Well Selected Favorites: Choices at Mobile Make a Clean Sweep of the Card., Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-16


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WELL SELECTED FAVORITES: -» Choices at Mobile Make a Clean Sweep of the Card. » Grace Mayers Takes the Main Race of the Afternoon — Old . Back Bay Wins a Purse. • ■ MOBILE. Ate., March IS. Baal :ih 1 inti resting rajefeaj iinil i In- success of six Cafefitea, almost ««M*-li i : a Waterloo for ike tnal layera thai operated in the ring ihi- afternoon. hlHWi the hcvciiHi days racing at Ike Mobile Fair Grounds. The attendance was again large ami it included maii.v first timers, who seemingly took a keen interest in the sport. The summary activity of the judges in instantly starting I probe of tin- Rising Back i"ai se yesterday Itavo more than a hint that violations of racing, no matter how slight, would not be tolerated and a healthy atmosphere ruled in general today, while the riders e inced more zeal in their endeavors The crowding has also been minimized, excepting what is unavoidable. in fields of ten siarteis over the narrow track crowding is inevitable, but not intentional, for the riders have been notified by judge tampbell that I long term suspension is in store for those who resort to roughing it. K. W. Moores good filly Brace Mayers scored lier third success here when she accounted for the feature race, a mile and seventy yards dash, from MOM of the l est that could l e inu-tered here. Her sine ess this afternoon Wns the Ix-st performance she has shown and she had to he quite superior to land the victory, for she met uilh keen iliterfeience when Sandy H.. swering out, forced her to hit the outside fence and her rider had to ease her up almost to a standstill. She recovered from her Whhap in good style ami. taking after the leaders, succeeded in the Inst quarter in taking iomniMiid and later on stood a hard drive that enabled h«-r to beat Financial Rooster home. The latter again showed a sparkling performance and VTHH r.ilng gamely at the end. Iimlioo finished third, after having closed an immense gap. The success of favorites was inaugurated in the initial dash, when Alverida. enjoying the most racing link, managed to lead for the entire way of the about fie-eigiiths couise. r.nos, another well backed one. landed in second place. Tin- fourteen-year-old Back Hay again demon stinted that he an cope successfully with youngoi racers and led for the entire distance in tin- second lace. He was ■ slight favorite and beat the out aider San Diego. Muiphy. another vetorau. was the IIM leaafBl fa Vorite iii the third race. He led Jago from the start and heat the latter easily. testate Burns, which haa been racing consistently here, proved much the best of those starting in the fifth rare and. after overcoming interference, in which he was badly cut about the legs, came away into the lead to win with ease. K.iecution was the easiest winner of tin- after noon. He ruled an overwhelming favorit-- in the final dash and won throughout from Miss Cresi- wood and War Belief. Jockey Hmphy was an absentee from the saddb- during the afternoon, because of au ailing fool. Ma a III Corrigan. conspicuous in racing not aa bmg ago. was among the visitors this afternoon having come over from his home in Magnolia Springs. Ala. Jockey Ceoige Wall- erae lakea ill after riding in the third race and cameled hi* remaining en gllgtncllls. Trainer J. N. Bit, shipped Little Hatsy. owned by W. I.. Marks mid a doable winner here, to Bowie tonight. He took iretender along for George May- lierry. _ ♦- « —

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