Jock Scot Surprises: Veteran Campaigner Scores at Longest Price of Bowie Meeting.; Donaghee Captures Most Pretentious Race of Day after Quite Interesting Contest., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-11


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JOCK SCOT SURPRISES ♦ Veteran Campaigner Scores at Longest Price of Bowie Meeting. ♦ Donaghee Captures Most Pretentious Race of Day After Quite Interesting Contest. ♦ ■ BOWIK. Md.. April 10.— When "Morty" Murphy has been making out income tax reports in recent years he has been rating ! j Jock Scot as one of his dependents. Jock j i has been more or less of a dependent, but he i [ was his old self this afternoon and he no ] i laager belongs in that column. He is an ; asset, for he romped home in front of some j cheap ones, and the price was the longest of j : the meeting, when each two dollar ticket | i brought a return of 11.90. ! This was not the big race of the afternoon, but it was the outstanding happening of the | j day. In another dash Jacques ran off for! i a mile while on the way to the post and in the same race that went to Jock Scot Mer-gler was unseated from Sam Smith. The weather was still a bit chilly and , , there were threatening clouds all afternoon, i but a big crowd was out and in some of the races the finishes were excitingly close, j j This was particularly true of the fourth, in j which Jewell V. D. just managed to beat ! home Despair. I The best field of the afternoon met in the seven-eighths of the Consolation Purse. This fell to James W. Beans Donaghee, with Fredericktown racing in second place and James P. OHara beating Pathan for third. From a good start it was James F. OHara that wont out to set the pace, but Donaghee was not far away and Marinelli had him uniler a nice steadying restraint. Fredericktown was in third place and Bock Dot- j torn was racing well on the inside not far from him. It was not until well around the far turn that Donaghee headed James F. OHara and at the same time Fredericktown rushed up on the outside and. for an instant it seemed that he would head the pair of them, but Donaghee had plenty in reserve and when Marinelli shook him up he held his lead with the Pennant colt well lapped on him. At the head of the stretch Donaghee ran out badly, carrying Fredericktown with him. while James F. OHara cut the corner and saved considerable ground. Inside the last eighth Fredericktown swerved sharply to the inside, narrowly missing hitting Donaghee. This false move cost him more ground and Donaghee was winner by something more than a length, while James F. OHara was three lengths back of the pair of them. SOMHUE A REPEATER. Sombre, the daughter of Crimper and Sackcloth that races for J. S. Ccsden, took down her second purse of the meeting when she •Doped off with the opening half-mile dash la front of EL K. Brysons Moon Magic, another winner at Bowie. Sea Tide racing for "Woods Stockton was third and the others of the company were Foolscap and Bockspar. There IT a II J was nothing to the contest. Moon Magic had a slight advantage at the start over Sombre, but the Crimper filly quickly went to her and dashing into a long lead was not let down for the rest of the journey to win well under restraint. Right at the end Sea Tide was closing with excellent courage and Moon Magic had to be ridden hard to save second place by a half length. P.oth Fffoct and Foolscap raced greenly and will undoubtedly improve over their showing in this race. Jock Scot, racing for Bay Scherrer and ridden by jockey C. Allen, electrified the players at Bowie when he was returned winner of the second race in an easy fashion from G W. Foremans Huckleberry Finn and the Kenton Stables Far Fast The winner was a neglected factor in the wagering and netted the large return in the mutuels, the largest of the present meeting and ao ording to some a record for the Dearie coane. The winn«r dominated the running all the way and, although tiring slightly at the end, had a safe margin Off Huckleberry Finn, which barely managed to get up to take second place from Far Baat TWO FOR WARNING. P. It, Bichanls Warning accounted for her s-cond purse at the meeting when site was 1. -turned the winner of the third race, which engaged a large field at six and a half fur-h -igs. Poor Sport raced to second place, while Kirah was third. The winner was ridden by L. Lang and came from behind the ■aoeasaker to dispose of the leaders in the final eighth and win going away. Po;.r Sport, the first choice, saved ground the entire way, but could not withstand the winner at the end while Kirah finished with determination through the stretch run. C. C. Smithson accounted for his second purse in as many days when Jewell V. D. was winner of the seven-eighths dash in a hard drive from Mrs. A. Swenkes Despair, while James Arthurs Julia M. was third. The winner was riaden by jockey Chalmers and showed a high order of speed from the Continued on tenth fO0O.J JOCK SCOT SURPRISES Continued from first page. start. After racing Admirer into defeat he stood off a determined challenge from Despair and at the end the winner was in doubt until the official placing was displayed, i Julia M. showed an even performance to be third. Jacques furnished some excitement when he got the best of jockey J. J. Dawson and ran away seven -eighths before he could j be placed under control. C H. Hughes Humboldt had but little , trouble in beating out a small band of long- distance performers over the mile and three- i sixteenths of the sixth race. Overtake was | the one to finish second, while Bolster was third. The winner was ridden by II. and at on stage of the journey was the result in doubt. Overtake followed the pacemaker in nearest pursuit all the way, but at no stage seriously menaced the winner. Bolster came along with a rush to be third. Superbum, racing for Mrs. A. Swcnkc, was returned the winner of the final dash in a hard drive from Col. Whallen. while Bowsprit was third. The winner was ridden by F. Lee and, after disposing of the leaders, was doing his best to stall off the rush of Col. Whallen. The latter came along with great speed on the outside and was wearing the winner down.

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