The Finn Takes The Withers Stakes.: Defeats Sharpshooter with Ease--Norse King Furnishes a Surprise--Betting Investigation On., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-30


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THE FINN TAKES THE WITHERS STAKES Defeats Sharpshooter with Ease Norse King Fur ¬ nishes a Surprise Betting Investigation On New York May 20 Assuming the lead with the rise of the barrier II C Halleubecks good three yvarold The Finn triumphed over Sharpshooter Iu the fortieth running of the Withers Stakes at Bel mont Park today Sharpshooter was installed favor ¬ ite at odds on with The Finn second choice Tlie winner showed by his performance that lie must be reckoned a factor In races with the best of the threa yearold division from now on as he carried his Impost of 118 pounds easily and after setting a fast pace was cased up at the end of a mile run in 139 ° 75 The race was worth 1425 net Sharp ¬ shooter ran in strenuous pursuit of the winner throughout but could never get into a contending nosition He niade a determined effort iu the final eighth but fell back beaten Half Hock was third The Amateur Cup attracted a good Held and re ¬ sulted in a good race Doublet coupled with Cloud as the A L Kramer entry was returned the winner Mr J Tucker brought him up with a rush on the outside iu tlie linal eighth Ambrose set the pace until in tho stretch where he was passed by the three placed horses Virile the favorite was away poorly and then rushed into a contending position on tho outside where he tired after being in pursuit of the pacemaker for some distance Norse King furnished u great surprise when he l eat Top Hat and Addle M in the second race The winner was quoted at liberal odds oddsC C W Carroll has sold to Larry Carey the two yearold Tribolo which was a winner Friday for 1000 Carroll will leave for California shortly and will return to Belmont Park in the fall with a carload of the Spreckels yearlings to be offered for sale saleMission Mission will start in the Grand National Steeple ¬ chase Monday and lias worked well for the race raceJockey Jockey C Turner will leave for Montreal Monday night to rejoin his contract employer J S Tyree Turner will have the mount on Stromboli in the Toboggan MondayThe at Bclmont Park Monday The steeplechase resulted in a driving finish be ¬ tween Swislt and Syosset with the former winning by less than a length Both horses had been well backed backedThe The investigation into alleged violation of the autil ookniaklng laws was begun before Justice Scnddcr this morning The princii al witnesses ex ¬ amined were the si ecial writers of a New York paper which has been bitterly assailing racing Their testimony tended to discredit their articles No MondayV finding is looked for before Monday V E Schaumberg former secretary of the Coney Island Jockey Club will serve as secretary of the Empire City Racing Associations meeting this year It has not yet been fully decided where the meet ¬ ing will be held at Aqueduct or Jamaica The Suburban Handicap will be renewed under the auspices of this association associationBelmont Belmont Park training gallops over a good track thi morning were weredams dams Express Fiveeighths in 103 103Aviator Aviator Seveneighths in 131 131Camellia Camellia Mile in 145 145Capra Capra Fiveeighths in 104 104Celandria Celandria Fiveeighths in 103 103Charter Charter Maid Mile and an eighth in 200 200Corn Corn Broom Half mile in 40 40Dicentra Dicentra Threequarters in 118 118Dime Dime Novel Threeeighths in 30 30El El Uiod Mile in 147 147Fair Fair Count Threequarters in 110 110Tish Tish Walk Threeeighths in 37 37G G M Miller Half mile in 51 51Gammon Gammon Threequarters In 118 118Garbage Garbage Mile in 145 145Hester Hester Prynne Threequarters in 116 116Iron Iron Duke Fiveeighths in 103 103Little Little Alta Half mile in 40 40Paddy Paddy Whack Threeeighths in 37 37Plaintiff Plaintiff Threeeighths in 37 Pomette Bleu Threequarters in 110 110Sun Sun God Threeeighths in 30 30Tackey Tackey Half mile In 50 50Tinkle Tinkle Bell Threequarters in 11S 11SWater Water Lily Half mile in 50

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