Lower Mainmast Colors: Speedy Sprinter Meets Defeat after Four Straight Victories, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-17


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LOWER MAINMAST COLORS Speedy Sprinter Meets Defeat After Four Straight Victories. Mishap In Second Race Results In Injury to Kider and Death of One of the Horses. MONTREAL Que., June 16.— Mainmasts run of consecutive victories, which had reached four, was broken this afternoon in the Hurricane Handicap, the best race on the card for the third day of the Dorval meeting. Shuffle Along beat the E. F. Whitney sprinter five lengths, and Strut Miss Lizzie finished third in a field of four. New Hampshire being behind her at the end. F. Stevens, in the jacket of A. C. Bostwick, rode the winner. Mainmast had no excuses. He began well, saved ground throughout and was well rated, but lacked his usual charge when straightened out The race was run in 1:11%, within three-fifths of the track record made by that grand old sprinter Back Bay several years , ago. Honorable Narcisse Perodeau, lieutenant-governor of the province of Quebec, viewed the race from the stewards stand. Three mishaps occurred in the second race, Charlie Summy reared backward and lost his i rider, S. Banks, at the start After passing the half mile post, Dan Boiling fell and Goldmark fell over him. Lang, on Goldmark, escaped with a shaking up, but it was necessary to carry Accardy from the track, and Dan Boiling did not arise after his fall. Rhinestone won the race, with Briar Sweet in second position and Star Court next to her at the end of three-quarters. J. Wallace piloted the winner, which belong to A. Bul-croft Craigthorne beat Malapert three parts of a length in the mile of the fifth. L. Lang, wearing the silks of W. S. Kilmer, rode the winner. She was in trouble at the first turn but worked her way around the leaders on the far turn and assumed a safe lead, although tired at the end. Redstone completed for the Seagram Stable I a double started by Beau of the West in the t Canadian-bred race. Redstone triumphed by • a head over Lunetta. Guelph beat the others. Wilson took Redstone to the front, beginning , at the far turn, and by saving ground thereafter, kept him going just long enough. It was Wilsons second winner of the afternoon. • Contract and Clear View, running coupled 1 as the Salmon -Wilson entry, finished first ; and second in the opening dash, which 1 brought out eight two-year-olds for a race ■ of five-eighths. Bullman rated the winner " in front and the son of Jim Gaffney had I plenty left at the end to win by two lengths. Fiery Flight got third money. Beau of the West, well handled by Terry , Wilson, made all the pace in the Canadian-bred race and won by a head from Myrtle I Crown at the termination of a contest at a 1 mile and seventy yards. Carry On beat the others in a field of seven. *

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