Double for Montfort Jones: Kentucky Owners Fair Phantom Again Proves Victorious and Oui Oui Captures the ,000, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-26


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DOUBLE FOR MONTFORT JONES Kentucky Owners Fair Phantom Again Proves Victorious and Oui Oui Captures the ,000 Eudurance Handicap After Great Race Winter Weather Prevails BOWIE, Md November 25. Thcro was a change in the Montfort Jones luck at Bowio this afternoon when his silks were carried for a doublo victory with Fair Phantom and Out Oui. Fair Phantom ran tho fastest three-quarters of tho meeting when she took tho DIxlo Purse In 1:12 nd Oui Oui, showing a marked improvement, was winner of tho feature, the ,000 Endurance Handicap, over tho mile distance. Tho Endurance was worth ,705 to the winner and was a handsome addition to the earnings of tho Wnldon Stakes winner. The Prince George Handicap saw another awakening when tho Xalapa Farms Bon Homme led from end to end to win easily over tho mile and a sixteenth distance from a first-class band that included Captain Alcock, winner of both tho Bowie and the PImlico Cup. It was real wintry weather that was braved by tho big half-holiday crowd. A high wind blew over the course that made outdoor sport anything but comfortable. There was general regret expressed when the Nevada Stock Farms General Thatcher was withdrawn from tho Endurance Handicap. Ills recent two winning races had made him a prime favorite with the racing crowd. Preston Burch said tho colt was lit and ready to run. Shut that he did not care to start him in such a largo field for fear that ho might be hurt in tho running. Thcro was some delay in the start of tho Endurance Handicap and it was eight minutes beforo starter Cassidy was able to align the field, then rather a poor start was effected when Carol was off flying, while Forest Loro began so slowly as to havo littlo chance. Carol had been responsible for most of the delay and he repeatedly broke through tho barrier. When they finally left Barnes made every use of his advantage and sent him into a good lead. Fly by Day was after him, with Oui Oui not far away and Moon-raker showing the way to Vigil. Moonraker was raced along on the inside, while But-well had Vigil well out from the rail in tho better going. Carol held to his advantage all through the backstretch and there was littlo chango in the running positions of the others except that Vigil dropped back slightly, while Bu-cado, the Max Hirsch starter, moved up slightly. The others were fairly well strung out, with Forest Lore bringing up the rear and so far out of it as to have no chance. It was not until the stretch was reached that Carol tired and Oui Oui came alongside, while Fly by Day also showed signs of weakening. Butwell had worked his way up on the outside with Vigil, but he had forced him to go wide and then he was slightly blocked as he swung into the stretch. He closed with great speed and was wearing the filly down at every stride, but he could not overcome her advantage and she was winner by half a length, while Vigil beat Moonraker a length for place. The Green-tree Stable colt, having been rushed up on the outside in the backstretch, hung on well to beat Fly by Day a head for third, while Carol was half a length farther back in fourth place. In the running of the race the saddle on Bucado slipped badly and lie was pulled up last by Marinelli. BUXGA BUCK ABSENTEE. Bunga Buck was the only absentee from the Prince George Handicap and he was withdrawn because he was sore. Little time was lost at the barrier and the start was a good one. Bon Homme was a much better horse than on the occasion of his previous start and Schuttinger sent him away from the post like a quarter horse. Rockminister, another that looked better than when he was last raced, went out after him and Maximac was close at hand. Tufter and Hephaistos followed and, as usual, Captain Alcock was a bit sluggish and Paul Jones had scant speed. In the run through the backstretch Hephaistos moved up fast after the leaders, but Schuttinger still had Bon Homme well clear and he was going along smoothly and with speed in reserve. Rockminister had dropped back, but Maximac and Hephaistos were still going strongly, and the others were so far back as to have scant chance to make up the ground. Hephaistos made his bid going to tho stretch turn, but Bon Homme had plenty in reserve at the end and he was still a length and a quarter in the lead and he was being eased up. Hephaistos saved second place by two lengths and a half, while Maximac had no trouble