Speedy Black Gold: Simply Runs Away From Opposing Two-Year-Olds.; Great Holiday Crowd Views Ordinary Racers Clashing at the Fair Grounds Track., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-09


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SPEEDY BLACK GOLD Simply Runs Away From Oppos ¬ ing TwoYearOlds Great Holiday Crowd Views Or ¬ dinary Eacers Clashing at the Fair Grounds Track NEW ORLEANS La January 8 Jack ¬ son day a legal holiday here and commem ¬ orating the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans was marked by the attendance of an enormous crowd to view the racing at the Fair Grounds They viewed some interesting contests by some ordinary racers Even the feature the Jackson Day Purse at a mile and seventy yards brought to the post most ¬ ly fourth raters This dash and the opener which was for firsttime twoyearold start ¬ ers were the only races of the day that were not under claiming conditions In the twoyearold dash the much herald cd Black Gold son of Black Toney Useeit made his debut and raced to the laudatory advance notice sent out about him He won commandingly after having shown the most speed for the entire race and was eased up at the end He began a little slowly but once settled in his stride sprinted away with ease and gave his many supporters but little concern over the result Somerby carrying the colors cf W Daniel managed to outstay the fast coming Will Land which was a member of C T Worthingtons entry The disappointment in the race was E R Brad leys Businesslike which began well but in ¬ stantly suffered from interference and again when straightened away to make the stretch turn met with interference This effectively disposed of his chances Patsy Howe ridden by C Jackson bolted to the fence and brushed his rider off offThe The J L Holland pair Roseate II and Rupee were the favored ones in the feature Rupee under T Doyles riding bolted on the first turn and was completely out of the race at once Roseate II snowed the most speed from the start but in the final drive suc ¬ cumbed to Vcnnie which showed a vastly improved performance this afternoon over his last previous race Setting Sun was probably best in the race for he finished in third place two heads back and going fastest But for being ridden wide on all the turns he would probably have won wonMAY MAY BODINE EASILY EASILYMay May Bodinc and jockey Owens were both more active than they were In their last appearance and it resulted in an easy vic ¬ tory for her over Alex II in the third race Sea Mint in ths race was claimed for 2500 by W M Cain CainMock Mock Orange won in easy fashion from St Donard and Woodtrap in the fifth race with Atta Boy II the favorite in fourth place placeHuonec Huonec a receding favorite won the sixth after he came from far back in the last threeeighths to win as his rider pleased Wylie was second outstaying Bravo BravoHillsdale Hillsdale beat Youneed and Clarkson an extreme outsider in the second secondBrown Brown Bill won from Carmencita in the seventh with the favorite Tingling in tliird place Honolulu Boy and Harvest King a pair of starters here came back badly lame lameThomas Thomas Burke identified with the Haw ¬ thorne meeting last fall was a visitor this afternoon afternoonReports Reports from starter A B Dades bedside in a local hotel is that he is in a serious condition having taken a turn for the worse as a result of contracting pneumonia pneumoniaVOLU3IE VOLU3IE OF SPECULATION HEAVY HEAVYThere There were fiftythree layers in the ring and they had the most profitable business they have had this winter The winners lacked heavy support in most of the races racesChester Chester Applegate has only one twoyear old in his stable This is a brown colt which he has named Achievable and he is a son ot Meridian Achieve The Applegate barn houses eight other horses horsesJames James Arthur is another who brought only one twoyearold here He has nine other horses in his charge the property of various owners The twoyearold in question is Bamra a chestnut filly by Crimper Flora Finch and she races for G E Webb She came within an inch of winning the first twoyearold race of the year as Bye Bye only got up in the final stride to beat her herW W A Shea has a promising looking pair of twoyearolds in Gilda Gray and Bessie Gershel Both are bay fillies and they were sired by Sheas stallion Tea Caddy They have been training slowly but they will be ready to face the barrier before long longG G R Allen whose Calcutta won the 55000 added New Years Handicap has only three horses in his string but it is a very useful trio The others are Mulciber winner of the Coffroth Handicap at Tijuana last winter and Troilus He will make another bid for tho rich Tijuana Stake race with Calcutta

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