Plays a Prominent Park: Hurry Inn One of the Upsets of Wednesdays Laurel Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-16


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PLAYS A PROMINENT PART Hurry Inn One of the Upsets of Wednesdays Laurel Racing. Byng Triumphs In One of Most Thrilling Steeplechase Races Witnessed at Present Meeting. LAUREL, Md., Oct 15. Hurry Inn played a prominent part in a series of upsets at Laurel Park this afternoon, when he won the Aspirant Purse, a two-year-old handicap which got its name from the fact that it served as an excellent opportunity of conditioning juveniles for tho mile of the 0,-000 of the Manor Handicap later in tho meeting. The son of Golden Maxim Hasty Chick, got in under 104 pounds, but ran in a manner to indicate that he might do well with a heavier weight in competition with some of the shifty racers of his own age. Retire finished second tpf the "Woodlawn stable barrier. Battlefield was third. Edisto was away fastest and went to the front at once. Kennedy, on Hurry Inn, got off in the center of the bunch and assumed a contending position in the run through the rear stretch. Rounding the turn he moved in second position, a length behind Edisto and wore him down in the stretch. Retire challenged in the stretch but was not good enough. The attendance was large again today and the meeting is bound to be one of the most successful of recent years if the pleasant weather continues. Baby Lano made the pace in the opener, but Sea Sand followed her closely and drew away at the end. Runchief also beat the pacemaker. Stirling waited with Mrs. E. Truemans Representative until straightened out, then called on her and won by two lengths. With T. Fennessy riding Bayard Warrens Byng triumphed in the most thrilling finish seen at the meeting in the steeplechase. He won by a head from Surf, the pacemaker. Orions Sword beat the others. Surf made all the pace to the last of the fourteen jumps. Byng attended him closely, made his run in the stretch, and wore down the pacemaker after clearing the final fence. Orions Sword came from behind for third money. Maiden fillies of the age of two had the call in the third run for five and one-half furlongs. Fair Sand, always in front, won by a length and a half. Slow and Easy beat Red Hawk by a head for second money. Lcgere rode the winner, which carried the silks of tho Foxcatcher Farms. Miss Greble pressed the leader closest for a quarter, but tired in the final drive and finished fourth. L. A. Seregnis Ebb Tide took a long lead on her opponents in the sixth race and won by three lengths from Kitty Troxell, which came from far back. Gondolier was third. The Archer won the final race, beating The Foreigner by half a length. Louis A. beat the others. Rock Bottom made the paco with the ultimate winner a considerable distance behind him. Breuning rode the winner, his second today.

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