Dominique Once More: Triumphs over Speedy Ones with Ease at Empire City, Daily Racing Form, 1922-10-19


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DOMINIQUE ONCE MORE Triumphs Over Speedy Ones With Ease at Empire City. How Fair Runs a Fast Race for Major Belmont Big Crowd Sees Excellent Racing. NEW YORK, N. T., October IS Dominique, the fast son of Peter Quince and Berry Maid that races for the Allies Stable, was the winner of the feature race at Yonkers today when he ran the short three-quarters of the "West Point Handicap in 1 :C8Vs to easily take the measure of Dry Moon, with Oil Man third. And this was not the only fast race of the day, for August Belmonts good two-year-old filly How Fair established a new track record for five and a half furlongs when she raced the distance in 1 :05 easily. Another big crowd was out and it was high-class racing that was furnished, with the usual clcse finishes that are peculiar to the track on the hill. The weather was chilly, but. the sport made one forget that discomfort. The "West Point Handicap was only an overnight race, but it had the importance of the average New York fall stake race in the horses that were attracted and there have been few better sprints recently. By his victory it marked the fifth consecutive success for the son of Peter Quince and lie has thoroughly established himself as the foremost sprinter of the local year. CIRRUS OP NO ACCOUNT. There was little delay at the post and Dominique took the lead at once. The lightly weighted The Dictator dashed out with him and Oil Man was showing the way to Dry Moon and Cirrus. It was not long before Cirrus was well out of the running, for he is of no account, but the others were all giving resolute chase of the leaders. Before the turn out of the backstretch was reached The Dictator was showing signs of distress, but Oil Man was racing resolutely and Dry Moon was beginning to gradually improve his position, racing on the outside. When swinging into the stretch Lyke lost some ground with Dominique and it was there that Fator attempted to drive Oil Man up on the inside, but the big son of North Star III. was not good enough. Dry Moon continued to close up on the outside, but Dominique had plentiful speed left and at the end was still two lengths to the good. Dry Moon beat Oil Man three lengths for second place and Cirrus finished well enough to beat the tired The Dictator home. George Odom continued his winning streak when he saddled Hdw Fair and Lustrous for August Belmont in the opening five and a furlongs dash, for two-year-old fillies. How Fair was an easy winner, while Lustrous raced into third place, with Gadfly spliting the pair. On occasions How Fair has been seriously handicapped by her inability to leave the post promptly, but she was away well in this race. Marionette was away with her and Lustrous and Gadfly were not far away. It was not long before How Fair had raced Marionette into retirement and she rushed into a good lead. In the meantime Gadfly was gradually wearing Marionette down and, passing Lustrous in the stretch, was giving stern chase to How Fair. But the Belmont filly had speed in reserve and at the end was a couple of lengths clear, while Gadfly beat Lustrous six lengths for second place, with the fast-coming Contour fourth. The race was run in 1 :05, making it the best five and a half furlongs of the meeting, and a" new track record. BLUE BRUSH VICTOR. C. K. Moores Blue Brush was the winner in the field of cheap ones that started at a mile and seventy yards in the second race, when he outfinished Gunsight and Guelph. Guelph set the pace and Sande had him under restraint in front until around the stretch turn. Blue Brush had been racing second with Gunsight third, and as they both closed up on Guelph, Sande shook him up and then went to the whip to no avail. Sande was more favored by Dame Fortune in the last two races of the day. The fifth ho won wthout a bit of trouble with James Butlers homebred filly Driftwood, with Owasco second and Temptress third. The sixth he captured with even greater ease through the lleetness of the Rock View colt Rock Salt, Brother Pat bringing up in second place, with Flying Devil third. Both of these winners were hot favorites in their respective races. R. J. Brown has decided to sell the two-year-old Amor Patriae and the three-year-old filly My Reverie at the public auction to be held by the Fasig-Tipton Company in the paddock at Empire City. Miss Marie Mahler has made anotlier addition to her racing string. She has bought Continued on twelfth page. DOMINIQUE ONCE MORE Continued from first page. the two-year-old Lady Rose from H. Acker. F. J. Bruen, general manager of the Cuba-American Jockey and Auto Club, was an arrival after his trip through Kentucky and Maryland. He was enthusiastic over the prospects of the Havana meeting. S. S. Bender, who is looking after the transportation of horses to Havana, Avas an arrival. Kenneth Karrick will have the biggest eastern stable at Havana next winter when he ships the fourteen he will campaign for W. R. Coe during the winter. Joseph H. Healy has the horses of Archibald Barklie and the Chesterbrook Farm at Yonkers, while J. S. Healy is busily engaged with the yearlings at Belmont Park.

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