Quite Exciting Finishes: Sands of Pleasure Takes Comus Handicap by a Nose, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-05


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QUITE EXCITING FINISHES i § i Sands of Pleasure Takes Comus Handicap by a Nose. ■ ». 1 Elmer K. Heads Mulciber in Another Fine Struggle — Omnipotent Defeats Knot Grass. % NEW ORLEANS. La.. February 1. -The veteran Qnada nf Hi ■— 1 1 . ben of anaj ■ hard straggle, hiis |M by Hit srilt track to forge! his infirmii :••-aii. I display MM nf his oocosional brilliant races which m this occasion was ratpnasible he his ;» l«i - ing UK .vl..".»K» ..mils H:iiii: «p to his credit aver some sturdy opponents, including some of the .rsi in these parts. Jiis victory wa* only attained ill the last few striates after fie lightly weighted Costigan seemingly h.i.l the prize safely won. Inited Verde, the mainstay of the «. Y. Clark establishment, again had the mil in the netting and ie flattered extensively by racing info the lead. accompanied by his rival. Bunga Bulk, the latter heating htm easily in the race ran tast Saturday This pair dominated the running far the first half mile, but having traversed some of the deeper portions of the track during this period, they were easily relegated fioin command hy Costigan. which hud enjoyed firmer footing hv slaying on the outer jH.rt. on of the course. Costigan ...i. tinned to show the way and at the stretch lie.nl appeared a certain ■winner, for none of the athen were in dose proximity to him. but suddenly came a streak of white :ind btoa hoop-Mi silks ..in of the rem .-md. buckling to his task in earnest fashion, their wearer gained aa the now I trial leash* with sensational strides mid. ainuisl gie.n slu.iiting and c. i tenien . got ,i|. in the ln-t stride i.. nip Costigan. The ethers of the field were ■ good distance off from the pair, iprawliag and swerving in all directions with Inited Verdi- heading the outsider. Fit. in third pliup. The net value of the race to the winner amounted to si i7l . Jockey Ioo! originally was to have ridden the winner, but an eve Injury .ii High Cast in the provi. m» race ncecsai-tated Barkes substitution.

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