Don Dodges Good Race, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-05


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i j 1 1 1 1 ! 1 | , I DON DODGE S GOOD RACE. | Don Dodge, the seven year old campaigner claimed by C. P.. Irwin from William c"lted"i Walker, was in fine fettle in the last race at five and a half farlaags. Ha carried 1M pounds, top weight in the Held of ten horses, but this did not make him hesi lata. Jockey Martinez hustled him away from the post and his pace was so fast that he had no troii ble in maintaining his advantage. He was the winner by one and one half lengths from Hanove: s Topaz, which took second place from the favorite. MeLaaa. What proved a real good thing was nncsvered in j the se.ond race, a sprint at three quarters of a mile. This was AI Porter, and a few of the sharper ones declared the horse had a grand chance. Frank Wilson and Fond Hope were mad pjal favorites, but when it was all over there was noth lag to it but AI Porter. Jockey B. Taylor rated the horse to perfection and when the stretch tuin was reached AI Porter had been moved into the lead and held a snug advantage. From there on he held his opponents safe. Vie. a four-v ear-old Wa-lervale filly making her first start of the meeting, turned in an impressive race to take second place, with Laura Cochran, another outsid".. capturing third money. The latter met with interference when Montgomery Jr.. which had held the lend to the stretch, suddenly bolt, d and knocked [man Oochras off her stride. However, she recovered quickly and the finish saw her striding fast. Three claims were registered during the afternoon. The most important was that of Frank Fo-garty. the beaten favorite in the sixth race. Charles Irhy took the son of Wrack out of the race for 13, .".00. William Walker took a liking to Booneville. winner of the fourth race, but suffered the loss of Shenandoah, which was claimed by H. D. Oaten, The latter purchased Steve just before the running of the race: ySoo was the consideration in the cases of Shenandoah aud Booneville. lloiace Paul, a well-known operator of the East, was an arrival here today from Los Angeles. In riding Sister Susie and Booneville to victory jockey Klbert Noble again carried off the saddle honors of the afternoon, as he was the lone jockey lo ride two winners. a | ! I j I

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