Changed Conditions: Rain Visits Aqueduct and Gives Mud Runners Opportunity, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-28


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; CHANGED CONDITIONS ; 3 Rain Visits Aqueduct and Gives Mud Runners Opportunity. Brainstorm Beats Sherman, Only Other Starter in Principal Race on Program. NEW YORK, N. Y., June 27 There was a change in track conditions at Aqueduct today by reason of the rain and the mud runners were afforded an opportunity. This resulted in several scratches and the mile handicap of the day was the joke race of the program when the only ones to appear were Henry Watersons Brainstorm and Samuel Louis Sherman. It was only a romp for Brainstorm, and taking the lead from the rise of the barrier, he ran away from the three-year-old to win in a common canter by fifteen lengths. The rainy weather naturally had its effect on the attendance, though the regulars remained loyal and it was a goodly gathering that milled about on the lawns, paying scant heed to the drizzle that fell most of the afternoon. The mile of the Whimsical for three-year-old fillies brought out only four starters, and before post time it was generally agreed that Joseph E. Davis Relentless was best of the company, but she was last of the quartette at the end. C. Ralls rushed Willis Sharpe Kilmers Sunayr into a long early lead and she held command throughout Whetstone, from the Glen Riddle Farm Stable, by a game rush along the inside rail in the stretch, outgamed W. R. Coes Ohone to take second place, and three lengths farther away came Relentless. LITTLE TO THE RACE. There was little to the race. Sunayr appeared to be much at home in the going and she stole away right from the rise of the barrier. Ohone was in second place, while Relentless was showing the way to Whetstone. This order remained unchanged until well into the stretch. Whetstone was lengths away until the straight was reached and was still last an eighth from the finish. C. Ponce had saved ground on the stretch turn and the filly was racing gamely under punishment. Rclontless had been taken a bit wide and she did not stride freely and appeared to slip a bit in the footing. Ohone was doing her best and unable to cut down the lead of Sunayr and then the new danger threatened when Whetstone drew alongside. Callahan went to the whip but it was of no avail and Whetstone slipped through to take second place by a head. William Hogans imported two-year-old filly, Clonaslec, was an easy winner of the opening five-eighths dash when she showed tho way to A. J. jContentos Mervinia and Fred Glassons Margaret St. L., while W. V. i Caseys Gipsy Flyer was a fast-closing fourth. Clonaslec was fortunate to leave tho post , running from an inside position and she had speed enough to lead all the way, being eased up all through the final sixteenth. Margaret St. L. was the one to hold second j placo until well inside tho last sixteenth, , where Mervinia finished with a rush to take second place. PRIME MINISTER FIRST. Tho second offering was a six and a half f furlong claiming handicap that brought out come fairly good ones and it resulted in a well-earned victory for Robert L. Gerrys Prime Minister, with Washington, racing for A. Davis, second, and J. J. Morans The j Poet just beating Dominique for third. It was tho first time that Dominique appeared ! under the silks of Frank M. Taylor. The , Poet left tho post running, from the inside J position, but he was soon headed by Banter j and tho McClelland sprinter held command until well into the stretch. Dominiquo was away well enough and he was right along with tho contenders to tho stretch, where Sando syung a bit wide with him, while Dawson held to a position on tho inside rail with Tho Poet. Prlmo Minister had worked his way up gradually and beforo tho eighth post was reached ho had Banter headed. Once In front ha held to tho position resolutely and though Washington finished with good courage, he j did not seriously threaten the winner. The I Poet stood a drive in gallant fashion to out- stay Dominiquo for third, while Banter quit badly when the pinch came and it was Cockney that was fifth. Friday 13th, racing for E. Plath, was winner of tho mile and a sixteenth that was the fifth race and it was one of the good finishes of the afternoon when, under a long: drive, he wore down C. A. Stonehams Wood- t Continued on thirteenth pace. CHANGED CONDITIONS Continued from first page. lake, while Q. W. Ccburns Superbum was the one to be third. Belcross and Woodlake were the early pacemakers, while Friday 13th began a bit slowly and was last when the horses were under way. But he began to circle around when he found his racing legs and Lang chose that route all the way. It did not take Wocdlake long to race Bel-cross into defeat and when the stretch was reached he was clear and looked all over a winner. But Friday 13th continued to work his way up resolutely and when Fairbrother realized the danger he went to the whip on Woodlake, but the Plath colt was not to be denied and he went on by to be winner by half a length, while Woodlake beat Superbum two lengths for second place.

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