Cock O the Walk Wins Once More: First over Lahore and Flittergold in the Chesterbrook Handicap at Havre De Grace, Daily Racing Form, 1915-09-30


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COCK 0 THE WALK WINS ONCE MORE. First Over Lahore and Fiittergold in the Chester-brook Handicap at Havre de Grace. D.iliimorc. ltd., September 20. — The Chestcrbrook . Handicap, which was offered as the chief feature here this afternoon, resulted in a victory for Frederick Johnsons Dock • the Walk over Lahore and Fiittergold. Much of the interest bj the race was lost when the lightly-weighted Tartar was knocked down while going to the first turn, because Putwcll. who had the mount on Fiittergold. forced his way through next to the rail. Off to a good start. Klx-ton sent Cock o the Walk to the front. Holiday and Gainer raced in closest pursuit of hint, but when the half-mile- ground was reached they bad had enough and fill back, giving way to Lahore and Kuncs. At the head of the stretch Fiittergold went to the outside, while Lahore was gradually decreasing the lead of the winner. He was not quite good enough, however, for the winner carried his heavy burden in a masterful manner and hung on gamely under punishment through the final drive. Fiittergold got up in time to take down the small end of the stake. The field that took part ill tile feature race was probably the licst brought together during the meeting and the race aroused much enthusiasm. The distance was covered in 1:40, which is a shade slower than the track record. A large and enthusiastic crowd journeyed to the course ami was well rewarded for the trip. The racing on the bole throughout the afternoon was of the wholesome sort, the majority of the winners being returned only after stirring contests. The third race attracted considerable interest as it marked the reappearance of Tom Sward, which raced so disappointingly in his stake engagement on Monday. Today he showed considerable speed for this first part of the race and finished second to Madame Herrmann. .» steeplechase, which brought together a fair field, resulted in an easy victory for Uacebrook. He was ridden by Charley Koerner, who scored his second victory on as many mounts. Beumer, carrying his weight for his engagement in the Baltimore Handicap at Laurel on Saturday. worked out the distance of the race at that track this morning, covering the mile and an eighth in 1 :."el after going the first mile in 1 :".s. John K. Madden has sold the two year-old Sir Vivian to Loam Winans. the English sportsman to whom he sold Sir Man in several yean back. Sir Vivian is a lialf-l.tether to Sir Martin and is a colt that has shown high class form in his limited lacing opportunities. The stables of B. T. Wilson and August Belmont weic. shipped to I.aurei this morning. Ten other carl -ids of horses left at the same time. The big exodus from here will take place Thursday evening. J. W. Qedrlck sold Scallywag, acquired on a claim ien Monday, to S. N. Nealy. in whose interests tie rap in the opening dash today. Trainer J. Edwards received word from Gravesend, where he has esght vearlings. the property of 11. Waters n. a .New York sportsman, that all have been thoroughly broken and received their early lessons. Good time is reported to have been shown bj several of the youngsters, which will make their first public appearance here next spring. A special train, known as the Cavanagh Special, will leave the race track following the running of the last race tomorrow afterhm n for New York. A lar-e number of New Yorkers will make the trip on it. loeepfa Mammo. who races under the noni de plume "f the Man me Stable, was an arrival from Sew York this morning. K. I.. Rressler. who has tic contract on the ap-prentice H. McDermott, has received several offers for his s,.rv;e s fcr the Laurel meeting.

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