More Graded Handicaps: Relay Takes the Class A--Flying Cloud First in Class B.; Teddy R.s Victory in Class C Marks Double for the Quincy Stable., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-13


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MORE GRADED HANDICAPS Relay Takes the Class A Flying Cloud First in Class B Teddy Ss Victory in Class C CMarks Marks Double for the Quincy I Stable BALTIMORE Md May 12 Racing con ¬ ditions at Pimlico this afternoon were un ¬ settled and the track was drenched by a storm of tropical proportions which swept this locality early in the morning The sun however came out previous to the first race and the crowd was well up to the average Racing was of a spirited order and many of the winners withstood hard drive to earn thfir respective verdicts The track was not affected much by the shower showerThe The Quincy Stables Relay displayed his quality today when he was an easy winner of the Pimlico Graded Handicap Class A from a good band this afternoon The series of handicaps which featured the days card was at a distance of one mile and engaged rood fields in each contest The best of the three was the Class A and a field of five paraded for it The start found Relay away in front and established a fast pace for his field to follow Muttikins essayed to keep up iu the first part but soon gave way to Bridesman as the field was settled for the run through the backstretch Capt Alcock was racing along in a contending position under restraint and well within striking dis ¬ tance Entering the stretch Relay drew away under slight pressure and easily withstood the rush of Bridesman The latter gained steadily under pressure but could not over ¬ haul the leader leaderMax Max Hirschs Flying Cloud proved the best in the running of the Class B Handicap which engaged a wellmatched band and his score came in the final sixteenth when he was up in time to beat out the pacemaker Excuse Me The latter was the one to show the way for the greatest part of the race but gave way to the winners rush at the end endOPEJTEH OPEJTEH TO REAP REAPJ J S Cosdens Reap under a vigorous ride by Rowan was up at the finish to account for the opening dash of the after ¬ noon at fiveeighths for twoyearolds The start was delayed by the fractious behavior of Solider II but when the barrier was released the field left in good alignment Lank and Royal Oak were the ones to establish the pace while Reap was racing in close pursuit Royal Oak was sent to the front entering the stretch and Lang guided for the inner rail Reap had moved up fast on the outside while Lank was kept on the inside Royal Oak bore out a trifle and Lank shot through the opening but was in close quarters in the final sixteenth Reap closing fast was drawing clear at the end Royal Oak tired badly and fell a victim to the last effort of Lank which forced his way through on the inside insideThe The Emerson Steeplechase for maiden fouryearolds and over uncovered a good jumper from the J E Widener stable in inj j Neaptide which held his opponents at all stages The winner dominated the running from the start and at no time left the result in doubt Houyhnhnm took second place and Quecreek was third The field was re ¬ duced by scratches and the race was marked by several bad falls in which jockeys Stretch and Cheyne were seriously injured injuredand and taken from the field in an ambulance As Redstart came to the seVenth jump he fell heavily and rolled over jockey Stretch and when he regained his feet he was in the path of The Virginian The latter collided with him and threw jockey Cheyne who later appeared to be suffering from an in ¬ jured leg S L Jenkins Polly Ann was easily the best of those she met in the third race and from a good start dominated in the running after getting to the front Trevelyan took second thirdThe place with Harry Maxim third The victory of G C Bremens Balustrade in the fourth race was the easiest of the afternoon Scratches reduced the large field down to five starters and Balustrade was installed the choice The start found him away in front and from then on the result was never left in doubt doubtThe The Quincy Stable scored a double when Teddy R accounted for Class C Handicap which wound up the days card Mayor House took second place while Clean Gone was third Clansman established the pace and was followed by Indian Prince When well settled in the stretch Teddy R worked his way up through the field and easily drew away at the end endJ J W Healey shipped the division of his stable that will be raced at New York to Belmont morningOne Park this morning One hundred entries were filed for Satur ¬ days racing the largest number at this meet ing which presages the passage of the cough ¬ ing epidemic epidemicG G R Tompkins arrived from Virginia this morning en route to New York where he will open a public stable stableW W A McKinney purchased from G A Alexander at private terms the horses San grado Sun Brae and Billy Lane which will be shipped to Canada CanadaRed Red Palmer one of starter Miltons as ¬ sistants was forced to quit working today due to an attack of illness illnessG G W Foreman announced that his stable would split a division of eight going to To ¬ ronto and six to Aqueduct AqueductC C J Casey acting for the Pelican Stable sold to H E Crist at private terms the geld ¬ ing Consul ConsulBryan Bryan O Lynn was shipped to Phoenix ville Pa this morning to compete in the meeting at that point which opens next week

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