Flint Jacks Ebor Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-31


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FLINT JACKS EBOR HANDICAP SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. LONDON, England, August 30. In a drizzle of rain G. Wl Plevins Flint Jack beat W. E. Whinerys Backwood by three parts of a length in the Ebor Handicap, before an enormous crowd at York today. J. Uptons Dancer was third. Flint Jack, a five-year-old gelding by Rock Flint Country Girl, carried 121 pounds. He was hard ridden to withstand Backwood at the finish. The latter, a three-year-old colt by Bachelors Double Lady q Grace, ran a. fine race under his impost of 102 pounds, and saved second place from Dancer by- a ..half length. . Flint-Rock ruled at 5 to 1 in the wagering, while Rockwood was quoted at 9 to 1 and Dancer at 100 to 8. A summary of the race follows: G. W. Plevins Flint .Tack. eh. g, 5. by Rock Flint Country Girl Smith, 121 pounds, G to 1 1 W. E. Whinerys Backwood, b. c, 3, by Bachelors Double Lady of Grace Weston, 102 pounds, 9 to 1 2 J. Uptons Dancer, b. g, 4, by Chaucer Lady Dan Smarke, 93 pounds, 100 to 8 3 Fifteen started. Won driving by three-quarters of a length. Lord Woolavingtons Town Guard, bay son of Hurry On Williams Pride, added to his long list of victories by taking the Convivial Produce Satkes of ,000, for two-year-olds. The race is at five-eighths and run on a straight course. Lord Astors good three-year-old Tamar, which ran second to Captain Cuttle in the Epsom Derby, has been thrown out of training as a result of tendon trouble and is a doubtful starter in the St. Leger, it became known today. Tamar is a bay son of Tracery Hamoaze.

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