Two Are Disqualified: Sea Skipper and Philosopher Set Back for Fouling Bullseye, Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-27


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I j j . j ! j i : I : , I I j TWO ARE DISQUALIFIED ♦ Sea Skipper and Philosopher Set Back for Fouling Bullseye. ♦ - Last Named Displays Wonderful Gameness to Overcome Unfair Tactics of Offending Riders. — — ♦ ■ NEW YORK, N. T., May 26.— There came a disqualification in the International Steeplechase at Belmont Park today when Joseph E. Wideners Sea Skipper and Philosopher were set back for having fouled J. S. Cosdens Bullseye, the winner. By this disqualification, it moved Robert L. Gerrys Rock Bass into second place and J. Temple Gwathmeys Jackey into third place. The only other to finish was the Somerset Stables Bar Gold, Not Much having lost his rider at the ninth fence, while Sans Ieche, an added starter, fell at the front field Liverpool. The foul riding of both D. Byers on Sea Skipper and C. Jones on Philosopher was disgraceful and the race served to show what a good game horse is Bullseye, which has only failed to finish once in thirty-eight starts. He was carried into the beacon marking the turn into the front field, the last turn of the course, and though tin crashed into it he gamely fought it out t beat the pair, which so successfully fouled him. From a good start Sea Skipper and Philosopher cut out most of the pace while both Not Much and Bullseye. the top weights, were rated along well back from the leaders. Sans Peche. the added starter, came down at the fifth fence. NOT MUCH FALLS. It was not until entering the back field that Kennedy made his first move with Bulls-eye, and as he moved up Not Much also dashed along on the inside and was going so strongly that he promised to ba right there at the finish. Then at the ninth fence Not Much made a stumbling landing and OConnor went over his head. In the meantime, Kennedy had begun hi3 run with Bullseye and as he moved up on the inside both Philosopher and Sea Skipper came over and narrowly missed crowding him into a beacon. Kennedy held to his position and he was close on the heels of the Widener pair two fences from the finish. Then began the run to the front field and while Kennedy held to his inside position, Byers, on Sea Skipper, which was leading tha way, came over and Philosopher was also brought over by Jones until there was no room for Bullseye to round the beacon and he crashed into it, sending it spinning. This knocked the little fellow off his stride, but Kennedy sat down and drove hard to the last fence, wearing down the Widener horses at every stride. In the run home he came away to win by two lengths, while Sea Skipper beat his stablemate four lengths, and Rock Bass was thirty lengths further away. Then both Jones and Byers were called in to the stand and there followed the disqualification. BILLY WARREN WINS. Rather a nice band of three-year-olds went to the post in the Bay Side Handicap, over the mile distance, and Frank E. Browns Hilly Warren proved winner. He was well ridden by Laverne Fator, forced all the pace and was three lengths to the good at the end. Harry Payne Whitneys Klondyke, after a particularly rough race, finished in second place and third fell to the Belair Stud9 Priscilla Ruley. It was Sun Pal that was first to show out of a good start, with Priscilla Ruley right after him, and Cockney was showing the way to Nancy Langhorne and Billy Warren. Tha others were in close order, with Pince Ham- i let and Mr. Mutt bringing up the rear. Billy Warren lost little time in finding his way to the front, and Fator rated him along a length to the good over Priscilla Ruley, | | while Sun Pal held to third place. Klondyka | was going well, farther back, but was in close juarters and had- scant racing room. Going to the stretch turn Sunayr rushed up on the inside and for an instant threatened, but she tired when the real test came and then it was Klondyke weaved his way through the field to take second place, with Priscilla Ruley saving third from Sun Pal. Mr. Mutt ran a particularly dull race, and Faenza, the Oak Ridge Stable starter, was eased up in last place when hopelessly beaten. When Laverne Fator brought the Rancocas Stables Superlette home winner of the four and a half furlongs straight dash of the fifth race, it marked up a double for the stable and the third win for the stable jockey, for he had ridden both Outline and Billy Warren. The three-quarters for fillies and mares, that was the third offering, was easy for the Rancocas pair. Outline and Lady Diana. i and they finished in that order closely lapped and five lengths before Silk Tassel, which in turn beat Harry Payne Whitneys Margin a Continued on sixU-euth i ase. | TWO ARE DISQUALIFIED Continued from first page. ; couple of lengths for third. There was a long delay at the post and the start was just a ; bit straggling. Lady Diana and Eagerness bi-th left running. Outline was last of the lot j I leaving the barrier, but Fator quickly rushed her up on the outside and leaving the back stretch she was second to her stablemate, j i with Silk Tassel in third place, and Margin ! racing fourth. Eagerness quickly dropped ; out of contention while Whetstone was out- . run from the start. This order remained un- j I changed all the way. In the stretch Outline drew alongside of Lady Diana and they ran like a team through the last sixteenth, both were being hustled along and Outline was first home by a nose. There was not much to this fifth race, for : Superlette quickly found her way to the ; front and she was never headed. At the end II. T. Wilsons Faddist was closing slightly, to take second place, while it was W. J. Boths Gad that took third. ! | J. A. Harpers All in All, ridden by C. Ralls, was an easy winner of the last race, which engaged a small band at a mile and a | j sixteenth. Trite raced to second place, while Byron was third. The winner ran well from the start, took command at the far turn and won with speed in reserve. Trite closed an immense gap from a slow beginning. The first race of the day was at four and a half furlongs through the straight that brought together eighteen maidens. It resulted ina ictory for P. H. Falconers West-over, one that was educated in Maryland. Canister, from the Oneck Stable, raced to second place and she was just a head before John E. Maddens Charlie Anderson. Westover began well and dominated the running throughout, but there was an element of luck in the victory when Canister hurdled a dark spot in the course and then 1 stumbled so badly at the stand as to almost fall. Roseberry. one that raced for « ieorge D. Widener, raced prominently, but was 1 tired at the end. Haf, the little filly that : bore the silks of George W. Loft, began I slowly and had scant chance.

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