Ambroses Day of Glory: Rides Four Winners at Fort Erie-Parisian Diamond First in Principal Race, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-10


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AMBROSES DAY OF GLORY Rides Four Winners at Fort Erie Parisian Diamond First in Principal Race. FORT ERIE, Ont., Aug. 9. Jockey Eddie Ambrose had a field day at Fort Erie this afternoon and scored with four of his mounts including the Seagram Stables Parisian Diamond, which was returned an easy winner of the II. M. Gerrans Purse, the feature attraction of the afternoon. The field in this contest narrowed down to three starters, in which Despair was the popular choice. There was no delay at the barrier and Ambrose had his mount away in front, closely followed by Despair with Bullet Proof bringing up the rear. In the run to the first turn, Parisian Diamond was taken tinder restraint, while Rowan went to the front with Despair. The latter was soon joined by Bullet Proof while Parisian Diamond was racing under stout restraint. Rounding the far turn Bullet Proof moved up. and was soon lapped on. the leader, but the- move was a poorly timed one for he was carried extremely wide, while Ambrose brought the Seagram Stable starter up on the inside and in the final eighth easily held his opposition safe. Bullet Proof had a half length advantage over Despair at the end. Ambrose started his quartet of winners in the second race of tho afternoon when he lauded Betsinda home by a comfortable margin from Rolo and Ogarite and followed it up by bringing The Nephew home in front of Hindoostan. His next victory came on Beverly Belle, which had but little trouble in defeating her opponents. Racing conditions showed an improvement over those which prevailed yesterday and despite the absence of a stake attraction, the sport was of an interesting character. The program was given over to the plater class, and races at both long and short distances were catered to in an impartial manner. The track was in better condition than yesterday, although rough and lumpy, but drying out fast. The majority of the winners finished on the outside through the final eighth. The crowd, althougn showing a decided falling off from that of yesterday, was well up to the standard. DONEGAL BY INCnES. The best finish of the afternoon resulted in the first race in which Donegal got up in the final strides to nose out Racket while Pecuniary finished third. The winner was forced to work his way up on the inside and when Racket bore out through the final eighth Pecuniary assumed the lead, but was unable to stall off the rush of the winner. Racket came again at the end and just failed to turn defeat into victory. Condition books for the meeting at Ottawa arrived this morning and were distributed by .Toseph McLennan. A number of owners racing here have signified their intention of shipping to that point instead of to Windsor. George Walker will take the Brookdale Stable horses there to freshen them up for the eastern meetings. D. J Driscoll and Harry Scanlan were visitors from New York this afternoon for a few days racing. Trainer J. Murray will ship the Edward F. Whitney stable from here to Havre de Grace and rest up the horses until the resumption of racing at that point. Stuart Polk, acting for the Nevada Stock Farm, purchased from S. Burch the two-year-old Ethnea at private terms this morning. Tailor Maid was kicked at the post yesterday and will be on the shelf until the Blue Bonnets meeting. Jockey II. Myers was suspended for the remainder of the meeting by the stewards for rough riding in the fourth race yesterday, while M. Fator and L. McDermott drew four days each by the starter for disobedience at the post. G. W. Foreman has decided to ship Super and the jumper Fair Mac to Saratoga, while the others in the stable will be shipped to Maryland.

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