Pimlico Card is Riddled: Withdrawals Are Numerous on Account of Trying Track Conditions., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-24


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PDILICO CARD IS RIDDLED WITHDRAWALS ARE NUMEROUS ON ACCOUNT OF TRYING TRACK CONDITIONS. High Private Wins Pimlico Handicap, but Not in Fashion that Impresses — Priscillian Carded to Start Monday. Baltimore, Md.. April 2"J. — Numerous withdrawals ruined a card that held forth the promise of Die best days racing of the season at Iimlico this afternoon. The uoing was lumpy and heavy and scratches were numerous, the fields in a majority of instances behalf. reduced to four horses. The first three races ej re tame contests, but the finishes in the last four dose and exceedingly interesting. The seventh race, whn-li was for two-year-olds, furnished the best contest of the afternoon, tiie result remaining iu doubt until the official placing was displayed. The winner of this race turned up in Dorchester, which beat Sir Chilton a nose on the post. Besides the pimlico Handicap, there were offered as features Hie Patapsco Steeplechase and the Baltimore Club Cup. which called for gentlcmt n riders. Five of the nine carded in the Pimlico Handicap wen- withdrawn, which left High Pilule in what looked like a soft spot, and he was always held at a short price. High Private made all of his own pace and. although he won easily, his raoC was not such an impressive one. This once good racer will have to show a better perforin. -nice than he did today to rank with the horses that he triumphed over last season. The steeplechase was unsatisfactory in that the favorite. Dr. Pillow, was beaten off by Bersi after being the victim of what leaked like an ill-judged ride. Dr. Heard, the second choice, was a keen factor until the twelfth fence, where he swerved a bit and. after getting over, lost his rider. The winner turned up in Bersi. which canal in for strong support. Patriot, with K. Tinker in the saddle and favoiite in the belting, proved an easy winner iu the Baltimore Cup race. He came from behind and oasilv dis IK.sed of Baling Bell and Ruble in Hie stretch. The latti r was ridden bv voung Donald Pons of Jack-s nville. The jumpers. Thistledale ami Dacra, have been sold to ;. A. Prouder. Priscillian. which meed in Knglaml in the Belmont colors last year, is carded as a starter in the third race at Pimlico on Monday. If. Burns, trainer of Collis tlrmsby, was fined $."i«l by the stewards for not reporting his horse to the paddock judge in time for the sixth race. F. W. Cerhardy. who is here soliciting entries for the stakes offered by the Ontario and Hamilton clubs, will leave for Lexington on Tuesday next.

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