Good Sport at Cleveland: Roisterer Takes Main Race of Day-Cotton Blossom Breaks Track Record, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-21


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GOOD SPORT AT CLEVELAND Eoisterer Takes Main Sace of Bay Cotton Blossom Breaks Track Becord. CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 20. Closing with speed and gameness through the stretch G. W. Atkinsons Roisterer won the best race on the card at Slaple Heights Park this afternoon when he got up to beat Magician by a head in the third, a dash of seven-eighths of a mile. Slagician ruled favorite and flattered his backers by taking command after turning for borne, but lie tired unexpectedly in the closing stages. Cotton Blossom established a new track record of 1 :Go$ for the five and a half furlongs when she came from behind in the stretch to win the second from Sister Susie and Col. Taylor. The J. L. Paul representative scored rather easily at the end, while Sister Susie as easily disposed of Col. Taylor. The latter displayed the most early speed, but quit badly when the real test came. Harry Burgoyne and Leap Frog won their respective races in driving finishes after keen stretch struggles. High Tea, Lou Wid-rig and War Penny scored with considerable to spare. Ideal conditions again prevailed. Link Boy bowed so badly during the running of his race here yesterday that it is feared he may have to be destroyed. Clare Frances ran unplaced in the colors of her new owner, H. T. Palmer, for the first time here this afternoon. For disobedience while at the post jockeys G. Williams, SI. Fator and E. Scobie wert each fined 5 by starter Snyder this afternoon. For repeating the offense for a second time Williams also drew a three days suspension. T. Wayt drew three days for the same reason. Friday will be "ladies day" here in future, when the fair sex will be admitted free. H. B. Larvey reports that he has sold Fort Churchill to B. B. Bond and Treadwell to B. T. Barringer. Larvey will continue as trainer of the horses. Slarion Hollins was on her bad behavior while at the post for the second race. Besides kicking several of the other starters in the race she also kicked jockey G. Williams on the leg. Although lame, Williams continued to ride out his engagements.

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