Fathom Runs a Smart Race: Penny Three-Year-Old Wins Feature at Norfolk in Highly Impressive Fashion, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-03


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FATHOM RUNS A SMART RACE. Penny Tkree-Year-Old Wins Feature at Norfolk in Highly Impressive Fashion. Norfolk. Va.. April 2. -Hugh Pennys Fathom WOSl ihe feature race of the second day of ihe Jamestown Jockey Clubs meeting, an allowance race at seven eighths of a mile, tor three-year-olds, with Polly II second and tzar Michael third. Jockey .1. Me Taggart, who had the mount on the winner, sent him to Ihe front right after Ihe start aial opened up an enormous lead, which be retained to the tlnish. Pull] li. was outpaced in the earlj raanlng l.ui closed ii big gap in the stretch ami easily disposed of Csar iiciiael IM- second place. Fathom was worked oiii an extra eighth and went the mile ,n 1 . i: :..-.. Ihe opining dash of the day saw .In- Whitiiy colors curried to victory by 1-Vldorol. a handsome ilknghter «f Burgomaster and .links, sb,- was over looked in ihe belting by ihe public. tlKi.se tliut bad previously performed being preferred. The public were again al sea and railed lo land upon ihc winners, but one choice being relumed a v inner. I hat being Fathom Twelve layers were in line .and speculation was fairly brisk. Jockey Butwell. while galloping a two-year-old this morning sustained :,n injury to his ankle which necessitated the cam-elling ot In- engagements. The borsc : and. I.i, and crossed its legs, and ltnlvvcll ...iii.i n.-, get clear in lime-. i;. .mil .in. I Gordon mid Shaw arrived this morning from Washington with several bead of horses, among rhein being Auavri ami irijohc. They •in- read] to i- ami will be seen in action before the close of the meeting. Martin Foley arrived from J wares. Attorney-General John Garland Pollard of the stale of Virginia arrived here tonight and il is ru mored I hat his i~-it i- in met ion with a cam l-ai.-li I" obtain evidence against iMokinakng. Mr. Pollard is unaccompanied, having brought no dclei-tn.s wiih him. The Uioks tor the spring meeting at Havre de Grace wen- distributed among ihc horsemen this morning. Mortimer Ms honey was among the visitors today. 11,- arrived fr New lork and probably will remain lor ihe rest of ihc meeting. ihc track was beavj this morning when the following work mis took place; I.i | iiiimah- Mile In 1 :4:t. Bulgarian Three-quarters in 1:22. i , ;;s St v en elgl lbs iii 1 :4ti. t "unierpari Three-quarters in 1:21. Lim-iald ;.- it -Three-quarters in 1:2*%. Flatbasb - Half mile in 53*4. Frog Thn •■ quarters in 1 :2C. Mill Stream Three-quarters in 1:1.",. Perth Bock — Five-eighths in l 07%. Semiquaver Five-eighths In l:0t». Sherwood- -Three-quarters in 1:21% Susan II. —Three-quarters tn 1:18%. •| actlcs Half mile in 51%. "lihoip,- Mile in ] :4!».

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