Veteran In Close Finish: Captures Main Attraction at Maple Heights After Spirited Stretch Drive., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-17


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VETERAN IN CLOSE FINISH Captures Main Attraction at Maple Heights After Spirited Stretch Drive DriveCLEVELAND CLEVELAND Ohio May 16 Closing gamely in the run home Veteran just got up to beat Bobby Allen by a head with Old Sinner third in the concluding raco at Maple Heights Park this afternoon This contest attracted the best field of the afternoons card but unfortunately Eternity the favor ¬ ite was eliminated as a serious factor from the start Eternity reared when the start came and knocked down one of starter Sny ders assistants who suffered a cut face facePaula Paula V was forced to close a wide gap to annex the sixth but she proved equal to the occasion occasionBassano Bassano Boy and Heliocross scored only after stirring stretch struggles in their re ¬ spective races Bassano Boys victory came somewhat as a surprise The son of Red Eagle is now twelve years old and incident ¬ ally he returned a large dividend dividendTornado Tornado although seven years old was the easiest winner of the afternoon He cap ¬ tured the initial dash from a mediocre band of maidens maidensDue Due to her vicious kicking while at the post in both her races here the entry of Oak lawn Belle was ordered refused in future by the stewards stewardsJudge Judge Joseph A Murphy will go to To ¬ ronto at the close of racing here He will serve as one of the stewards at the Thorn cliffe Park meeting meetingSome Some extensive improvements are planned for this plant before the autumn meeting A considerable extension will be built to the grandstand also a new office and jockeys quarters erected The accommodations for the public have proven too small to meet the demands

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