Like Their Racing Anyhow: New Orleans Folks Turn Out despite Bad Weather, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-01


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LIKE THEIR RACING ANYHOW! ♦ New Orleans Folks Turn Out j4 Despite Bad Weather. • ! Camouflage Wins at His First Try This Winter — Pictor Wins in Improving Form. ♦ New Orleans. La.. January SI. — A change in the Fair Grounds track from Miff and henry going I* ] I ItMt and lane of mud. as a result ol the hard j raias that fell here all during tiic lieliling and ! latersail tteatlj tlii- aft -moon. brought about many upsets and likewise aoaae bsprered performances •n Ike liart of several, that in previews essay* when the footing differed out sorry figures. The program as s whole was in keeping with the oon-ditions and hordes of otdlnary grade continued adding to their earnings. The at tend. i me was again sin prisingly large, many aewceasera augmenting the healthy gathering of regulars in these parts. All the winners were given heavy support, entailing a loss for the layers, ever: .f support for the oiher different starters was general in all the dashes. There was a tendency on the part of the riders to take to an outer coarse, the strip next to the inner rail being shunned. As no one blazed a path, it remained unproved whether the outer or inner pari of the course was tiest. Traveling the long way. however, entailed a big loss of ground SVei..l of the finishes w re sharply interesting. The contenders being under furious drives with small margin*1 separating them at the finis-h. proceedings begs a promisingly foi the talesl when Consort, ridden by Ij.iijr and favorite, won the opener, a dash at a mile for maiden three year olds The vie or had a hard time in overhauling Sun Time, but managed to do so in the stretch. With :t better rid. -r on Piunella that filly might have triiimphtd. tor she came from far hack in las; place io land a close third. M. Coy. who hail the mount on her. sgaia Made m*s of it on the favorite Oialcjcga in the seroad race, with the resslt thai he tailed to get .-, pari of the purse. Rafjaaaa winning here in a thrilling : windup from Helen A t kin and Am- of Aces. Noses s. parated the trio. Camouflage, making ids initial debut in racing thi* winter, was victoi In liie third race, but only Hfter he had been exerted to his top speed to dispose of Marie Maxim, .lago preeeiBg the pair closely at the end

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