Samuel Ross Extreme: Scores Third Straight Victory in Spring Juvenile Stakes.; Triumphs Over Unbeaten Single Foot and Sombre in Pimlico Closing Day Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-14


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SAMUEL ROSS EXTREME ♦ Scores Third Straight Victory in Spring Juvenile Stakes. Triumphs Over Unbeaten Single Foot and Sombre in Pimlico Closing Day Feature. ♦ — BALTIMORE, Md., May 13.— Half of the dozen two-year-olds named to go started in the eighth renewal of the Spring Juvenile Stakes, feature of the closing day of Pimli-cos eleven days meeting were scratched, leaving Single Foot, unbeaten in his first four starts, to battle with five others for the ,750 portion of the ,000 added money. The race was run over a slow track. Samuel Ross Extreme, himself unbeaten in two previous races, got home a half length in front of the son of Wrack — Virginia L., and Sombre, a vic*ress in her last three races and in four of the five that preceded her race of today, finished in third place, a length and a half behind the first pair. Gymkhana, Barbara .Frletchie and Annto Jordan completed the procession past the finish. The Washington gelding received more of an ovation on his return to the scales than ever greeted Single Foot in his four victories. Sombre went to the front at the rise of the barrier at the four and a half furlongs starting point. Extreme passed her under a slight shaking up from E. Barnes in the race around the turn and held his lead in a hard drive. Single Foot began a bit slowly, ai usual, and came to the outside of the winner in the stretch, but could not 1m-provo his position after closing up to within S half length In the final sixteenth. Two of the horses and riders went down in an appalling fall In front of the judges* stand after the six starters in the sixth race had gone- an eighth of a mile. Altlsslmo. in | close- quarters, boro ever against Cray Gables, the winner of fho race, and fell crashing through the fence. Wessie B , running along the lnsldo rail, fell over him and turned a somersault. J. O. Smallwood, the Washington apprentice under contract to It. T. Miller, ! suffered a bruised hip, but walked to the I jockey room. J. Dawson was carried off parly conscious, but the doctor says he probably is not seriously Injured. War Mask and Lord Wrack finished second and third. The placing was made official. STEEPLECHASE TO BLM.SEYE. Following a head and head struggle through the final half mile of the ste. pie-chase, J. H. Cosdens Bullseye drew into a two-lcnirth lead over Herrlard at the end of two miles and a quarter. Carabinier beat the others in a field of six. Wisest Fool, the only one that didnt complete the course, pulled up coming to the fourteenth jump. B-vcrvvyok, which has been quitting In long distance races, took tho lead in a three-quarters dash that came third on the card and stopped again, but lasted long enough to stall off the rush of Dr. Charles Wells. Reprisal made the pace, but tired to bo third lu the last eighth. Guvnor camo from out of the bunch and drew away into an easy lead at tho end of another three-quarters contest that followed the first of that distance on the days program. Captain Co.stigan, up with tho leaders all tho way, held for ■ icond place. Racket, which set the pace before Captain Costlgaa took up the work, was third. R. T. Wilsons Faddist took the opening dash at four and a half furlongs, for tvvo-] ear-old maldenm The Campflro colt raced in front all tho way under energetic riding by Marlnelll. Bright Steel closed fast for second money. Fiery Flight was third.

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