Pleasant Weather Returns: Mobile Folks Show Their Appreciation in Cheering Thousands, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-12


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PLEASANT WEATHER RETURNS e Mobile Folks Show Their Appreciation in Cheering thousands. ♦ Grayson Scores Easily in the Chief Race of the Day — Little Patsy Wins Another Race. e MOBILE. Ala.. March 11— An assemblage snr pa-.-iiig that of the opening days crowd was at the Fair Giounds this afternoon to view the decision of the six races. The sport was intete-ling and the pleasant weather contributed. There was no outstanding incidents in connection with the sport, excepting the rough riding of Jockey Orath. He was astride Little Patsy in t lie-third race and due to his interference with Juno Little Patsy was enabled to win by n scant nose There was expectation that Anderson, on Juno. would claim a foul, but the rider, in explanation or his failure to make the protest, said that he was as guilty as Jroth and had contributed as extensively in the rough riding. Juno was much the best. Anderson also figured in what looked like a bad ride on Execution in the closing dash. Seeminglv he could have headed She Devil on several occasions hut he continued to refrain from doing -o and near Ihe end was easing Execution up when She Devil began tiring. The feature race, the Van Antwerp Handicap, at one riile and seventy yards, found Grayson sufficiently recovering his speed to win and showing a vastly improved performance over his initial one. when ha was beaten off in a mediocre band. He met seeae of the better grade this afternoon, led them for the entire way and won easily from Financial Rooster, which just managed to outstay the weakly ridden Phelan. Corkey W.. which was given a taee yesterday when Crest was disqualified, came right back with a victory in the opener and won easily from St. Just, with Sea Board in third place. The latter would have given the winner an argument with an intelligent ride. Aunt Deda furnished an upset in the second race, which she won in a canter after having secured the lead in the first few strides. The field starting here was so well matched that 4 to 1 and better could be had at times against any of the -farters. NEUSTETER FINALLY WINS RACE. H. Neusteter finally managed to win a race when his Serbian led tiie others in the fifth race. Sandy H. was the choice here, but was always far back, though near the end he was coming witii a rush and managed to get up for third place. There was con-iderable betting activity during the afternoon and the betting pavilion was seething for most of the day, with eager bettors ••shopping" for top prices. Like on former days, the attendance this afternoon included many of the best citizens of Mobile and their families. The vi-iting list from New Orleans was especially extensive and Ihe rerurning ones this evening re-inited an extra train for their accommodation. Jockey W. Hinphy won half of the program with Corkey V.. Crayson and Serbian, the first two named from ihe G. Drumheller stable. Darrell F. Cannon, trainer for this establishment, returned from Kentacky, where he took the main division of the stable. W. H. Fizer departed for New Orleans last nigh and shipped his hor-es from there to Bowie thi; morning. J. P. Phillips left for the Crescent City tonight. He changed his plans with Guy and instead of sending him to Tijuana will keep him at New Orleans unt;l Apiil 1 and then ship him to Kentucky. General, which refused to race yesterday, has been barred from starting here. The Cain and S.inford stable will be sent from here to Lexington and later on to Canada. Several of its members will be disposed of privately dining th" local me-ting. E. T. Colton came up from New Orleans and wil remain for the wind-up. He has not been active in racing circles lately as an owner, hut plans to aconite another stable for the Kentucky season. He formerly raced the good mares Panzareta and Hanovia. —

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