Harry Baker Scores: Outstays Reminder in the Final Strides of Harewood Purse., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-23


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HARRY BAKER SCORES ■ ♦ Outstays Reminder in the Final Strides of Harewood Purse. ♦ Bain and High Wind Reduces Attendance at Havre de Grace — Thomasine a Surprise. HAVRE DE GRACE. Mti.. April 22.— Harry Baker, ridden by M. Fishman in the P. F. Joyce colors, won the Harewood Purse, the fifth race on Havre de Graces off-day pro-pram. He got up in the last few strides to snatch the purse from Harry Payne Whitneys Reminder, the favorite. Hole Card saved third place from Crenier, the only other starter in the mile and seventy yard struggle. It was a popular victory for the Pennsylvanians at least. Reminder and Hole Card provided the early pace, with Harry Raker far back. Hole Card gave way first and Reminder took the had. which he held to the last sixteenth, where Harry Raker, moving up next to the inner rail, overhauled and passed him. The race again proved that Gr # ier is not partial to muddy going, todays race being staged over a sloppy track. Steady rains throughout the morning with their accompanying chilly winds reduced the attendance to the smallest of the meeting. It was a hard day for man and beast. Tomorrows attractive program must be run over a heavy track. The Marylanders were in high glee after the fourth race. Thomasine. owned by C. J. Meister. of Raltimore and ridden by O. Brown, a local lad. got home a half length in advance of P. F. Joyces Patricia J.. Frank Kearns Myra M. and four other fillies and mares. Thomasine and Myra M. fought it out for five-eighths and the latter quit in the last sixteenth, enabling Patricia J. to get up for second place. The latter raced wide and finished fast. Jockey Fishman complained that his mount had been bothered by the winner, but the stewards promptly dismissed the complaint. WORKMAN RIDES WELL. A capable ride by Workman enabled Declare to win the sixth race, a mile and seventy yards affair, for three-year-old maidens. Buffeted about going to the clubhouse turn. Workman took his mount next to the inner rail and worked his way up gradually until he took the lead from Wood Fairy entering the stretch. He had four lelngths to spare at the end. Forehead, away very poorly, was compelled to race wide, and just got up to deprive Wood Fairy of second place. Angry Mood, well ridden by the veteran Morris, took the opener for E. K. Bryson. Away well from one of the outer positions, the daughter of Donnacona slipped her way past the pacemaking Southern Kiss at the final sixteenth and held her safe by a neck at the end. Fire Fairy was third, two lengths further back, but only because jockey F. Horn took Reprove all over the race track. Reprove will do in about the sam: company next out, judging from todays performance. The Greentree Stables Ipper Crust began well, but was shuffled back along the rail within the first sixteenth and out of all further contention. The going was found made to order for Dr. Hickman, ten-year-old son of Tony Bo-nero — Lady ifcGee. He outbroke a dozen other cheap platers and showed the way throughout the three-quarters of the second race. The result was never in doubt after they had gone a sixteenth. W. Barr rode him overconfidently through the final sixteenth, but for which he would have won by several lengths. The Seer made up considerable ground on the extreme outside after straightening for home and that earned him second place over Jaffer. Red Light was a tiring fourth. WHITNEY VICTORY. Blue Darter, one of Harry Payne Whitneys home-breds, accounted for the three-quarters, of the third, over A. C. Schwartz imported colt. Kentucky II.. Pleasant Smiles, Dignus and Athel. The winner broke with his company today, but found some difficulty settling into his stride. He did that before leaving the half mile ground, however, and moved up on the outside to take command at the three-sixteenths post. He had two lengths to spare at the finish, but only bMMM Chalmers had done about everything but fall off Kentucky II. The colt began fairly well, but was kept down in the heavy going along the rail for five-eighths, and continued in diffieulty. before Chalmers finally decided to take out from benind the tiring IMeasant Smiles. Kentucky II. had to be taken off his stride to do that, but he was good enough to take second place by a half length. Dignus ran as though a trifle lacking in condition. She looks well after a winters rest. Jockey Sidney Hebert came over from Pim-lico. where he is quartered with the Brook-meade Stable, with several additional contributions for the Luke Tulley relief fund. Secretary Mel,ennan will continue the collection and disbursement of this fund throughout the remainder of the current meeting. Tulley is confined to a New York hospital making a game fight for life.

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