One More For Muttikins: Ross Speedy Filly Triumphs Over Polly Ann and Dresden.; Comic Song Defeats Pillory--Champion Jumper Sweepment Makes Auspicious Debut., Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-29


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ONE MORE FOR MOITIKINS Ross Speedy Filly Triumphs Over Polly Ann and Dresden Comic Song Defeats Pillory Champion Jumper S vveepment vveepmentMakes Makes Auspicious Debut HAVRE DE GRACE Md April 23 Tha Madonna Purse a dash of a mile and seventy yards which featured the running of todays card fell to the stable of J K L Ross when Muttikins was returned the winner from Polly Ann and Dresden Muttikins was ridden by jockey Turner and was accorded substantial support by the public The race was for fillies and mares threeyearolds and over and it brought together a small but good field providing a spirited and interesting con ¬ test The start was a good one and the field left in close alignment Second Thoughts Polly Ann and Muttikins were the leaders with Sailing Along and Dresden bringing up the rear The order was maintained until the turn for home where Turner slipped through on the inside and gained the lead Second Thoughts dropped back under the challenge and Polly Ann made her move while Dresden came around the others In a stirring finish Muttikins had a safe ad ¬ vantage at the end although ridden out to the limit Polly Ann lasted long enough to withstand the fast closing rush of Dresden by the shortest of margins marginsHidden Hidden Jewel ridden by R Rice was re ¬ turned the winner of the third race a dash of threequarters of a mile for threeyearolds and over Runquoi was the runnerup and Little Black Sheep finished third The start was delayed by the fractious behavior of several of the starters but when the barrier was released Rice immediately sent his mount to the front and he opened up a safe lead Runquoi was In trouble in the middle of the field and when he worked himself clear was unable to overcome the handicap and was driving hard to dispose of Little Black Sheep SheepTRACK TRACK IS FIXE CONDITION CONDITIONA A large crowd for a Friday was in at ¬ tendance and although the program was o the usual offday variety it furnished pleas ¬ ing entertainment The weather although a bit chilly warmed up considerably over that which prevailed yesterday The track was in excellent condition conditionThe The Englishbred Comic Song provided a surprise when he took the measure of Pil ¬ lory the outstanding favorite in the Al bemarle Purse a dash of threequarters of a mile for threeyearolds Comic Song led throughout and was ridden out at the end when Pillory threatened threatenedSt St Angelina after many attempts grad ¬ uated from the ranks of nonwinners in the opening dash of the afternoon Illusionist took second place and Royal Oak third Tho start found Illusionist away quickly and she sprinted into a commanding lead pressed by the ultimate winner Gantner called upon his mount entering the stretch and in a severe drive she got up in the final seventy yards and won going clear at the finish finishSWEEP3IENT SWEEP3IENT EAST WI2f2fER WI2f2fERGeorge George Lofts Sweepment carrying top weight in the Harford Steeplechase Handi ¬ cap and ridden by Crawford demonstrated today that he was apparently in midseasou form when he was an easy winner from Formistress and Distant Shore The winner jumped badly a few times but was at all times master of his opponents Nonus mado a challenge but the Forman starter fell at the eleventh fence Formistress loomed up in a dangerous manner but was unequal to the task of beating the winner winnerTrainer Trainer W Irvine shipped the E F Whit ney string with the exception of Second Thoughts to Pimlico this morning morningHarry Harry Rites reported the death of the old racer Gilbert Rose The horse had been used as a saddle horse for some time and this morning was turned out in the pad ¬ dock for the first time in a year The horse in playing broke his hind leg and was de ¬ stroyed stroyedJ J B Campbell came over this morning to accept entries for the operag day at Pimlico Arrangements have Iv n completed whereby entries will be received at the sec ¬ retarys office tomorrow tomorrowMiller Miller Henderson transferred ten head to Pimlico this morning Included in the list was J H Tevis maiden The Peruvian PeruvianE E Trueman with seven head and G Straw bridge with two announced their intentions of shipping to Montreal at the close of tha meeting here hereJ J D Miller at private terms sold to A C Niehaus the plater Ruddles which will ba campaigned over the small Canadian cir ¬ cuits

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