Jerry Lynchs Stake., Daily Racing Form, 1903-05-15


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JERRY LYNCHS STAKE. By far the largest crowd of the week was present at Worth yesterday and witnessed a fair days sport. The weather moderated somewhat during the afternoon and little discomfiture was felt by the patrons. Much • interest was taken from the Admiral Stakes by the scratching of Sanctum and several others, leaving only a field of four to face the barrier. It was a scramble of four and a half furlongs for two-year-old colts and geldings, with ,000 added. The race was considered a foregone conclusion for F. T. "Woods entry, consisting of Jerry Lynch and Patsy Brown, and it was made a 3 to 5 favorite. To a fair start Manshak dashed to the front and showing a great turn of speed led by five lengths to the head of the stretch where Patsy Brown and Jerry Lynch closed up fast on him. When a furlong out Manshak tired fast and Patsy Brown had little trouble in passing into the lead. The latter could have won easily, but as his owner had declared to win with Jerry Lynch, Dominick restrained Patsy. Brown at the finish and allowed his stable companion to finish first by a nose. Manshak, well spent, finished third, three lengths back. Falkland acted green at the post and was flatfooted when the barrier went up, but made up ground fast just before turning for home, but in the last eighth struggle fell away badly beaten. The stake was worth ,200 to the winner. The first race of the day, a four and one-half furlongs dash for two-year-olds, proved to be an easy thing for Forehand, against whose chances as good as 4 to 1 could be had. J. W. ONeill was supposed to be the best and was made an 8 to 5 favorite, but could do no better than finish second. To a good start Jim Ferrin, off flying, opened up a gap of three lengths and held the lead to the head of the stretch, where J. W. ONeill moved up on even terms with him. When well straightened out, however, Forehand easily passed into the lead and won going away by three lengths from J. W. ONeill, which beat Soldier of Fortune a neck for second place. J. W. ONeill tired fast when the pinch came and it was only Dominicks determined ride that held him together to the wire. Soldier of Fortune ran an excellent race, making up much ground in the final eighth, and finishing with a rush. She had enough when opposite the paddock gate. With Nitrate scratched out of the second race, a dash of one mile for three-year-olds and upward, the talent settled on Felix Bard as the best, and he was made a 9 to 10 favorite, but he had to succumb to Lingo, which ran to her best form. To an excellent start, Felix Bard, closely attended by Red Tip, showed the way to the first quarter, but when well into the bachstretch the light weighted Hindi moved to the front and remained there until just before turning into the final quarter, where Lingo assumed command at call and won easily by one and one-half lengths from Felix Bard, which beat Hindi three for second place. Both Hindi and Red Tip had enough after running well for six furlongs. Felix Bard easily overtook Hindi in the last eighth and finished going fast. Many that had watched Autumn Leaves splendid effort several days ago profited by her victory in the third race, a dash of six furlongs for three-year-olds and upward. Burnle Bunton was made an even money favorite, but the best she could do was to finish second. She, closely attended by Stem Winder, showed the way to the head of the stretch, where the latter fell away beaten. Coming down the final eighth Autumn Leaves moved up fast on Burnie Bunton and beat her easily to the wire by one length, with Uranium a fair third. Nellie Waddell ran a fair race and is worthy of attention from now on. Rolling Boer had little trouble in annexing the purse of the fifth race, a one. and one-quarter miles dash for four-year-olds and upward, to his owners credit. He won well in hand by one length from Barrack, which finished the same distance in front of Prince Webb for second place. The last race went to Baird with Dutch Carter second and Jaubert third. Speculation was heavy throughout the afternoon, especially on the fifth race. The track was in the best of condition.

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