Kai-Sangs Brilliant Race: Second to Stablemate When Entirely Able to Win, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-16


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KAISANGS BRILLIANT RACE Second to Stablemate When Entirely Able to Win. Rancocas Stable Wins Three Races at Saratoga with Thes-saly, Little Chief and Zev. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y.. August 15. This was a good day for the Rancocas Stable. Little Chief and Kai-Sang were first and second in the Saranac Handicap, while Thessaly from the same stable was the winner from a speedy band of selling plater two-year-olds. The performance of Kai-Sang left no doubt of his high class and he has arrived at all the promise he gave by his brilliant racing as a two-year-old. He shouldered 133 pounds, just seven pounds over the scale, and was giving away great lumps of weight to every other starter. Little Chief, his stablemate, and the only one to beat him, ran the best race of his career when he finished the mile distance under 114 pounds in 1 :37, but it is more than probable had Little Chief been carrying any other silks than those of the -Rancocas Stable he would have been second instead of first. HEAT TUTS TRACK AT ITS BEST. It was another oppressively hot day and the track was at its best. The crowd was a large one and the sport from the opening dash to the last race was thoroughly interesting. Edward R. Bradleys Bit o Black was withdrawn from the Saranac, but Lally was added from the Riviera Stable, so that there were eleven starters. Though Kai-Sang was giving away from fifteen pounds to Sweep By all the way to thirty-one pounds to Toil, he and Little Chief were the most talked of horses before the race. Little time was lost at the barrier and as it rose Sande shot Kai-Sang to the front, but when he found that Little Chief was at hand he eased him back and left the burden of paccmaking on the son of Wrack with his lighter weight. Toil and Prudish were racing along fast after Little Chief, and Sande had Kai-Sang under restraint in fourth place and well within striking distance. Just when coming out of the chute Hephaistos was badly knocked about and after the finish Garner, who had the mount, made a complaint to the stewards. I But it was not charged to any one of the placed horses and the order of the finish was not disturbed. This was the order when nearing the stretch turn, where Sande made his first move with Kai-Sang, and coming around on the outside he was in second place when headed for the drive home. Sande sent him along swiftly to reach that position, but once there he did not punish his mount in an effort to catch his stablemate and at the end Little Chief was still showing the way and was a length and a quarter to the good. HEPHAISTOS FINISHES WELL. Through the final eighth Horologe closed up with excellent speed to reach third place and Hephaistos, after the early roughing that had knocked him off his stride, closed a big gap and was right at the heels of the Farrell colt. Back of him was the tired Toil, and Galantman, after having cut no rrgure In the running, outfinished Prudish. Fourteen promising maidens went to the post in the opening three-quarters dash and Widgeon, from the stable of Montfort Jones, was the winner in a good finish, with Brocklesby second and Flannel Shirt third. The Dictator and French Furze made the early running, but Brocklesby was never far away and when they tired he raced to the front in the stretch and when an eighth from the finish seemed the winner, but Garner, with a well-timed dash, brought Widgeon up with a rush on the outside of him and after a short battle drew away to win by a couple of lengths. Flannel Shirt was closing up resolutely on the inside when he was slightly cut off and Brocklesby saved second place by a half length. Corse Payton, one of the runners, was a bit unfortunate at tne start and before he was fairly running was shut off and had scant racing opportunity at any time. Lucky Antoine was another that had a rough experience. The fifth race was one of those mile dashes for platers in which jockeys who had never guided a winner were to ride. It was won in a canter by Chester A. Applegates Orcus, with Hereafter second and Drummond third. One little lad, E. Beach, was unseated when his mount, Daniel A., was bumped when coming out of the chute. Fortunately he escaped injury. Orcus and Hereafter made most of the running, but in the stretch Orcus drew away and at the end had many lengths to spare. Hereafter was a full three lengths before Drummond and he had no trouble in saving third money from Lackawanna. Orcus was ridden by a little fellow named T. W. Doyle and he made fewer mistakes than Continued on twelfth pase. KAI-SANGS BRILLIANT RACE Continued from first page. the others. Although he lost considerable ground on the stretch turn, Orcus was good enough to gallop home the winner by eight lengths. Only three of the five that started in the selling steeplechase completed the course and at the end the Greentree Stables Mohican, with Barret Haynes in the saddle, was pulling up two and a half lengths before Bryan O. Lynn, while old New Haven was third. The other starters were Syr-darya and Royal Green. They both went wrong at the Liverpool in the first turn of the course when Syrdarya made a bad landing and unseated his rider and Royal Greens refused. While Mohican was the easiest kind of a winner there was nothing to boast of in his performance, for he jumped badly and had to be hard ridden at one time to catch Bryan O. Lynn. Thessaly, from the Rancocas Stable,, was an easy winner of the five-eighths dash for selling plater two-year-olds that was the third offering. At the end she was well clear of Tassel, while Dicks Daughter saved third place. Thessaly at once took command, while Sequel, on the inside, found her way into second place on the turn out of the back-stretch. Dicks Daughter was third. Thessaly made the pace fast and was at r.o time seriously threatened. Sequel as easily held her second place until the eighth post in the stretch was reached. There she tired badly and as the others closed up on her she was soon swallowed up and shuffled back. Sam Hildreth made it a triple for the Rancocas Stable when Zev won the five-eighths dash at the end of the program from Enchantment, while Dunlin was a good third. Zev showed his usual alertness at the barrier and rushed into the lead early, with Comixa and Easter Bells close after him. Enchantment was a bit slow at the start, but came fast on the stretch turn and was closing up fast when he swerved sharply to the inside seeming to interfere with Dunlin. Mc-Atee pulled him off and he bolted out badly and through the last eighth he zigzagged home and while closing up ground his course prevented his having a fair chance, though he was only beaten a half length. Had Enchantment run straight through the last eighth there is no doubt he would have beaten Zev. But it was a good race that was run by Zev when he took up 125 pounds and made the pace, as he did to finish the five-eighths in 59. Newmarket made his first start after a long rost and finished fourth.

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