Ideal Racing Conditions: Summerlike Weather Prevails and Brings Out Big Crowd, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-06


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IDEAL RACING CONDITIONS i i g i i ji Summerlike Weather Prevails and Brings Out Big Crowd. i 9 • * Lunetta Defeats Slippery Elm in Grueling Drive — H. P. Whitneys Hullabaloo Is Victor. BOWIE. Md., April 3. — Midsummer weather prevailed during the afternoon, although the morning gac evidence of Mag cold and cloudy. The crowd, except ion.tll.v largo for a Wednesday, enjoyed stirring s|w rt :iud the majority of the winners w4Mi" accorded confident support. The truck, daily improving under ideal weather, was fast and in better condition than on any of the preceding days. In a finish that was thrilling and spectacular Lunetta, a daughter of Luke McLuke — Agnes Virginia, carrying the colors of thP Winfrey Stable was returned the winner of the Southern Maryland Handicap by a short nose from the Sunny-land Stables Slippery Llm. with The Archer third and Kings Champion, the other starter, a badly beaten fourth. The race was a dash of a mile and was the carded feature of a well-balanced card. Lunetta and Slippery Kim were fractious at the post and when the barrier was released the former left quickly, followed by The Archer and Slippery Elm. Ling, astride Lunetta. went to the front immediately and opened up a safe lead bver Slip-lie ry Kim. with The Archer leading Kings Cham pion by a wide margin. Kounding the far turn, Morris moved up with a rush on the outside of the pacemaker and. making the turn into the stretch. appeared to crowd Lunetta closely to gain the rail. In a grueling drive through the final eighth Lunetta came gamely and wore down the favorite, gaining the decision in the final stride. The other two starters were beaten off. The victory in the handicap gave jockey Lang his third victory of the afternoon, the other two successes being scored In the first and second races. Lunetta was third chntre In the speculation and netted .40 for the usual investment. SCORES IN THRILLING FINISH. Hullabaloo. Harry Payne Whitney-, awkward ffaited son of Peter Pan — Foldcrol. benefiting greatly from his first racing lesion earlier in the week, showed an excellent | erformance to win the Prospect Purse, which was secondary feature of the day. Thomas, who had the mount on the Whitney starter, landed him home a scant nose in front of .1. L. Hollands Sweepy. with Kannie Iiean third. From a good start Hullabaloo went to the front shortly after passing the half-mile ground and was pressed hard by Fly Hall. Sweepy and Grace Mayers were racing next in order with the Harding pair Moco aud Fannie ISean. a inng way in front of Our Betsy. Rounding the bend into the home-atretch. Fly Ball hegaa to tire and Sweepy moved up in threatening manner while i;race Mayers hung on resolutely. Seventy yards from the end Sweepy went to the front, but tired badly and Hullabaloo, coming again, got up in the final stride*. Fannif P.eau closed an immense gap iu the final eighth and was going fastest of all to at the end. Mitvouinoen. racing for It. A. Lane and first choice in the spc ulation, was away quickly iu the running of the third race and easily held her oppo sitlon safe by a wide margin. Ima Frank finished second, while third place fell to the fast Hosing Bclsinda, with the remainder of the field beaten off. The winner was rMdea by T. Nolan and was a fractious actor at the barrier, hut was placed on the eataMc of the flrM. She got away quickly nlul. showing keen speed, smothered her opponents and was one of the easiest winners of the day. Ima Frank raced iu elo-ost pursuit of the winner the entire race, but was forced to the utmost to withstand the fast finishing Betsinda. Jockey C. Lang made it two n a imv when he took Hal second race Willi I. Hopkins Paie i vcr a bund of platan at tin ■e-quarteis mile. Allah was the one to finish in second place, while !!■•- danzky was third. Alexander Hamilion va- in stalled favorite. The winner raced in close pursuit of the early pace cut out by Allah, while pursued by Bodanzky with the rinaiiider of the field strung aait, Bounding into the stretch turn liing • ailed upon his mount anil passed Allah, but ama for cd to ply his whip a few lines to make the _ victory decisive troaa Allah, which eaaaa again after being headed off by Bodanzky. The winner was neglected by the public and netted a dividend of 0.00 for the usual investment. Propaganda lo-t his rider, jockey Moore, shortly after the start, but fortunately the hap escaped uninjured. PUILIC GETS A GOOD START. lie- public got off to a flying start with the success of Kosic ii. in Hi-, oaeariaaj dash of the da . which araj for tw .jimi obis The winner was I ridden by C. Lang and had a safe maigin over i Josephine C. and I.e Triniuao at he end. From j a ajaodj atari Be Tiaiaaaa ahaareel in fiont. but the advantage short lived before Rosie H. assume. | the lead aaaj drew away from her opponents. He and Josephine C staked a spectacular buttle for second place, but the Penning invader was unable to withstand the determined rush of the Bauer color bearer. Natural accounted for the sixth race, a dash af I I I a mile and a sixteenth, in easy fashion from a , small band of plater-. Queen Blonde took second j I place, while Biyngar wa- third. The srauser was ridden by ||. Thomas, which completed a double | I for thli lad. j Matches Mmiv. the psaaaJar choice, accounted for! , the closing d:i-h of the afternoon, which brought ; j together a mediocre baud. Hermis Kemble was the one to place, wiih Jacquelia third. Dr. J. H. McCarthy was made the victim of cir- | I cumstances in which a public tipster figured in I the sale of tips on the trains leading to the Bowie I I comse. The tipster, parading thiough the trains. | offered information on the different races, stating that he was employed by Dr. McCarthy aud found I 1 4, payers on the strength of this misinformation. On I being informed of the act Dr. McCarthy sought him out aud ejected him from the train with the warn- I i j I I I , j I | I j , ; j | I I I I | I 1 I ing that he would be placed in jail for misrepresentation and lying. Pavin. which raced for Ceorge Read last winter, broke down badly and will be disposed of as a brood mare. 8. W. Foremans Teador was unsexed this morning and will be turned out at Bowie for the summer. Trainer W. Burttschcll reports that the three- , oar-.Id Hillsdale has been blistered and will lie on the shelf for some time. Eddie RickenbiK her will be blistered tomorrow and both will be shipped to the J. It. Skinkcr farm. Word was received that J. W. Mays father Bal dangeionsiv ill in Lexington The -Jakes to be decided a! the Havre de Grace meeting dose on Thursday and the condition book bat the spring meeting will be distributed tomorrow. The second and final issue of the condition book for the present Bowie meeting will be distributed tomorrow by secretary McLennan. Steve Lawler arrived at Havre de Grace from New York with the Allies Stable. The funeral of William J. Lynch was held from his late residence in Baltimore this morning and ".;.:- attended by a large number of friends and relatives. Trainer M. C. Kefhtf reports the arrival of a colt, by fudge! -Necklens. at J. W. Beans Silver Springs Farm. Rubidium, which raced last full, was shipited to the farm and was mated to Hie stallion The Wan- derer. The three-year-old Ruck Km Ip anil Sweepy Pepi»er will go to the court of The Wanderer this week. Anita Hampton was excused from starting in the opening race by the stewards. The youngster J struck her knee in the stall and will be on the ! shelf for a few days. 1 ; John Farrell reports that Hotspur is on the ailing list aud is under the care of a veterinarian. i

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