Maryland Racing Moves: Bowie Meeting Comes To A Close--Havre De Grace Will Open Tomorrow.; Great Crowd Views the Bowie Races Under Favorable Conditions of Weather and Track--Close Finishes Feature the Contests--Track Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-15


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MARYLAND RACING MOVES BOWIE MEETING COMES TO A CLOSE— HAVRE DE GRACE WILL OPEN TOMORROW. Great Crowd Views the Eowic Races Under Favorable Conditions of Weather and Track — Close Finishes Feature the Contests— Track Gossip. Howie, Aid.. April 11. Korea over a considerable distance of ground were featured by the Southern Maryland Agricultural Association for the closing days program at Bowie this afternoon, a In nun dous crowd was present ami the meeting was a record on.- in point of attendance f,.r this dab. Weather conditions were ideal and the track was in excellent condition. Keen contests were in order, some Of t!i- finishes being particularly clos-. This was especially so of tin. second race, in which Maynii- W. just managed to beat C. W. Kbdtet out by .-, short head. A. «. Poretto his arranged with O. K. Paam to look after Jockey Merbaeea engagements at Havre d - Crace. Much interest is being taken in tin- natal to petal race to be run at Green Spring Valley on April JO, iloi-ses arc already arriving at Frank Rout III farm ii the valley from New Tork, Washington ami Philadelphia, and one ol tin- number was shipped from Cleveland, .. to st;,rt in the race. Many of the .i!!i mi mb.-s ,,f the Hunt Club have been called to the colors with the state arl ill-r.v. Dr. .1. P. Adnata and .1. K. Griffith have shipped their Jumpers from linilico to Havre de Crace. At tii- conclusion of the Phnlieo meeting, jockey W. Collins! join the stable of .1. K. L. Ross ami accompany it to Canada. The Kentucky Stable, with nineteen head, ar-ri-.-d at Havre de Grace this morning from Louisville. Among todays visitors were 1..,. Mayer, li .1. Ma. I:i nxie and Joe William Walker will breed Ada Anne and leafy SpiritueUe to Stanley Fay this spring. Racing- Commission Grants Racing Date?-. The Baltbm re C unty Racing Commission has granted dates to the Driving Park. Prcapect Iark and Timonium. These tings will be of five days duration. Marlboro, which i; out ,,f the county will nam race five days. The meeting at the Gentlemens Driving Iark will follow Phnlieo, beginning May IN. Prospect Iark will come not anil Marlboro will rinish up. the .losing day bring June I. ine meting iu connection with the Timonium Iair will b from Beptembtt 5 to it. Inclusive. Tbe mutuel system of wagering will be tis;-.l a I nil of these tracks and there will be eight or ten machines, all of which will be straight, place ami show of |2, and -SlO variety. William I. Riggs, secretary of the Maiitanil Jockey Club, was a visitor at I.owie this afternoon. Many of the prominent eastern stabka are arriving at Pimli -... Robert Wahtea arrived there this morning from hia farm at Middl.burv. Md.. with twenty two hemes, and Sandy MeXaushtoa got in with eleven from Graves. ad. .1. F. Yarnell arrived from the Glen Hid. He Farm an the eastern shore, Maryland, with eight hampers, ami T. J. Donahue is expected ahead April 2g with fourteen of II. W. Sages. John Kerinath will also arrive at Bowie about the same time v.illi ten. the property of 1:. M. Weld am! .!. Temple Gwathmey from Warrenton. Va. .1. W. "Bub" May has written from Keiituckv thnt he will skip April L3 witli the .1. F. Greener and Schwartz Brothers horses. There will be about 17-" Jumpers at linilico this spring. A| plications have been made for over 1.000 stalls, which means that many will be unable to obtain nf rsaamnila Ihms .1. M. Booker, whose Jessie Louise was bid up yesterday, retaliated by claiming Kildav lor ssr.ii .1. s. Crosby and apt. p. m. Walker were a ng todays visitors. Cap*. Walker will race a couple of racers of his own breeding this year. Breaman will have tbe rollers on tla- steeplechase field at PtonVee on Monday and the course will be in condition for schooling .about the middle af the week.

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