Sea Tales Fine Victory: Scores Impressively in Green Spring Valley Steeplechase.; Chesapeake Handicap to Lunetta Super Surprise in Country Club Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-12


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SEA TALES fINE VICTORY Scores Impressively in Green Spring Valley Steeplechase Chesapeake Handicap to Lunetta guper Surprise in Country Club Handicap MORE Md May 11 The Green ro Valley Steeplechase one of the an spring fixtures at Pimlico was decided afternoon and C 1C Harrisons Sea Tale Talelowing lowing a return to her last years Canadian orm was returned an easy winner from a representative band of jumpers Ireland ono of the Parr pair took second place and Shoal was third The race was at two miles and after the withdrawals of five of the carded starters the field was brought down to such proportion that a true run race was promised promisedThe The start found all away in good order and Sea Tale was immediately sent to the front She drew away into a long lead the first time around while the other starters were content to race under slight restraint Go ¬ ing to the third fence J W Beans Peccant which was installed a pronounced choice in the wagering ran out of the course thus eliminating himself himselfSea Sea Tale increased her advantage as the race progressed and rounding the field for the final turn Ireland moved into menacing contention The Parr starter assumed the lead for a brief period when Sea Tale made a bad landing at the twelfth jump The Harrison starter recovered quickly and soon regained the lead She shook off Ireland and going to the last obstacle disposed of the Parr starter and had a little left at the end endJockey Jockey Roman elk surprised the patrons at Pimlico this afternoon when he brought home Bromelia a winner of the claiming handicap after sustaining a severe drive from Fluzey and Widow Bedotte Romanelli took Bromelia to the front right after the start and set a fast pace for the others to follow Fluzey was the one to race ir closest pursuit while Widow Bedotte was closer up than usual Rounding the stretch turn Bromelia saved ground and Fluzey was forced to come to tha outside In a whip ¬ ping finish Bromelia was nursed home to win by a short length Widow Bedotte was rid ¬ den by Lang and the latter appeared to lose his stirrup iron and was hunched all to one side of his mount mountMIDSUMMER MIDSUMMER WEATHER PREVAILS PREVAILSWeather Weather conditions this afternoon bordered on the midsummer variety and a large crowd journeyed to the track The racing that was offered was of a spirited nature and the ma ¬ jority of the winners were forced to hard drives to earn the verdict verdictWraith Wraith smothered a mediocre band in the running of the fourth race which engaged platers three years old and over The win ¬ ner was ridden by Tryon and went to the front right after the start and never left the issue in doubt doubtWhat What was carded as the Chesapeake Han ¬ dicap was ruined when the field was dis ¬ patched in straggling alignment and in a tangle The race which was for three yearolds and over resulted in an easy vic ¬ tory for Lurietta which had a safe margin from King John and Slippery Elm ElmSuper Super surprised the talent when he out ¬ ran a fast band of sprinters in the decision of the Country Club Handicap which wound up the days racing Routledge took second place and Messines was third The winner was ridden by Woodstock was well up throughout and had a safe margin at the finish despite the fact that he went wide at the top of the stretch Messines and Rout ledge forced the pace but both quit when the real test came cameJames James A Butler and Luke Cassidy jour ¬ neyed down from New York this afternoon and viewed the days racing from the club ¬ house inclosure inclosureR R A Smith will ship the Sunnyland and W M Jeffords stables to Belmont Park at the conclusion of this meeting Jockey Mor ¬ ris will accompany tho shipment shipmentJockey Jockey J Butwell will consult with rep ¬ resentatives of the Brookdale Stable on Mon ¬ day in reference to his riding in the Kings Plate at Toronto TorontoJohn John Farrells Hot Spur was gelded by Dr H J McCarthy at his farm this morning morningB B B Rice has taken over the horses which H E Bilson purchased at public auction this morning morningF F A McLaughlins Royal Sweeper was nerved this morning and will be on the shelf for some time timeSam Sam Louis at private terms purchased from Theodore Coles acting for S L Jenkins The Wag

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