Flying Fairy Set Back: Captain Cassatt Loses A Stake As A Result Of His Jockeys Tactics.; His Filly Finishes First in Southampton Handicap, but Stewards Award Race to Strenuous and Suspend T. Davies., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-25


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FLYING FAIRY SET BACK CAPTAIN CASSATT LOSES A STAKE AS A RE SULT OF HIS JOCKEYS TACTICS His Filly Finishes First in Southampton Handicap but Stewards Award Race to Strenuous and Suspend T Davies New York July 24 The Southampton Handicap for threeyearolds one mile and a sixteenth was tlie feature event decided at Helmont Park this aftcvnoon and it was attended with excitement until the confirmation board was put in place The ex ¬ traordinary happenings began with the running away of Bruin Belle and ended with the disqualification of Flying Fairy the oddson choice that finished tirst Bruin Belle an added starter for the race was frisky on the way to the post and on the first turn crashed Into the fence with McNair and un ¬ seated him Bruin Belle then rau away and started up the straight course and as there was no cnu there to capture her the stewards signaled starter Milton to send the other three away without her When the start for the race was made Flying Fairy outbroke the others and led by a good margin to the head of the stretch where she lost considerable iC her advantage l y making a wide turn Karrick who had the mount on Strenuous sent his mount along on the rail and in the last furlong Davies who has lieen guilty of more rough riding than all of the other riders put together resorted to more of his rough work He steered Flying Fairy to ¬ wards the rail again just as Strenuous was elosliig with a rush and by so doing forced Karrick to taku his mount np shortly Flying Fairy then went on to finish first by a length After making his weight Karrick lodged a claim of foul and IJavies who has escaped many times when his mount should have been disqualified finally paid the penalty Hie stewards ordered Flying Fairy disqualified and gave the race to Strenuous while in addition Davies was given a suspension that will last for the rest of the meeting Tho chances are that had not Davies resorted to his rough tactics Stren ¬ uous would have been the winner as the coit was going mishapThe fastest of all at the time of his mishap The Southampton Handicap was first run in 1001 and its condensed history is as follows Year Winner Wr Jockey Val Tiuwj 1004 Uolly Spanker 114 Itcdferir 1475 141 J 1005 Gamara 00 Perrine 1 K 147A 1000 Hot Toddy 117 W Miller 1505 14S 14S11K7 11K7 Faust 00 G Burns 1030 147 10011 May Kiver 02 Nicolai 1050 IMS 1013 Flying Fairy 112 T Davies lOSO 147 147Not Not run in IOCS and 1010 No racing in 1011 and 1012 1012The The mud runners had their first chance of the season as rain came down in torrents about one oclock and converted the track into a sloppy con ¬ dition This was the first really wet track since the racing season opened The card was light to begin with and changed track conditions caused more scratches so that small fields faced the starter Notwithstanding this state of affairs and the condition of the track there was some good racing racingThe The purchase Iwlay of the twoyearold Figinny by Gifford Cochran a brother to Alex Smith Coch ran who paid big prices for the twoyearold Early Uose and the threeyearold His Majesty means that another rich man Das been added to the ranks of the owners Mi Coehran today paid John B Maddeu 7000 for Figinny a bay colt by Disguise Hand spuu llt is said to have worked well and reports have it that he is a colt of much promise Jockey promiseJockey Tommy McTaggart today received a sus ¬ pension of three days by the stewards although the reason was not made iiublie It may have been for his careless ride on Cadeau as that filly was de ¬ cidedly best of the field in the second race which was won by Judge Walser and had she been well ridden she could not have lost the race McTag ¬ gart tossed It off by overeontidenee overeontideneeQuite Quite a number of horses were shipped to Sam toga this evening Two carloads comprised the horsese of II C Halletibeck The horses of Harry Payne Whitney were sent to Saratoga on Sunday last including the mighty Whisk Broom II IIJockey Jockey Mondon made his first appearance oC the meeting today in the second race when he had the mount on Joe Deibold and Tommy Mo Taggart who had just finished a suspension also resumed riding

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