Cheops Fourth Straight: Adds the Spring Handicap to List of Consecutive Victories.; Likewise Marks Twentieth Purse Collected by Rancocas Stable and Twenty-second for Jockey Laverne Fator., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-13


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CHEOPS FOURTH STRAIGHT Adds the Spring Handicap to List of Consecutive Victories likewise Marks Twentieth Purse Collected by byJlancocas Jlancocas Stable and Twentysecond Twentysecondfor for Jockey Lavcrne Fator NEW YORK N Y May 12 Cheops the Lrown threeyearold son of John P Grier marked up his fourth straight victory of the Jamaica meeting yesterday by capturing the Spring Handicap feature of Thursdays card It was the twentieth purse that the Rancocas establishment has collected during the meet ¬ ing and Laverne Fator in piloting Cheops rode his twentysecond winner of the recent season of 1927 1927The The track was slow for the opening race but it dried out rapidly and it was good when the starters for the feature race went to the post Cheops seems to like any sort of going at the Jamaica track and his vic ¬ tory was scored in commanding fashion fashionThe The Rancocas colors were not conspicuous until the field had turned into the stretch but Fator kept Cheops close to the leaders and under restraint Ramoneur was one of the speediest of the party and raced Byrd was unable to withstand CheopS when the latter came with his rush near to the end of the race Premier was going fast and was gaming at the finish Roi des Montagnes did not run up to his last race and finished far back Overlooked was another that failed to show his customary speed and stamina staminaThe The crowd was fully up to the average in point of numbers but there was no occasion for much enthusiasm during the afternoon afternoonFllATIOUS FllATIOUS BAND It was a badly behaved lot of veteran campaigners that went to the post in the final and Flying Al was an easy winner Herkert finished second and Kosciusko man ¬ aged to save third place The winner gained on the others at the head of the stretch and was going away at the end Herkert chal ¬ lenged but lacked the speed and stamina to overtake the winner Delhi Boy raced poorly Nine had been named in the entries sent out Wednesday but Charade and Pantella were withdrawn and James Rowe at the last possible moment added Byrd but he was never a serious factor After getting away well from the barrier he added little glory to the Brookdale colors Cantankerous from the Greentree Stable was another that did not race up to expectations expectationsThe The first race of the afternoons card proved an easy victory for Forget Me Not Harvey sent the Cudgel filly to the front lead which she held all the way Dorchester had thu worst of the start for he made a slow beginning but he gained ground coming on the outside and at the finish he was going strong and had no difficulty in taking second place from Shining Light Shining Light left the barrier with the first ones and was in the running most of the time but in the last eighth was tiring fast Sabret made a good showing but lacked the speed shown by the three money horses Complaisance raced herself out of it in the early stages stagesR R C Winmills Bonnie Khayyam showed the most speed of the quartet of wellbred threeyearold fillies that faced the barrier in the second race This daughter of Omar Khayyam showed a lot of speed from the start and ran steadily throughout the three quarters

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