Paddle the Winner: Canadian Bred Captures Principal Contest at Bowie, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-29


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PADDLE THE WINNER 1 Canadian-Bred Captures Principal Contest at Bowie. j Bine Hawks Reversal of Form Dexterous Bad Showing Outstanding Incident of Day. i i BOWIE, Md., November 2S. Paddle, a 5 Canadian-bred, that races for C. K. Har- 1 rison, Jr., was winner of the main Bowie offering this afternoon when he took down the mile and seventy yards of the Sunset Handicap from a rather good band of racers, j R. J. Murphys Thimble was the one to 3 race into second place and Richard T. Wil- sons Tangerine closed a big gap to be third, j In this race the disappointment was the per- , formance of Missionary, from the Lexington Stable. After making a great challenge in the backstretch he tired badly and did not share in any part of the purse. j There was some little delay at the start and when the barrier rose Marinelli beat the . others away with Paddle. He made every , use of that advantage and never surrendered j his lead. Through the backstretch first Bluffer and then Thimble chased after him, . while Schuttinger, after being away slowly with Missionary, rushed him up on the outside in a fashion that made it appear that he would run away from the others. But Missionary did not go far and he was well beaten before the stretch was reached. Tangerine had been outrun all through the early stages, but in the last three-eighths he was closing with great speed on the extreme : outside. At the end he was going better than anything else, but he could not catch . either Thimble or Paddle and the winner had plenty left at the end. ACCIDENT IN JUYE.NTLE RACE. It was a good day of racing and besides the Sunset Handicap there was a seven-eighths handicap for the two-year-olds that brought about rather a remarkable form reversal when Blue Hawk was winner after blinkers had been added to his equipment over his previous race and McTaggart substituted for Tryon. In this running there came an accident when Loch Ayr, ridden by Shillick" crossed her legs in the stretch and fell. Fortunately, the boy escaped injury. EI Dorado was the one to cut out the running, with Rock Bottom not far away, but Blue Hawk was right at hand and when McTaggart shook him up he went to the front without an effort to win under restraint. John Maddens Pay Dear, after being outrun early, came with a rush in the stretch to be second, and third was saved by El Dorado. Rock Bottom quit badly and Osprey, his stablemate, was the victim of a bungling ride by Taplin. There was a break in the Tom Healey luck when Ducks and Drakes, from his stable and carrying the silks of Richard T. Wilson, was winner of the mile for selling plater juveniles that was the second offering. He was the one in the field that showed an ability to race over the distance and was well ridden by Bell. At the end he was showing the way to Samuel Louis Pennon, while third was the portion of A. Swenkes Sea Tag. Cork Elm began slowly, but the others went away in excellent alignment and though Ducks and Drakes was first to show from the barrier he was on the inside and Bell, when he found he could not hold the position, took him wide on the first turn, where the footing is firm. In the backstretch Sea Tag went into a good lead and Pennon was close by back of him, with Adventuress not far away. Bell was in no hurry with Ducks and Drakes and he kept him well out in the good footing. BELLS CONFIDENT RIDE. Sea Tag tired of his pacemaking when the end of the run through the backstretch was reached, but by that time Ducks and Drakes was moving up resolutely on the outside and it was apparent that he would be the one to beat at that time. Pennon held to his lead until well into the stretch, but Bell was riding a wonderfully confident race on the Wilson gelding and he continued to gain on the leader until at the end he was going away with a length and a half to spare. Pennon saved second place readily and Sea Tag third, while Cork Elm closed a considerable gap to be fourth. The three-quarters for platers was the first offering of the day and it furnished a good contest when Belmon in a long drive out-gamed Flibbertygibbet to be winner by a narrow margin, while Joseph Brant was third from Purl. Jock Scot was showing the way to the others to the turn out of the backstretch. There the old rascal seemed to sulk and he dropped back. Thomas tried to rouse him with the whip to no avail, and he ran sourly for the rest of the journey. Titania tired before the stretch was reached and in the run home it was Flibbertygibbet that Continued on eighth page. I n s v s t t a a d f e t r f r V c j 3 j , , , : , , , j , , i j 1 1 . : E 1 5 - t PADDLE THE WINNER I T I Continued from first page. j made it interesting for Belmon to the last stride. c It was not so much that Hidden Jewel was winner of the fifth as that Dexterous was such a bad last that made the race one of the outstanding happenings of the day. Dex- terous had been racing along with Crocus g and the best sprinters that have been shown j. at the meeting, but in this, a three-quarters 1 dash that appeared to be litle more than a C formality for him, he was disgracefully beat- en by ordinary selling platers. Dexterous x threw his head in the air when the barrier j rose, but there was not excuse enough in that - for his showing. Bell did not sit down and - ride as he should have been ridden and after I he was hopelessly out of the running he just cantered him along. j Hidden Jewel and May Blossom dominated j most of the running and at the end the r, Swenke gelding came away easily to be i winner by three lengths, while May Blossom l saved second place from Quecreek, the four- J year-old that was raced through the steeple- ; chase field by Joseph E. Davis, but now j races under the silks of J. M. Zimmer. The mile and seventy yards of the sixth : race was slightly marred by rather a bad start, in which Fannie Bean had scant chance. This fell to Plucky, one that was -r.ever far from the pace, and at the end she outfinished By Jiminy, while Little Am-mie saved third from Valentia. George T. Miller, who has been succeeded by Marshall Cassidy as starter, has been made one of the placing judges for the r-mainder of the meeting. This appointment was made to fill the vacancy when Joseph A. Murphy, with the permission of the Racing Commission, left for New Orleans last night. It is a rule of the commission that no official shall be permitted to quit his duties before the end of a meeting without permission. Joseph E. Davis was an arrival from New York to witness Reparation perform in the Capital City Purse. Roy Dickerson arrived from New York this morning and immediately joined the forces of starter Marshall Cassidy. Joseph A. Murphy left for New Orleans tonight to assume his duties at the Jefferson Park meeting, which opens Thanksgiving Day. T. E. Crist departed for New Orleans where part of his stable has already arrived. The horses racing in Crists name here for the remainder of the Maryland season will be trained and saddled by J. H. Deavenport. W. A. Burttschell has completed arrangements with Fred Hopkins for the lease of the clever apprentice jockey H. Shillick for the racing season at New Orleans. Two carloads of horses, the property of E. Peterson, William Shea, G. L. Goodacre, J. P. Smith and C P. Winfrey, were shipped from Bowie to New Orleans this morning. R L Gerry and Marshall Field UL have engaged a box for Thanksgiving Day. Fol- lowing the races they will be the guests of William Woodward at his Belair Stud for the week end. Rhinestone, the horse that was raffled in the paddock recently, was won by Henry McDaniel, who has already gone to Tijuana. H. M. Dattner"s Bunga Buck has been re- tired for the year after having gone slightly amiss. It had been intended to race him at New Orleans. Mustard Seed has been sold to G. W. Fore-i man by A. J. Goldsborough, acting for George H. Bull. James W. McClelland has engaged Butwell to ride Bon Homme in the Thanksgiving Handicap Thursday. James Rowe, Sr., is expected from Brook-1 dale Farm tomorrow to discuss the winter-J ing of the Whitney horses with James Jr., who has the horses here. After Pennon was beaten he was claimed ty E. B. McLean from Sam Loins for ,S75. L T. Bauers horses will be shipped to New Orleans Friday. W. A. Burttschell has taken over the con-3 tract of Shillick for the winter racing.

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