Belmont Colors To The Fore.: Crack Youngsters in Stable of Chairman of the Jockey Club Uncovered at Pimlico., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-09


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BELMONT COLORS TO THE FORE Crack Youngsters in Stable of Chairman of tho Jockey Club Uncovered at Pimlico Baltimore Aid Alay S Trainer Feiistel of the Belmont stable showed up a couple of his crack youngsters at Pimlico this afternoon in Defendum and Violet Hay The former finished third aftr being left standing at the post but Violet Hay was more fortunate She left the barrier with the lead ¬ ers made all of the pace and beat the heavily backed oddson favorite Gordon a head in a stir ¬ ring stretch drive The Belmont colors were also seen In front In the opening race a dash of three quarters for maiden threeyearolds The stable had two starters iiiHhis event in Maliubah and Top Hat The former showing dazzling speed spreadeagled her opposition and won in a romp Mr Belmont accompanied by bis wife and Air and Airs Oliver W Bird came down from New York to see his horses run this afternoon and was much pleased with their performances performancesGarl Garl had a hard time winning the second race He broke through the barrier while at the post and ran a furlong hcfon Turner could pull him up When the start finally came Garl left the post with a great burst of speed the others getting off in Indian file This advantage was all that enabled him to win for the finish found him tiring badly aud ho just managed to last long enough to beat Fathom a head The Belmont youngster Defendum showed a line burst of speed in rounding the far turn where he raced up to the leaders The effort told on him when it came to the stretch racing and he tired tiredEddie Eddie Graney and O Em fought it out through the homestretch in the closing dash and it was a close thing liutween the two at the end endAugust August Belmont announced during the afternoon that he bad decided to retire bis good colt Water vale to the stud Watervale lias been lame all spring aud he is desirous of avoiding breaking the colt down in an effort to get him to the post Water vale will be shipped to the Nursery Stud in Ken ¬ tucky at the conclusion of the Pimlico meeting meetingDr Dr AlcCulIy of New York and Dr D King Smith of Toronto were among the visitors this afternoon Dr McCully came to look over the Belmont and Whitney horses and acted as one of the stewards during the running of the first race Dr Smith is one of the associate judges at Woodbine WoodbineNewcomer Newcomer a promising juniper in A Henry Ilig ginsons stable dropped dead while being galloped at Pimlico this morning This is the second horse that the stable has lost since the meeting began Toin Kirby having died a few days ago agoJames James Howe reports the arrival of twin colt foals at Harry Payne Whitneys Brookdale Farm this morning by Broomstick Alartlia II the dam of Artful ArtfulJockey Jockey Butwell will leave for Toronto at the con ¬ clusion of the Pimlico meeting aud will ride at Woodbine during the first four days He has given first call in the Kings Plate to J E Seagram SeagramA A story comes from Jacksonville that the Alon creif Park track has been finally dlsjwised of to a syndicate of local real estate men who will cut the course up into building lots lotsGwyn Gwyn Tompkins is making an effort to purchase the steeplechaser Juvercnce for Lieutenant Patton who bought Wool t ex last fall fallIt It is said that the Electric Park dates may be rearranged so as to avoid conflict with the proposed meeting at Benniug

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