beating Rockminister and the others were strung out with Bluffer last. Littlo Tippity Witchet had been unable to cut any serious figure in the running and he was well beaten. Charles A. Stonehams Dry Moon showed a return to his good form when he was tho winner of the three-quarters of the Radio Handicap in 1:12, the fastest timo that has been hung out at the meeting. At tho end he was doing his best to beat Harry Payne Whitneys Crocus, while William L. Olivers Dexterous, after forcing all tho pace, was third. It was as fine a band of sprinters as has been seen at tho post all fall and tho performance was a truly remarkable ono considering tho cold weather and tho high wind that was blowing, though as a matter of fact it helped some in tho backstretch, whllo Continued ou uLrlitU uaue. MONTFORT JONES DOUBLE Continued from first page. it was a hinderance through the stretch. Dexterous was first to show out of a good start and Callahan was not far away with Crocus and the Whitney filly was going along well. Dry Moon, well out from the rail, was a close fourth, while Marinelli had On Watch on the inside and he suffered something of a handicap in the going there. It was not until the stretch was reached when Crocus caught Dexterous and the Oliver gelding, though he had been setting a sizzling pace, hung on resolutely as the Oily came alongside. Then in the last eighth they were joined by Dry Moon on the outside. Dexterous finally tired and Dry Moon and Crocus drew out, the Stoneham four-year-old gelding having enough left to come away at the end and win by a length and a half, while Crocus beat Dexterous a like distance for second place. On Watch was beaten two lengths more and Blazes was last all the way. It was a good band of three-year-olds that went to the post for the seven-eighths of the Dixie Purse that was the second offering, and it marked the second victory of the meeting for Montfort Jones good filly Fair Phantom. The Lexington Stables Missionary was second and W. Irvines Second Thoughts raced third. Cassidy lost little time at the barrier and the field was sent away in excellent alignment with Good Time just showing the way to Fair Phantom; and Second Thoughts was close at hand. Garner was content to rate Fair Phantom along back of Second Thoughts in the run through the backstretch and it was not until on the turn out of the backstretch that he moved up on the outside and she quickly ran away from the tiring pacemaker and the race was as good as over. In the run through the stretch Garner was looking back and he had the filly under restraint to be home winner by five lengths. Marinelli had cut the corner into the stretch with Second Thoughts, while Schut-tinger circled around on the outside with Missionary. In the last eighth Missionary easily passed the daughter of Ultimus to be second by four lengths. Poor Sport, racing under the silks of J. R. Skinker, was the winner of the opening six and a half furlongs dash, for two-year-old selling platers, from Pennon, with Adventuress the one to race third, while Belphri-zonia closed a big gap to be fourth. Adventuress was the one to set all the pace and Poor Sport chased after her at the stretch. There Adventuress tired and Poor Sport came away easily to win with plenty to spare and Adventuress saved third from Belphrizonia by two and a half lengths. This last-named filly was weakly ridden and closed a big gap. War Mask was the winner of the mile and three-sixteenths that was the sixth offering in a close finish with Despair, while Yorkist was a distant third, beating Nightboat for that end of the purse. Despair was raced along in the pacemaking with Duke John until he made the Skinker plater quit and then at the end he could not withstand the rush of War Mask, though he fought it out to the end only to be beaten a head. Yorkist closed with gameness to be third, while Nightboat was raced forwardly all the way, but in the deep going on the inside he tired badly in the run home. Nate and Frank Byer will ship back to their winter quarters at Lakewood at the close of the present meeting. W. Irvine will ship his string to Syossett, Long Island, at the end of the meeting. John McGraw was an arrival from New York for a days racing. James Fitzsimmons shipped the horses of the Quincy Stable to Aqueduct Friday, where they will go into winter quarters, Preston Burch shipped the Nevada Stock Farms good colt General Thatcher to Ben-ning this afternoon, where he has gone into winter retirement During the day he refused an offer of 0,000 for him, made by George Odom.

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