Empire Citys Platers Day: Tufter Runs a Good Race and Wins the Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-29


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EMPIRE CITYS PLATERS DAY ! Tufter Runs a Good Race and Wins the Feature. Brisk Finish Brings Victory to Pud Wayward Lady Defeats Jyntee Narrowly. YONKERS. N. Y., July 2S. It was not much of a card that was offered by the Empire City Association for its Friday racing: at the Yonkers track. Most of the good horses have already left for Saratoga Springs and there was no stake rr.cs down for decision. The nearest approach to u feature was the Triumphant Handicap, an overnight race, and the only ones to go to the post were Whisk, Tufter and Cherry Tree. This resulted in a well-earned victory for Tufter and. when he ran the mile and seventy yards in 1 :44, under 125 pounds, he had shown one of the best performances of the meeting. Whisk saved second place and Cherry Tree was lapped on him at the end. There was a slight sprinkle of rain before the horses went to the post for the first race, but it did not have any effect on the going, and it did not inconvenience the bis crowd to any extent. The sport for an eff-day was interesting and there were some real thrills in some of the finishes. In the Triumphant Dutwell permitted Whisk to race into lite lead, but he had a good hold of hirn, although the pace was fast. Tufter was racing along second, while Morris waited some distance back with Cherry Tree. This was the order until the stretch was reached and Whisk seemed all over the winner until Thomas called on Tufter. The old gelding responded cheerfully and after a short battle passed by the leader until at the end he was a winner by something more than a length. When too late Cherry Tree closed up with a rush and was only beaten by a neck for second place by the tiring Whisk. riKItOCII BY NARROW MARGIN. It was a big band of cheap ones that went to the post in the mile and seventy yards of the fifth race and T. A. Sears Tibroch was winner by a narrow margin from King Albert, with Buxom a close third. Winne-conne refused to go and was left at the post, but the others left in fairly good alignment, with Frank Waters showing the way. He led until well into the backstretch, but King Albert was never far away and before the half-mile ground was reached had raced into the lead. King Albert hung on well, but Pibroch finally wore him down in the stretch drive, while Buxom reached third place when she closed up resolutely through the final eighth. There was a rattling finish came out of the opening five-eighths dash for cheap two-year-olds, with four of them fighting it out at the end. Pud, racing for Samuel Louis, just lasted to win and beat Irish Pat by a nose, and II. J. Murphys Noon Clide, one that was purchased at the Butler sale Thursday, was only a nose farther back, while Ghost was lapped on him. Another close finish came in the short three-quarters of the second race, when Mose Goldblatts Wayward Lady got up in the closing strides to beat Jyntee by a head. Bobbed Hair was a distant third with S. Taylors Marie Maxim fourth. JYNTEE SWERVED BADLY. As a matter of fact even had Jyntee been returned the winner it is probable that she would have been disqualified, for all through the stretch she was swerving out badly and bothering Wayward Lady considerably. Alter the race McAtcc, who had the mount on Jyntee, was reprimanded by steward Morris for his ride. C. K. Moores Thornhedge was winner of the mile and a quarter third race that was framed for cheap platers. At the end he was showing the way to Lord Herbert and back of the latter were Maize and Halu, with Orderly a pulled-up last. It was shortly after making the turn for home that Thornhedge raced by Halu to take the lead and from there to the finish the result was never in doubt. Halu quit badly, tmt Lord Herbert finished with his usual rush on the outside. After Reparation was beaten in the fifth race Thursday he was claimed from the Allies Stable by Joseph E. Davis for ,455. F. J. Bruen, general manager of the Cuba-American Jockey Club, was a visitor. He will leave Saturday for a short trip to Havana and will be back at Saratoga about August 10, when he will make some announcement of the stakes for the winter racing at Oriental Park. J. Simon Healy and Mrs. Healy left tor Saratoga Thursday night. Joseph Healy shipped the thirteen horses that comprise the Healy string Friday. In the band are those ! of the Goodestonc Stable of Walter L. Goodwin, as well as Chesterbrook, that races for the Chesterbrook Farm. Alack Garner will come down from Sara- ! j toga to ride Dr. Clark for Mose Goldblatt in the Mount Vemon Handicap tomorrow. Mrs. 11. Cooks filly Witchwork was tried without blinkers in the second race. W. II. Fixers bad acting Buxom went also to the pest without blinkers in the fifth race. Jockey McAtee was suspended for the re- maining day of the meeting for rough riding on Jyntee in the second race. Sam Louis sold Bravo to W. V. Casey. He will send his plater Cahalan to Canada to race. II. D. "Curley" Brown was a visitor from California and will take in the racing at Saratoga.

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