First Day At Newmarket: Triple Dead-Heat Features Inaugural Program--Backstair Is Recognized for Classics., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-25


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FIRST DAY AT NEWMARKET Triple Dead-Heat Features Inaugural Program — Backstair Is Recognized for Classics. SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. NEW MARKET, Bngtaad, April 24.— The opening of the Newmarket meeting Wednesday was featured by a triple dead heat between Vaddy, Buddhe and Hope Deferred in the first race. Smyth had the mount on Vaddy, Ferryman was up on Buddhe and Leach on Hope Deferred. The stakes were divided. Spalpeen easily won the Spring Three-Year-Old Stakes. Backstair, a son of Tracery and Marshall Field III.s mate. Nancy Stare, showed good quality in the Maiden Three- Year-Old Plate, 1 -aling a band of t went v -seven. His chances In the classes have hardly been discuss. • ! heretofore, but he will now assume a new importance. Top Gallant carried 110 pounds to an impressive victory in the Crawford Handicap.

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