Good Sport at Cleveland: Coffield Wins Lake Erie Handicap and Breaks Track Record Handfull in Close Finish, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-27


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I GOOD SPORT AT CLEVELAND Cofandeld Wins Lake Erie Handicap and Breaks Track Record Handfull in Close Finish. CLEVELAND, Ohio. July 26. North and Rowe provided the winner of the ,500 Lake Erie Handicap, which featured the card at Maple Heights Park this afternoon, in Cof-field. The speedy sen of Madrid was closely followed by Lads Love until reaching the stretch. When straightened out for the run home Coffield drew clear and scored by a comfortable margin from Cap Rock, which finished fast and gamely after a slow beginning. Lads Love held on long enough to save third. Coflield covered the mile and seventy yards in 1 :43, which marked a new record for this course. Miss Jane made a show of her opponents in the initial dash, leading by a wide margin after going the first eighth. Capers just got up in the closing strides to capture the second, which was productive of a keen stretch struggle. Although closely pressed by McGees Pink during the early stages of the third race. Cock o the Main eventually earned the verdict with considerable to spare. Blossom House graduated from the maiden ranks when he captured the fifth race with ease. After his victory Blossom House was purchased by S. Ilcssltino at private sale. After two creditable efforts at this meeting Theo finally earned brackets in the sixth race when she beat Fred Kinney and Miss Crestwood rather easily. The concluding dash was also productive of a stirring stretch struggle in which Hand-full just got up to beat Bill Head in the final stride. At private sale O. Blank purchased Theo from A. Alexandra after the running of the sixth race. The stewards tcday issued the following ruling: UNDEIt HAS OF STEWARDS. "For practices detrimental to the best interests of the turf ex-jockey Ed Griffin, Pat Heffernan and J. Hoffier have been denied all privileges, including admission to the grounds of the Ohio State Jockey Club. "Jockey II. Lunsfords license has been revoked and he, too, has been denied all privileges. "Jockey F. Chiavetta has been suspended for the balance of the meeting for rough riding in the third race today." The contract held by Pat Heffernan on the services of jockey J. Allen lias been declared null and void by the stewards. The State Fair of Michigan will give over its beautiful mile track exclusively to the thoroughbred on its opening day at Detroit September 4 Labor Day. Five days of racing will be given, with five races daily. The Fair will hang up ,000 in purse money. Joseph A. Murphy will act as secretary and presiding judge and two prominent citizens of Michigan will be his associates. William Snyder will do the starting and J. W. Dow-ling, who has some horses racing here, will be racing secretary. The condition books for the six-day meeting to be given at Toledo, Ohio, commencing on August 14, were distributed among horsemen here today. A number of stables will be shipped to Hamilton from here on Friday. Included in the shipment will be the strings of S. Polk, G. W. Atkinson and the horses in charge of trainer A. C. Paretto. Jockey M. Fator, the leading rider here, with fourteen winners to his credit, will accompany the Polk stable. Jockey Majestic and trainer C. O. Reed were called before the stewards to explain Croupiers inferior performance today. Neither could offer any explanation. Majestic appeared to make every effort with the horse. Reed was instructed to report tomorrow the condition of Croupier to the stewards.

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