Real Racing Thrill: Comes with Decision of Ladies Handicap at Belmont Park, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-04


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i i j ■ i ] i I I | j REAL RACING THRILL #. Comes With Decision of Ladies Handicap at Belmont Park. ♦ J. E. Davis Relentless Triumphs Over Rancocas Outline After Hard Stretch Battle. ♦ — NEW YORK. N. Y.. June 3.— Relentless, bearing the silks of Joseph E. Davis, was winner of the J.adies Handicap at Belmont Park today after a snew-straining stretch battle with the Ranccras Stables Outline. Three lengths further away Willis Sharpe Kilmers Sun Ayr was third, beating the Blair Studs Priscilla Ruley for that part of the prize. It was a good day of sport that was furnished by the Westchester Association and there were several close finishes to give the real racing thrill. The crowd was of goodly proportions and while the day was cloudy the conditions were excellent for the sport. Parasol played an important part in the defeat of Outline. The Rancocas Stable filly went out to set the pace, but Kummer kept Parasol right at her throatlatch, while Salacia, the second in the Widener string, was in third place, with the others of the field in fairly close attendance. It was not until the stretch was reached that Outline finally shook off Parasol, and as she did she jumped clear cf her company and, swinging over to the rail, looked all over a winner. She continued to hold her advantage to the last eighth mark, but her racing with Parasol began to tell on her there and the others closed slightly. In the last eighth Fator was forced to go to a drive, but Relentless continued to close on the outside, and wearing her down stride by stride, had a head advantage at the finish. Sun Ayr finished with an excellent burst of speed to take third, and Priscilla Ruley was also going well, but they were both well back of the first two, while Lady Belle was fifth. FATOR AT FAULT. Parasol, after contributing so materially to the defeat of Outline, finished among the trailers and it surely appeared that if Fator had avoided that early pace he would have obtained better results with his mount. It was his second bad ride of the day. for he was plainly on the best horse when he rodo Eaglet, but was beaten by Plough Boy. It was a first-class contest that came out of the short course steeplechase when Cara-binier, from Juiius Fleischmanns Middle Neck Farm, was again a winner. This time he gave an excellent performance to out-game Joseph E. Wideners Loyterer. while the Greentree Stables Pirate Cold, showing improvement of form, took third from the Oakridge Stables Black Fox. The start was good and the Greentree Stable pair were first to show the way, with St. Iawrence not far away and Loyterer a close fourth and saving ground on the inside. MeXair was rating Carabinier far back of the pace and he was lengths away over the first three fences. He really did not begin to make up ground until the water was reached, but he was fencing faultlessly and gained ground at each obstacle. At the lower end of the field Al Fresco dropped back, while Loyterer and Pirate Gold drew away into a good lead. St. law-rence was beginning to weaken and at the same time Carabinier was moving up rapidly until in the back field he had reached a contending position. Through the back field Carabinier continued to close until he was well lapped on both Ioyterer and Pirate Gold. As the imported horse came alongside. Mergler shook up Loyterer and he responded in a fashion that enabled him to hold the had. Pirate Sold also went along gamely for a time, but Carabinier continued to gallop strongly on the outside and Pirate Gold faltered. UNAVOIDABLE BUMPING. Swinging for home Mergler went to the whip and there was a bit of bumping that was unavoidable and Carabinier was knocked off his stride. He quickly recovered and at the last fence he was showing the way to the Widen vr jumper, but they were closely lapped. In the short run home McNair rode Carabinier out smartly to have him winner by something more than two lengths. Loy-terw was eight lengths before the tiring Pirate Cold and Black Fox was well beaten in fourth place. There was plenty of excitement in the mile for three-year-olds when four horses came charging through the final sixteenth with any one of them the possible winner. Just at the end the Oak Ridge Stables Plough Boy, on the outside, jumped out to be winner by a bit more than a length, while the on turned oq sixteenth page. , 1 ■ s t • 1 I - . I r 3 1 | . e , - - - 1 , s I . 3 r - t - t REAL RAXING THRILL Continued from first page. Rancocas Stables Eaglet just beat Maclean, while Abu Ben Ahdem, the pacemaker, col- j j lapsed right at the end to be beaten by two lengths. As the race was run Eaglet was certainly best, but Laverne Fator ran into no end of trouble with him and the stretch was blocked when he had a winning chance. | Abu Ben Ahdem was the one to take the lead at the start and Plough Boy was not I far away. Eaglet began slowly and on the | ; inside he was soon in close quarters and i j unable to find his way through, though he was eager to run. Maclean took a turn at chasing Abu Ben Ahdem, leaving the back stretch, but Plough Boy was still close at hand and Fator had made up scant ground with Eaglet. Fator had the Rancocas Stable colt next to the i inside rail and not until going to the stretch j j turn did he begin to run in earnest. As he ; j did he quickly moved into a contending posi-I j tion. Then it was that Maclean headed Abu : Ben Ahdem. But Plough Boy was going | ! strongly on the outside. When too late, Fator j j awoke on Eaglet and as he did he was j blocked by both the tiring Abu Ben Ahdem | and Maclean. It cost him the race, for I i Plough Boy suffered no such handicap with i j his clear sailing on the outside. It was just ! i one of Fators bad rides, for Eaglet was j plainly best. | It was a rattling finish that came out of the five-eighths dash for two-year-old fillies that was the first offering, and W. R Coes i Dugout nosed out G. W. Lofts Haf. Just a length further back W. V. Caseys Gipsy Flyer got up to nose out Mrs. F. Ambrose Marks Sweet Ann for the short end of the purse. It was Sweet Ann that cut out most of the pace, but before the stand was reached she was caught by both Dugout and Haf. The latter had a shade on the Coe filly at the I I clubhouse enclosure and looked all over the the winner, but Callahan rode Dugout furi- j ! ously and turned defeat into a victory in I the last stride. A large field of platers ridden by maiden jockeys faced the starter in the fifth race and the winner turned up in Aladdin, from the W. A. Rosen stable, in a handy manner from A. M. Mcunces Lily M., while G. C. Winfreys Insulate was third. The winner was ridden by G. Hudgins and, beginning forwardly, dominated the running throughout1 to draw clear in the final eighth. Lily M. j I and Insulate put up a desperate battle for i second place, with the former barely lasting: j to take the position. The Marrone Stable supplied the winner of | I the closing race in Joe Marrone III., which l barely lasted to stall off the fast closing Sen- ! nacherib, from the K. E. Hitt stable, while Lee Rosenbergs Highbinder was third. The winner was ridden by R. Carter and domi- i natcd the running throughout. He raced true, which was the deciding advantage at the end over Sennacherib, which crossed over from the inside to the extreme outsid?. *_

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