Sure Rider to Fore: Defeats Briliant Jester and United Verde in Fast Time, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-01


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SURF RIDER TO FORE Defeats Brilliant Jester and United Verde in Fast Time. The Clown Makes It a Double for Montfort Jones Plus Ultra Provides Upset. LATONIA, Ky., October 31. Montfort Jones Surf Rider, carrying 11G pounds, but ably ridden by Garner, accounted for the mile and an eighth handicap which fea-. turcd todays card, and scored in fast time from Brilliant Jester and United Verde. The winner was in the lead from the start, his nearest rival for most of the race being Brilliant Jester. The disappointment of the race was Cherry Tree. It was not the colts fault that he failed to get part of the purse. It was due to Corcorans inability to keep him at a straight course. He had him all over the track, and Cherry Tree never got settled in his full stride. The weather was again perfect, with the track conditions ideal for fast sport. The full strength of racing enthusiasts were again on hand and had the satisfaction of witnessing some close and stubbornly fought finishes. The second race brought to the post some of the most ordinary horses here, but it was productive of one of the stellar incidents of the afternoon. Willow Tree, at prohibitive odds, was the winner, but it was a questionable victory he scored and in the judgment of many he should have been disqualified for impeding Marie Augusta at a vital stage of the race when Marie Augusta was going fast. Willow Tree rounded into the stretch in the center of the track and Owens, when he found Marie Augusta coming swiftly, took his mount over, seemingly deliberately, in an attempt to cut off Marie Augusta. In this he succeeded, forcing Corcoran to take her up sharply, and forcing her to coome around, which cost more ground than the scant neck by which she was ultimately beaten. Corcoran, immediately on weighing in, wended his way to the stewards stand to make his claim of foul, but the "oflieial" sign was posted before he could finish the protest. TOP3I05T BY A NOSE. The opener was productive of one of the most striking form reversals of the meeting, when Topmost s.-red in a nose victory over SagamOok and Quanah. In a preceding race, when ridden by Kennedy, Topmost failed dismally and finished far back, after having never figured seriously in the race. In todays race lie displayed fine speed and, although tiring near the end, managed to last it out. The stewards had Kennedy before them after Topmosts bad showing and that rider offered the explanation that the horse had stumbled in his last race soon after the start, and that this was mainly responsible for his poor showing on that occasion. It is likely that the officials will delve further into the two acrobatic performances. Montfort Jones added another purse when his The Clown made it a double in the sixth race. Like on Surf Rider, Garners superior riding was a factor in the success. Super-bum was an intended good thing and might have figured seriously but for the interference she suffered at the first turn and her being forced to go wide thereafter. LONG DISTANCES PLEASE. The concluding dash, at a mile and seventy yards, making the sixth race Tor the afternoon at a mile or over and highly pleasing to the racegoers here, brought out a band of eight fairly good ones and particularly attracted stiff betting attention of a diversified sort. Plus Ultra furnished an upset by his victory, leading from the start and outstaying Tableau dHonneur, which had closed an immense gap in the last quarter. Belgian Queen finished in third position. Sagamook, which finished second in the first race, was claimed for ,900 by G. R. Allen. Belgian Queen was claimed by W. L. Marks for ,100 from the closing race. Twelve horses, the property of Bud Fisher, passed through Latonia Tuesday en route from Baltimore to Douglas Park, Louisville, where they will go into winter quarters. P. A. Gailor, agent for Montfort Jones, left Tuesday with thirteen of the Jones horses for Berryville, Va., where they will go into winter quarters. The eight-year-old Trap Hock Woodvine horse Woodtrap has been sent to Fair Acre Farm to be turned out until spring. Barry Shannon departed for Pimlico to take charge of the 13. R. Bradley horses at that track, which were under the care of H. J. Thompson when that trainer suffered a slight stroke of paralysis Monday. George M. Hendrle lost Sagamook when G. R. Allen, represented, by Troilus, claimed the uelding out of the first race for ,900. There was much regret following the news of the death of Robert Emmet Cahill, a lifelong friend and associate of E. R. Bradley. He died in a Cincinnati hospital yesterday or pneumonia, which developed after an operation for abdominal trouble. His remains will be shipped tomorrow to Fremont, Ohio, for interment. William Perkins has decided to take sixteen horses to race at Henderson, Ky. He will ship them later to New Orleans for the racing there. Mose Goldblatt will take twenty-four horses, owned by himself and Harry Payne Whitney, to New Orleans to race.

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