Too Small for Crowd: Marlboro Taxed to Limit to Accommodate Racing Devotees, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-15


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TOO SMALL FOR CROWD Marlboro Taxed to Limit to Accommodate Racing Devotees. Star Court Defeats War Pennant in Main Race Old Ina Kay Still Able to Win. MARLBORO. Md.. NoAcmber 14. Two performers at Marlboro this afternoon Avere remembered about NeAV York. They are Star Court and War Pennant, and they met in the six and a half furlongs of the fourth race, a contest that brought together as good a field as Avas started during the afternoon. Star Court proved rather an easy Avinner. Avhile AVar Pennant Avas the one to finish second. Third fell to W. E. Martins Blue Ribbon. It Avas another delightful summerlike day for the racing and again the little course AAas all too small to accommodate the big crowd that came from both Washington and Baltimore. There Avas an iinpro-ement in the train service at the Washington end, but Marlboro is still farther from each city in time than in mileage. The regulars from the big racing circuit Avere still much in evidence. The six and a half furlongs dash that fell to Star Court saAV him making most of the pace, Avith Last Girl, a former stablemate, racing Avith him. War Pennant had been shuffled back slightly at the start, and when Frieshon had him under Avay he had a considerable gap to close. He readily disposed of Last Girl and at the end Avas an easy second from Blue Ribbon. B. Chapmans old mare Ina Kay Avas in a running mood in the "six and a half furlongs of the fifth race and her performance was infinitely better than that of Star Court, when she won by a Avide margin from Venal Joy, and Rey Ennis by a great dash through the stretch took third. Starter Miller had some trouble Avith his field, but he sent the horses off in good alignment and Ina Kay took command in half a dozen strides. Once out there, she just raced along and was nt no time seriously threatened. VICTORY FOIt FUTF.N. Richard F. Carmans Futen Avas returned the Avinner of the third race and incidentally enabled the Carman silks to be returned a tAo-time Avinner at the meeting. It Avas a Avell balanced band that faced the starter and AA-hen the start came Futen Avas the one to sIioav in front. He Avas quickly joined by Forest Queen and the tAvo raced heads apart to the first turn. The latter ran out on the short bend and before T. AVilliams could straighten her out Futen had draAvn away into a safe lead. The others Avere always outrun and at no stage menaced the leaders. Al Pierce, racing for A. Bennett, Avas along in time to take the short end of the purse, although he neAer seriously threatened the others. BroAvn Belle, the two-year-old daughter of Atheling IT. anr Wrashobelle, that Stuart Polk recently purchased from the NeAada Stock Farm, Avas winner of the opening five-eighths dash for juAenile maidens. She forced all the pace, but had to be ridden out smartly to beat home Silks and Satin, Avhile Pikesville Avas the one to be third. This last-named one Avas pinched off at the start and forced to race Avide. He made up considerable gap and might have Avon Avith better racing luck. EXTRA ATTRACTION. After the running of the first race there was a three-eighths dash for ponies Avith lady riders. This fell to Miss Christmas, Avho Avas more alert than the other tAvo starters and led from end to end. Miss Faust finished second and a pony ridden by Miss Bowen Avas third. The second race on the regular program AA-as a fiAe and a half furlongs dash for platers, in Avhich James Arthur furnished the Avinner in Tricks, a three-year-old son of Theo. Cook and Cannie Lass. At the end he Avas Avell clear of Refrain, Avhile Jamaica Belle finished third. Tricks Avas pinched off badly at the start and Refrain Avas the one to so out and set the pace. Then on the first turn Abel saved ground with the Arthur sprinter and, coming through on the inside, caught Refrain midway of the backstretch. The battle Avas a short one Avhen Tricks dashed to the front and it Avas all over. After Star Court had Avon the fourth race for H. Walzer he Avas claimed by C. C. Smithson for 00. C. Buxton claimed Purl following his Avin-nin grace yesterday from A. Bennett for ,001. Jockeys C. Turner and A. Schuttinger left for Florida, Avhere they Avill spend the Avinter. Schuttinger will report to trainer J. W. Mc- feelland eeting. at the opening of the Fair Grounds A claim Avas put in for Brown Belle after she had Avon the opening dash, but it aais not considered when it Avas found to be 0 snort.

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