Suffolk Fans Object To Bayports Setback: Hold Up Running of Final Race On Program for Thirty Minutes, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-09


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Suffolk Fans Object To Bayports Setback SetbackHold Hold Up Running of Final Race On Program for Thirty Minutes MinutesEAST EAST BOSTON Mass June 8 Follow ¬ ing Bayports disqualification disgruntled patrons created a disturbance that held up the running of the final race 30 minutes while track police tried to clear the course of the crowd Bayport was set back to third position after sharply crossing his field at the start of the mile and one sixteenth test Final placings found Seven Hills the winner and Indian Gift second with Bayport third thirdThe The foul at the start came about when Bayport ducked to the inside interfering with several of the contestants in the seven horse field Jockey Pratt who had the mount on Bayport made every effort to keep him straight but the damage was done so quickly that many in the large crowd present did not see the interference when it occurred occurredAfter After Bayports disqualification approxi ¬ mately 200 patrons surged on the track moving toward the starting gate and delay ¬ ing the eighth race It then was necessary to bring track police onto the track proper to clear the racing strip in order that the final race could be run During the in ¬ terim jockeys dismounted and the field waited until the starter was placed on the track and the break effected

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