Good Track at Oaklawn: Closely Contested Finishes Mark the Decision of Several of the Races, Daily Racing Form, 1916-03-28


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GOOD TRACK AT OAKLAWH CLOSELY CONTESTED FINISHES MARK THE DECISION OF SEVERAL OF THE RACES. 4 4, ■ J Bonanza Proves the Victor in the Main Race of I i the Day — Verde Finishes Second, but Is j Disqualified — Hedge Rose Wins. ■ Hot Spring, Ark.. March ST. — M. Quinns Bonanza act minted lor the ft -attire race :it Oak-lawn t li is. afternoon. ■ ]i:i nd t -:i] :it one mile :intl seventy yards with :i selling clause attachment. Bonanza to his best form :: ml. showing the most speed, led throughout and scored l.v :i fairly good margin. Bob Beaaley taking st-coatl place ami Pleasureville third. Stout Heart WM the favored en ■ for tins race. Imt lie It. and the distanee a liit further than lie likes ami retiretl from forward t •• t it ion in the last eighth. Jaek Reeves and Florin, the other starters in the raee, never figured prominently. Cloudy and eool weather again prevailed, bat it niotlerated considerably as the after— a progressed. Another his trow tl was on hand anil twenty -seven •information" no n w. re in line. The track was in vastly hetter condition than expected, although still a hit dull. lie- raciag was spirited and BBVOtnl of the finishes dose. The opening daah was attended with a dis.|iialifi-eation when Vertle. the heavily supported favorite, after finishing second, was set back to last place for interference to which he subjected Night Cap during the last sixteenth of the stretch raciag. He swerved over against Night Cap while slightly in the lead anil impelled him shandy. Chin i.antam Hot up in the last stride to win. Had Verde kept straight the finish would have been l.etwet a him and Nighl Cap. -lockcy Muriihy was let off without a suspension, as he could not Beep the colt straight. The second race WCBtt to Hazel Hale in handy fashion, with the receding favorite Clara Morgan, far in the rear from the start and running a bad raee. Hedge Boso and Consoler had a great stretch battle in the third raee and the former won by a neck. After the finish .entry claimed a f ml against llaynes. The latter, he alleged, struck him several times with his whip. The claim was not allowed. A. C. Parrettos horses will be shipped next Friday to Havre de Grace. Starter Dade will be succeeded here by William Snyder, his chief assistant, who will officiate at the barrier during the last four days of the meeting. Mr. Hade will leave for Bowie Thursday at the close of that days racing. Revelry .lames was bought on private terms today by I?. II. Fink from C. W. 0 Baser and Cop-pertown was sold to A. C. Nit bans by It. J. Powers. In view of the reports from Kentucky tracks that the horses there are backward in their training because of weather conditions, a number of owners will remain lure after the close of tiie meeting to get the benefit of the good weather and training facilities at Oaklawn. Several owners and turf followers will leave for Maryland Wednesday to be on hand for the opening at Bawia next Satiirday. Osaple proved a big surprise in the fifth race and Beared a lucky victory, for Hilly Joe was best. but Stirling g aided him wide for the entire race. I.inbrook shewed BBddea improvement over his lest essay and won the closing dash in game style over Rirka and Kilday. Training gallops on a slow track yesterday morning wire: I.en l.asea — Thr quarters in 1 :25. Hilly .lot- Half mile in 53. BobeUnk- Mile in 1:4*%. Buckshot — Five-eighths in 1:04%. Clara Morgan- Half mile in 51. Colza-- Half mile in 54. Coppertown Fic eighths in 1:86. Dave Montgomt i. Three-eighths in "9. Detour Five-eighths in 1 : •;.. Dossier live eighths in 1:0.*,. Far Away Five-eighths in 1:88%. Father Kiley Half mile in 53%. lata Frank Three-quarters in 1 :26. industry Half mile in Bft%. .lack Beeves Three quarters iii 1:21. Kildav rive-elghtha in 1 : ls. Korfhage Half mile in 51%. l.ackrose Half mile in 58%. Melts Three-eighths in 88. Night Cap -Three-eighths in 20. No Friend- Half mile in 53. Pit lie Dumas Three-eighths in H9. llantageiiet — Three-quarters in 1:25. Pleasureville Mile in 1:47. Reno — Mile in 1:53. Moral Tea— Throe-eighths in 3S. Serf Savin — Three-quarters in 1:24. Sebugo — Half mile in 54. stout Heart— Mile in l £8. Talleyrand-Half mile in 58%. Theodncita- Three-qaarters in 1:18. The Wolf -Tire eighths in 1 : M. 1 iitlaiintetl Half mib- iii 53. AVall Street-Three-eighths in 88%. Training gallops this morning over a good track ; were: Avalou— Three-eighths in Hit. Alfadir -Half mile in 51. Bill Simmons Three quarters in 1:2.1%. Hot, kit- Half mile in 5S%. Brown Ism naif mile in 5:5. Ben Quine — Half mile in 58. Cousin Btdi — Three-eighths in 38%. Oaahap Half mile in 51. Falls City Mile in 1:4s-.-,. Fairly — Fire-eighths in 1 :i»i;. Knoteuay— Pi ve -eighths in 1 :00. Lee Harrison II. — Half mile in 53%. l.ackrose — Half mile in 551.. Maudie— Three-eighths in Ml Mabel Dnlweber Three-eighths in 41. Mug — Three-quarters in 1:22%. Moss Irvim — Half mile in 58%. Old Bob— Half mile la 51. Fan Sareta— Half mile in 5S. Pnrticiplt — Three-eighths in 88%. Rose Water -Three -eighths in 40 %. Bassoon— Half mile in 0%. Slnui- Thret eighths in 3Sto-Kurcon — Mile in 1:51,. Smuggler Half mile in 51- . Sevillian -Three-eighths in 37. Spaikh-r Three-quarters la 1:21. Shyness- Half mile in 57%. Xouiinie Coleman — Uulf mile iu 52%.

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