the three-year-old Current : Events, which will bo campaigned at New Orleans. The Oakrldgo Stable of T. F. Ryan arrived from t Jamaica this morning and took up quarters Uerc. Tlio stable ia an extensive one.

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