Leopardess Easily: Finds No Trouble Carrying Greentree Stable Colors to Victory, Daily Racing Form, 1924-11-29


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LEOPARDESS EASILY Finds No Trouble Carrying Green-tree Stable Colors to Victory. Broomfield Drops Dead While on Way to the Post in the Sixth Race. NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 2S. The Greentree Stables Leopardess, an outstanding favorite, romped home before the best i hand that contested during the afternoon, j Her victory came in the fourth race, a three- i quarters dash, in which she was opposed by four others, that included Battle Shot and Iligel, the latter pair finishing respectively second and third, with Sympathy and Boy From Home the only other starters, following the placed ones. As a contest it was devoid of any unusual feature. Leopardess was so much the bast that she was able to race restrained from the start, with a commanding lead and at no time was she in any danger of relinquishing her supremacy. Battle Shot struggled on gamely and held the others safe for second place. After yesterdays record crowd the attendance for Friday appeared small, but a goodly number, mostly composed of regulars that will be here for the entire winter, witnessed the racing. The program was fashioned for those of more mediocre caliber and four of the races brought to the barrier large fields. The" only incident out of the ordinary that developed came when the starters for the last race were going to the paddock. Broom-field, owned by S. Gooch and trained by F. J. Kearns, dropped dead as he was about to be led into the paddock. Some time was consumed in removing him from the path. Broomfields elimination deprived considerable contention for Wapiti and that racer won as his rider pleased after having led for the entire distance. Quesada was closest in pursuit from the start and held on better than expected, resulting in his being an easy second, with Arragosa landing the shorter part of the purse. . McDERMOTTS GOOD HIDING. Jockey McDermott showed a decided brace in his riding and by his superior skill landed Fair Orient and Foxmore winners. In each instance the contending horse was best, but their poor handling caused their failures. Foxmore was in the fifth race, bringing out a band of two-year-olds, with S. N. Hol-mans Pyroot the favored one. He was best, but Mergler got him away poorly, being unprepared when the start came. Foxmore, on the other hand, was away with a rush and hard hustled for the short distance. Pyroot closed an immense gap, but was unequal to the task of overcoming the leaders early advantage. Cheer Leader was the best in the sixth race. Zucchini made several costly blunders with him and it gave Fair Orient the opportunity to come around the others with a rush at the stretch turn to win well in hand. Considering the off-day aspect as a whole, activities were surprisingly large and it confirms old-timers in their belief that New Orleans is destined this winter to enjoy the banner year in its racing history. The limit number of starters twelve and of a decidedly ordinary variety furnished the contests in the first three races, all at short distances. As was to be expected when evenly matched ones meet, the fields raced compactly for the greater part of the way, with racing luck a dominating factor in the results. LITTLE ALF11ED SCORES. The opener found Little Alfred the winner. He Avas away forwardly and, displaying a fine order of speed, was enabled to race clear of the others and retain the lead throughout, though Kinsman gave him close pursuit and finished in second place. Poppye, after some difficulty in the early stages, came with a rush to overhaul the others for third place. The second race brought to the post a band of three-year-olds and Chemiserie, one of the outsiders, but steadily supported by her connections, won handily from Goldfield, with Remnant following. The latter showed a good order of speed from the start and appeared the likely winner before rounding into the stretch, but from there home she began tiring fast and just lasted to save third place. Chemiserie performed as if capable of better things than she showed here. Mrs. J. Phillips colors Avere carried to a runaway victory in the third when Miss Kate spread-eagled the others to win under the energetic riding of Zucchini, with Mcintosh second and Move On Seth in third place. Rubien was the forward one in the race but any chance he might have had was spoiled through the actions of his timid rider, who began taking him back after the start and when in a contending position again just before reaching the first turn, he took back sharply without cause and thereafter rode listlessly. Miss Kate, on the other hand, was kept hard at it for the entire way, despite her big lead and she won by a big margin fis her rider pleased.

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