Cold] And Disagreeable: Fridays Racing at Jamaica Held Under Adverse Conditions.; Smallest Crowd of Meeting Present--Main Race to Teddy R.--Camoufleur by a Nose., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-20


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COD AND DISAGREEABLE Fridays Racing at Jamaica Held Under Adverse Conditions Smallest Crowd of Meeting Pres ¬ ent Main Race to Teddy E Camoufleur Toy a Nose NEW YORK N Y May 19 There was no rain at Jamaica today but there was a cold disagreeable wind that made racing anything but a comfortable sport As a re ¬ sult the crowd was the smallest of the meet Ing The track was muddy from its recent drenching and there was not much warmth In the sunshine when it struggled through the clouds Altogether it was not what ought to be furnished by the weather man for racing on May 19 19The The program was not one to create much of a thrill for it was devoid of a stake attraction and the nearest approach to a j feature was the Montana a selling handicap over the mile and seventy yards distance This resulted in a good contest and it marked the first score of the New York season for j the Quincy Stable when Teddy R under a welljudged ride by Mooney was winner from R T Wilsons Tangerine with Mrs T O Webbers Wynnewocd third thirdNormal Normal had a decided advantage at the start when L Fator had him away like a flash as the barrier rose while most of the other riders were napping Wynnewood was sent right out after Normal and Tangerine was in third place Ralco was fourth and Teddy R was showing the way to Cromwell CromwellThrough Through the backstretch Normal and Wyn newood contiued to show the way and Tan gerine had no trouble in holding to third i place Ralco was not showing his usual speed and was never able to reach a contend ¬ ing position positionBefore Before tha racing through the backstretch was completed Wynnewood had shaken off Normal and was going fast but Tangerine was also right back of the Webber gelding and seemed to be at home in the going Teddy R was gradually improving his position but was still so far back that he could not be seriously considered j On ths turn into the stretch Tangerine lost considerable ground when he swung wide and it was there that Teddy R moved up in resolute fashion saving ground on the in ¬ side Wynnewood hung out distress sig ¬ nals an eighth from the finish and Thomas went to the whip in an effort to save the day but Teddy R was just beginning to run and he went on in game fashion Tangerine came again on the outside He was going exceedingly well at the end but could not make up the ground lost at the head of the stretch and he was beaten a length and a half by Teddy R but he beat the tiring Wynnewood a length for second place Nor ¬ mal was fourth and Cromwell fifth while Ralco was eased up at the end fifteen lengths back of his company companyFIRST FIRST FOR JEFF LIVINGSTON LIVINGSTONJefferson Jefferson Livingstons colors were carried to victory for the first time this year when Vermie a son of that good racer Colonel Vennie accounted for the fiveeighths two yearold maiden dash that began the after noons sport Vennie had McAtee in the saddle and the pronounced choice of the field of six Showing a liking for the going Vennie displayed a good order of speed and dashing away in the lead enjoyed a length or more advantage throughout He was never in danger Max Hirschs Jolly Sailor was the only real contender and while never seriously threatening the winner held the others safe at all stages Lady Monmoutii was third outlasting Scare Crow in the final strides stridesThe The mile and seventy yards claiming race the second on the card produced a sparkling1 finish with the result in doubt until the final stride At the end only a nose separat ¬ ed Camoufleur and Anniversary AnniversaryThe The race was stubbornly contested from end to end Camoufleur backed into fa ¬ voritism was away to a good start and in the lead On he went at a good clip consid ¬ ering the going and gamely withstood sev ¬ eral challenges Gem was a menace from the start but try as she did tho Burke filly could not wrest the lead from Camoufleur The hard struggle the pair put up however had its effect toward the end and when An ¬ niversary which had been saved during the early running moved up into the line of battle tho two leaders had little left to withstand the attacks of this fresh adver ¬ sary Gem was the first to give away but I Camoufleur held on and after a terrific last eighth drive outlasted the fast gaining An niversary It was a bully finish and tho winners performance a fine exhibition of gamenesa

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