Elwah Wins Stake at Long Odds: H. G. Bedwells Mare Has a Bit of Racing Luck in Anne Arundel Selling Stakes at Laurel, Daily Racing Form, 1914-10-21


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ELWAH WINS STAKE AT LONG ODDS. H. G. Bedwclls Marc Has a Bit of Racing- Luck in Anno Arundel Selling Stakes at Laurel. Baltimore, Mil., October 20. IL G. Bedwells El wall won the Anne Arundel Selling Stakes at Laurel Park this afternoon from probably the h-mt field of selling platers that has started during the meeting. Her victory was a surprise and the race was crowded with incidents. To begin with. El-wah paid the big price of more than 50 to 1 in the niutuels. Behind her- were the two strong choices, Amalfi and G. M. Miller. The start, which was one of Mars Cassidys worst efforts, followed a three-furloug runaway by Executor, which threw liis jockey at the iost. After a delay of twelve minutes Cassidy sent the field off to a straggling getaway, witii Uncle Mun standing and Tactics as good as left. Elwah was favored by the break and McTaggart took advatage of it by quickly rushing Elwah into a good lead. On the backstretch Water Lady got on even terms with the Iledwcll mare, only to drop back in approaching the far turn, where G. M. Miller moved iuto second place and Amalli and Little Nearer also moved up. Polly II. was many lengths back. McTaggart kept Elwah on the rail in turning for home, while Amalli and G. M. Miller went wide. Polly H. meantime closed ground, and was wearing the leaders down. McTaggart, shaking his whip at Elwah. kept ner going and she easily withstood the detecmined challenge of Amalfi. The latter momentarily appeared dangerous, then dropped back and" was beaten a head for second place by Polly H. G. M. Miller quit badly right at the end. Sam Louis and trainer J. G. Wagnon have parted company. Louis has turned his horses over to W. A. Rurttschell, who will handle them in the future. They will probably be shipped from here to Charleston and then to Cuba. Warlock will be schooled through the field this winter and raced in steeplechases next season. He is a colt of splendid conformation and should make a successful steeplechaser provided he takes kindly to jumping. His owner, Thomas Clyde, owned one of the best junipers in Ireland a few seasons back. Joseph Edwards has been engaged to train the horses that R. B. Steele is gathering together for a winter campaign on southern tracks. Jockey R. Snilling struck his head against a piece of iron in the jockeys room while skylarking with some of the other boys this morning and was forced to cancel his engagements during the afternon. He will be back In the saddle again tomorrow. Billy Myers, whose last, position on the .turf was-as track superintendent "at-the" old Fair "Grounds course at New Orleans, was a visitor at Laurel this afternoon. He has grown quite stout in the last few years. He is here visiting S. C. Hildreth and will remain for a week or ten days. Charles Lansdale, who is interested in the new courso now being constructed by II. D. Brown at Marianao, Cuba, arrived from Cincinnati yesterdav. He will leave for Cuba shortly and predicts that the meeting there this winter will be a great success. Mr. Lansdale was for a number of years interested in a tobacco plantation in Cuba and is conversant with conditions on the island. M. F. "Sheedy reports that several .owners have arranged to turn out part of their horses at his farm in New Jersey. W. R. Mizell will send two. A. G. Blakeley one and J. R. Marquette, Jr., will send there eight broodmares. John McGraw, manager of the New York Giants, while on his way to Laurel Park from Baltimore this afternoon, came up to a big seven passenger touring car that had been wrecked. The machine was demolished and the seven passengers were lying in various iwsitions and conditions. McGraw, who was accompanied by George Reardon, immediately went to the assistance of the injured automobil-ists and, bundling all into Ills car, drove them into Laurel, where they were attended by physicians. All were seriously injured, but none fatally. The owner of the car said lie was on his way to Norfolk, Va., whence he was to go to Florida for the winter. Mud Sill was bid up from 00 to ,000 and sold to A. L. Aste, whose Goldy finished second.

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