Rancocas Stable Double: Sweepster and Cheops Win Two More Races for Establishment., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-10


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: t RANCOCAS STABLE DOUBLE « Sweepster and Cheops Win Two More Races for Establishment. ♦ First Mentioned Scores in Handicap Feature — Third Success of the Meeting for Cheops — Dismul Weather. *- NEW YORK, N. Y.. May 9. — Today was another day of victory for the Rancocas Stable and that establishment scored a double with Sweepster and Cheops at Jamaica. Lavern Fator piloted both of the racers from Jobstown and it was in the handicap, feature of the card, that he gave his best riding performance of the afternoon. Fator had Sweepster under restraint in the first half of the race and challenged Sar-maticus and Claptrap as they turned into the home stretch. He got to the front after a hard effort and at the finish the Rancocas colt had a winning margin of a length. He was going away and had plenty of speed left. Sarmaticus and Claptrap got away in front and opened up a good lead over the other two. but Sarmaticus was the better and went to the front for a time until Fator challenged. Sarmaticus was not fast enough to keep pace with the Rancocas racer. Croyden ran in the last place all the way. It was the most unpleasant afternoon of the Jamaica meeting for the spectators. The rain was heavy at times and the stands were popular. The attendance was not up to the mark, but there were many among the regulars who had gone to Pimlico to witness the Preakness Stakes. The card was noteworthy because of the big entry lists, but the scratches were numerous and interest in several of the minor events was reduced by the elimination of well thought of eligibles. Cheops scored his third victory of the meeting in the second race, but there was a long delay before the red board was put up and the stewards had interviewed Richards and Fator. There had been a lot of crowding in the back stretch and it looked from the stands like Fator was the principal offender as he took Cheops into the lead at the far turn, but it was not easy to place the blame if Continued on twentieth page. , i , , , ] j | , , , , t « t ■ f | t i ; i 1 t | I I t RANCOCAS STABLE DOUBLE Continued from first page! there was anyone at fault. Prince of Bour-lion finished second and Frilette, showing a gr od burst of speed, got up to take the third part of the purse. Giant got away in front but was not fast enough to stand the challenge of Cheops and Prince of Bourbon. The Whitney filly has improved considerably since last year in appearance and she ran a consistent race that indicates she may become a three-year-old that is worth while. Twenty-five had been entered for the third race, but the scratches were so numerous that every particle of the space on the board had been used up and then there were enough starters to make a field that was somewhat bulky as twelve went to the barrier. » om-pensation was the winner and he was well up throughout the mile and seventy yards of the route. He got away in good style with the leaders, but gave ground in the first quarters then he came back and finished a head in front of Delhi Boy. It was an excellent finish, for Delhi Boy was just a head in front of Night March which had raced John S. Mosby into defeat in the last three-eights. Mercedes E was not any too well handled, but was able to close i big gap and was going free and fast at the finish. Eight of the twenty-one entered in the opener went to the barrier and the result was an easy score for The Vintner, which got away in front and made the pace all the way. The second i ortion of the purse fell to Mel-mo r, which was closest in pursuit throughout the three-quarters. Quadrille ran a good race to finish third. The R. T. Wilson filly had more than her share of bad racing luck in the early stages after getting away nicely, but she displayed a lot of s| eed and was getting up at the end after she had gone extremely wide. Shiraz had a fair amount of speed, but was never a serious contender Mrs. J. W. Beans juvenile Turkeys Neck was the best of the maiden two-year-olds that started in the fifth and led the others throughout. Loveken. from II. W. Maxwells Stable, took the second share, while Aloha, carrying the Creentree silks, was an unimpressive third. Loveken saved considerable ground and was showing good speed at the finish. Aloha started off encouraging, but in the latter stages the Dominant filly was tiring fast and might have yielded the show portion to Epigram in a few more strides. The ti Id of platers that faced the barrier in the final race was made up of several bad actors and Corinth, which has spent a large part of his career on the schooling list, was left at tke p"st. Forecaster was another that gave the assistant starters a full share of exertion. The race was a two-horse affair, with 1oncastei and Scat the contenders, the others keksj far behind Fore. seate* managed to gain the decision by a head after a hard, drive in the stretch. Resourceful was third.

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