Pillory Wins Another Rich Turf Prize: Preakness Stakes Winner; Scores an Impressive Triumph in the Belmont Stakes.; Easily Defeats the High-Priced Snob II., the Cosden Colt Failing to Stay the Route., Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-11


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PREAKNESS STAKES WINNER Scores an Impressive Triumph in the Belmont Stakes Easily Defeats the HighPriced Snob LL the Cosclen Colt Fail ¬ ing to Stay the Route NEW YORK N T June 10 Richard T Wilsons homebred Pillory winner of the Preakness was victor of the historic old Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park today when he easily took the measure of J S Cosdens 85000 Snob H the Salubrias Sta ¬ bles Hea and the Quincy Stables Ray Jay The result of the race was a decided sur ¬ prise in the light of the easy manner in which Snob II had taken the measure of Pillory in the running of the Withers and it showed that the handsome French colt is not a stayer in the true sense of the word while the son of Olambala and Hester Prynne proved himself a sterling threeyearold threeyearoldThe The Belmont the Keene Memorial the Douglaslon Steeplechase and the Amateur Cup were features that drew one of the largest crowds that ever journeyed to the big Nassau county track It was an ideal day for the sport and with a fast track and all the help for true run races racesNo No excuse could be found for Snob TL and the manner in which he failed when the pinch came in the final eighth made it ap ¬ pear he lacks the staying quality that is so essential in a champion The pace of the race was slov all through the early stages and no fault could be found with the manner in which each of the starters was ridden riddenWith With little delay at the post starter Cassidy sent the quartet away in perfect alignment Keogh was able to have Hea moving as tho barrier rose and Kummer hit Snob II once with the whip as he left The French colt jumped Into the lead and under stiff re ¬ straint went out to show the way The other three were all content to wait and the first quarter was run in 24 24EARLY EARLY PACE IS SLOW SLOWIn In the baclcstretch Ponce moved up with Hay Jay and took second place closely lapped on Hea with Pillory bringing up tho rear but galloping strongly while C H Miller had him under a nice restraint The half was readied in 49 and the threequar ¬ ters mile in 1 15 15Going Going into the turn out of the backstretch Miller made his first move on Pillory and he went up so fast on the outside that ha soon became a real contender while Ray Jay dropped back and was as good as through though Keogh had eased Hea back and was last of the company companyThe The pace quickened after leaving the back stretch and Snob II still held the lead but Pillory was charging on him in gallant fash ¬ ion Hea was not responding as was ex ¬ pected he would and Ray Jay was out of all contention contentionAn An eighth from the finish Snob II was in trouble and Kummer was using his every endeavor to hold his lead but Pillory swept along in a fashion that would not be denied It was not much battle that was left in Snob II when the Preakness winner drew along ¬ side and he went on by to win easily by two lengths lengthsWHITNEY WHITNEY FAMILY AFFAIH AFFAIHThe The tenth running of the Keene Memorial was decidedly a Whitney family affair the Greentree Stables Cherry Pie and Canaque finishing first and third respectively while H P Whitneys Cresta separated them The latter raced quite impressively and but for dwelling at the start might have won Not ¬ withstanding the fact that he got away last of all he overcame that handicap and was only beaten by a neck Cherry Pie raced forwardly throughout and though tiring at the end managed to last long enough to earn the verdict verdictOnly Only three contested the mile of the Ama ¬ teur Cup and R F Carmans Excuse Me under the good riding of Mr J Tucker won in a canter eight lengths ahead of Arrow of Gold while Daddy was badly outpaced throughout throughoutIt It was after the running of the Belmont that Fred Burlew brought Morvich on the track and with Alfred Joanson up with tho Block colors he was sent along for a milo in 139 He was being eased at the end after having shown wonderful early speed The fractions were 11 22 34 47Vs 59 112 125 and was easing up at the end in 139 Tho champion was accorded a hearty ovation when he appeared on tho track Continued oa twelfth pace PSSAKNESS STAKES WINNER Continued from first page After the old mare Belle of Bryn Mawr and Ral Parrs Royal Arch had both been withdrawn from the Douglaston steeplechase there were only three left to try for the prize the Grcentree Stables Roi Craig Jo ¬ seph E Wideners Wisest Fool and Joseph E Davis Quecreek QuecreekRoi Roi Craig was winner and then Quecreek under a long drive on the outside was up to take second place in the closing jumps only because Byers foolishly eased up the Widener jumper when he found he was beaten by Rol Craig CraigC C P Pettingill former senior placing judge on the tracks of the Jockey Club made his first appearance of the year for the run ¬ ning of the Belmont

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