Another Mud Runners Day: Fair Grounds Racing Draws Well despite Forbidding Weather, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-08


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ANOTHER MUD RUNNERS DAY ♦ Fair Grounds Racing Draws Well •. Despite Forbidding Weather. , ♦ Jack Hare Jr. an Easy Victor in the Classic Handicap — Marvin May Continues Unbeaten. • NEW OKI-HANS. La., Jaaearj ~ * eaaage la ♦ In- weather tiiiit has prevailed up te the preaeal «UI a touch of wintry blasts, :n ■ -Hi p.i n i - l by intormit t«-nt ilrizzli- did nol daunt the large iium-l»or of racing devotees here. A big crowd was at 1 lie Fair Grounds during the afternoon to wttaeas tlie decision of an excellent card of seven races, featured hf the Classic Handicap, with sl.Mwi added, for three-year-olds of the first grade winter I erforraers. It resulted in a victory for ". Y. Clarks Tom Hare Jr.. which displayed aptitude for the muddy going and lei his opponents from the first eighth to win in decisive style from Com mander McMeekin. with Modes! y following but liard driven to account for the ihsrter portion of llie purse. Tom Hare .Ir. found much favor with the public and ruled a strong choice at post time. His victory was popular. The heavy track, resulting from the hard rain of the previous night, caused numerous withdrawals from the various dashes Imt left some of the better c SMS to make the contests. This resulted in excellent and well -enjoyed racing la addition to the Classic Handicap, the Johnny Powers Memorial Handicap brought to the post some well matched ones of high repute. Marvin May. which has been unbeaten since bis arrival here, again scored when lie led for the entire way and beat High Cost and John S. R-ardon. Marvin May displayed a high tligiit of speed in keeping in the van of High Cost from the start. High Cost was the favored one and he made a threatening move in the stretch. but to no avail. Bygone Days, which has figured extensively in racing all during the past year and has to his credit the scalps of sssae good one-., won the Mile dash and left no room fee deoM as to his superiority over Kunga Muck in muddy gning. Bung.i Pack was fast as easily better than Neeldam and the others that started here. Pastoral Bwsla was another favorite that Bade good when he led for the entire way in the sixth race. Tantalus following him hsase. our Birthday, Ifadawwrths Last and Scotch Ver-diet was the order in which they were backed and fiatabed in the closing race, a mile and an eighth Ja-h. The initial race found Mickey Moore the victor e cr Philanderer and bOss Kankin. PERENNIAL JACK REEVES LUCKY. The perennial Jack Beeves scored in the second race, but mostly due to MeGraa so Barvesl King failing to note his BeasatJswa] rosb nest to the inner iHil in the final eighth. Jockey i-;. Ambrose was grained a ridiai license here today, hut he has not attached hlssself to any Stable as yet. lie announce. 1 In has been engaged to r ilot the August Bflsssal and Saniuel I . Riddle horses on the eastern tracks in the next racing aaaaea, w. D. Rerahsrdt has dtoposed of Richard V. by private sale to Robert Hall. He will be campaigned at Mexico City. Iadna. Which BfBS belly kicked by lamella while-a tin- past in the fifth race Friday, was unable to get out of her stall today. One of the beds on Laaettas Shoes cat an ugly aaah in the mare*- li fi hind leg and caasMerahlc Bsreaess deveknyed erased it. Jockey Everett Hayaes delayed his departure for Praace one day iii order to remain over and ride St. Maurice in the Clu-sic Handicap. He started on his way tonight. Kay ■peace plans to return to Kentucky by February 1 to look after the main division of the Moatfert Jones stable, which is wintering at Doug- las Park. LoahwiUe, under the rare of w. coving -ton. All of the horses that Bacacc breeghl dews here are for sale and it is not probable that he will base any to take back, as there is a ready market for thoroughbreds of their caliber in this section at the present time. George J. bsag, of Bashford Manor fame, whose hatees are rariag al the Fair Grounds under the guidance of lehn PeCTiss, sent word that he will arrive next Tuesday for an extended stay. This will mark his first visit to New Orleans in many years. Mrs. F. S. Peahedy, whose heroes race under llie Baas de course of the Mays Lake Farm stable, now has a one-fifth interest in the piece of silver plate attached to llie Johnny Powers Memorial Purse, due to the victory of Marvin May today. The oilier four winners were Jock Scot. Pickwick. Futility anil Eddie Rickenbacher. Incidentally. Man in Ma still has his perfect record Car the arbiter racing to date, lie having started Ihrce times and has yet to taste defeat. A

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