Pimlico Oaks On May 8: Sixty High Class Fillies Named for This Years Running--Facts in Its Interesting History., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-17


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PIMUCO OAKS 0N~MAY~8 Sixty High Class Fillies Named for This Years Running — Facts in Its Interesting History. BALTIMORE, Md., April ll.Though the Pimlico Oaks, is in its infancy, having been initiated in 1919, it already takes rank with older fixtures devoted exclusively to fillies, and numbers among its winners some of the best representatives of the gentler sex that have been sent to the races in recent years. The Pimlico Oaks will be run at the coming spring meeting on Thursday, May S, and is for three-year-old fillies, starters to pay 00 each to the winner with ,000 added, of which ,000 to the _ second, »00 to the third, and 50 to the fourth. Weight, 111 pounds. Non-winners of ,500 allowed I pounds; Maidens allowed 10 pounds. Distance, one mile and a sixteenth. There were sixty nominations for this years race. Previous winners were, in 1919, J. K. L. Ross Milkmaid; in 1920, W. It. Vs imported mare, Cleopatra ; in 1921, W. J. Salmons Careful ; in 1922. W. S. Kilmers Dinahmeur; 1923, H. P. Whitneys Gadfly. The best record for the race is held by Gadfly. last years winner, in 1 :+$%, carrying 113 pounds, defeating a real sood band in Intidy, Transom. Eulalia, Sallys Alley, Miss Smith, and Eethel Clayton, the best fillies out last year. Dinahmeur with only 111 pounds doing the trick the j ear before in 1:17; W. H. Snyders -Maryland Belle second ; C. Fellowes May Blossom third ; with E. F. Whitneys Caretaker end Second Thoughts; Mrs. R. I. Millers Sailing Alonf? ; and J. E. Davis Prodigious among the "also rans." That flying miss. Careful, carried 121 pounds in 1 :W% with Frankie Keogh. now riding in France for J. E. Widener. in the saddle when she beat S. L. Jenkins Polly Ann, second ; and Quincy Stables Joan Marie, third ; while the beautiful animal. Cleopatra, with the same weight, ran the distance in 1:53 over a heavy track, heating H F. Whitneys Arethusa anil Panoply ; J. W. Beans Rubidium, and J. K. I* Ross His Choice. One of the best contests in the history of the Oaks took place in 1919. the first year of the race, when that speed marvel. Milkmaid, a daughter of Peep oDay and Nell Olin, landed the stake for Commander Ross after a rattling contest with Mrs. .1. E. Davis* ill-fated Ophelia. R. I. Millers Duchess Lave. P. A. Clarks Polka Dot, and W. R, Coes Terentia, the latter the dam of a prospective starter in this springs renewal. There are a number of well matched eli-gibles to the coming Oaks, and the winner will take rank as the outstanding star of he* ,»ejs.

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