Listen Dearie First: T. T. Motts Recent Acquisition Defeats Top Sergeant.; Normal Scores for His New Owner--Thomas Clydes Initial Bowie Victory., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-15


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LISTEN DEARIE FIRST I • — l T. T. Motts Recent Acquisition Defeats Top Sergeant. ♦ Normal Scores for His New Owner — Thomas Clydes Initial Bowie Victory. ♦ BOWIR. Md., April 14. — While there was no outstanding feature at Bowie this after- I j noon and the card was Riven over to platers, | the best offering of the program was a seven-eighth dash that engaged a small but J I hijih-olass band of sprinters under claiming : conditions. The winner turned up in T. T. MoUs recent acquisition, Listen Dearie, which won in handy fashion from .1. s. Kich- ! ! ardsons pronounced choice. Top Sergeant, while J. P. Polks Attilia was third. A field of six answered the bugle and little time was lost at the barrier. Top Sergeant w:ls hustled along to the front, while Milner, ■ntride listen Dearie, was content to rate his mount behind the pacemaker and the pair had no trouble in drawing clear from the [ others. Hounding the far turn, Listen Dearie was sent through next to the inner rail and when straightened out in the stretch run ! made her bid. Top Sergeant in the mean-time began to bear out and all through the ! final eighth he could not be kept straight. A sixteenth from home listen Dearie as-Mimed command and from then on was complete master of the situation. Attilia came fust through the stretch and had a short advantage over Clansman for the small end of the purse. Summerlike weather prevailed at Bowie this afternoon and as a result outer wraps were discarded. The crowd was well up to the average Monday attendance, and an afternoon i of interesting racing was enjoyed. The track was at its best. J. F. Richardson made amends for Top Sergeants failure when he sent Normal to the post in the sixth race at a mile and an eighth. His recent acquisition had no trouble in earning part of his purchase price and at the end had a wide markin over .1. R. Skinners Majority, while Mrs. A. E. : Al. ; ndras Lord Wrack was a distant third. The winner was ridden by jockey J. J. Dawson and after moving to the pacemakers. Majority and Royal Charlie, assumed com-mand and drew away. Majority had no ! | trouble in saving second place from Lord Wrack The latter showed a disappointing performance and at no stage was a serious contender. NO l.ONGKK A HUH, Bernice Harrar. a pronounced choice in the wagering and racing for B K. Bryson, had but little difficulty in graduating from j tie maiden ranks in the opening race, which attracted eight two-year-old tillies to the post. W. J. Salmons Trigger was the one to finish second, while D. I. Douglas Catherine Douglas was third. Then was but little to the contest and from a rapid start Morris circled his opponents and drew away iito a long had and at no stage left the ultimate result in doubt. Trigger had a correspondingly safe margin over the others, while Catherine Douglas came along with a rush next to the inner rail and just managed to be third. Thomas Clyde supplied the winner of the se.on.l race, which engaged a bulky band of maiden three year-olds at five and a half furlongs, when Just got up in the final strides to nose lit S. Ross Haughty Lady, while Conscript, racing for the Nevada Stock Farm, was third. The winner was ridden by j • key L. Rang and was much the beat of the others. From a slow beginning she was forced to work her way up through the ■eld and through the rinal eighth finished with great speed, to barely get up to nose out Haughty l.ady. The latter, a forward contender from the start, disposed of the tiring paeeiiKikets at the eighth post, but could rot stand off the rush of the winner, while Conserpt. after saving ground all the way. w:us a good third. This marked the first Buercss of the Clyde colors at the Bowie course. AIMNDVI. BREAKS JINX. The jinx that surrounded the stable that William Martin has here for S. N. Holman was broken when .To-key Murphy piloted Arendal to easy victory in the third ra •■ at s. en eighths. Mary Maxim sas the one that raced in OOeoad place while Antilles was third. The winner, from a good start, dotn-luated tie miming and after shaking off de-t. i mined opposition at the stretch turn drew away and had something in reserve at the end. Mars Maxim was a forward factor fn,m the start but after disposing of Thessaly ■reakened aiiea the crucial test came. Antilles raced prominently throughout. The Triple Springs Farm accounted for its flist pane f the season when A. J. Ruja, ridden by jockey Howard was returned winner of the fourth race over the seven-eights distance. D. L. Richards lchrah was the one to finish second, while Salmon was third. The winner was a forward factor from the Btart and racing on the outside closed with a il itiiiiiiiol rush whoa called upon at the stretch tam and .shook off the leaders l-eh- lah raced prominently all the way and outlasted the fast closing Salmon at the end. .1. Arthurs Weenie B. was returned an easy winner of the closing race from .1. M. Collins Smarty and .1. A. Cihsons Waywas- siuno. The ■/inner was riddea by J. Wallace and after assuming command was under restraint at the end. Smarty held on well | to save second place from Way wassanio. I The latter overcame early interference.

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