Pondolands Newmarket: How Sol Joels Three-Year-Old Won English Stake from Good Band Without Great Effort., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-08


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PONDOLANDS NEWMARKET How Sol Joels ThreeYear Old OldWon Won English Stake from Good GoodBand Band Without Great Effort SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE CORRESPONDENCELONDON LONDON England May 19 Sol Joels good colt Pondoland won the Newmarket Stakes with the greatest ease an even money favorite he merely fulfilled expec ¬ tations by smashing up all the opposition oppositionKefusing Kefusing to believe what they witnessed in the Two Thousand Guineas race goers were busy looking for something to beat the exposed form In the end the only other animals in the field to bo really supported were Weo Laddie and a newcomer named Diligence a big colt by Hurry On which Lord Lonsdale leased from the National Stud He had won a fine trial but he was not good enough and could finish fourth only onlyThere There were eleven starters Satelles led for seveneighths from Flavius and Pondo ¬ land It was obvious to the onlookers that ONeill on the favorite was doing what he liked with the field Although Mr Joels colt was kept on a tight rein in the last quarter he went on to win at his leisure Had ONeill not kept him in hard check I gained the impression that the others would have been more or less lost lostThe The night previous to the Newmarket Stakes De Mestre told me that Pondoland had given him every satisfaction sinco he ran second in the Two Thousand Guineas when the soft going proved his undoing Certainly in the Newmarket Stakes Pondo ¬ land gave an impressive display It must be admitted that the others could not go fast enough to test his stamina Mr Joel natu ¬ rally was pleased with the success of his colt for the stake was worth about 10200 10200Pondolands Pondolands nearest attendants were Boba nob and Captain Pracasse which ran true to their form before Soubriquet at Sandown Satelles was a close up fourth and Dili ¬ gence fifth Some people were inclined to discount tho value of the performance on account of the position occupied by Satelles I have long known that his trainer regarded him as a particularly smart colt which has repeatedly failed to show in public what he could do Wee Laddie Crescendo and Fla ¬ vius to some extent were disappointments disappointmentsThe The official verdict in favor of Pondoland was three lengths with onehalf length be ¬ tween second and third The time was 2 00 which is less than a second slower than Lemonoras time last year yearPondoland Pondoland was sweating after the race

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